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U of A Team Co-Authors Paper Comparing Two Hydration Methods

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The researchers studied how best to prevent dehydration that can adversely affect the body during cycling.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Others Education Health Research & Innovation Science Health, Human Performance, & Recreation

University Libraries Spotlight: Tony Stankus

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Tony Stankus began working for University Libraries as a life sciences librarian, science coordinator and distinguished professor in 2007.

Libraries Science

Physics Colloquium Topic: Planet X and Periodic Mass Extinctions

Friday, February 24, 2017

Daniel Whitmire will discuss his research on the relationship between the "Planet X" and periodic mass extinctions on Earth in a colloquium scheduled for 4 p.m. today in PHYS 133.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Lectures Science Physics

Researchers: Method Using Tarp to Cool Person With Heat Stroke Is Effective

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Exercise science students and faculty used their lab’s environmental chamber to safely raise subjects’ body temperature before testing.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Education Health Research & Innovation Science

Local Students Competing in Science Fair Focus of New U of A Documentary

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Filmmaker Dale Carpenter and science educator William McComas worked together to tell how students learn the scientific process.

College of Education and Health Professions Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Others Arts Awards Education Events Science Curriculum and Instruction Journalism

Sheriff, Nursing Professor to Discuss Medical Marijuana Tuesday at Science Café

Friday, February 17, 2017

Science Café panelists Tim Helder and Nan Smith-Blair will discuss medical marijuana from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 21 at Powerhouse restaurant in Fayetteville.

College of Education and Health Professions Events Health Lectures Science Nursing

U of A Entrepreneurship Team Wins Georgia Bowl Competition

Monday, February 13, 2017

The graduate student team, Surface Mod, takes a first major step toward turning a business plan into a startup company.

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

Researchers Publish Study on Rare-Earth Garnets

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Rare-earth garnets are a promising material useful as a magnetic insulator in applications including magnetic recording devices, thermoelectric generation, microwave devices and in optical telecommunications.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Engineering Research & Innovation Science Physics

Germanium Tin Laser Could Increase Processing Speed of Computer Chips

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

A team of researchers is working with the alloy germanium tin, a promising new semiconductor.

College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Science
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