From left, professors Andrew Braham, Rick Coffman and Michelle Barry of the Department of Civil Engineering. University Relations

Civil Engineering Awarded U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Grant

Three civil engineering faculty members received a $1.9 million grant from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to investigate existing pavements and evaluate their structure for military infrastructure problems.

Can't Sleep? Men Needed for Study on Sleep and Stress; Earn Up to $400

If you are at least 21 years old and have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, you may be eligible to participate. 

Adult Participants Needed for Gut Microbiota Research Study; $50 Gift Card Available

Researchers at the U of A are currently conducting a research study about gut microbiota and their relationship to obesity. The study is looking for research participants.

Women's Giving Circle Grant Funds Research on Acoustic Quality of Campus Learning Spaces

Inspired by her brother's experience, Jamie Zakovec decided to evaluate the sound quality within U of A campus auditoriums. Faculty teaching in large auditoriums are invited to help.

Writing Studio Programs Reach Larger Number of Students and Faculty, Leading to Record Semester

Increased attendance, collaborations and workshop offerings, as well as a new accountability partner program, are all driving promotion of the university's campus culture of writing.

New Login Security Features for Multi-Factor Authentication App

The Microsoft Authenticator app will have new features that improve the security of U of A accounts starting Monday, Dec. 19.

Arkansas Union Open 24 Hours for Final Exams

The Arkansas Union will be open 24 hours a day beginning Friday in preparation for final exams. The building will be available all day and night for students looking for a quiet place to study through Dec. 15.

'The Darwin Seminar' Interdisciplinary Honors Class Offered Spring 2023

A team of 10 U of A professors will offer a three-credit-hour interdisciplinary honors class called the Darwin Seminar this spring. Non-honors students may request permission to register as well.

Grid-Connected Advanced Power Systems Hold Fall Industrial Advisory Board Meeting

The Industrial Advisory Board of Grid-connected Advanced Power Systems, commonly known as GRAPES, held its fall meeting in November at the Graduate hotel in Fayetteville.

Faculty: Submit Course Reserve Requests for Spring 2023

The University Libraries are now accepting course reserve requests for the Spring 2023 semester. Instructors are encouraged to fill out an online Course Reserves Form.

Graduate School Awards Outstanding Faculty Mentor, Master's Thesis Awards

Kaleb Turner was honored for his master's thesis, which looked at resilience during the pandemic, and Mike Richardson was honored for their success in mentoring graduate students.

The U of A poultry judging team poses with their awards. From L to R: (Back Row) Coach Dennis Mason, Cayla Wilson, Kylie Roesler; (Front Row) Kaleb Barenberg, Ethan Strobel. Jessica Wesson

U of A Poultry Judging Team Takes Second at National Collegiate Poultry Judging Contest

The team included Kylie Roesler, who placed first overall individually; Ethan Strobel, who finished seventh overall; and Kaleb Barenberg and Cayla Wilson. The team is coached by Dennis Mason.

Winter Holiday Videos and Music Available in Mullins Library Multimedia Department Photo Submitted

Winter Holiday Videos and Music Available in Mullins Library Multimedia Department

For the winter holidays, the Multimedia Department in Mullins Library has compiled a list of streaming videos and music available to all students, staff and faculty. Physical items will be in the Hodges Reading Room.

Dean Cynthia Nance Russell Cothren, University Relations

Nance to Receive Ruth Bader Ginsburg Lifetime Achievement Award

Cynthia Nance, dean of the U of A School of Law, will receive the award in January from the Association of American Law Schools Section on Women in Legal Education. 

J.P. Gairhan with his community partner in Botswana. Together, they created the Kgalagadi Women's Empowerment Center. Photo Submitted

U of A Alumnus Selected as Schwarzman Scholar

J.P. Gairhan, a 2019 graduate from the U of A, was selected as a Schwarzman Scholar, one of 151 students who were selected worldwide.

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