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NSF Grant to Help Honors College Recruit STEM Students

Friday, December 08, 2017

The National Science Foundation will award nearly $1 million over five years to recruit STEM students from underrepresented populations. 

College of Engineering Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Awards Diversity & Multiculturalism Economic Development Engineering Science

U of A Astronomy Program Used in Greenland to be Published as Open Resource

Monday, December 04, 2017

University students in the STEM education programs get a chance to put educational theory into practice by developing hands-on activities for grade school students.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Science Curriculum and Instruction

The Stars Drew Amber Straughn to Study Physics; the U of A Led Her to NASA

Friday, December 01, 2017

New video features alumna Amber Straughn, an astrophysicist on NASA’s James Webb Telescope Team.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Science

New 'Short Talks From the Hill': Researcher Discusses His Theory About Existence of Planet X

Friday, December 01, 2017

In this new episode of Short Talks from the Hill, Daniel Whitmire, an instructor in the mathematics department and a retired astrophysicist, discusses his theory for the existence of Planet X.

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

New UA Press Book Combines Lifelong Work of Botanist, Naturalist

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Two December events in Fayetteville and Jasper will celebrate publication of An Arkansas Florilegium.

Events Natural Environment Outreach Science University of Arkansas Press

New UA Press Book Combines Lifelong Work of Botanist, Naturalist

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Two December events in Fayetteville and Jasper will celebrate publication of An Arkansas Florilegium.

Events Natural Environment Outreach Science University of Arkansas Press

Teaching Compassion: Fulbright College Prepares Pre-Med Students for Patient-Centered Roles

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Fulbright College's Medical Humanities Colloquium, a special topics service-learning course for juniors and seniors in the pre-med curriculum, exposes students to real life experiences.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health Humanities Outreach Science Social Sciences Biological Sciences English

Semiconducting Single Atom Chains: A New Research Frontier

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Researchers in the departments of physics and electrical engineering are collaborating in creation of atomically narrow one-dimensional wires, called "single atom dhains."

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

Arkansas Water Resources Center Materials Available in ScholarWorks@UARK

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A number of publications from the Arkansas Water Resources Center are now available through the University of Arkansas Libraries' institutional repository, ScholarWorks@UARK. This information is free to access and open to all.

Libraries Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Arkansas Water Resources Center

Using the Natural Motion of 2D Materials to Create a New Source of Clean Energy

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The research of Paul Thibado, professor of physics, provides strong evidence that the motion of two-dimensional materials could be used as a source of clean, limitless energy.

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