Lisa Bowers: Language Learning and Literacy (CDIS 5273)

Meet Professor Lisa Bowers, assistant professor of Communication Disorders. She is teaching a newly-designated service learning course Language, Learning and Literacy (CDIS 5273).  By adding a service learning component to Language, Learning and Literacy,...

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Jean Henry on Public Health Internship

Meet Professor Leah Jean Henry! She is an associate professor of Community Health Promotion at Health, Human Performance and Recreation, College of Education and Health Professions. For the past years, she has been supervising Public Health Internship which has...

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Embedding Service Learning into EAAT Course

Did you know that horse can be great therapeutic partner? Have you heard about Equine Assisted Activities and Therapies (EAAT)? The University of Arkansas Animal Science Department provides documented evidence of the benefits of horse-human interactions through this...

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U-Rise targeting socially-oriented problems

Meet Professor Kate Shoulders! She is the faculty in Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology at the University of Arkansas. Her class AGED 401V: Undergraduate Researches Improving Student Experiences (uRise) has been newly designated as service learning...

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The Power of Music for Dementia Residents at Veterans Home

Researchers have long been fascinated with correlation between music and memory. As for dementia patients, music therapy has been found useful. Dr. Audrey Weymiller, associate professor of Nursing at the University of Arkansas, asserts that personalized...

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Agency and Community-based Social Work Practice

Meet Professor John Gallagher & Professor Whitney Payne from Social Work! They will be teaching SCWK 4733: Social Work Practice III this fall 2018. The purpose of Practice III is to provide the opportunity to gain and practice the skills, knowledge, and...

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Health Care Provision in a Remote Area in Ghana

  Meet Professor Carol Agana! She is the faculty in the Department of Nursing. In summer 2018, coordinating with Study Abroad program, she will be supervising NURS 4613: Professional Role Implementation VII: Role Synthesis in Ghana. This course is the same as the...

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Hosting Experience at War Eagle Fair

  Meet Professor Yao-Chin Wang! He is an assistant professor of Hospitality Management in the School of Human Environmental Sciences at the University of Arkansas. In fall 2018, he will be teaching a newly designated service learning course HESC 455V: Festival...

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Exploring Potential Solutions for Small Businesses

Michael Cummings is an assistant professor at the Department of Management at the University of Arkansas. In fall 2018, he will be teaching a service learning course MGMT 3933: Entrepreneurship and New Venture Development.  This course enables students to gain...

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Carly Franklin: Service Learning a necessary component of any education

Professor Carly Franklin is a clinical assistant professor at the School of Social Work. She is teaching some service learning courses such as Social Work Practice II and III, Field Seminar, Spirituality in Social Work.  For Professor Franklin, service...

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