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September 12, 2013

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Monday, November 24, 2014

Event Image Three's a Crowd Exhibition at sUgAR Gallery
3:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Off Campus - The sUgAR Gallery

Fayetteville, Arkansas— sUgAR, The University of Arkansas Student Art Gallery is proud to present Three’s a Crowd, an exhibition of Ceramics-based work by artists working within post-baccalaureate positions at the University of Arkansas’ Ceramics department. Artists within this exhibition include Grant Gustafson, Katie Sleyman and Ashley Atterberry. Three’s a Crowd will be on view from November 6 – 26.

Grant Gustafson received his Bachelors of Fine Arts from the University of Colorado, Boulder. Ambitious for future opportunities, he plans to use this first year of his post-baccalaureate position as a source of dedication to developing bodies of artwork and planning his next career steps.   Gustafson searches for the line between abundance and excess as he draws inspiration from mid 17th Century Dutch Painters’ still lives and theories that the “ornate still lives.” Questioning whether something so beautiful can become repulsive, Gustafson creates large-scale ceramic objects with luscious, glossy glazes to convey such ideas.

Katie Sleyman received her Bachelors of Arts in Studio Art from the University of Mary Washington in Virginia. Within her second year of the post-baccalaureate position, Sleyman has used opportunities of time, resources, and environment to explore themes of ownership and quality through functional and sculptural objects. She plans to use the resulting portfolio for applications to future endeavors such as graduate schools and residencies. Sleyman’s current work consists of a series of porcelain press-on nails, using the surfaces of nails as a perfectly refined canvas. Driven by a fixation of process and acute attention to detail, Sleyman strives for these nail pieces to become playful, covetable, impractical and consumable objects.

Ashley Atterberry graduated with a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Ceramics from Southern Illinois University, Carbondale. Within her second year of the post-baccalaureate position, Atterbery has continued developing a body of work to explore the connections between objects and emotions, using this work for residency applications in the future. Influenced by comic books and graffiti, Atterberry’s work is an abstraction of her autobiography and emotional narrative. She strives for aspects of nonsense and depth as each series of work reflects current life events. Pulling the viewer back and forth between two-dimensional and three-dimensional forms, Atterberry takes advantage of bold lines, flat surfaces, bodily guts and figurative characters.

The sUgAR gallery is an interdepartmental exhibition space featuring the visual research of students, faculty, and visiting lecturers from the Department of Art and Fay Jones School of Architecture representing the Departments of Architecture, Landscape Architecture, and Interior Design. sUgAR is made possible by the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, the Department of Art, the Fay Jones School of Architecture, and the University of Arkansas’ Facilities Management.

WELLGroup
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Main Campus - (HLTH) Pat Walker Health Center

WELLGroup is free and open to students, faculty and staff. The group meets weekly throughout the semester and integrates educational activities, individual behavior change contracting, experiential training and practice, and wellness coaching during the sessions. Topics include creating your own well-life vision, becoming more resilient, developing effective coping skills, and holistic health and wellness. The ongoing threads of WELLGroup are yoga and mindfulness. You can come as your schedule allows.
Event Image Insights from the NASA Chief SM&A Officer
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Main Campus - (MEEG) Mechanical Engineering

The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) at the University of Arkansas in partnership with ASG is proud to offer a most esteemed speaker, Mr. George Gafka, on Monday, November 24th, 2014 at 6:00pm.

Mr. Gafka holds a number of Masters degrees and has been an employee at NASA for roughly 25 years. He has held a variety of positions within NASA, and he now holds an esteemed position as the Chief Safety and Mission Assurance Officer for NASA in Houston, TX, a role that requires creativity, attention to detail, patience, and wisdom.

Mr. Gafka will be speaking on the subject of Safety & Mission Assurance (SM&A) within NASA and its importance for aerospace and other fields. SM&A is a crucial position that exists within many engineering companies but is seldom discussed at length within the classroom.

Pizza and drinks will be provided courtesy of ASG, and a Q&A session will follow.

For more information, contact the AIAA student president Adam Yawn at ayawn@uark.edu.
Event Image Visiting Artist Lecture by Joy O. Ude
6:15 PM

Main Campus - (FNAR) Fine Arts

Joy O. Ude is a mixed-media artist and designer. In her artwork she explores Black culture as a subset of American culture by addressing sociological issues including education and employment. As an American-born child of Nigerian immigrants, she also reflects on the concept of duality.

Ude earned her MFA from the University of North Texas in 2013. Her work has been exhibited in several regional and national shows, including CraftTexas, Fantastic Fibers, and Fiberart International. She has also participated in a residency at LUX Center for the Arts (Lincoln, NE) and a post-grad apprenticeship at The Fabric Workshop and Museum (Philadelphia, PA).

Immediately following the lecture, there will be an artist reception and work on display at 7:00 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center, Room 207.

