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Biologists Search Remaining Prairies for Reptiles and Amphibians
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.
Researchers Tallying Turtles in the Delta to Assess Species' Health
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.
Fulbright College Announces 2019 Annual Faculty Teaching and Research Awards
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.
Biological Sciences Doctoral Candidate Earns P.E.O. Scholar Award
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.
New Study Shows How a Super-Toxic Natural Anti-Cancer Product Could Help Develop More Effective Anti-Cancer Drugs
Doctoral student Zhijian Hu recently revealed the action mode of a potent anti-cancer compound abstracted from the morning glory plant.
Four University of Arkansas Students Named 2019 Fulbright Scholars
Two seniors and two graduate students have been awarded Fulbright U.S. Student Program awards for the upcoming academic year.
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.