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College of Engineering Announces Top Senior Capstone Design Posters

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Posters presented are the result of a year-long project undertaken by students in their senior year and represent the practical and applicable engineering skills developed by students.

College of Engineering Awards Events Research & Innovation

New Analysis Finds the Ancient World Populated by Diverse Hominin Species

Monday, May 15, 2017

Anthropologist Luke Delezene is part of a team that found Homo naledi to be different than anything known and more recent than expected.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Anthropology

SurfTec Receives $1.2 Million Energy Award to Develop Novel Coating

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The company’s initial technology, a nanoparticle-based coating that reduces friction on surfaces of moving parts, developed at the U of A.

College of Engineering Awards Business Economic Development Engineering Research & Innovation Science Sustainability

Deadline Extended for Women's Giving Circle Grant Submissions

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Faculty and staff encouraged to apply through streamlined application process by May 22.

Giving Research & Innovation

Changes Coming to IRB Protocol Submission Process

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The office of the Vice Provost for Research and Economic Development will be rolling out a new, online Institutional Review Board submission process in August.

Research & Innovation

Professor, Graduate Team Up to Edit Book on Self-Efficacy in Education

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Freddie Bowles, associate professor of foreign language education, and alumna Cathy Pearman, now at Missouri State University, co-edited the book.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation

Walton College, UAMS Collaborate on Healthcare Management M.B.A.

Thursday, May 11, 2017

Unique program in Arkansas, offering executive M.B.A. with concentration on healthcare management, begins this summer.

Walton College of Business Academic Affairs Business Distance Education Economic Development Outreach Research & Innovation Studies

U of A, Honeywell to Collaborate on National Security Technology

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Engineering researchers will work with the international technology company to develop innovations related to national security.

College of Engineering Economic Development Engineering Research & Innovation

Study Finds Large Funding Gap Between Charter Schools, Traditional Schools

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

In 12 of 14 cities, researchers found an overall funding discrepancy that favored traditional district schools by 10 percent or more.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation

National Organization Presents Koch Researcher of Year Award

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Lynn Koch, University of Arkansas professor of rehabilitation education and research, has been named top researcher in her field by a national organization.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Health Research & Innovation Rehabilitation
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