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Plant Science Grad Student Sharfadine Selected for Global Crop Loss Program

Thursday, August 13, 2020

Sherif Sharfadine, a U of A graduate student, has been selected to participate in the Global Burden of Crop Loss Initiative, which focuses on the impact of pests on food production and availability.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Appointments Food & Nutrition International Points of Pride Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology Plant Pathology Program

Bahamian Deandrae Smith Earning Doctorate in Food Science, Honored by Consulate General

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Smith, a first-generation student from the Bahamas, is earning her doctorate in food science from Bumpers College this summer and was recognized by the Bahamas Consulate General.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School International Education Agriculture Awards Food & Nutrition International Department of Food Science International Students & Scholars

Wash Your Hands! In New 'Short Talks,' Gibson Explains Effect of Soap on Respiratory Viruses

Tuesday, August 04, 2020

In the new episode of Short Talks From the Hill, Kristen Gibson explains how soap destroys respiratory viruses such as coronavirus and offers tips for handling potentially contaminated surfaces.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Science Food Safety Program

Top-Performing Arkansas Blackberry Receives Outstanding Fruit Cultivar Award

Wednesday, July 29, 2020

Ouachita blackberry, a 2003 thornless variety, received the Outstanding Fruit Cultivar Award from the Fruit Breeding Professional Interest Group of the American Society of Horticultural Science.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Agriculture Awards Research and Innovation Department of Horticulture UA Division of Agriculture

Animal Science Alumnus Leads Penn State Team to 2020 ASAS Academic Quadrathlon Championship

Monday, July 27, 2020

Ben Williamson, an alumnus of the Department of Animal Science, and his team of students from Penn State University won the 2020 National Academic Quadrathlon held July 18-23.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Alumni Awards Department of Animal Science

Bumpers College Asking Students to Participate in Diversity and Inclusion Virtual Forum

Friday, July 24, 2020

The Bumpers Student Forum on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion is for students of color to share experiences and expectations for diversity, inclusion and change within Bumpers College. It will be July 30.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Cultural Events Diversity & Inclusion Events

Division of Agriculture Offers Free Online Program to Support Diet, Exercise, Nutrition

Thursday, July 23, 2020

Social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic is no time to ignore diet and exercise, said Jamie Baum, associate professor of nutrition and director of the Center for Human Nutrition.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Health, Fitness & Wellness UA Division of Agriculture
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