Category Archives: Service

Finding your Mist

Jacob Maestri is a rising senior math major from Fort Smith, Arkansas. He recently traveled to Cape Town, South Africa and on a hard, fog-cloaked climb up Table Mountain, found new insights on the journey, the people, and the experience.  … Continue reading

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Snapshots from Belize

Last summer biochemistry major Roshni Patel (right) helped to launch an important new public health initiative in the U of A’s Faculty-Led Community Development program based in Dangriga, Belize. Roshni and other members of the health team partnered with the … Continue reading

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Building Hope in Uganda: 5 Questions for Mary Nell Patterson

Mary Nell Patterson is a fourth-year landscape architecture student. Initially, she was a pre-nursing major, but after realizing that her fear of needles wasn’t going away anytime soon, she started to take notice of what she did love: art and … Continue reading

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Beaucoups of Books: 5 Questions for Truman Scholar Cicely Shannon

Senior economics major Cicely Shannon’s love for books began at age four, when she learned to read. She began sharing her passion for reading in fifth grade, when she created Bookoos* of Books reading circle, the first of several literacy … Continue reading

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Report from Belize

Armin Mortazavi is a sophomore physics and biochemistry major who has already embarked on biophysics and membrane research at the University of Arkansas. A service learning trip to Belize last summer gave him some valuable lessons outside of the lab … Continue reading

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Freshmen Files: Teni Butler

Teni Butler is a sophomore chemical engineering major, an Honors College fellow, and a stellar defender (#17)on the Lady Razorbacks soccer team. She excelled in her first year, but the adjustment from her small private high school in Chattanooga, Tenn., … Continue reading

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5 Questions: Julia Lyon, Full Circle Food Pantry President

  Julia Lyon, a senior biology major from Fulbright College and Honors College member, serves as student president of the University of Arkansas’ Full Circle Food Pantry. The food pantry, designed specifically to meet the needs of the U of A community, has grown … Continue reading

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