Subscribe Register Login

Friday, December 19, 2014, 7 a.m.
Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal

Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to speak at UA

By David Harten

This article was published April 15, 2013 at 11:58 a.m.

U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will visit the University of Arkansas campus on April 23 and speak as part of the Dale and Betty Bumpers Distinguished Lecture Series.

Vilsack, the nation's 30th agriculture secretary, and previously served two terms as Iowa governor. He has been an advocate of first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative to fight childhood obesity and has assisted in the passing of several bills to fight nationwide hunger and improve food safety.

The lecture, hosted by the Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food and Life Sciences and scheduled for next Tuesday, will be at 1 p.m. in the School of Law's E.J. Ball Courtroom.

The event is free to the public, and tickets can be acquired by calling (479) 575-2179 or by e-mailing Trina Holman at tfholman@uark.edu.

Comments on: Agriculture Secretary Vilsack to speak at UA

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Financial aid dir.

    director of financial aidarkansas State University-NewportTh...
    NEWPORT, AR

  • Accounting

    positionsgrowing NLR company needs to fill accounting posit...
    NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Education

    The Warren School Districtis seeking qualified, applicants f...
    WARREN, AR

  • Teachers

    Covenant Keepers Charter School in Little Rockis interviewin...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Nurse: 3-11

    ashley health and rehabilitation is accepting applications f...
    ROGERS, AR

Search 724 jobs >

Top Picks - Arkansas Daily Deal
Arkansas Online