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U of A Evolutionary Biologist Awarded $540,000 by Simons Foundation

Friday, May 06, 2016

Andrew Alverson has been selected as a 2016 Simons Early Career Investigator in Marine Microbial Ecology and Evolution.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Research & Innovation Science

Marlon Blackwell Architects Wins 2016 National Design Award

Friday, May 06, 2016

Blackwell’s firm was recognized by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum “for exceptional and exemplary work.”

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Awards Design Points of Pride

Construction Starts Monday on South Section of Stadium Drive

Friday, May 06, 2016

Through traffic on Virginia Avenue will be re-routed from Virginia Avenue between West Clinton Drive.

Facilities Administrative News

Two-Thirds of Young Swimmers Dehydrated, Study Shows

Friday, May 06, 2016

The study is part of a series looking at hydration in young athletes. Like many other athletes, many swimmers show up for practice sub-optimally hydrated.

College of Education and Health Professions Health Research & Innovation

J.B. Hunt Leaders Talk About Empowering Business Decisions Through Information Systems

Friday, May 06, 2016

Ryan Kirkland, Hartmut Hoehle and Jeremy Stobaugh talked with students in Walton College, stressing how business decisions are enabled and empowered by information systems and technology. 

Walton College of Business Business Events Lectures

Nursing Students Lend Helping Hand in Regional Disaster Drill

Friday, May 06, 2016

The U of A nursing students practiced clinical skills at acute care facilities as part of the regional disaster drill, which is part of the National Emergency Preparedness Program.

College of Education and Health Professions Events Health

UAMS Grants Support Honors Thesis Research on the Medical History of Arkansas

Friday, May 06, 2016

Caitlin Beasley and Corbin Stinnett are both history majors in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and will receive $1,000 each in support of their research.

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

Improved Wi-Fi in Three More Academic Buildings Starting Sunday

Friday, May 06, 2016

Improved Wi-Fi will be available in the Human Environmental Sciences Building, Plant Sciences Building and Kimpel Hall starting at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 8, following a brief Wi-Fi outage in those buildings.

Facilities IT Services

Civil Engineering Professor Recognized for Contributions to Pavement Research

Friday, May 06, 2016

Andrew Braham, assistant professor of civil engineering, has received an Award of Recognition from the Association of Asphalt Pavement Technologists.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering

Medical Professionals Needed to Participate in Beverage Intake Surveys for $20

Friday, May 06, 2016

Participants are wanted for a research study to evaluate fluid consumption behaviors. 

College of Education and Health Professions Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Studies
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