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Engineering Research Team Chosen for NSF I-Corps Program

Monday, May 06, 2019

The team — Richard Coffman, Sean Salazar and Jeff Barnes — will receive a $50,000 grant to support travel related to customer discovery and to participate in the intensive seven-week curriculum.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Civil Engineering

Promising Material Could Lead to Faster, Cheaper Computer Memory

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Researchers confirmed that bismuth ferrite, which responds to both magnetic and electric fields, can be used to efficiently store information.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

Researcher Briefs Congressional Delegation on Drone Progress

Thursday, May 02, 2019

University of Arkansas researchers met with the state's congressional delegation in April to highlight innovation efforts related to the use of unmanned aircraft systems, commonly known as drones.

College of Engineering Engineering Research & Innovation Operations Management

Technology, History and Culture: New Short Talks Explores Relationship Between Ideas and Tech

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

The latest edition of Short Talks From The Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas, features Stephanie Schulte, associate professor of communication

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

Success of PROMISE Project Featured at National Press Club Event

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Brent Thomas Williams, principal investigator of Arkansas PROMISE, gave an overview of the population that PROMISE served and explained how that influenced the design of the project.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Outreach Research & Innovation Counselor Education

Doctoral Candidate's Article About an Innovative Writing Tool for Students to Be Published in English Journal

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Jennifer Penaflorida, a doctoral candidate in the curriculum and instruction department, will have an article published this summer in the award-winning English Journal.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Education Research & Innovation Curriculum and Instruction

Call for Proposals: Whiting Foundation Public Engagement and Seed Grants

Tuesday, April 30, 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 Outreach Research & Innovation Communication English History Journalism Philosophy World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Researchers to Help Develop Next-Generation Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Monday, April 29, 2019

With $1.5 million award, U of A researchers will help advance the Energy Department’s goal of increasing demand for electric vehicles.

College of Engineering Engineering Research & Innovation Science Sustainability Transportation Electrical Engineering

NSF CAREER Award Supports Plant Pathologist's Protein Research, Teaching Program

Monday, April 29, 2019

Plant pathologist Clemencia M. Rojas received a $900,000 CAREER Award that will help support her investigation of the biological warfare waged between plants and pathogenic bacteria.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Research & Innovation Plant Pathology
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