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Top U of A News During 2017

Friday, December 15, 2017

The top news stories of 2017 range from transformative gifts creating the School of Art to a new parking permit system to the discovery of a natural motion in 2D graphene.

Industrial Engineering Professor Honored for High School Robotics Mentoring

Friday, December 15, 2017

Chase Rainwater, associate professor of industrial engineering, was honored recently for his outstanding support of the Don Tyson School of Innovation Robotics Team.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Outreach Industrial Engineering

Ricke Describes New Food Safety Paradigm During Research Conference in Korea

Friday, December 15, 2017

Steven Ricke told a gathering of food scientists in Seoul, South Korea, that the new knowledge coming out of his research could lead to a new model for improved food safety in the poultry industry.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Food & Nutrition Research & Innovation

Childhood Education Students Present Honors Research on Literacy Camp

Friday, December 15, 2017

Three U of A students studying childhood education presented their Honors College research last month at the Arkansas Reading Association annual conference.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Childhood Education

Blackboard Learn to Get New Features and Improved Accessibility

Friday, December 15, 2017

The change most users will notice first is the new look and feel, specifically designed to be mobile-friendly across various device types. The upgrade will begin at 11 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 24.

Academic Affairs IT Services

Library Catalog Undergoing Maintenance Morning of Dec. 19

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Library Catalog system will be offline on Tues., Dec. 19, from approximately 7 to 9 a.m. for maintenance.



Sale of Surplus Razorback Furniture

Friday, December 15, 2017

The university will sell surplus Razorback furniture from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.

Facilities Intercollegiate Athletics

Transformative Gift Allows U of A to Expand Local Art and Design District

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Windgate Charitable Foundation gives $40 million to expand art student studio space, create new facilities and engage community.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Advancement Arts Giving Points of Pride Art University Development

Biology Professor Publishes Three Books on Slime Molds, Mushrooms

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Steve Stephenson, a research professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently co-authored or co-edited three books on myxomycetes and mushroom hunting.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences

Jebaraj Named Director of Center for Business and Economic Research

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Mervin Jebaraj, a former assistant director and interim director, joined the center in 2007. His appointment will be effective Jan. 1.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Academic Affairs Business Economic Development Events Outreach Points of Pride Research & Innovation
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