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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

Petra and Paradise: U of A Professor Leads Research for Smithsonian Channel

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thomas Paradise, a professor of geosciences whose research in Petra, Jordan, has spanned more than 25 years, will be the focus of a May 1 upcoming special on the Smithsonian Channel.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Humanities International Science Social Sciences Anthropology Geosciences Middle East Studies

Researchers Build Artificial Synapse Capable of Autonomous Learning

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Discovery opens the door to networks that operate in ways that mimic the function of the human brain.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

Mathematical Sciences Hosts International Topology Conference, Public Lecture on April 27

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

The Department of Mathematical Sciences will host the 2017 Redbud Topology Conference, an annual international conference run jointly with the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Lectures Science Mathematical Sciences

Christopher Aiden-Lee Jackson Presents "How Do Normal Faults Grow and Why Does It Matter?"

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Christopher Aiden-Lee Jackson, the Statoil Professor of Basin Analysis at Imperical College London, will present as part of the Geosciences Colloquium series at 3:05 p.m. Friday in Gearhart Hall 26.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Lectures Science Geosciences

Mathematical Sciences Professor to Give Plenary Address

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Andrew Raich, associate professor in the mathematical sciences, will give a plenary address at the 2017 Spring Western Sectional Meeting of the American Mathematical Society.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Lectures Science Mathematical Sciences

State Rep. Warwick Sabin to Speak on Social Entrepreneurship in Arkansas

Thursday, April 20, 2017

Sabin’s talk will kick off the Changemaker Forum hosted by the Social Innovation Hub and the Office of Entrepreneurship and Innovation.

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

U of A Startup Teams Take Top Honors at Governor's Cup Competition

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Four undergraduate and graduate student teams were awarded a total of $85,000 in prize money in the business plan competition.

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

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

Biological Sciences Professor Steve Stephenson Travels to India on a Fulbright Specialist Award

Friday, April 14, 2017

Steve Stephenson, a research professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently returned to Arkansas after spending two weeks at Shoolini University in India as a result of receiving a Fulbright Specialist Award.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences International Outreach Science Biological Sciences
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