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Short Documentary Highlights UREC Outdoors Leadership Program on the Rio Grande River

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

In early 2020 a group of University Recreation student employees will spend five days canoeing and canyoneering in the desert along the Rio Grande River, part of the UREC Outdoor Leadership Institute.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Natural Environment Training University Recreation

Seminar on Role of Trees as Crowbars, Rhythmic Tap Dancers and Amplifiers in Soil Production

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Jill Marshall, assistant professor of geosciences, will give a seminar at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in White Engineering Hall, room 219, and discuss how trees affect bedrock and produce soil.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Lectures Natural Environment Science Virtual Events Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering Department of Geosciences

Fay Jones School Campaign Gifts Build Upon State's Timber Legacy and Forests

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Three gifts totaling $3 million will support a new forest education facility, timber and wood design exhibition, and scholarships.

Division of University Advancement Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Design Giving Natural Environment Department of Landscape Architecture

November at Garvan Gardens Brings Bonsai for Beginners, Fall Photography and Holiday Lights

Friday, November 01, 2019

Garvan Woodland Gardens will open its annual Holiday Lights display in November with a week full of special events, including an inaugural tree-lighting ceremony, a visit with reindeer and concerts.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Natural Environment Virtual Events Department of Landscape Architecture

In New 'Short Talks,' Plavcan Discusses Nanopithecus Browni, a New Species of Monkey

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

In the latest edition of the Short Talks From the Hill, professor Michael Plavcan talks about his research into a monkey that lived in Africa 4.2 million years ago. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences International Natural Environment Research and Innovation Social Sciences Department of Anthropology

Visiting Professor at U of A Focuses Research on Climate Change and Missouri Agriculture

Monday, September 30, 2019

A recently published manuscript Tim Eichler, a visiting assistant professor at the U of A and an expert on climate change, focuses on Southern Hemisphere storm tracks.

College of Education and Health Professions Agriculture Education Natural Environment Research and Innovation Science

Study: Climate Change Could Cause Drought in Wheat-Growing Areas

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Up to 60 percent of current production areas could see simultaneous, severe and prolonged water shortages by the end of the century.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Agriculture Natural Environment Research and Innovation Department of Geosciences

Join People Around the World Striking for the Planet at the NWA Climate Strike

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

This Friday, Sept. 27, the Center for Sustainability and the Young Democrats register student organization will be co-sponsoring and joining the Northwest Arkansas Climate Strike at the Fayetteville Square.

Division of Student Affairs Natural Environment Sustainability Virtual Events Student Organizations

Three Students Awarded Steele-Croxton Scholarships for Fall

Friday, September 20, 2019

Three U of A students — Emily Sherrill, Jake Krier and Alyssa Ferri — were chosen to receive Joe M. Steele & Hardy W. Croxton Memorial Scholarships for the fall 2019 semester.

College of Engineering Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Engineering Natural Environment Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering Department of Civil Engineering Environmental, Soil and Water Science Program
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