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Thursday, January 11, 2018 has phased out its Legacy Application Package effective Jan. 1. Workshops will be offered in January for the new web-based platform called Workspace.

Research & Innovation Training

U of A Receives Funding to Support Arkansas A+ Schools

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

The Windgate Foundation has provided a five-year grant to assist a program bringing art education to students across the state. 

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

U of A Professor Honored for Article on Issues of Representation in Dystopian Literature

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Sean Connors recently received an award for best scholarly article for a piece he wrote on how characters are represented in promotional aspects of young adult dystopian fiction.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Education Research & Innovation

Social Leisure Engagement: Participating in Leisure With Others May Affect Well-Being for Students

Monday, January 08, 2018

James Duncan of Bumpers College and colleagues recently examined the correlation between college students' participation in social leisure activities and their mental health.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Human Environment Research & Innovation AFLS-Human Environmental Sciences

Analysis of New Orleans Test Data Suggests Best Practices for Charter Schools

Monday, January 08, 2018

A new report written by professor Patrick Wolf describes possible best practices for charter schools based on research conducted in New Orleans.

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

In New 'Short Talks' Podcast, Kahng Discusses the Florence Price Preservation Project

Thursday, January 04, 2018

In the latest Short Talks from the Hill podcast, Er-Gene Kahng, a professor of violin, shares her thoughts on the music of Florence Price, a composer from Arkansas.

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

Food Science Celebrates More Than 10 Years Exchanging Students With Ghent University

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Ghent University in Belgium is a top 100 university in the European Union, and food science and nutrition students have been travelling to the U of A for more than a decade to conduct research.

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

Poultry Feed Efficiency Research Has Implications for Human Health

Thursday, January 04, 2018

Poultry scientist Walter Bottje wanted to know what impact mitochondrial activity in chicken cells had on a bird's ability to convert food into muscle. His curiosity led to wider research.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Health Research & Innovation Poultry Science

NSF Grant to Support Professor's, Graduate Student's Interdisciplinary Research

Friday, December 15, 2017

Professor Steve Tung and graduate student Bo Ma have received an NSF I-Corps grant to explore the commercialization of the pair's nanofluidic system for DNA sequencing.

College of Engineering Graduate School Awards Research & Innovation Microelectronics-Photonics

Kim Needy Named Interim Vice Provost for Research and Innovation

Friday, December 15, 2017

Dean Kim Needy and associate professor of history Trish Starks will co-chair the search committee for a permanent vice provost.

Graduate School Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments Research & Innovation Academic/And Fiscal Affairs
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