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Annual SPS Fall Physics Lab

Friday, November 08, 2019

The Society of Physics Students will be hosting their Annual Fall Physics Lab from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m Saturday, Nov. 16, on the first floor of the university's Physics Building, 825 W. Dickson St.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Student Affairs Events Science Physics Student Activities Student Organizations

Collaborators Converge to Kick Off $7.5 Million Research Project

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Collaborators from across the nation gathered at the U of A Oct. 18 to kick off a $7.5 million research project aimed at developing a new generation of infrared imaging devices.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Science Electrical Engineering Physics

Textbooks by University of Arkansas Faculty Added to Open Textbook Library

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Three textbooks by U of A faculty — Open Technical Writing, University Physics I: Classical Mechanics, and Astronomy for Educators — are openly licensed now.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Academic Affairs Curriculum and Instruction English Physics

Researchers Confirm Ferroelectric Switches Can Be Controlled With Light

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

The study, funded by the Army Research Office, could lead to new optically driven computer memory, actuators and sensors.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

NSF Funds Study of How the Brain Encodes Smells and Flavors

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

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.

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

Physics Professor Becomes Program Director at the National Science Foundation

Friday, August 30, 2019

Julio Gea-Banacloche, a professor in the Physics Department, just joined the National Science Foundation as a program director in the Physics Division.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Science Physics

Physics Graduate Student Awarded NASA Grant

Tuesday, August 27, 2019

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.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Science Physics

Physicist Hugh Churchill Receives Presidential Early Career Award

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Science Physics

Researchers Demonstrate New Properties of Atomically Thin Ferroelectrics

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Doctoral fellow Brandon J. Miller and associate professor Salvador Barraza-Lopez collaborated with experimental groups in China and Germany.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

U of A Students Named as Goldwater Scholars, Udall Honorable Mentions

Friday, May 10, 2019

Goldwater Scholarships are awarded to undergraduates in math, science and engineering; Udall honors environmental and Native American work.

College of Engineering Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Chemical Engineering Computer Science and Computer Engineering Physics
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