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 Feb. 26

Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum and Instruction

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U of A Symposium to Focus on Autism, Other Developmental Disabilities

"Teaching for Independence Across All Ages" is the theme of the next University of Arkansas Symposium on Autism Spectrum Disorders and Other Developmental Disabilities, set for March 10 and 11 in Fayetteville.

Leverett Elementary Students Compete in First Razorback STEM Challenge

Third- and fourth-graders at Leverett Elementary School in Fayetteville livened up Dead Day on the University of Arkansas campus Friday showing off their creativity and their science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills.

College News

College News

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Third-Annual Racquetball Tournament to Raise Funds for Denny Scholarship

The College of Education and Health Professions is sponsoring a racquetball tournament to benefit the George S. Denny Memorial Scholarship Fund. The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 27, at the racquetball courts in the Health, Physical...

Deadline Feb. 5 for U of A Alumni Award Nominations

The College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas is accepting nominations for three outstanding alumni awards. The deadline for nominations is Friday, Feb. 5.

U of A Online Bachelor's Degree Programs Rise in U.S. News Rankings

Bachelor's degree programs delivered online by the University of Arkansas experienced a jump in the U.S. News & World Report's rankings of the 2016 best online programs. U of A online master's degree programs in engineering and education also continued...

From the Dean

From the Dean

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Ziegler Gifts Inspired by Family's Experiences With Student Nurses

When Ann Marie Ziegler's husband, Joe, became disabled in a bicycle accident in 2008, the couple found themselves surrounded by new health-care challenges. Thanks to the excellent medical care from three University of Arkansas nursing students, Joe...

Education Reform

Education Reform

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ATC Fellow Launches After-School Tutoring Program

Isabel Anderson realized a few weeks into her first semester as a fourth-grade teacher at Little Rock Preparatory Academy that her students would benefit greatly from one-on-one tutoring.

Program Director Examines Effects of High School Reform, Early Colleges

Julie Edmunds, program director for secondary school reform at SERVE Center at University of North Carolina, Greensboro, will speak at noon Friday, Jan. 29, on the University of Arkansas campus. Her lecture is titled "Smoothing the Transition to...

Attorney to Discuss Constitution and School Choice

Richard "Dick" Komer, a senior attorney for the Institute for Justice, will speak at noon Friday, Jan. 22, on the University of Arkansas campus. His lecture is titled "The Constitutional Context of School Choice."

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

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U of A Athletic Training Students Win Spot in National Quiz Bowl

Two teams of University of Arkansas graduate students placed first and second in the District 6 Quiz Bowl of the National Athletic Trainers Association competition on Jan. 29.

Research by Professor, Student Looks at Sports Sponsorship in New Way

University of Arkansas researchers recently published an article describing their findings when they took a new approach to examining fan attachment and its relationship to corporate sponsorships in sports.

Razorback Sports Medicine Symposium Set for Feb. 20

The 10th annual Razorback Winter Sports Medicine Symposium will take place Saturday, Feb. 20, in the auditorium (Room 166) of the Graduate Education Building on the University of Arkansas campus.

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

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Nursing Professor's Research Examines Factors Affecting Retention

Nursing practice today is based on scientific evidence; and, when there is a lack of evidence, registered nurses conduct research to generate new knowledge, said Charleen McNeill, a University of Arkansas assistant professor of nursing. She recently...

U of A Instructor Takes Part in National Nursing Summit

Lauren Haggard-Duff represented the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing last month at a national summit in Washington, D.C. focused on the role of nursing in building a healthier America.

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

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U of A Celebrates National Play Therapy Week as Office Reaches First Anniversary

The University of Arkansas is celebrating the approach of the first anniversary of the Office of Play Therapy Research and Training as licensed mental health professionals throughout the nation will observe National Play Therapy Week the week of...

Student Clinicians Use Experience Books for Speech Therapy

Rachel Glade, clinical instructor at the University of Arkansas Speech and Hearing Clinic, requires her student clinicians to make "experience books" to help child patients in speech therapy develop necessary skills such as pronunciation, pronoun...

Speech and Hearing Clinic Selects Cook as New Director

Aletha L. Cook has been selected as the new clinic director of the University of Arkansas Speech and Hearing Clinic.

University Recreation

University Recreation

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University Recreation to Offer Free Hands-Only CPR classes on Feb. 12

If a loved one suddenly collapsed and became unconscious, would you know what to do? According to the American Heart Association, as many as four out of five cardiac arrests happen at home. While effective bystander CPR can double or triple a victim's...

University Recreation Challenges UA Community to Commit to Fit

University Recreation challenges the U of A community to 'Commit to Fit'. This incentive program for University of Arkansas students and UREC members is a perfect way to stay committed to your health and wellness goals in 2016.

University Recreation to Host Stand-Up Paddleboard, Self Defense, Ballet Classes and More

The spring 2016 semester brings a variety of non-credit and continued learning opportunities in aquatics, dance, and health & safety topics for students, UREC members, faculty/staff, and Arkansas Alumni Association members. Ballet Dance, beginning...

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