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Curriculum and Instruction

Curriculum and Instruction

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New Assistant Professor Brings International Background to Teacher Education

Tina Howlett grew up in Bridgeport, Connecticut, a city considered to be a traditional receiving community for immigrants. Her experiences there helped steer her first toward a career that took her abroad as an international tour director and then...

Multicultural Awareness Focus of Class

It was a late afternoon Tuesday class, and new assistant professor Tina Howlett proffered packaged cheese and crackers in the Peabody Hall classroom. No sooner had her undergraduates received their syllabus copies and introductions were made, she...

Educational Technology Program Really Means Helping People for U of A Graduate

You would expect the person who holds the title Guest Experience Manager to be interested in other people. Pody Gay is just that.

College News

College News

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Arkansas Leadership Academy Celebrates 25 Years of Building Skills for Schools

Gov. Asa Hutchinson has declared September to be Arkansas Leadership Academy 25th Anniversary Month, but the academy's success goes far beyond its longevity.

Kayser and Hagstrom Awarded First Outstanding Contributions to Service Learning Award

The first Outstanding Contributions to Service Learning awards have been presented to Casey Kayser, clinical assistant professor of English in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and Fran Hagstrom,assistant dean of the College of...

Public Invited to Sept. 1 Osher Lifelong Learning Institute Open House

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Arkansas invites the public to its annual fall open house from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, in the atrium of the Chancellor Hotel, 70 N. East Ave. in Fayetteville.

From the Dean

From the Dean

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Miller Brings Lifetime of Experience to Dean's Position

Michael T. Miller grew up on college campuses. When he was a little kid, he went to work on Saturdays with his father at Southern Illinois University.

Smith Reflects on Research Emphasis During His Tenure

When asked recently about the most significant accomplishments during his time as dean of the College of Education and Health Professions, Tom Smith didn't mention new, innovative programs such as Arkansas Teacher Corps and the Office for Innovation...

College of Education and Health Professions Honors Top Students

The College of Education and Health Professions honored its top students in a ceremony April 20 in the Verizon Ballroom in the Arkansas Union. The college enrolled 4,089 undergraduate students and 1,321 graduate students for the 2015-16 academic...

Education Reform

Education Reform

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Lecture Friday to Focus on School Finance Reform

Diane Schanzenbach, associate professor of human development and social policy at Northwestern University, will give a lecture titled "School Finance Reform and the Distribution of Student Achievement" at noon Friday, Sept. 23 on the University of...

Office for Education Policy Offers Free Conference on Challenges Faced by Schools

Assisting schools with challenges they face is the theme of the fall conference sponsored by the Office for Education Policy at the University of Arkansas. The conference takes place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14, at Heifer International...

Latest Research Breaks Down Impact on Proposed Changes to Louisiana Scholarship Program

The elimination of the Louisiana Scholarship Program would result in cost increases larger than funding increases for the vast majority of school districts in the state, according to the latest research published by the School Choice Demonstration...

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Health, Human Performance and Recreation

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Moiseichik Selected to Receive Alumni Award from Indiana University

Merry Moiseichik, University of Arkansas professor of recreation and sport management, has been selected to receive the 2016 Garrett G. Eppley Alumni Recognition Award from Indiana University.

Kinesiology Graduate Found Arkansas Fit Into her Team Approach

Jenna Burchfield is a team player. From her high school days on track team relays to her future on a physician team, her choices always involve working with others.

U of A Professor's Article Examines Issues of Athletic Departments Acting as Media

Earlier this summer, the North Dakota State athletic department attempted to charge media organizations for broadcast rights to cover the school's football team. The move was quickly reversed by school officials after a critical reaction, but the...

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

The Eleanor Mann School of Nursing

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Hospital Completes Gift to Epley Center for Health Professions at U of A

Steve Percival, vice president of human resources for Washington Regional Medical Center, presented the final installment Sept. 1 of a gift from the hospital to help fund the construction of the Epley Center for Health Professions at the University...

Public Notice of Accreditation Review Given for U of A Bachelor's Degree in Nursing

The University of Arkansas Eleanor Mann School of Nursing's Bachelor of Science in Nursing program is scheduled for an on-site accreditation review by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education on Sept. 26-28.

U of A Nursing Student Among Winners of Regional Scholarship

Casey Word, a senior in the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing at the University of Arkansas, was one of three students to receive a scholarship from the Northwest Arkansas Nursing Education Consortium.

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

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New U of A Assistant Professor Studies How Reflection Affects Learning

Kevin Roessger owned and operated a tile and stone company for several years before returning to graduate school for master's and doctoral degrees in adult and continuing education.

U of A Professor Presents Research on Gender Differences in STEM Education

Jenna Cambria, a University of Arkansas assistant professor of educational statistics and research methods, recently organized, chaired and presented a paper in a symposium in Thessaloniki, Greece, on gender and motivation for STEM professions (science,...

PROMISE Helps Teens with Disabilities See Potential for College, Careers

"PROMISE is changing me," a teenager was overheard saying near the end of the weeklong Arkansas PROMISE project summer camp in July.

University Recreation

University Recreation

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UREC Offering Small Group Training this Fall

University Recreation has opened a fully equipped small group training and personal training studio that will now allow a private studio space for training sessions with accredited personal trainers. The new UREC Training studio, located on the first...

Accredited Fitness Certifications Now Available Through University Recreation

University Recreation is always looking for certified personal trainers and group fitness instructors to assist in offering a variety of fitness programs to the University of Arkansas community.During the fall 2016 semester, UREC will be hosting...

Simple Safety Tips Enhance Outdoor Experiences

Whether heading out on a UREC trip or with a group of friends, individuals should remain mindful of a few safety tips provided by UREC Outdoors in order to best enjoy their recreation experience.

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