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Graduate Student to Present Research on Exergaming

Friday, March 06, 2015

Michael Merrie, a U of A doctoral student in kinesiology-pedagogy, will present his research from 3 to 4 p.m. Friday, March 6, in Room 316 of the HPER Building.

Events Health, Fitness& Nutrition Lectures Research & Innovation

Faculty Can Learn How Best to Design Online Courses at Workshop

Friday, March 06, 2015

U of A faculty and instructors can gather tools for designing quality online courses that meet national standards during a workshop on March 12. Reserve seats at by March 10.

Distance Education Events Lectures

Honors College Alumna Becky Trubitt Publishes Honors Thesis Research

Friday, March 06, 2015

Trubitt was recently listed as a first author for an article published in the international journal Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology - Part A: Molecular & Integrative Physiology.

Research & Innovation Science Sustainability & Environment

Edgar Completes LEAD21 Program, Gives Graduation Address

Friday, March 06, 2015

Leslie Edgar, associate professor of agricultural communications, delivered the commencement address at the LEAD21 Class X graduation ceremony last week in Washington, D.C.

Education Events

Arkansas Hosts North American Raspberry and Blackberry Association's Annual Conference

Friday, March 06, 2015

Growers from across the country visited Arkansas to see the leading research the Division of Agriculture has done in breeding blackberries across the last 50 years.

Agriculture Events Research & Innovation

This Week in the Visual and Performing Arts: March 6-13

Friday, March 06, 2015

The Fulbright College will host several music performances, two art exhibitions, several artist presentations, two film screenings and a play this week.

Arts & Humanities Entertainment & Cultural Events Events

Nanomaterials and Solar Energy Seminar on Monday

Friday, March 06, 2015

Song Jin of the University of Wisconsin-Madison will lead a seminar on dislocation-driven nanomaterial growth and its application in solar energy conversion at 3:30 p.m. Monday, March 9, in CHEM 144. 

Events Lectures Research & Innovation Science

Research Participants Needed to Evaluate Fitness Tracking Technology

Friday, March 06, 2015

The study in the U of A Department of Information Systems involves completing brief questionnaires and wearing the fitness tracker for a week.

Research & Innovation

Cassie Walker Selected as February's Student Leader of the Month

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Junior Cassie Walker, a biomedical engineering major, has been selected as the February Student Leader of the Month

Awards & Appointments Engineering

Bumpers College Exploring China Exchange Program

Thursday, March 05, 2015

Collaborations have potential to offer student and faculty opportunities for global education and research with institutions in Harbin and Yangling, China.

Agriculture Diversity & Multiculturalism Education International Research & Innovation
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