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Interdisciplinary Faculty and Student Team Creates Science-Based Strategy Game

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

U of A students Myles Joyce, Austin Richards, Khandi Gordon and Chase Wyatt helped develop a science-based game with faculty members Shilpa Iyer and Raj Rao.

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Professors Write New Book on Ozark Forest Science

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

University of Arkansas professors Frederick Paillet and Steven Stephenson have published a new book on the science of Northwest Arkansas' scenery.

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Researchers to Study How Disease Spreads Among Wildlife and Spills Over to Humans

Wednesday, August 07, 2019

This research has potential real-world applications and direct implications for human health.

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Researcher Cataloging the Wood-Decay Fungi of Northwest Arkansas

Friday, August 02, 2019

Nawaf Alshammari, a graduate student in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been studying these fungi for the past two years, primarily in parks in northern Arkansas.

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Biologist Searches Remote South Pacific Island for Slime Molds

Thursday, August 01, 2019

Steve Stephenson, a research professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, and his wife Barbara, a math instructor, spent two weeks on Norfolk Island surveying myxomycetes.

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Honors College and University Relations Film, Buen Camino, to Air on AETN

Wednesday, July 24, 2019

The short film, which follows honors students and faculty as they visit cathedrals and castles throughout France and Spain, will air in August.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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