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Survey Finds 'Gender Effect' in Postdoc Jobs

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

A new survey of postdoctoral researchers in the United States showed a significant "gender effect" in terms of pay and career choice, among other findings.

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Former University Professor of Biological Sciences Remembered

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

When he retired in 2016, Douglas Arthur James was the longest-serving professor in University of Arkansas history.

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Grants Fund Research on Biofuel Production, Reduced Fertilizer Use

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Efficient production of alternative fuels and crops that require little or no added fertilizer are the goals of grants totaling more than $1 million.

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Climate Change Could Affect Fish in Buffalo River in Competing Ways

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The smallmouth bass population might be boosted slightly or reduced substantially, depending on temperatures and rainfall.

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Biology Professor Discusses Evolution, Climate Change and Animal Mass Die-Offs in 'Short Talks'

Sunday, December 02, 2018

The latest edition of Short Talks From the Hill, a podcast from the University of Arkansas, features Adam Siepielski, assistant professor of biology. Give a listen.

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U of A Research Assistant Commits to Healthier Lifestyle Through University Recreation

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Stephanie Hood, a research assistant in the Department of Biological Sciences, found a strong impetus to get serious about her fitness journey at University Recreation: her upcoming wedding.

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Upgraded Network Improves Testing Experience for Students and Faculty

Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Building a stronger wired and wireless network provides better experiences for teaching classes and conducting exams as well as cost savings.

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Biology Professor Selected for Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel

Friday, November 16, 2018

Ruben Michael Ceballos, an assistant professor of biology, is one of 28 participants from the U.S. selected for the Jewish National Fund's 2018 Winter Faculty Fellowship Program in Israel.

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Grad Students From India Here for Semester of Research

Friday, November 16, 2018

Lavanya Tewari and Shraddha Tewari, both students at Shoolini University in Solan, India, are studying myxomycetes — also called slime molds — a group of fungus-like organisms.

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Help Create a Living Piece of Art on Oct. 17

Wednesday, October 10, 2018

Beta Psi Omega, the nation's professional biology fraternity, will be creating a temporary, living art installation using yeast in the Arkansas Union Connections Lounge. Stop by between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Oct. 17.

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