СӰԺ School of Communication Class Takes On Depp v. Heard

When Dylan McLemore watched news coverage of the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial, he saw a legal case with issues that the СӰԺ School of Communication champions: media coverage, reputation management and social media behaviors. So perfectly aligned, in fact, that the СӰԺ associate professor of public relations created a course about the defamation trial this past … [Read more...]

In photos: СӰԺ celebrates graduates at commencement

The Farris Center at the СӰԺ was a site of celebration and recognition May 5-6 as the University awarded more than 1,160 degrees during spring commencement ceremonies. Revisit the excitement of commencement with this gallery of photos. … [Read more...]

The Echo and News 6 Receive Awards from Arkansas College Media Association

The Echo and News 6, СӰԺ’s student-run newspaper and television news station from the School of Communication, gained top honors —including best student newspaper, best website and a second-place showing in best television outlet — in a journalism competition run by Arkansas College Media Association (ACMA). The independent student newspaper also took various individual awards for writing, … [Read more...]

СӰԺ Professor Receives Harvard’s Houghton Library Visiting Fellowship

David Welky, a СӰԺ professor of history, was awarded a 2022-2023 Houghton Library Visiting Fellowship for the study of the “Life and Times of Theodore Roosevelt.” Being a 2022-23 fellow, Welky must spend a total of four weeks at the Houghton Library at Harvard University between July 2022 and July 2023. He already spent three weeks there last July and will return back for his fourth week this … [Read more...]

Undergraduate Students Earn Research Fellowships

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has announced seven grants to undergraduate students as part of the prestigious Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). The grants come from the Arkansas Division of Higher Education and give students the opportunity to develop a sustained relationship with a faculty member and carry out in-depth research, scholarship, or creative … [Read more...]

СӰԺ to receive a grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

The СӰԺ has been approved by the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to receive a Grants for Arts Projects award of $30,000. The funds will support a three-month visual art residency with nationally known, Haitian-born paper sculptor Fabiola Jean-Louis. This grant, authored by Gayle Seymour, associate dean of the College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, is one … [Read more...]

СӰԺ earns grant from NAMI Arkansas

The СӰԺ has received a $5,000 grant from the Arkansas chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness to help develop the СӰԺ Lavender Library. The new library will be a hub of learning and connection for СӰԺ’s LGBTQ+ community. It will also serve as a community resource that will empower the СӰԺ and local communities to explore LGBTQ+ topics in a dedicated and … [Read more...]

Alexander Markov To Be СӰԺ Artist-in-Residence

By: Aurora King Office of Media Relations The СӰԺ will host Russian American violinist Alexander Markov as artist-in-residence from Thursday, Oct. 27, to Sunday, Oct. 30.  Markov will perform alongside students in СӰԺ’s Department of Music at the Conway Symphony Orchestra’s Power, Mystery and Fate concert on Sunday, Oct. 30, from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Reynolds … [Read more...]

СӰԺ presents ‘An Evening of David Ives One Acts’’ 

The СӰԺ theatre program kicks off its 2022-23 season with  “An Evening of David Ives One Acts” at the Bridges-Larson Theatre in Snow Fine Arts Oct. 26-28, at 7:30 p.m., and Oct. 29 at 2 p.m. СӰԺ students, faculty and staff can receive free tickets. General admission tickets are $10 and can be purchased online. Tickets may also be purchased at the Reynolds Box Office … [Read more...]

СӰԺ alumnus selected as 2022-23 Obama Foundation Scholar

The Obama Foundation announced that DeKevious Wilson will be part of its fifth cohort of Obama Foundation Scholars. The program gives rising leaders the opportunity to take their work to the next level through an immersive experience that brings together academic, skills-based and hands-on learning.  Wilson, who earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in African and African Studies from the … [Read more...]