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Fossil of Smallest Old World Monkey Species Discovered in Kenya

Monday, July 15, 2019

A research team including Michael Plavcan discovered Nanopithecus browni near Kanapoi, Kenya, far from the habitat of other guenons.

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U of A's MICRO Lab Reaches its One-Year Milestone

Monday, June 17, 2019

The MicroCT Imaging Consortium for Research and Outreach Lab, or MICRO, has allowed faculty, staff and students to scan a wide a variety of objects for visualization. 

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Fulbright College Faculty Members Honored at 2019 Retirement Reception

Thursday, May 30, 2019

After more than 198 years of combined service, seven faculty members in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently retired.

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U of A Geosciences Professor Discovers Rare Original Maps

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tom Paradise, University Professor of Geosciences, examined the eminent map collection of the international Explorers Club, which led to discovery of rare maps previously unknown for nearly a century.

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Explore the Spiro Mounds With U of A's Archaeology, 3D Virtual Reality Team, April 26-27

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Arkansas Stories series continues April 26-27 with story-telling and 3D immersive VR experiences centered on a pivotal Native American site.

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STEM Workshop to Focus on Supporting Women in Science

Monday, April 22, 2019

Do barriers exist that limit the advancement of women in science? A workshop April 26 will center on that topic and how the community can encourage women's success in science fields.

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Explore the Spiro Mounds With U of A's Archaeology, 3D Virtual Reality Team

Friday, April 19, 2019

Arkansas Stories series continues April 26-27 with story-telling and 3D immersive VR experiences centered on a pivotal Native American site.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Cultural Events Entertainment Events Humanities Lectures Social Sciences Anthropology Humanities World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

CAST Helps Identify Possible Archeological Sites, International Research Team Publishes Findings

Friday, April 19, 2019

A research team at the U of A help identify probable archeological sites of interest focused on the precolonial cities and kingdoms that arose in the African interior around the 1st millennium A.D.

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Stigler Lecture on Conflict Damage to Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria, Iraq and Libya, March 14

Monday, March 11, 2019

Susan Penacho of the Cultural Heritage Initiatives will give a talk on analyzing damage to cultural heritage in Syria, Iraq and Libya at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Giffels Auditorium, Old Main.

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