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Research Uncovers the Spontaneous Polarization of Novel Ultrathin Materials

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Associate professor Salvador Barraza-Lopez and Taneshwor Kaloni, a former post-doctoral researcher, studied materials with colleagues from the Max-Planck Institute of Quantum Matter in China.

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

U of A Researchers Contribute to Updated 'Tree of Life'

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Fred Spiegel, a Distinguished Professor of biology, is one of about 40 experts worldwide, and one of three affiliated with the U of A, tasked with periodically updating the phylogenetic tree for eukaryotes.

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

Colloquium: Do Quantum Spin Liquids Exist?

Friday, November 09, 2018

Changsong Xu will discuss the quantum spin liquid state at 4 p.m. today, Friday, Nov. 9, in Physics Building 133. Refreshments will be served at 3:30 p.m. in PHYS 134.

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

Colloquium: Introducing Department of Energy EPSCoR

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Tim Fitzsimmons of the U.S. Department of Energy will discuss the DOE's EPSCoR program at 4 p.m. today, Tuesday, Oct. 30, in Physics Building 133.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Physics

Colloquium: Navigating the Scholarly Communication and Publishing Landscape

Friday, October 26, 2018

Stephanie Pierce and Melody Herr of the University Libraries will discuss publishing opportunities and pitfalls for physical science researchers at 4 p.m. today, Oct. 26, in PHYS 133.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Events Lectures Research & Innovation Science Physics

Taking a Close Look at Bacteria

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Using new high-tech tools, professor Yong Wang and graduate student Asmaa Sadoon have been able to observe certain processes inside live bacteria for the first time.

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

Colloquium: Beyond the Rayleigh Limit in Optical Lithography

Friday, October 19, 2018

Distinguished Professor M. Suhail Zubairy will discuss advancing beyond the diffraction limit in optical lithography at 4 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. 19, in Physics Building 133.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Physics

Exploring the Challenges of Exfoliating Novel Two-Dimensional Materials

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

The presence of ambient water molecules might prevent the split of the materials known as "group IV monochalcogenides" into a single layer of two-dimensional material.

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

Colloquium: Does the Particle Really Go Through Both Slits? Answer: No

Friday, October 12, 2018

Associate professor Barry Ward will discuss how to communicate quantum mechanics to non-experts today 4 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. 12, in Physics Building 133.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Philosophy Physics

Fulbright College Alumna Named 'National Teacher of the Year' by Physics Teacher Education Coalition

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Tiffany Taylor, a University of Arkansas alumna and physics teacher at Rogers Heritage High School, has been named the 2018 PhysTEC National Teacher of the Year.

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