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Top U of A News During 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
Chase Rainwater, associate professor of industrial engineering, was honored recently for his outstanding support of the Don Tyson School of Innovation Robotics Team.
Ricke Describes New Food Safety Paradigm During Research Conference in Korea
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.
Childhood Education Students Present Honors Research on Literacy Camp
Three U of A students studying childhood education presented their Honors College research last month at the Arkansas Reading Association annual conference.
Blackboard Learn to Get New Features and Improved Accessibility
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.
Library Catalog Undergoing Maintenance Morning of Dec. 19
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
The university will sell surplus Razorback furniture from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16, at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium.
Transformative Gift Allows U of A to Expand Local Art and Design District
Windgate Charitable Foundation gives $40 million to expand art student studio space, create new facilities and engage community.
Biology Professor Publishes Three Books on Slime Molds, Mushrooms
Steve Stephenson, a research professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently co-authored or co-edited three books on myxomycetes and mushroom hunting.
Jebaraj Named Director of Center for Business and Economic Research
Mervin Jebaraj, a former assistant director and interim director, joined the center in 2007. His appointment will be effective Jan. 1.