University of Arkansas

University of Arkansas

  Last week the University of Arkansas announced the establishment of a new research center - The Arkansas Humanities Center - and named leadership and a steering committee. History professor and Director Trish Starks, says the Center will enhance interdisciplinary research and develop more community programming. 

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A seminar hosted by the University of Arkansas Honors College next fall will be centered around the history of bad medicine. We asked Tricia Starks, who will lead the seminar, about the class. She will also give a public preview lecture Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 5:15 p.m. in Gearhart Hall Auditorium on the U of A campus.

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A new exhibit at the Shiloh Museum of Ozark History will examine the evolution and influence of Greek life organizations at the University of Arkansas from the 1800s through modern day. Going Greek: History of Fraternities and Sororities at the University of Arkansas opens Monday, Feb. 3. 

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The University of Arkansas’s Sam M. Walton College of Business will soon offer a Masters of Science in Economic Analytics, taught by Professor Raja Kali. As Kali explains, the three-course degree will overlap with the existing Masters of Information Systems program at the Walton College where students can earn a certificate in enterprises systems. 

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Bright radar images that disappear and reappear on Titan, Saturn's largest moon, have puzzled researchers for years. Kendra Farnsworth, a doctoral candidate at the University of Arkansas, is helping solve the mystery behind the phenomenon called "magic islands."