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UREC Outdoors Annual Arkansas Regional Adventure Programming Conference Sets Record Attendance

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

More than 130 students from 19 different colleges and universities attended the conference at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch near Jasper to learn more about outdoor and adventure programs.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Natural Environment University Recreation Health, Human Performance and Recreation

University Recreation Honors Student Employees at Awards Reception

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Students were honored for their placement on the dean's and chancellor's lists, scholarships and grants received, academic college recognitions, and graduation.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards University Recreation

Student Researchers Find Exercise Is Good for You, If You Stick to It

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Jacob Brown, Ricky Perry and Adam Seal offer lessons learned about exercising for health, fitness and quality of life.

College of Education and Health Professions Health University Recreation

College Outside Features UREC Outdoors Climbing Facilities

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

College Outside recently featured the University Recreation Outdoors climbing facilities, naming them among the "swankiest" climbing gyms in the United States.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards University Recreation

University Recreation Racquetball Club to Host Third Annual Razorback Shootout Tournament

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

The University Recreation Racquetball club is hosting the third annual Razorback Shootout tournament on Friday and Saturday, March 9-10, in the HPER Building.

College of Education and Health Professions Events University Recreation

UREC Water Ski Captain Wins National Award

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Madison Hayden, a U of A senior and captain of the UREC Water Ski Club, has received the 2017 Outstanding Female Leader Award from the National Collegiate Water Ski Association.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards University Recreation

UREC Outdoors to Explore Costa Rica During Spring Break

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

UREC Outdoors will offer a trip to Costa Rica from March 17-25 full of adventure and cultural immersion. The cost to attend is $1,850 for U of A students and $1,950 for UREC members.

College of Education and Health Professions Events International University Recreation

University Recreation Offers Personal Training to U of A Community

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Personal training offers a unique opportunity to explore a new dimension of fitness by receiving individualized fitness instruction from a certified UREC personal trainer.

College of Education and Health Professions Health University Recreation

University Recreation Finds Positive Correlation Between Facility Use and Freshman Success

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Freshmen who visited UREC facilities an average of 2-3 times per week had an average cumulative GPA that is 0.7 points higher than those who did not use UREC facilities.

College of Education and Health Professions Academic Affairs Research & Innovation University Recreation

University Recreation to Host Study Hall Open to All Students

Thursday, December 07, 2017

University Recreation will offer an alternative location for students to study during finals week. From Sunday, Dec. 10, through Tuesday, Dec. 12, from 5-10 p.m. in HPER 220.

College of Education and Health Professions Academic Affairs University Recreation
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