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Ungar's New Book, 'Evolution's Bite,' to Be Released in May by Princeton Press

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Renowned anthropologist Peter Ungar’s latest book follows dietary clues from fossil teeth to trace the impact of diet on human evolution.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Food & Nutrition Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Anthropology

Watercolor and Cooking Classes, Gardening Workshops, Mother's Day Concert on Tap for May at Garvan Gardens

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Mid-spring at Garvan Woodland Gardens brings workshops on gardening and tree planting, watercolor and cooking classes, and a Mother's Day concert of handbell music.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Events Natural Environment Training Architecture Garvan Gardens

'Jens Jensen: The Living Green' Film Screening, Director Discussion April 21

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A screening of the documentary film Jens Jensen: The Living Green, which explores the Prairie Style landscape architect and the Midwest's first great conservationist, will be shown at noon April 21.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Events Human Environment Natural Environment Landscape Architecture

Earth Week at the U of A Celebration Events Start Today, Run All Week

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

The Office for Sustainability, Associated Student Government, Net Impact RSO and University Programs are sponsoring the events.

Facilities Entertainment Events Natural Environment Outreach Points of Pride Sustainability

Join UP for Earth Day on April 21

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

University Programs hosts Earth Day at 11 a.m. Friday, April 21, on the Union Mall.

Student Affairs Arts Events Natural Environment Sustainability Student Organizations

NASA Astrophysicist Amber Straughn to Lecture on Search for Origins of Life

Monday, April 17, 2017

Honors College alumna to share an inside view of the new James Webb Space Telescope, the world’s most powerful telescope.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Honors College Events Lectures Natural Environment Points of Pride Research & Innovation Science

New Lab Helps Scientists Study the Earth's Oldest Fossils, Minerals, Rocks

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

TRAIL is one of a handful of facilities nationwide capable of advanced research applicable to Earth sciences, and other fields.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Geosciences

The Wildlife Society Members Have Best Conclave Finish in Program History

Friday, March 31, 2017

Members of The Wildlife Society chapter at the University of Arkansas participated in the 2017 Southeastern Wildlife Conclave this month.

Student Affairs Events Natural Environment Sustainability Student Organizations

Research Questions Effectiveness of Translocation Conservation Method

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Supplementing greater prairie chicken populations in Illinois with birds from other areas did not increase genetic diversity, study finds.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduate School Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences

Relationship Between Oral Health and Shift from Wild to Agri Diets is Nuanced

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Study on oral health of the Hadza, the last hunter-gatherers in Africa, challenges long-held conventional wisdom about diet and oral health.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Human Environment Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science
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