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Honors Engineering Alumnus Luke Osborn Selected for Forbes '30 Under 30' in Science

Osborn, a Little Rock native, has developed "electronic skin" that can be applied to prosthetic hands, enabling amputees to feel pressure and pain. 

Bumpers College Students Win Awards at Agronomy, Soil and Environmental Sciences Meeting

Alyssa Ferri was one of several students from the Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences whose research won awards at a national conference.

Town Hall Overview and Demo of New Phone System

The project team implementing the new phone system will hold a second town hall meeting at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 18, in the auditorium of Vol Walker Hall.

Communication Disorders Professor Shares Tips for Parents in Video

Rachel Glade, clinical assistant professor of communication disorders at the U of A, helps parents navigate the emotions and treatment decisions that accompany a diagnosis.

Japanese Delegation Meets With Arkansas Business, Government Leaders

The World Trade Center Arkansas and Arkansas Secretary of State Mark Martin hosted the Consul General of Japan in Nashville, Hiroyuki Kobayashi, and a delegation on Dec. 10 in Little Rock.

Updates from the Computer Activities Council

The Computing Activities Council is an IT governance body tasked with ensuring that campus technology is aligned with the university's mission and meets the needs of students, faculty and staff.

Walton College Offers Online Degree in Supply Chain Management

The Sam M. Walton College of Business now offers an online bachelor's degree in supply chain management, the third business bachelor's program available completely online.

Chancellor's Innovation and Collaboration Funds Offered

The Chancellor's Innovation and Collaboration Funds will be offered again this year. Call for all 2019 applications will occur early in the spring semester.

Submit Phone Requirements for the VoIP Phone Project

Complete a 2-minute survey before Friday, Dec. 21, if you haven't already been contacted by an IT director within your college or division. A second town hall will cover the changes at 9 a.m. Dec. 18.

Newswire Ceases Publication During Holiday Break

The Arkansas Newswire will not be distributed after Dec. 14 and during the holiday break. Distribution will resume on Jan. 2 when university offices reopen.

Free Webinar Tuesday to Discuss Group Facilitation

The campus community and members of the public are invited to a free webinar at noon Tuesday, Dec. 18, about how to help groups work more effectively. 

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Pence Scholarship Created for Law Students From Arkansas

A $100,000 planned gift from alumnus B. Jeffery Pence will provide scholarship support for Arkansas students with financial need.

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Most Popular Headlines on Newswire for 2018

The most popular stories included large events such as Bid Day and Distinguished Lecturer Kareem Abdul Jabbar as well as new programs on campus such as the VeoRide bike-share program.

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Chen Named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow

Jingyi Chen, associate professor of physical chemistry, has been named an Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow.

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U of A Fall Commencement Ceremony Set for Saturday, Dec. 15

A record number of students – 1,356 – have registered to “walk” during the 9 a.m. ceremony in Bud Walton Arena.

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