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Geosciences Professor Named International Distinguished Lecturer

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Tom Paradise, University Professor in the Department of Geosciences, has been named the recipient of the Archaeological Institute of America's Distinguished Lecturer Award for 2021-22.

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Deep Time: In New 'Short Talks,' Geologist Discusses Climate Change 90 Million Years Ago

Friday, January 03, 2020

Celina Suarez, associate professor of geosciences, recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation to research the profound changes to both land and animals that took place about 100 million years ago, in the Late Cretaceous Period.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research and Innovation Science Geosciences

'TransMap' Will Ensure Reliable and Efficient Transportation Networks

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

MarTREC researchers received a $1.5 million award to develop a data-driven map that will aid decisions on transportation infrastructure.

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Seminar on Role of Trees as Crowbars, Rhythmic Tap Dancers and Amplifiers in Soil Production

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Jill Marshall, assistant professor of geosciences, will give a seminar at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in White Engineering Hall, room 219, and discuss how trees affect bedrock and produce soil.

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Researchers Get NSF Grant to Study Ancient Climate Change, Tectonics and Mass Extinctions

Friday, November 22, 2019

Celina Suarez and Glenn Sharman of the Department of Geosciences recently received a five-year, $588,000 NSF grant to research the transition period from the Early to Late Cretaceous.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Research and Innovation Science Geosciences

Research Talk: Energy Cascades, Coherent Structures, and the Arrow of Time in Turbulence

Monday, November 18, 2019

Doug Kelley of the University of Rochester will speak on his lab's fundamental research on turbulence at 4 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in Physics Building 133.

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Graduate Students Present Research at American Society of Criminology's Annual Conference

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

Six graduate students from the U of A will present their research at the 75th Annual American Society of Criminology Conference in San Francisco next week from Nov. 13-16.

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RSVP by Friday for Fulbright College's Social Sciences Grant-Writing Workshop on Nov. 6

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

The workshop will reveal the secrets of writing successful grants for research in the social sciences. It will be from 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Old Main Room 523. RSVP required by Nov. 1.

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Fulbright College Hosts Social Sciences Grant-Writing Workshop Nov. 6

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

The workshop will reveal the secrets of writing successful grants for research in the social sciences. It will be from 3:30-5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, in Old Main Room 523. RSVP required by Nov. 1.

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U of A Museum Assists with National Fossil Day Events

Thursday, October 10, 2019

The University of Arkansas Museum will help Northwest Arkansas celebrate National Fossil Day with two DINOmite events Oct. 16 and 17.

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