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In late February, the University of Arkansas Rome Center closed its campus and directed students to return home. Then the university suspened all study abroad programs through this summer. Starting May 26, the Rome Center will offer virtual courses using interactive technology, video tours and interviews as an alternative for the nearly 150 students who would have been travelling to the campus this summer. 

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As the pandemic developed, so did different digital maps showing how the virus was spreading or how people were or weren't social distancing. How reliable are those techniques? Daniel Sui, a distinguished professor of geosciences and the vice chancellor for research and innovation at the University of Arkansas, will discuss those matters when he leads a session of the University of Arkansas Honors College's Forum called Pandemic.

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The University of Arkansas is celebrating its 4,830 spring graduates through a new commencement website with searchable individual graduate profiles and messages, a Go Red for Grads celebration and lighting of Razorback Stadium May 8-9.

This semester, journalism students at the University of Arkansas reported on the experiences of people in Northwest Arkansas who live without a permanent home. In the second part of our interview, they discuss the challenges of being homeless, as well as the challenges of tackling homelessness in the region.

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We continue our series of conversations with instructors who will lead classes in this month's forum presented by the University of Arkansas Honors College about the pandemic. Today, we talk with Jennie Popp, the associate dean of the Honors College and professor of agricultural economics and business, about the immediate and long-term effects of the pandemic on agriculture. The Pandemic forum will take place May 11 through 22.

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