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Researchers Document the Oldest Known Trees in Eastern North America

Friday, May 10, 2019

A stand of bald cypress in North Carolina includes trees as old as 2,624 years, making them the longest-lived wetland species in the world.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Natural Environment Research & Innovation Geosciences

U of A Geosciences Professor Discovers Rare Original Maps

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tom Paradise, University Professor of Geosciences, examined the eminent map collection of the international Explorers Club, which led to discovery of rare maps previously unknown for nearly a century.

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

STEM Workshop to Focus on Supporting Women in Science

Monday, April 22, 2019

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Lectures Science Anthropology Biological Sciences Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Chemistry and Biochemistry Geosciences Mathematical Sciences

CAST Helps Identify Possible Archeological Sites, International Research Team Publishes Findings

Friday, April 19, 2019

A research team at the U of A help identify probable archeological sites of interest focused on the precolonial cities and kingdoms that arose in the African interior around the 1st millennium A.D.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences International Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Anthropology Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Geosciences World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Cothren, Tullis From Advanced Spatial Technologies Monday's CSES Seminar Speakers

Friday, April 19, 2019

Jackson Cothren and Jason Tullis, both professors of geography, will be speak at the Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 22, in Plant Science Building 009.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Agriculture Events Lectures Science Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Geography Geosciences

Geosciences to Offer Rare Gems and Gemology Class

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

A relatively unique class, Geology of Gemstones, will be offered in fall 2019. Gemology courses are often taught at Gemological Institutes, but rarely offered at the university level in North America. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Science Geology Geosciences

New Method of Studying Sediment Could Predict Climate Change Impact

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Deposits are useful for interpreting the Earth’s response to past climate change and understanding how it might react in the future.

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

Stigler Lecture on Conflict Damage to Cultural Heritage Sites in Syria, Iraq and Libya, March 14

Monday, March 11, 2019

Susan Penacho of the Cultural Heritage Initiatives will give a talk on analyzing damage to cultural heritage in Syria, Iraq and Libya at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 14, in Giffels Auditorium, Old Main.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Social Sciences Anthropology Geosciences
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