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Warming Climate Intensifies Summer Drought in Parts of U.S., Study Finds

Monday, July 15, 2019

In regions with low soil moisture, higher temperatures create a 'feedback loop' that links the land and air, worsening droughts. 

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

Sui Named Distinguished Scholar of the Year by CPGIS

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Daniel Sui, vice chancellor for research and innovation, was honored by the International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Others Awards Science Geography Geosciences Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation

Geosciences' Edward C. Holland Receives Cambridge Fellowship

Friday, June 21, 2019

Geosciences' Edward C. Holland has been selected to receive the Arkansas Visiting Fellowship at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England for the 2019-20 academic year. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards International Points of Pride Science Geography Geosciences

U of A's MICRO Lab Reaches its One-Year Milestone

Monday, June 17, 2019

The MicroCT Imaging Consortium for Research and Outreach Lab, or MICRO, has allowed faculty, staff and students to scan a wide a variety of objects for visualization. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Anthropology Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Geosciences

Fulbright College Announces 2019 Winners of King, Nolan and OMNI Awards

Friday, June 14, 2019

Professors Lori Holyfield, Mindy Bradley, Celina Suarez and Jim Gigantino were selected to receive Fulbright College's most prestigious endowed faculty awards.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Science Social Sciences Criminology Geology Geosciences History Sociology and Criminology

High School Scholars Visit U of A to Gain STEM Skills, Give Performance This Friday

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Twenty-three students are visiting the U of A to gain STEM skills this week. They will give a closing performance demonstrating these skills at 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 14, in Giffels Auditorium.

College of Engineering Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Science Electrical Engineering Environmental Dynamics Geosciences

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
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