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The Arkansas Alumni Association proudly announces its 2009 award recipients, all of whom personify the University of Arkansas' tradition of excellence through service and leadership. These individuals continue to bring national and local prominence to the University and the Arkansas Alumni Association through their research, exemplary public and community service, and valued leadership.

2009 Distinguished Alumni and Faculty Award Recipients Announced

Many may have asked how Olagunju Oladayo, a Nigerian born in Lagos who likes to be called Double O., ended up at the University of Arkansas. Oladayo described his acceptance "facetiously" as "an incontestably compelling case for joining the University of Arkansas family," after applying to schools all over the world.

Caring People Attracted Oladayo Olagunju To The University of Arkansas