Left to right, Zhong Chen, Greg Salamo, Shannon Davis and Alan Mantooth. Photo by Russell Cothren, University Relations.

Army Grants to Bolster Unique New Semiconductor Fabrication Facility

Grants totaling $5.4 million will pay for cutting-edge equipment, fill a void for semiconductor production and train the next generation of researchers and engineers.

Pohl Recipient of Distinguished Award in Operations Research

Ed Pohl, professor and department head of industrial engineering, has received the 2021 J. Steinhardt Prize from the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences.

New Parboiling Method Saves Water, Improves Nutrient Content in Rice

Food scientists at the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station have developed a new parboiling process that reduces water use up to 75 percent and improves nutrient content in rice.

Campus Council Meeting at 12:45 p.m. Today in Giffels Auditorium

Campus Council will meet from 12:45-1:30 p.m. today, Oct. 28, in Giffels Auditorium, Old Main. Everyone is welcome to attend in person or remotely on Zoom.

Increasing the Rigor of Reproducibility and Replicability at the U of A

Recognizing the challenges and need for increasing and promoting the rigor of R&R at the U of A, the Division of Research and Innovation has appointed a committee to address these issues.

E-Scooter Programs: Lessons Learned Two Years In

University, city and vendors review strategy and operations as e-scooter program, which averages 2,000-2,500 trips per day, continues to grow in popularity, especially on game days.

Join UP for Silent Disco Nov. 3

Come jam out with University Programs and a professional DJ at the Silent Disco from 7-9 p.m. Nov. 3 in the Verizon Ballroom! All headphones and equipment are provided.

Graduate Student Speaker Series Continues With Liz Alspach

Liz Alspach, a recent graduate of the U of A's Master of Fine Arts program, is set to discuss her artist's book 2+2=CAKE at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 9, via Zoom. Registration free but required.

How to Apply for Institutional Grants in the Humanities: A Workshop

The workshop will take place from 1-3:30 p.m. Nov. 11 in Mullins 452/453. Seating is limited to 28 attendees. Please register online soon to reserve a spot at this informative and engaging event.

Join Women in Medicine for 'Chick-fil-A with Chick PA's' on Nov. 16

Women in Medicine invites students to attend Chick-fil-A with Chick PA's at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 16 in Gearheart Auditorium 026.

Chemistry Club Meet and Greet, Research Talk from Professor Kumar on Nov. 16

The Chemistry Club invites students to attend a meet and greet at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16, in Arkansas Union Room 310, by the Chick-fil-A site.

Lecture Tonight for Safe and Sexy Week

Dr. Ina Park, medical consultant for the Centers for Disease Control's Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases, will give a lecture at 6 p.m. today over Zoom.

BASIS Access Ends Tuesday, Nov. 2

Access to BASIS and webBASIS will be removed on Nov. 2, and historical BASIS data will only be accessible in the Data Warehouse. Two additional sessions are scheduled for Data Warehouse training.

$300 Professional Attire Chance From Career Development Center and ASG Boss Hog Outfitters

Students will have the opportunity to take a picture with fun items that represent their future career from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. today outside the Arkansas Union.

Larry Foley directs actor Jennica Schwartzman, who portrays 19th Century Ada Patterson in the documentary film "Indians, Outlaws, Marshals and the Hangin Judge." Jim Brewer

Journalism's Larry Foley Wins Directing Emmy for 'Indians, Outlaws, Marshals and the Hangin' Judge'

Larry Foley, chair of the School of Journalism and Strategic Media, has received an Emmy Award for directing from the Mid-America Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Department of Theatre Presents: The Wolves Art by Ash Micheel; University of Arkansas

Department of Theatre Presents: The Wolves

The Department of Theatre opens the Pulitzer Prize finalist play The Wolves by playwright Sarah DeLappe, Friday, Oct. 29, in the Global Campus Black Box Theatre on the historic Fayetteville Square.

Homecoming Queen Grace Crain and Homecoming King Jack Berg with interim Chancellor Charles Robinson in the background. Photo Submitted

Homecoming King and Queen Crowned Oct. 16

ASG and the Arkansas Alumni Association announced Jack Berg and Grace Crain as the 2021 Homecoming King and Queen and crowned them at the 2021 Homecoming football game.

Clockwise from top left: Jane Blunschi, Robin Bruce, Willi Carlisle and Karstin Johnson. Kat Wilson Photography

Creative Writing and Translation Graduate Students and Alumni Receive Artists 360 Awards

Four alumni and students of the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing — Jane Blunschi, Robin Bruce, Willi Carlisle and Karstin Johnson — have been awarded grants through Artists 360 program.

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