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Southeast Arkansan Middle School Students Take on COVID-19 During Biomedical Research Camp
This summer, the U of A's 2020 Biomedical Research Camp went virtual while also taking the topic of COVID-19 head-on.
Four Fulbright College Honors Program Graduates Receive 2020 Hantz Awards
Fulbright College Honors Program Graduates Kathryn Judy, Winson Chee, Jake Price and Anna Cunningham are the recipents of the 2020 Harold D. Hantz Awards.
New Nano Drug Candidate Kills Aggressive Breast Cancer Cells
The discovery will help clinicians target breast cancer cells directly, while avoiding the adverse, toxic side effects of chemotherapy.
Biology Graduate Student Awarded National Science Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Doctoral graduate Tyler K. Chafin was awarded a three-year, NSF "rules of life" post-doctoral fellowship with a focus on interdisciplinary research using biological collections.
U of A Researchers Explore Ways to Clean Single-Use PPE for Reuse
The researchers are exploring the use of microwaves and plasma to disinfect personal protective equipment as a way to lengthen its use.
Student and Staff Medics of National Guard Reinforce Hospital Testing
Students in health-related majors answer the call to help Arkansans and the medical community during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Fulbright College Announces 2020 Connor Faculty Fellows
This year, 19 outstanding, hard-working faculty members have been selected as the 2020 class of Connor Faculty Fellows at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.
Department of Defense Funds Development of 'Heart-on-Chip' System for Mitochondrial Diseases
A two-year, $300,000 Discovery Award will enable an interdisciplinary research team to integrate patient-specific cardiac cells on a chip that could lead to testing of therapeutic drugs for treating mitochondrial diseases.
Arkansas Doctors, Gov. Hutchinson and U of A Professors to Teach on COVID-19
An interdisciplinary Honors College forum titled Pandemic will be offered to honors students throughout Arkansas and shared online.
Biological Sciences Doctoral Candidate Awarded Leggett Fellowship
Zachery D. Zbinden, a doctoral candidate in the Department of Biological Sciences, is this year's recipient of the Harry and Jo Leggett Chancellor's Fellowship.