UA Drama and TheatreSquared Form Partnership to Benefit Students, Faculty and Staff

By Kristen Coppola Lemke Newsroom The UA drama department formed a partnership with TheatreSquared, Fayetteville’s professional theater. The agreement made formal a longstanding relationship between the two institutions, officials said. In six seasons, T2 had provided an outlet for UA drama students, faculty and alumni to gain professional experience. With the start of the fall […]

From Field House to Preforming Arts Center: UA Trustees Approve Renovation For Old Field House

By Kristen Coppola LEMKE NEWSROOM [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CzPQ0fAixog&list=UUFLQVh0K6euwG9BUiMLSJPA&index=12&feature=plcp[/youtube] The proposed $18 million renovation to transform the Old Field House into a 650-seat performance hall came closer to fruition with a $6 million pledge by a Little Rock couple who are UA alumni. The UA Board of Trustees approved the renovation and naming the Old Field House on […]

American Diplomat’s Death Will Be Topic of Discussion for International Relations Students

By Kristen Coppola LEMKE NEWSROOM After the fatal attack on the U.S. mission in Libya Tuesday, students in the UA international relations program are learning about the risks of entering the Foreign Service and diplomacy, a UA professor said Wednesday. Hoyt Purvis, journalism professor and director of the Fulbright Institute of International Relations, discussed the […]

Record Registration for Business Career Fair

By Kristen Coppola Lemke Newsroom A record 103 organizations are registered to attend the Business Career Fair, scheduled 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25 at Walton College. The career fair will take place on the first and second floors of Willard J. Walker Hall and the second floor of the J.B. Hunt Transport Services […]

Students Will Demonstrate Wireless Technology at Walton College Open House

By Kristen Coppola Lemke Newsroom Students at the Radio Frequency Identification Research Center will demonstrate wireless technology used to tag products to track them through the retail supply chain during an open house Tuesday, according to the Walton College of Business. The open house will begin with a tour at 2 p.m. and end with […]

UA School of Social Work Honor Society Wins National Award

By Kristen Coppola Lemke Newsroom The UA School of Social Work is attracting national attention after the Xi Epsilon chapter of Phi Alpha honor society for social work was chosen as one of four chapters to win 2012 service awards. Xi Epsilon was chosen from among nearly 400 Phi Alpha chapters across the nation. “The […]

International Student Enrollment Increases at UA

By Allison Perkins Lemke Newsroom UA international enrollment is at an all-time high this fall with a preliminary number of 1,228 total students from 115 different countries, the director of International Students and Scholars said Wednesday. “In the fall of 2011 we had 1,191 international students, but from 117 countries,” Freeman said. “So we’re up […]

Walton College Dean Appoints Leadership Team

By Kristen Coppola LEMKE NEWSROOM Three faculty members were appointed into interim administrative positions in August by the dean of the Walton College of Business. Eli Jones appointed Gary Ferrier as interim associate dean for undergraduate studies, Bill Curington as interim chair of the department of economics and Amy Farmer as interim co-chair of the […]

School of Architecture Wins Three National Architecture Awards

By Nick Brothers LEMKE NEWSROOM A university record number of three national American Architecture awards were given to the Fay Jones School of Architecture by the Chicago Athenaeum Museum of Architecture and Design, a school official said. For their excellence in design, two awards were announced for went to the UA Community Design Center for […]