University Relations

NIH Grant to U of A Funds Study of Muscle Wasting

Assistant professor Nicholas Greene has received a $412,668 grant from the NIH to study ways to prevent muscle atrophy, which accompanies many diseases, impairing body function and hastening death.

Arkansas Trade Director Testifies to U.S. Trade Representative at NAFTA hearings

Melvin Torres, director of Western Hemisphere Trade for the World Trade Center Arkansas traveled to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday to testify on the North American Free Trade Agreement.

UAConnect Access to Be Suspended for Year-End Reporting

UAConnect access will be suspended at 11 p.m. on Friday, June 30, for end-of-year reporting purposes. The session of any user in the system at that time will be terminated.

Razorback Yearbook Is Hiring Photographers

The Razorback yearbook is hiring photographers for the 2017-18 academic year. Download an application, fill it out and send it in.

Sign Up for Summer Cooking Matters Course With the Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Food Pantry

Cooking Matters is a hands-on cooking class that focuses on how to make healthful meals on a budget. Participants will learn hands-on cooking skills, basic nutrition knowledge, and grocery shopping budgeting tips.

University of Arkansas Honors College Selects 2017 Class of Fellows

Eighty-five top high school students will receive fellowships, each worth a total of $70,000 over four years.

Garvan Gardens Hosts Wine and Beer Tastings, Gardening Workshop, Critter Crawl in July

Summertime means a variety of activities and events at Garvan Woodland Gardens, including a workshop on planting in shady areas, wine and beer tastings, and a Critter Crawl.

$100 Reward for Parent and Child Nutrition Study

The Hydration Science lab is conducting a study looking at the link between parent and child nutrition with children ages 3-13 years and parents ages 20-50 years.

Brownback Receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant for Consumer Research

Andrew P. Brownback, an assistant professor in economics, has won a $198,940 grant to study on ways to encourage people to make healthy food choices.

Professor Slaton Named Fellow by Soil Science Society of America

Nathan Slaton, a professor in Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences, has been named a Fellow of the Soil Science Society of America.

U of A Researchers Shed New Light on Preventing Diabetes

Physical activity may help protect against insulin resistance, a precursor to Type 2 diabetes that can result from a high-fat diet, research by U of A researchers has found.

Photo by Whit Pruitt, University Relations

Field School at Leetown Yields New Finds, Unconventional Methods

The month-long Archeological Field School focuses on uncovering Leetown, a Civil War-era hamlet that served a critical role during the two-day Battle of Pea Ridge in 1862.

Whit Pruitt

Registration for New Parking Permits to Begin in Mid-July

Current permit holders will be contacted by email to let them know when they can apply to renew their parking permits.

Photo by Michelle Pribbernow

Bumpers College Names 2017-18 Ambassadors

The Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences has selected its new ambassador team for the upcoming academic school year.

Photo by Ryan C. Versey

Camp Introduces Business Degrees and Careers to Incoming Freshmen

The Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Walton College hosted 26 incoming freshman students from Arkansas, Texas, Florida, Missouri and Kansas during the Business Leadership Academy camp.

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