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NASA Awards U of A Pluto Lab Solar System Grant

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The funding will be used to purchase lab equipment, supplies and research travel for the university's Pluto Lab, which is managed by Caitlin Ahrens.

Graduate School Awards Research & Innovation Science Space and Planetary Sciences

Zajicek Named Graduate School's Outstanding Faculty Mentor

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Anna Zajicek, chair of the Department of Sociology and Criminology, is the U of A Graduate School Outstanding Faculty Mentor for 2018.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Awards Public Policy Sociology and Criminology

Hoyt H. Purvis Award Winners Announced

Monday, December 10, 2018

Lanier Nalley, Chelsea Hodge and Leyah Bergman-Lanier are the 2018 award winners of the Hoyt H. Purvis Award for Service in International Education.

Graduate School Awards International

Graduate Student Gets First-Hand Insight to Mars Mission

Monday, December 10, 2018

Rachel Slank, a graduate student in the  was at the Green Bank Observatory last month to receive the first signal from the Mars Insight landing.

Graduate School Research & Innovation Science Space and Planetary Sciences

Former President George H.W. Bush Remembered at U of A

Wednesday, December 05, 2018

Bush spoke on campus and met with Indonesian students he had helped bring to the U of A after a 2004 tsunami devastated their region.

Graduate School Student Affairs Events International Lectures

Biomedical Engineering Graduate Student Earns American Heart Association Fellowship

Monday, December 03, 2018

Ishita Tandon, a doctoral student in biomedical engineering, has earned a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association to support her research into a cardiovascular disease.

College of Engineering Graduate School Awards Engineering Health Research & Innovation Biomedical Engineering

Congratulations to the Employees of the Year

Friday, November 30, 2018

Amanda Cantu, Cassie Franklin, Katie Doughty, Cyndi Burton and Wenoah Goodson are the 2017-18 Employees of the Year, each representing a specific staff category.

Finance & Administration Graduate School Student Affairs Awards Staff Senate

Libraries Present Graduate Student Speaker Sarah Riva Next

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Doctoral candidate Sarah Riva will present "Overthinking the Dissertation: One Grad Student's Story of the Research Process" at 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, in the Special Collections reading room.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Libraries Events Humanities Lectures History

Fischer in Entomology, Ortega in Plant Pathology Named Plant Biologist Scholars

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Hillary Fischer and Laura Ortega, graduate students in Bumpers College, have been named Conviron Scholars by the American Society of Plant Biologists.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Points of Pride Entomology Plant Science

Food Science's Hawley Wins Three Minute Thesis Final

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Aubree Hawley, a doctoral student in the Department of Food Science, is the winner of the University of Arkansas Three Minute Thesis competition. Rinaldo Proko won the People's Choice Award.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Awards Research & Innovation Food Science
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