This event is free to all current University of Arkansas students. Admission for general public is free but based on seating availability. For special accommodations due to disability, please contact the Office of Student Activities. osa@uark.edu or call 479-575-5255 
  

Thursday, September 12, 2013

Receive 80% cancellation of fees for officially withdra... (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Receive 80% cancellation of fees for officially withdrawing from all classes; charged $45.00 withdrawal fee; no tuition or fee adjustment for dropping an individual class
Event Image "Resplendent" exhibit (Multi-Day Event)
All Day

Main Campus - (FNAR) Fine Arts

In Resplendent, the use of organic systems and visual sequences merge to explore the manner in which pattern may be realized. Delicate structures executed by each artist further investigate the relationship between material and image, while tantalizing the viewer with exquisite and often obsessive fabrication. Moreover, a landscape unique in the topography of material and form reveals a profound relationship with process— one that is both sensual and visceral.

September 9 – October 11, 2013
Curated by Cynthia Nourse Thompson
Ben Butler
Beatriz Milhazes
Howard Paine
James Siena
Susanna Starr


Monticello High School Fair (Multi-Day Event)
8:30 AM

Rashard Sullivan, Admissions Counselor for the University of Arkansas, will be visiting with students at Monticello High School Fair in Monticello, AR.
Argyle High School College Fair (TX)
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Jennifer Duncan, Associate Director for Out-of-State Recruitment, will be representing the U of A at the Argyle High School College Fair in Argyle, Texas.
Chattanooga Area Wide Fair (TN) (Multi-Day Event)
9:00 AM

Dacia McBryde, Admissions Counselor for the University of Arkansas, will be visiting with students.
Melissa ISD College Fair @ Melissa High School (TX)
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Kanah Thor, Admissions Counselor, will be representing the U of A at the Melissa ISD College Fair being held at Melissa High School in Melissa, Texas.
Mascoutah High School Visit (IL)
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Torrey Eason, Chicago Admissions Counselor, will be visiting with students at Mascoutah High School in Mascoutah, IL.
Ouachita Christian High School Visit (LA)
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Jonathan Langley, Admissions Counselor from the University of Arkansas, will visit with students at Ouachita Christian High School in Monroe, LA, during their morning break.
The Independent School Visit (KS)
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Suzanne Hill, Admissions Counselor, will be visiting with students at The Independent School in Wichita, Kansas.
Casady School (OK)
9:35 AM - 10:20 AM

Holly Moore will be visiting Casady School in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Nolan Catholic High School Visit (TX)
9:35 AM - 10:05 AM

Lauren Villareal, Assistant Director for Texas Recruitment, will be visiting with students from 9:35-10:05 at Nolan Catholic High School in Ft. Worth, Texas. Please see Guidance Office for meeting location.
Belleville East High School Visit (IL)
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Torrey Eason, Chicago Admissions Counselor, will be visiting with students at Belleville East High School in Belleville, IL.
Heritage Hall (OK)
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Holly Moore will be visiting Heritage Hall in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Covenant Christian Academy Visit (TX)
11:50 AM - 12:15 PM

Assistant Director Lauren Villareal will be visiting with students from 11:50-12:15 at Covenant Christian Academy in Colleyville, Texas. Please see Ms. Wofford for meeting location.
"What is Business Law?"
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Main Campus - (WATR) Leflar Law Center

The Business Law Society will hold their first meeting on Sept. 12th at 12:00 p.m. in Law School Room 324. Professor Tim Tarvin will be speaking on the topic of "What is Business Law?" and discussing career paths related to business law.
Law Pro Bono Week Luncheon
12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

Room 342
Frisco High School Visit (TX)
12:15 PM - 2:30 PM

Admissions Counselor Kanah Thor will be visiting with students during all lunches in the cafeteria at Frisco High School in Frisco, Texas.
Union Parish Fair (LA)
12:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Jonathan Langley, Admissions Counselor for the University of Arkansas, will be at the Union Parish Fair in Farmerville, LA.
Liberty Christian School College Fair (TX)
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Jennifer Duncan, Associate Director for Out-of-State Recruitment, will be representing the U of A at the LCS College Fair in Argyle, Texas.
International Coffee Hour
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

International Business Coffee Hour

Join us in welcoming International Students to the University of Arkansas!

Thursday, September 12, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM (Drop-In) WCOB 1st floor lobby (near WCOB 114-118)

Sponsored by your Student Activity Fee through The ASG-RSO Financial Affairs Committee.  
Harding Charter Prep (OK)
2:10 PM - 3:00 PM

Holly Moore will be visiting Harding Charter Prep in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Mathematical Sciences Colloquium
3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Main Campus - (SCEN) Science Engineering Building

The department of mathematical sciences presents Michael McQuillan, University of Rome Tor Vergata, who will present “Liber accusationis” 

A reception will take place before the colloquium at 3 p.m. in SCEN 350.

The event is open to the public 

OPT Work Authorization Seminar
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Main Campus - (HOLC) Holcombe Residence Hall

This session is for F-1 students to get an overview of Optional Practical Training - what it is, who is eligible, how to apply, special issues, changes in government policy, and more.

Jessica Luhn and Jeremiah Wax, the ISS F-1 advisers, will explain OPT and provide you with helpful reference materials. You'll also have the opportunity to ask questions about all those confusing OPT details.

