From left: Kabiraj Khatiwada, Riasad Bin Mahbub, Beatriz Moreno-Garcia, Will Richardson, Elahe Tajfar, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Benjamin Runkle, Bonan Li, Angelia Seyfferth and Frank Linam. Others are part of Runkle's research team, while Seyfferth and Linam are collaborators from the University of Delaware. Mary Hightower, UA Division of Agriculture

Engineering Researcher Part of USDA Project Quantifying 'Climate-Smart' Rice Production

Associate professor Benjamin Runkle is part of a group that received a five-year, $80 million U.S. Department of Agriculture award aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emission associated with rice production.

Stop Scammers and Recognize Phishing Attempts

Phishing is the attempt to get passwords, university data, personal information or access to university systems by sending emails or text messages that appear to come from a trustworthy source.

Serve-In Movie at UREC Tennis Center Wednesday

University Programs and University Recreation invite students to play tennis and watch the drama "King Richard" at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 5, at the UREC Tennis Center.

Students: Headliners Concert Committee Wants Your Opinion

The Headliners Concert Committee is seeking input from all currently enrolled U of A students in a survey about the Spring 2023 Springtime of Youth music festival. Take the survey by Oct. 15.

Advance the Science on Women's Health! - Earn $25 for Participating in Lab Study

Women between 18-35 wanted for a psychology study on women's hormones! Participants will be compensated with a $25 Amazon gift card.

"Pit Lit" Course Takes Students Deep into Literature and a Local Cave

This past August intersession, the undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in Bryan Hurt's "Pit Lit" course (ENGL 4603/5243) had the opportunity to consider the course materials within the classroom as well as beneath the surface of the earth.

Major Outages Planned During Fall Break Weekend

A power outage scheduled for Sunday, Oct. 16, which will require extended downtime for campus internet and several online services from 4 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

One Book One Community Fall 2022 Events Featuring Author Angeline Boulley

Firekeeper's Daughter author Angeline Boulley will give a free public lecture at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 26, at the Pryor Center for Arkansas Oral and Visual History.

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Josie Bates Named Rose Law Firm 200th Anniversary Pro Bono Fellow

Dean Cynthia Nance has named Josie Bates the 2022-23 Rose Law Firm's 200th Anniversary Pro Bono Fellow at the U of A School of Law. 

From left, alumni Brody Parrish Craig and Savine Schmidt, and M.F.A. student Lily Buday. Courtesy Artists 360

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

Alumni of the Creative Writing and Translation Program — Brody Parrish Craig and Sabine Schmidt — have been awarded project grants, and M.F.A. student Lily Buday has been awarded a student grant award.

U of A Offers Free Application Days for Arkansas Students Photo by Chieko Hara

U of A Offers Free Application Days for Arkansas Students

For three days in October, the U of A is waiving its standard application fee for students from Arkansas.

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'Organs-on-Chips': Kartik Balachandran Discusses His Research on Microphysiological Systems

In this month's Short Talks from the Hill, Balachandran describes how microphysiological systems, also known as organs-on-chips, are revolutionizing the study of human health and disease.

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