Industrial Engineering Senior Design Teams Receive Top Honors at West Point Capstone Conference

Seniors Tyler Beneke, Tori McDaniel, Alexa Koenigseder and Lacey Burnett won a first place while Zach Watts, Michael Herm, Curtis Casey and Blake McMillon won second place.

Northwest Arkansas Students Outperform Natural State Peers

The 2015 Northwest Arkansas Report Card published by the Office for Education Policy shows Northwest Arkansas students outperform their peers in other regions of the state.

Males Over 55 Needed for Study on Effects of Supplementation on Mood and Cognition

The University of Arkansas Human Performance Lab is seeking males over 55 years to participate in a research study evaluating the effects of supplementation on mood and cognitive performance.

White Receives Distinguished Alumni Award from Virginia Tech

Chancellor emeritus John A White Jr. was honored with the Marvin H. Agee Distinguished Alumni Award from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Statewide Conference Highlights Arts Integration, Power of Play

The event was held at the Winthrop Rockefeller Institute. This year's theme "The Art of Playful Learning" examined the connection between art and play in the classroom.

Rao Named Biomedical Engineering Department Head

The University Of Arkansas College Of Engineering has selected Raj R. Rao to be head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering.

Human-Centered Design Class Creates Artifacts to Help Arkansas' Marshallese

Marty Maxwell Lane, an assistant professor of graphic design, and her students create innovative design solutions to help both the Marshallese and those who interact with them.

Only Two Weeks Left to Submit Your Application for Staff Senate Scholarships

Applications are available now by downloading a PDF of the Staff Senate Scholarship form. The deadline for submission is Friday, June 3.

Summer Literacy Camp Available for NWA Elementary Students

Elementary students must register by May 30 to attend the two-week literacy camp, to be held at Washington Elementary in Fayetteville.

Nance Appointed Inaugural Director of Pro Bono and Community Engagement

Cynthia A. Nance, dean emeritus and the Nathan G. Gordon Professor of Law, has been appointed the first director of pro bono and community engagement.

Department of Labor Announces Overtime Rule Changes to Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938

The U.S. Department of Labor announced that the salary basis for exemption is being raised to $47,476, meaning more non-teaching employees will qualify for overtime starting Dec. 1.

University Relations

College of Education and Health Professions Building Strong Research Foundation

When the university honored its "Top 15 in 2015" research award recipients in a ceremony in April, more than half of the 15 were from the College of Education and Health Professions.

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Electrical Engineering Research Featured on Public Radio

Magda El-Shenawee, professor of electrical engineering, is featured in the most recent episode of The Best Medicine., a syndicated show picked up by some public radio affiliates.

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Power Module Research Earns Recognition for Engineering Graduate Students

Two U of A electrical engineering doctoral students – Atanu Dutta and Sayan Seal – received awards at the Ceramic Interconnect and Ceramic Microsystems Technologies conference.

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U of A Children's Choir to Hold Auditions

Auditions will be held in July and August. Rehearsals are held every Thursday evening, beginning Sept. 9, on the U of A campus.

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