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Sociology Master's Student Selected for Prestigious Summer Fellowship

Monday, April 23, 2018

Whitney Frierson, a U of A graduate student and Arkansas native, has been selected as a participant in the 2018 University of Michigan Humanities Emerging Research Scholars Program.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Social Sciences Sociology

Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia

Monday, April 23, 2018

Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University, will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building Room 144.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Politics Social Sciences Anthropology Middle East Studies

Crime Scene Competition and Guest Speaker Event

Monday, April 23, 2018

Lambda Alpha Epsilon, a criminal justice RSO, is sponsoring the first Crime Scene Competition from 1-4 p.m. Friday, April 27, with guest speakers as well. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Student Affairs Events Lectures Social Sciences Criminal Justice Sociology Student Organizations

New Book on Native American Rock Art

Friday, April 20, 2018

George Sabo, professor of anthropology and director of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, is a co-editor of the newly released Transforming the Landscape: Rock Art and the Mississippian Cosmos.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Anthropology

Anthropologist of Religion and Politics to Discuss Rethinking of Islam in Indonesia, April 23

Monday, April 16, 2018

Nur Amali Ibrahim of Indiana University will give a lecture titled "Liberal Islam: Religious Play in Post‐Authoritarian Indonesia" at 5 p.m. Monday, April 23, in Chemistry Building 144.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Asian Studies Middle East Studies

Researchers Receive NSF Grant for Hurricane Harvey Book

Friday, April 13, 2018

U of A researchers Kevin Fitzpatrick and Matthew Spialek are writing about the relationships between location, health and economic wellbeing that people face after a disaster.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health Research & Innovation Social Sciences Communication Sociology

New Study Links Obesity to Community Characteristics, Demographics

Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Combining census and behaviorial survey data, University of Arkansas researchers identified communities at risk for chronic health problems.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Economic Development Research & Innovation Social Sciences Criminal Justice Sociology

Asian Studies Hosts One-Day Symposium, 'From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road,' April 13

Monday, April 02, 2018

The Asian Studies Program will host a one-day symposium entitled "From Bactrian Camels to the Belt Road—Historical and Contemporary Ruminations on China's Westward Pivot" from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, April 13.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Asian Studies Middle East Studies Political Science

Vitalis to Lecture on Oilcraft, Origins of International Relations, April 19

Monday, April 02, 2018

Robert Vitalis, professor of political science at the University of Pennsylvania, will give two lectures on Thursday, April 19, on the University of Arkansas campus.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Social Sciences Political Science

Ungar Receives SEC Faculty Achievement Award

Thursday, March 29, 2018

U of A anthropology professor honored for his achievements in teaching, research and service.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Anthropology
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