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And Now, a Word from our (Former) Dean

Andrew Palmer, a freshman pre-med major and Bodenhamer Fellow from Bentonville, Arkansas, had the distinction of being selected as our inaugural Dean for a Day. Andrew won on the strength of his campaign video and accompanying graphics, which paint a … Continue reading

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Wellness Series: Hike Your Own Hike

by Samantha Kirby For more information on wellness initiatives, events and opportunities around campus, be sure to check out the UA Wellness Initiative. On the first day of school most students are mentally reviewing their class schedules as they walk … Continue reading

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Welcome to the Honours College School of Witchcraft & Wizardry

Honours College School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Tournament Sunday, Feb. 15, 6 – 7:30 p.m. Ozark Hall 026: Auditorium below Honors Wing Dear Honours College Students, We are pleased to inform you that you have been invited to the Honours … Continue reading

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5 Minute Film Fest!

Pull out your cameras and get creative! Then join in and watch films with your friends at the first ever Honors College 5 Minute Film Fest! The festival will celebrate the best, the worst – truly all of the films … Continue reading

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Hands-on History

Honors students enjoyed an opportunity to examine, touch and discuss rare historical documents in Mullins Library yesterday. Pages from the Gutenberg Bible, a leather-bound, ca. 1350 copy of the Magna Carta and the front page of the Sept. 23, 1862 … Continue reading

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Portrait of an Artist, Mid-Career: 5 Questions for Jura Margulis

Pianist Jura Margulis has won international acclaim for his compellingly communicative performances, as well as for the range of his tonal palette and his consummate virtuosity. He has performed around the world for 35 years and has recorded twelve CDs … Continue reading

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Thinking GREEN: Justin Westbrook and the GREEN Mobile Solar Energy Laboratory

  Geared toward young students in hopes of fostering greater interest in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields in the state of Arkansas, the GREEN Mobile Solar Energy Laboratory has been funded by a sizeable grant from the … Continue reading

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Fellowship Weekend: Revealed

  It seems that some congratulations may be in order… if you’re reading this post, then you have more than likely received an invitation to interview for an Honors College Fellowship. Congratulations! The years of late night study sessions, oboe … Continue reading

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Turn Off the Lights! And Come to our Dark Sky Discussion/Star Party + Film Premiere

[yframe url=’’] The first time I saw the Milky Way I was just about seven years old. I had no idea what that cloud of light and sparks was and my father had to explain it to me. Here I … Continue reading

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