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NSF Funds Study of How the Brain Encodes Smells and Flavors
The Shew Lab at University of Arkansas will study how the brain distinguishes exhaled retronasal odors from inhaled odors. The study will be funded by a $923,000 grant over a three-year period.
Physics Professor Becomes Program Director at the National Science Foundation
Julio Gea-Banacloche, a professor in the Physics Department, just joined the National Science Foundation as a program director in the Physics Division.
Physics Graduate Student Awarded NASA Grant
Lacey West, a Distinguished Doctoral Fellow, and her advisor, assistant professor Bret Lehmer, have won a Future Investigators in NASA Earth and Space Science and Technology grant.
Physicist Hugh Churchill Receives Presidential Early Career Award
The Presidential Early Career Awards are the highest honor bestowed by the federal government on scientists and engineers who are early in their research careers.
Researchers Demonstrate New Properties of Atomically Thin Ferroelectrics
Doctoral fellow Brandon J. Miller and associate professor Salvador Barraza-Lopez collaborated with experimental groups in China and Germany.
U of A Students Named as Goldwater Scholars, Udall Honorable Mentions
Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to undergraduates in math, science and engineering; Udall honors environmental and Native American work.
Fulbright College Announces 2019 Connor Faculty Fellows
Twelve outstanding, hard-working faculty members have been selected as the 2019 class of Connor Faculty Fellows at the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences.
Fulbright College Celebrates 2019 Scholars Graduating With a 4.0 GPA
Forty-seven of the more than 1,000 Fulbright College graduates this spring maintained a perfect 4.0 GPA and completed more than half of their coursework with the U of A.
Promising Material Could Lead to Faster, Cheaper Computer Memory
Researchers confirmed that bismuth ferrite, which responds to both magnetic and electric fields, can be used to efficiently store information.
U of A Faculty's Open Educational Resources Added to Institutional Repository
University Libraries and Global Campus funded open resource projects completed by four faculty members — Daniel Barth, Julio Gea-Banacloche, Adam Rex Pope and Michael R. Thomsen.