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Mayfield Wins Bumpers College Outstanding Honors Thesis Competition

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Food science major Sarah Mayfield won the Bumpers College’s thesis competition with her research of healthier shortening and chocolate.

Agriculture Awards & Appointments Health, Fitness& Nutrition Research & Innovation

Physicists Advance Understanding of Electrical Vortices in Certain Materials

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Zhigang Gui, a doctoral student in physics, and Laurent Bellaiche, Distinguished Professor of physics, published their findings in Nano Letters, a journal of the American Chemical Society.

Research & Innovation Science

Koen Dewettinck to Present Two Seminars

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Professor Koen Dewettinck of Ghent University, Belgium, will present two seminars at the U of A: Chocolate and Confectionary Science, and Opportunities at the University of Ghent, Belgium.

Events Lectures Science

Summer Chamber Music Festival to Feature Pianist Miroslava Panayotova

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The seventh annual KUAF/Fulbright Summer Chamber Music Festival continues at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, in the Fine Arts Center's Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall.

Entertainment & Cultural Events Events

University music department professor to present a paper and play a recital in Athens, Greece

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Lia Uribe, assistant professor of bassoon at the University of Arkansas, will be in Athens, Greece, presenting a paper and performing a bassoon and piano recital.

Arts & Humanities International Lectures

Survey on 2015 Best Places to Work in Arkansas

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

A random sample of university employees received an online survey in their email inboxes on May 22. Please take 10-15 minutes to complete the survey. Reminders will be sent May 27, June 1 and 5.

Administrative News

Arkansas Academy of Civil Engineering 35th Annual Induction & Awards Banquet

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Over 250 members, faculty, staff, and family attended the induction of 12 new members of the academy family. Three students received prestigious outstanding student awards as well.

Awards & Appointments Events

Test Set on Wednesday for Improved Emergency Message System

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The new system also includes the option of the Guardian app, which members of the campus community can download to promote campus safety.

Administrative News

SWEPCO Crews Moving Power Lines on Razorback Road and Maple Avenue

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

The work will affect parking in lots 76 and 72, and is part of the second phase of the Highway 112 widening project

Administrative News

Native Law Students Awarded Prestigious Clerkships

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Alayna Farris and Bryan Shade have been awarded two of the most prestigious clerkships in the field of Indian law and affairs.

Awards & Appointments
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