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Physicist Awarded Vannevar Bush Fellowship by Department of Defense

Friday, May 29, 2020

The award, the department's most prestigious given to a single researcher's group, supports fundamental research with the potential to advance national security.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research and Innovation Safety & Security Science Department of Physics

U of A Sophomore Named Goldwater and Amgen Scholar

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

Sophomore honors student Sabrina Jones was named a 2020 Barry Goldwater Scholar, a prestigious award in the math, science and engineering fields. Jones is a Bodenhamer Fellow who is majoring in physics, psychology and Spanish and plans to pursue a career conducting clinical neuroscience research.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research and Innovation Science Department of Physics Department of Psychological Science Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Research Sheds Light on How Silver Ions Kill Bacteria

Thursday, April 09, 2020

By studying proteins at the molecular level, scientists hope to understand how silver can be used to fight ‘superbugs.’

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

Researchers Help Expand Search for New State of Matter

Monday, April 06, 2020

U of A scientists have taken a step toward proving the existence of quantum spin liquids, which could lead to next-generation computing.

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

Honors Student Contributes to Leading Research in Magnetism

Friday, March 06, 2020

Davis Campbell, an Honors College Fellow majoring in physics, math and biochemistry, was honored nationally for a research presentation on the behavior of rare earth-iron garnets at different temperatures.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research and Innovation Science Department of Physics

Accidental Invention Could Lead to Easier Methods of Screening Drugs and Toxins

Monday, December 16, 2019

Jack Freeland, a physics major and Honor College student, and assistant professor Yong Wang have developed a method to study the interactions between DNA and other chemicals more easily.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research and Innovation Science Department of Physics
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