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Perceived Composer, Author Intent Influences Experience of Music, Poetry

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Research shows empathy for a perceived artist affects enjoyment and that listeners want their music happy but their poetry sad.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Humanities Research & Innovation Music Pscyhological Science

U of A Music Professor Publishes First Collection on Korean Art Song in United States

Monday, July 24, 2017

Moon-Sook Park, an assistant professor of music, has just co-authored a two-volume work on Korean Art Song with her colleague and former student, You-Seong Kim of North Park University.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Humanities Research & Innovation Music

Professor Explores Gender Identity in Post-Conflict Societies

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Erika Almenara studies the aftermath of human rights abuses in Peru and in Chile, particularly as they affect gender identity. Read more about her research in the Field Notes section of Research Frontiers.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Humanities International Research & Innovation World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Ozark Integrated Circuits Receives $750,000 Award from Air Force

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The company will work with HiDEC researchers at the University of Arkansas to develop electronics packaging for jet engine controls.

College of Engineering Awards Economic Development Engineering Research & Innovation Science

Physicists Determine How a Promising Lead-Free Material Works

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

The findings by researchers at the University of Arkansas will help the push to eliminate toxic substances in electronics. 

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Graduate School Research & Innovation Science Physics

NSF Award Funds Research Program for Undergraduates

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The National Science Foundation has awarded a $314,900 Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program grant to chemistry professors David Paul and Julie Stenken.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Academic Affairs Awards Research & Innovation Science Chemistry and Biochemistry

Physicists Gain New Understanding of Quantum Cooling Process

Thursday, July 13, 2017

New research at the U of A is helping physicists better understand optomechanical cooling, a process that is expected to find applications in quantum technology.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

Philosophy Professor Jack Lyons Receives Fellowship

Monday, July 10, 2017

Philosophy professor Jack Lyons has been chosen to receive the Arkansas Visiting Fellowship at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England for the 2017-2018 academic year. 

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards International Research & Innovation Philosophy

Physics Professor Appointed as Fellow at the U.S. Naval Research Lab

Monday, July 10, 2017

Joseph B. Herzog, assistant professor in the department of physics, has been appointed as a fellow in the Office of Naval Research Summer Faculty Research Program.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Appointments Points of Pride Research & Innovation Science Physics

Chemical Engineering Student Receives SMART Scholarship from Department of Defense

Thursday, July 06, 2017

 Roberts is studying the use of peptoids, molecules  designed in the lab for specific biomedical purposes, to help patients grow new brain cells.

College of Engineering Awards Research & Innovation
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