The archived stories listed here appear in their original form and may provide historical
context for stories today, but information within the archived stories such as titles
of professors, names of research centers or contact information may no longer be
valid. To check whether information within an older story is still current, please
contact the Arkansas Newswire editor at firstname.lastname@example.org or 479-575-5555
Fulbright College Announces 2019 Connor Faculty Fellows
Twelve outstanding, hard-working faculty members have been selected as the 2019 class of Connor Faculty Fellows at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.
Fulbright College Celebrates 2019 Scholars Graduating With a 4.0 GPA
Forty-seven of the more than 1,000 Fulbright College graduates this spring maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA and completed more than half of their coursework with the U of A.
STEM Workshop to Focus on Supporting Women in Science
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.
New Slime Mold Species Named for Math Instructor
The newly described species Dictyostelium barbarae, was named for Barbara Stephenson, instructor of mathematics, by her husband, Steve Stephenson, who researches slime molds.
Medical Humanities RSO to Host Panel on 'How the Humanities Shape My Perspective on Medicine'
The Medical Humanities registered student organization will host a panel on the subject of "How the Humanities Shape My Perspective on Medicine" at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 11, in SCEN 206.
Teaching Academy Inducts 2018 New Fellows and Presents Imhoff Awards
The University of Arkansas Teaching Academy inducted five new Fellows and recognized the finalists and the recipient of the Imhoff Award for Outstanding Teaching and Student Mentorship.
New Ebolavirus, Found in Bats, More Widespread Than First Thought
Researchers discovered the virus, which does not infect humans, in Kenya, 3,400 miles west of where it first appeared.
Utley selected as the 2019 Johnson Fellow
University of Arkansas alumnus Mike Utley will visit the university campus April 9-12 as the Arkansas Alumni Association 2019 Johnson Fellow.
Memorial Service for Doug James on March 31
A celebration of the life of Douglas A. James, a long-time professor of zoology and biology, will be held from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, March 31, at the Mount Sequoyah Center. All are welcome.
NIH Funds Interdisciplinary Team Pursuing Better Mitochondrial Disease Diagnosis
An interdisciplinary research team led by Kyle Quinn and Shilpa Iyer has been awarded $395,112 to develop new tools to assess mitochondrial diseases.