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  1. Billy Collins Named Editor of the Miller Williams Poetry Series

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014 Billy Collins, a former U.S. Poet Laureate, has been named editor of the Miller Williams Poetry Series for the University of Arkansas Press.
  2. APEI Awarded $3.5 Million to Develop Power Module for Fighter Jet

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    The U.S. Air Force has awarded a $3.5 million contract to Arkansas Power Electronics International Inc. to develop a high-temperature silicon carbide power module for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.

  3. Civil Engineering Student Receives American Concrete Institute Fellowship

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Sydney Dickson, a junior majoring in civil engineering, has been awarded the ACI Baker Student Fellowship award for the 2014-15 academic year.

  4. At War With Words: Achilles, The Man without Qualities, and Don Draper

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Todd Cesaratto, visiting assistant professor of German, will give a talk Thursday about what the classical hero Achilles would look and sound like if he appeared in modern times?

  5. Steve Wiesenthal to Present Lecture on April 29 in Little Rock

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Steve Wiesenthal will present a lecture titled “Architectural Heritage and Innovation at the University of Chicago” on Tuesday, April 29, at the Arkansas Arts Center, 501 E. 9th St., in Little Rock.

  6. Reading by Graduating Creative Writers

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Fiction writers Stefan de la Garza and John Englehardt and poet Traci Letellier will read from their work at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 25, in Giffels Auditorium, Old Main.

  7. Education Career Fair Brings Students, School Leaders Together

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    The first University of Arkansas career fair to focus solely on teacher-education majors in about a decade drew 22 employers and 150 students to the campus April 10.

  8. Catching Fire Comes to the Maple Hill Lawn

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    University Programs presents the Spring BIG Premiere showing Catching Fire Wednesday, April 30, at 9 p.m. at the Maple Hill lawn.

  9. Domestic Violence Prevention: Featuring Rose Stanton From NWAWS

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    The Gamma Chapter of Gamma Eta Sorority Inc. invites you to attend the Domestic Violence Prevention Program at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 24, in Arkansas Union 507.

  10. Female Participants Needed for Women's Health Study

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Researchers at the University of Arkansas community health promotion program would like to invite women to participate in a study about self esteem and sexual attitudes.

  11. Sixty-One Students Complete Spring 2014 Emerging Leaders Program

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    This eight-week leadership series aims to build and develop students’ leadership skills, team building abilities, leadership knowledge base, and self-awareness.

  12. SafeAssign Unavailable during Maintenance, April 26

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    Blackboard corporate technical support will perform planned maintenance from 9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 26.

  13. Engineering Students Spend Spring Break Learning About Employment Opportunities

    Wednesday, April 23, 2014

    The University of Arkansas College of Engineering hosted its first-ever Alternative Spring Break Trip March 24-26. Thirteen students visited companies across Arkansas.

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