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NASA Awards $245,000 to Ozark IC to Create Circuits for Venus Rover Program

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

University of Arkansas-affiliated startup to design ultraviolet imager and microcontroller to withstand extreme heat for space program.

Awards & Appointments Engineering Research & Innovation Science

U of A Graduate, Professor Helping Put on Special Olympics World Games LA2015

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Higgs is supervising 500 volunteers, Ditmore is working as a media director at the largest international sporting event to come to the U.S. since 1984.

Events Health, Fitness& Nutrition Outreach

U of A Staff Member Thanks UAPD Officers Who Helped Save Her Life

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Waddell, Edwards and others helped provide emergency care to woman stricken during a meeting at the Arkansas Union last month.

Garvan Woodland Gardens Hosts Cooking, Gardening, Art Workshops in August

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

In addition to workshops, exhibits include "Three Rivers Art Guild" and "Mystic Creatures: Topiary Art Takes Flight"

Entertainment & Cultural Events Events

A Call for STAR Central Volunteer Staff and Faculty Advocates

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Support organization for victims of sexual violence is looking for faculty and staff members to help advocate for students during a very difficult time. 

Lunchtime Workplace Series Offers Five Tips for Managing Project Risk

Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The face-to-face or online class will cover the tools and methodology used to successfully manage project risk.

Distance Education Outreach

Connection Found Between Audience Reaction and Candidate Debate Success

Monday, July 27, 2015

Researcher finds that audience laughter and applause directly affected the likeability of candidates in the 2012 presidential primary debates.

Politics & Social Sciences Research & Innovation

Harry Potter's Birthday Bash

Monday, July 27, 2015

Join University Programs on July 31 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Grylfindor Common Room (International Connections Lounge) for Harry Potter's birthday bash.

Entertainment & Cultural Events Events

Harvard Alumnus Joins Department of Physics

Monday, July 27, 2015

Hugh Churchill will join the Department of Physics in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences this fall as an assistant professor.

Awards & Appointments Science

Update for Chancellor Search During June and July

Monday, July 27, 2015

Advertisements have been placed in several national publications, and Greenwood/Asher has begun to make inquiry and recruitment calls to prospective candidates.

Administrative News
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