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Biologists Search Remaining Prairies for Reptiles and Amphibians

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Follow biologists as they scour what remains of Northwest Arkansas' once-vast tallgrass prairies in search of the repitles and amphibians that live there. For the full story, go to the Field Notes.

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

Researchers Tallying Turtles in the Delta to Assess Species' Health

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Brett DeGregorio describes how a U of A team is capturing and tagging turtles in the Delta ecoregion to help determine how many of the most common species are left and the impact of the annual harvest.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences

Fulbright College Announces 2019 Annual Faculty Teaching and Research Awards

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Fulbright College has named the 2019 winners of its annual teaching and research faculty awards. The recipients were each selected for their demonstrated excellence in these areas.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Science Biological Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry Communication History Sociology and Criminology

Biological Sciences Doctoral Candidate Earns P.E.O. Scholar Award

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Chelsea Kross, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, was selected to receive a $15,000 Philanthrophic Educational Organization Scholar Award for the 2019-20 academic year. 

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Science Biological Sciences

New Study Shows How a Super-Toxic Natural Anti-Cancer Product Could Help Develop More Effective Anti-Cancer Drugs

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Doctoral student Zhijian Hu recently revealed the action mode of a potent anti-cancer compound abstracted from the morning glory plant.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences Chemistry and Biochemistry

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Lectures Science Anthropology Biological Sciences Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Chemistry and Biochemistry Geosciences Mathematical Sciences

New Slime Mold Species Named for Math Instructor

Friday, April 12, 2019

The newly described species Dictyostelium barbarae, was named for Barbara Stephenson, instructor of mathematics, by her husband, Steve Stephenson, who researches slime molds.

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