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Faculty Invited to Learn More About Chancellor's Fund Opportunities

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Faculty are invited to learn more about signature research areas and the Chancellor's Fund at a town hall meeting from noon to 1 p.m. March 8 at the Multicultural Center in the Arkansas Union, Room 403.

Others Awards Economic Development Research & Innovation Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation

Research Frontiers Website Offers New Feature Stories, Email Updates

Monday, March 04, 2019

Research Frontiers features new stories on 3D printing robots, tree rings in the Amazon and workplace behavior, as well as the latest news, blog posts and podcasts on research and creative projects.

Research & Innovation University Relations

Pilot Clinical Trials Begin on Technique to Identify Radiation-Resistant Tumors

Friday, March 01, 2019

Noninvasive imaging technique reveals differences between radiation-sensitive and radiation-resistant tumors; pilot clinical trials initiated. 

College of Engineering Engineering Health Research & Innovation Biomedical Engineering

Historian Wins National Fellowship

Friday, March 01, 2019

Sarah Rodriguez, assistant professor in the Department of History, has been awarded a highly competitive Huntington Library Fellowship including a $50,000 award.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Research & Innovation History

University Recreation Finds Positive Relationship Between Facility Use and Freshman Success

Thursday, February 28, 2019

Positive relationships identified among the 2017-18 freshman cohort of University Recreation users were higher GPAs and retention rates for second year in a row.

College of Education and Health Professions Academic Affairs Research & Innovation University Recreation

Study Finds Majority of Public Is Unfamiliar With Ballot Measures

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The public’s knowledge of ballot measures is worse than past surveys suggested, according to a new approach used by U of A researchers.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Political Science

Alumni Startup Chosen for $225,000 NSF Grant

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

A medical device company started as part of an entrepreneurship class has earned a $225,000 grant to finish development of a device to make minimally-invasive abdominal surgeries safer.

College of Engineering Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Economic Development Health Research & Innovation Biomedical Engineering

Call for Proposals: Whiting Foundation Public Engagement and Seed Grants

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

The Humanities Program in Fulbright College invites proposals from faculty in traditional humanities departments who embrace public engagement as part of the scholarly vocation.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Research & Innovation

Honors College Accepting Student Applications for Research Grants

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Honors students needing help with research expenses are encouraged to apply for the Honors College Research Grant, which is designed to support a broad range of topics. Apply by March 15.

Honors College Research & Innovation

Researchers Report Link Between School Voucher Program and Reduced Crime, Paternity Disputes

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Alumnus Corey A. DeAngelis and professor Patrick Wolf collaborated on a study of school vouchers and their relation to the levels of property crimes and paternity disputes.

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