For more information, visit our website: http://iss.uark.edu/1760.php
Event Image Steven L. Anderson Design Center Dedication & Vol Walker Hall Rededication
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

The Fay Jones School of Architecture will celebrate the completion of a construction project more than three years in the making on Thursday, Sept. 12. The renovated Vol Walker Hall and the new addition, the Steven L. Anderson Design Center, will be rededicated and dedicated, respectively, at a 4:30 p.m. on the west side of the addition.

The campus community is invited to join the school in this celebration.

Scheduled speakers include Chancellor G. David Gearhart; Ethel Goodstein-Murphree, interim dean of the Fay Jones School; Steven L. Anderson, president of the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation; Katie Anderson, Steve Anderson’s daughter and a 2012 Fay Jones School graduate with a Bachelor of Interior Design; and Brandon Bibby, a fifth-year architecture student.

The 34,320-square-foot design center addition is made from limestone panels, steel, architectural concrete, Arkansas white oak and glass. Added to the 56,635 square feet in Vol Walker Hall, the total space in the building is now 90,955 square feet. According to current estimates, the project cost was a little more than $36.6 million. About 54 percent of that total went toward the renovation of Vol Walker Hall, with about 46 percent going toward the addition.

This state-of-the-art facility – which includes several design studios, a computer lab, a design shop, a lecture hall, a securable exhibition gallery, student and faculty lounge areas, and a green roof – will help enhance and expand the top-notch education already provided by the school’s faculty and administration.

Vol Walker Hall was built in 1935 as the university’s library. Since 1968, it has served as home to the architecture school, though some programs of the school have been located in other campus facilities during that time. The renovated historic building plus the significant addition allows the school, for the first time, to accommodate the faculty and students of all three disciplines – architecture, landscape architecture and interior design – along with support staff, in a shared space.

2013 Uplift College Fair (TX)
5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Lauren Villareal, Assistant Director for Texas Recruitment, will be representing the U of A at the 2013 Uplift College Fair being held at Summit International Preparatory School in Arlington, Texas.
Event Image Dream B.I.G. Interest Session
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Main Campus - (ARKU) Arkansas

The Volunteer Action Center mentoring program Dream B.I.G. (Believing in Girls) has applications available for students to serve as Assistant Coordinators and Fall Break Day of Service Project Coordinators.

Dream B.I.G. is a student-led girl-empowerment initiative that serves 6th - 12th grade girls from the Marvell-Elaine School District of Phillips County in the Arkansas Delta.

Students interested in submitting an application are encouraged to attend an interest session to learn more about the program and meet students who are currently involved.

Interest sessions will be held on September 5th and September 12th from 5:30-6:30 in the Arkansas Union room 503.
Coppell ISD College Night (TX)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Autumn Parker, Associate Director of Undergraduate Recruitment Walton College, will be representing the U of A at the Coppell ISD College Night being held at Coppell High School in Coppell, Texas.
Five Social Media Strategies For Small Business
6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Main Campus - (RCED) Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center presents 5 Strategies for Social Media Marketing  for the Arkansas Small Business. Not sure where to begin with social media or are you using social media to promote your small business but not sure how to integrate all the outlets you use? Do you know how to properly use your Facebook page analytics and insights to gauge success? Businesses of all sizes are using online tools like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and blogs to connect with customers. We'll show you five low-cost ways social media can bolster your current marketing efforts, current trends and recent changes in Facebook and Pinterest, and you'll leave with your own social media marketing or update plan to better locate your target customers online, and what it could mean for your business if you aren't involved in social networking.  Pre-regisration is required at sbtdc.uark.edu. Call 479-575-5148 for U of A student, staff, or faculty discount to be applied. Free parking across the street in Harmon Ave. garage. Feel free to bring a light supper.
McKinney ISD College Fair @ McKinney High School (TX)
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Kanah Thor, Admissions Counselor, will be representing the U of A at the McKinney ISD College Fair being held at McKinney High School in McKinney, Texas.
2013 NorTex College Fair (TX)
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Jennifer Duncan, Associate Director for Out-of-State Recruitment, will be representing the U of A at the 2013 NorTex College Fair being held at the Golden Triangle Mall in Denton, Texas.
Event Image How Can I Afford Retirement - at Fayetteville Public Library
6:30 PM

Off Campus - Fayetteville Public Library

"How Can I Afford Retirement: Investor Education at Your Public Library"

FREE - with REFRESHMENTS

Session 1. Taking the Mystery out of Retirement - Thursday September 12 at 6:30 pm

Session 2. Closing the Gap: Investment and Expense Strategies - Even for Late Starters - Thursday September 18 at 6:30 pm

Session 3. Investing Wisely to Avoid the Financial Risk of Longer Life Expectancy - Thursday September 26 at 6:30 pm

Session 4. Investments - The Best Defense is a Wise and Safe Investor - Thursday October 3 at 6:30 pm

Fayetteville Public Library 401 W. Mountain Street Fayetteville, AR 72701 FREE - with REFRESHMENTS To register, visit gfi.uark.edu or call 479-575-4505

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