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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.
University of Arkansas Biologists Receive NSF CAREER Awards
Sarah DuRant and Jeffrey Lewis, assistant professors of biology, were awarded major early career awards by the National Science Foundation.
U of A Donates Medical and Testing Supplies to UAMS to Help COVID Response
Students and faculty in engineering, business and entrepreneurship can form interdisciplinary teams through a digital platform during the coronavirus pandemic.
Biologists Give Talk on Slime Molds at International Meeting
Steve Stephenson and Fred Spiegel gave invited lectures at the 10th International Congress on the Systematics and Ecology of Myxomycetes, held Feb. 25-28 in Turrialba, Costa Rica.
Biology Researcher Receives Award for Work on Ozark Fish Communities
The Southern Division of the American Fisheries Society presented the Jimmie Pigg Memorial Outstanding Student Achievement Award to Zachery D. Zbinden, a doctoral student in biology.
Biology Dissertation Chapter Wins Editor's Choice Award
Tyler Chafin, a doctoral candidate in biological sciences, recently published a chapter of his dissertation in the journal Heredity, and it received the journal's Editor's Choice award.