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Lecture: 'Don't Guess, Know When (and How) to Assess'

Friday, April 27, 2018

Professor William F. McComas will give a lecture on "Don't Guess, Know When (and How) to Assess" at 3:05 p.m. Friday, April 27, in the Chemistry Building, room 144.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Education Events Lectures Science Chemistry and Biochemistry

Quantum Dots Enable Faster, Easier Photon Detection, More Secure Data

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

A research team including U of A faculty has developed a method of detecting single photons using tiny semiconductors called quantum dots.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Economic Development Engineering Research & Innovation Science Electrical Engineering Physics

Studies Show Some Types of Life Can Survive Conditions Found on Mars

Monday, April 23, 2018

Researchers subjected certain microorganisms to extreme cold and low pressure to test their ability to thrive in Martian soil.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences Space and Planetary Sciences

Lab Quality Testing Outside the Lab

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Professor David D. Cunningham of Eastern Kentucky University will give a lecture on "Lab Quality Testing Outside the Lab" will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, April 19, in the Chemistry Building, room 105.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Chemistry and Biochemistry

Anthropology Doctoral Candidate Awarded NSF Dissertation Grant

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

John Samuelsen, an anthropology doctoral candidate, was awarded $14,750 to determine if individuals interred in southwest Arkansas grew up in the area or were from some other region.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Research & Innovation Science Arkansas Archeological Survey Geosciences

Elbin to Receive Early Career Award for Research on Sport-related Concussion

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

The U of A associate professor of exercise science is receiving the first award of this type from the Sports Neuropsychology Society.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Awards Education Health Points of Pride Research & Innovation Science Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Food Science's Buescher Spreads Germ Education at Har-Ber High School

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Rosa Buescher of Bumpers College recently hit the road to spread, not germs, but germ education to high school students, talk about food safety, food science careers and STEM education.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Education Engineering Health Outreach Science Food Safety Food Science

New Biomedical Company Helps Train Clinicians and Test Medical Equipment

Monday, April 16, 2018

Vivas LLC partnered with a Fort Smith company to create gel models that mimic human tissue; first products shipped in late February.

College of Engineering Economic Development Engineering Health Research & Innovation Science Biomedical Engineering

Federal Scientist: A Day in the Life of a DEA Forensic Chemist

Monday, April 16, 2018

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry presents "Federal Scientist: A Day in the Life of a DEA Forensic Chemist," with Roger Williams at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 16 in the Chemistry Building, room 144.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Chemistry and Biochemistry

U of A Students Organize Second Annual March for Science

Friday, April 13, 2018

The community is invited to march from St. Paul’s Church to Hillside Auditorium, starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Outreach Science
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