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Fulbright College Announces 2017 Winners of King, Nolan and OMNI Awards

Monday, September 18, 2017

Fulbright College has honored four professors — Robert Brady, Ron Warren, Adam Siepielski and Frank Scheide — with endowed faculty awards.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Humanities Points of Pride Biological Sciences Communication

McMillon Innovation Studio Contest Kicks Off

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The McMillon Innovation Studio's fall 2017 contest where University of Arkansas students can win $15,000 kicks off Wednesday, Sept. 13.

Walton College of Business Awards Research & Innovation

UA Employees of the Year 2016-17

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The Staff Senate is honoring Audra Johnston, Becky Shoemaker-Lingelbach, Sedivy Reigh, Tami Trzeciak and Randy Luper as Employees of the Year.

Awards Events

Call for Nominations: Daniel E. Ferritor Award for Departmental Excellence in Teaching

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The annual award honors the academic unit that best exemplifies a sustained, department-wide commitment to teaching excellence for all students. Applications are due by Nov. 27.

Academic Affairs Awards

Nominations Sought for Hoyt Purvis Award for Service in International Education

Wednesday, September 13, 2017

The award recognizes members of the U of A community for their outstanding service to the field of international education and for promoting mutual understanding between people of all nations.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards International Journalism

Biomedical Engineering Professor Receives $1.7 Million NIH Grant to Continue Wound Healing Research

Monday, September 11, 2017

Kyle Quinn, an assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received a $1.7 million grant to develop methods to predict age-related delays in skin wound healing.

College of Engineering Awards Health Research & Innovation Biomedical Engineering

NSF Funds Project to Enhance Cybersecurity of Electronic Circuits

Monday, September 11, 2017

Jia Di, professor of computer science and computer engineering, has received $349,551 from the National Science Foundation to support his research into security issues in computing hardware.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Computer Science and Computer Engineering

Schulte Awarded SEC Visiting Faculty Grant to Host University of Missouri Assistant Professor

Monday, September 11, 2017

University of Missouri's Julie Passanante Elman will travel to the U of A this spring to collaborate with Stephanie Ricker Schulte on a proposed interdisciplinary special issue of Feminist Media Studies. 

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Humanities Communication

U of A Receives $3.2 Million from the Department of Energy

Thursday, September 07, 2017

Two awards will fund research on power electronic systems to move heavy vehicles toward electric and reduce cost of electric cars.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Science

U of A Receives $700,000 NSF Grant to Purchase MicroCT Scanner

Thursday, September 07, 2017

The U of A has been awarded nearly $700,000 from the National Science Foundation to purchase a high-resolution, X-ray micro-computed tomography scanner.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Research & Innovation Anthropology Mechanical Engineering
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