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

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Events Architecture Garvan Gardens Landscape Architecture

$100 Reward for Parent and Child Nutrition Study

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Studies

Brownback Receives Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Grant for Consumer Research

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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.

Walton College of Business Food & Nutrition Health Research & Innovation Economics

Pryor Center Rejoins Fulbright College to Expand and Integrate Mission

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

The move will provide more student and faculty involvement while enabling the start of the Pryor Center Presents speaker series.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Academic Affairs Administrative News Arts Lectures Outreach Points of Pride Social Sciences

Ability to Perceive Perfect Pitch Is More Common Than Previously Thought

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Research by U of A music professor Elizabeth Margulis and colleagues at Tel Aviv University builds on Margulis’ 2014 research findings.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Research & Innovation Music

Professor Slaton Named Fellow by Soil Science Society of America

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Agriculture Appointments Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

U of A Researchers Shed New Light on Preventing Diabetes

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Health Research & Innovation Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Alumna Named Director of Annual Giving for University Development

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Elizabeth Johnson has been named the director for the Office of Annual Giving and will assume her responsibilities on July 1.

Appointments Giving

Long-Time Health Center Nurse Jeff Green Retires After 37 Years; Retirement Celebration June 28

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

To honor Jeff Green's dedication to the campus community, the Pat Walker Health Center is hosting a retirement celebration June 28.

Student Affairs Events Health Center

New Book by Mathematical Sciences Professor Introduces Students to Geometric Group Theory

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

A new book, Office Hours with a Geometric Group Theorist, co-edited by Matt Clay, associate professor of mathematics, provides an accessible introduction to geometric group theory.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Education Science Mathematical Sciences
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