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Research Reveals Insights Into Optical Properties of Plasmonic Nanostructures

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

A finding by University of Arkansas researchers could lead to better sensors for security and biomedical applications and improved solar cells.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

Razorback Marching Band Announces 2017-2018 Drum Majors

Friday, May 12, 2017

Drum major candidates go through a rigorous audition adjudicated by faculty. Students are required to teach marching fundamentals, demonstrate the traditional strut, conduct a musical selection, and complete an interview with band faculty.

College of Education and Health Professions College of Engineering Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Arts Science Social Sciences Band Biological Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry Kinesiology Mechanical Engineering Music Pscyhological Science

SurfTec Receives $1.2 Million Energy Award to Develop Novel Coating

Thursday, May 11, 2017

The company’s initial technology, a nanoparticle-based coating that reduces friction on surfaces of moving parts, developed at the U of A.

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

Professor Emeritus Wins Prestigious ACS Award in Theoretical Chemistry

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Peter Pulay, professor emeritus of the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, was recently named the recipient of the 2017 American Chemical Society Award in Theoretical Chemistry.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Awards Points of Pride Science Chemistry and Biochemistry

Team Strains Two-Dimensional Ferroelectrics With Light

Thursday, May 04, 2017

University of Arkansas researchers discovered an unusual deformation of a new potential class of two-dimensional materials that is created upon exposure to light.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

U of A has Strong Showing at 'AbSciCon 2017' Astrobiology Science Conference

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

Several U of A students and faculty members attended the biennial Astrobiology Science Conference held in Mesa, Arizona, from April 24-28. 

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Science Biological Sciences Space and Planetary Sciences

NASA Selects Arkansas' First CubeSat

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

ArkSat-1, a satellite device designed by University of Arkansas researchers, will measure Earth’s atmospheric gases from space.

College of Engineering Graduate School Engineering Research & Innovation Science Microelectronics-Photonics Space and Planetary Sciences

Doctoral Student Earns Fellowships to Study Venus' Atmosphere

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

Sara Port, a space and planetary sciences doctoral student, has earned an NSF East Asia and Pacific Summer Institutes internship and a Sturgis International Fellowship to conduct research in Japan.

Graduate School Awards Research & Innovation Science Space and Planetary Sciences

U of A Forges Relationship with Two of Vietnam's Largest Universities

Tuesday, May 02, 2017

A Vietnamese delegation visited U of A to discuss enhancing collaborative research and student training opportunities for both U.S. and Vietnamese students.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences International Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences

Ungar's New Book, 'Evolution's Bite,' to Be Released in May by Princeton Press

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Renowned anthropologist Peter Ungar’s latest book follows dietary clues from fossil teeth to trace the impact of diet on human evolution.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Food & Nutrition Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Anthropology
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