Fulbright College will host a new grant writing workshop in the fall. The Arts and Humanities Grant Writing Workshop, which will be held from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 16, in Old Main room 523, is designed to benefit faculty at every level, from recent graduates to advanced researchers. It will be the first in a series of events focused on the nationally competitive fellowship process and the importance of applying for external funding. Fulbright faculty members have already established impressive records in winning the most prestigious fellowships in the Humanities and Fine Arts, including:
In September 1945, the freshman senator from Arkansas, J. William Fulbright, introduced a bill in the U.S. Congress that called for the use of proceeds from the sales of surplus war property to fund the “promotion of international good will through the exchange of students in the fields of education, culture and science.” One year later, President Harry S. Truman signed the Fulbright Act into law. In September 2014, the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board will come to Fulbright College for its 264th meeting.
An exhibition titled Wake by Stephanie Pierce, assistant professor of paint in the art department was on display from May 28 to June 29 at the Steven Harvey Fine Arts Projects in New York City. Opening was Wednesday, May 28.
Close to 70 prospective members from around the country traveled to the University of Arkansas in April to audition for a spot on the Razorback Marching Band Color Guard. Also known as “the line,” the color guard performs with the Razorback Marching Band during every pre-game performance, halftime show, pep rally and exhibition.
The University of Arkansas screened the premiere episode of Time Scanners, a new documentary television series on PBS featuring the Center for Advanced Spatial Technologies, on Tuesday, July 1, in in Ken and Linda Sue Shollmier Hall, Room 250 in Vol Walker Hall.
The Learning to Learn Project at the University of Arkansas is seeking first grade and third grade students to participate in a fun interactive project designed to understand how children use their memories.
Students took center stage for the department of drama’s annual Original One-Person Shows and Comedy Improv. Performances were held June 26 and 27 in Studio 404 on the fourth floor of Kimpel Hall at the University of Arkansas.