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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.
Researchers Build Catalyst to Generate Electrical Energy From Ethanol
Jingyi Chen developed a nanopartical approach to increase efficiency of the ethanol catalyst in the Brookhaven National Laboratory project.
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.
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.
Three U of A Students Named NSF Graduate Research Fellows
The fellowships are each worth $34,000 per year for up to three years and are awarded to student researchers in the STEM fields.
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.
U.S. Army Funds Research on Nanoporous Materials for Water Purification
Hassan Beyzavi, an assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is investigating the use of nanoporous structures to detect and remove these contaminants in water.
Researchers Find Cost-Effective Method for Hydrogen Fuel Production Process
Nanoparticles composed of nickel and iron increase the efficiency and cost-effectiveness of water electrolysis in hydrogen fuel production.
New Insight Into Cell Membranes Could Improve Drug Testing and Design
Chemistry researchers studied a type of membrane protein that expels drugs from a cell, contributing to drug resistance. A lipid composition on the cell membrane affects the behavior of these proteins.