During the 2015-16 school year, several groups will come together to discuss racial issues within the United States. The program “U of A Talks Race” will foster open conversation and education for students, faculty and staff about racial issues. U of A Talks Race centers on a communal hope for peace and acceptance. Racial tensions play a large role in students’ lives, and the program is designed to begin an ongoing discussion that many students and community members wish to have.
In September, scholars from around the world will meet at the University of Arkansas to discuss Sen. J. William Fulbright’s foreign policy legacy. Scholars from Australia, Europe and the United States have been invited to present papers at a conference addressing “J. William Fulbright in International Perspective: Liberal Internationalism and U.S. Global Influence.” Fulbright was elected to the Senate in 1944 and served Arkansas for three decades. In 1959, he was named chairman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. As the longest-serving chairman, Fulbright left a lasting imprint on the nation’s foreign policy. He wrote several books on the subject, including The Arrogance of Power (1966), The Price of Empire (1967) and The Crippled Giant: American Foreign Policy and its Domestic Consequences (1972), which still resonate with today’s policy makers.
The seventh annual KUAF/Fulbright Summer Chamber Music Festival will close with a concert at 7 p.m. Friday, June 5, in the Great Hall at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in Bentonville.
Caleb Conrad is a political science major at the University of Arkansas, but that fact didn’t come up last Tuesday, when he appeared as a member of ‘Triple Treat’ on NBC’s popular reality show America’s Got Talent.
Assistant professor of creative writing Padma Viswanathan will present the U.S. launch of her critically acclaimed novel The Ever After of Ashwin Rao at 6 p.m. Wednesday, June 3, at the Fayetteville Public Library. Originally published in Viswanathan's native Canada, the novel was a finalist for Canada's most prestigious literary award, the Scotiabank Giller Prize.
Congratulations to 2015 induction class of the Collegiate National German Honor Society, Delta Phi Alpha, Iota Xi chapter! All inductees are of Eagle or Super-Eagle caliber!
The University of Arkansas Student Art Gallery, is pleased to present a solo exhibition by local Fayetteville artist Nick Shoulders. Shoulders uses an array of materials from found objects to warped modeling to create a second reality for the viewer's experience.
The seventh annual KUAF/Fulbright Summer Chamber Music Festival continues at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, in the Fine Arts Center's Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall.
The University of Arkansas is expected to set a new record for the number of students graduating during spring commencement ceremonies this year. So far 4,149 students have registered to attend one of the eight ceremonies: 898 graduate students, 3,126 undergraduates, and 125 law students.