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New Insight Into Cell Membranes Could Improve Drug Testing and Design

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Chemistry researchers studied a type of membrane protein that expels drugs from a cell, contributing to drug resistance. A lipid composition on the cell membrane affects the behavior of these proteins.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health Research & Innovation Science Chemistry and Biochemistry

Honors College to Host Performance of Florence Price Violin Concerto and Duos

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Violinist Er-Gene Kahng and classical modern pianist Nathan Carterette will perform at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Gearhart Hall.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Cultural Events Diversity and Inclusion Events Music

Journalism Ethics Center Director Awarded National Grant for Historical Research

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Raymond McCaffrey, director of the Center for Ethics in Journalism, plans to use the grant to research Louis Stark, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on labor during the 1920s.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Research & Innovation Journalism

Middle East Cinema Series Announces Spring 2019 Line-Up

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Nadi Cinema screens films from across the Middle East in a variety of genres. All films are subtitled in English and will be shown in the Hembree Auditorium, AFLS Building room 107E.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Diversity and Inclusion Entertainment Events International Middle East Studies

Celebration of Life and Legacy of Jamie Chad Brandon, Jan. 26

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

A celebration of Brandon's life, achievements and legacy will take place on campus at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 26 in Giffels Auditorium on the second floor of Old Main.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Anthropology Arkansas Archeological Survey

Turkish Scholar to Discuss Political Dynamics of the 'New Turkey' Today

Tuesday, January 22, 2019

Nazlı Özkan, a post-doctoral fellow with the King Fahd Center, will speak on Turkey and its historical and global position during a lecture at 4:30 p.m. today, Jan. 22, in Arkansas Union 510-511.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences International Lectures Middle East Studies

Simpson Gift Inspired by Faculty, Friendships in Anthropology

Thursday, January 17, 2019

A planned gift from alumna and archaeologist Kay Simpson will support the Department of Anthropology and Campaign Arkansas. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences University Advancement Giving Social Sciences Anthropology

Faulkner Center Presents Ruthie Foster Featuring U of A's Inspirational Chorale

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Austin-based folk, blues, soul and rock singer-songwriter Ruthie Foster will perform and host public talks at the Faulkner Center Jan. 29-30.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Cultural Events Diversity and Inclusion Entertainment Events Lectures Music

Certification Opportunity in Crime and Place: Understanding the Risk of Crime

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

The Department of Sociology and Criminology is offering students the opportunity to pursue certification in Risk Terrain Modeling through an online program.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Social Sciences Sociology and Criminology

Do You Drink 1-2 Cups of Coffee Each Day? Come Have Some Caffeine on Us, and Earn up to $15

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

A study is seeking participants who will take a caffeine tablet equal to one cup of coffee, fill out questionnaires, and complete a few computerized tasks. Ages 18-30 years old.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Studies Pscyhological Science
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