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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

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

Faculty Will Now Use Digital Measures to Conduct Annual Review

Monday, July 20, 2020

With faculty data across all university colleges and libraries imported into Digital Measures, University of Arkansas faculty will now use Digital Measures to conduct their 2020 faculty annual review.

Division of Academic Affairs UA System Administrative News

Arkansas Fruit Breeder Named One of '40 Under 40' by Fruit Grower News

Monday, July 13, 2020

Fruit Grower News has named Margaret Worthington, assistant professor of fruit breeding and genetics, one of its Fruit and Vegetable "40 Under 40" awards.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Agriculture Awards Points of Pride UA Division of Agriculture

Walton College Adds University of Arkansas Cossatot to Community College Transfer Program

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Students at the University of Arkansas Cossatot will be able to participate a program that helps students at two-year institutions transition to complete a four-year B.S.B.A. degree at the U of A.

Sam M. Walton College of Business UA System Academic Affairs Business & Finance

Robinson, Fields and Caston Named to System Task Force on Racial Equity

Monday, July 06, 2020

The new systemwide task force will consider issues around racial equity at the campuses, divisions and units within the UA System.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Division of Academic Affairs UA System Administrative News Appointments Diversity & Inclusion

Ricke Receives the National Chicken Council Broiler Research Award

Thursday, July 02, 2020

Steven C. Ricke, director of the Center for Food Safety, will receive National Chicken Council Broiler Research Award at the annual Poultry Science Association virtual meeting this month.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Agriculture Awards Food Safety Program UA Division of Agriculture

UA System Receives $10 Million Gift to Create Center of Excellence, Endowed Professorship

Monday, June 29, 2020

A $10 million donation to the University of Arkansas System from the Fryar Family Charitable Foundation will be used to create and support a center that will provide analysis and education on issues of price risk management in agriculture, finance and energy.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Academic Affairs Agriculture Giving Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness UA Division of Agriculture

U of A System: Plans Regarding Reopening of Campuses, Divisions and Units

Tuesday, June 23, 2020

John Goodson, chair of the Board of Trustees, and Donald R. Bobbitt, president of the UA System, offer an overview  to students, faculty and staff about the most recent UA Board of Trustees meeting.

UA System Administrative News Health, Fitness & Wellness

RazorGrant to be Rebranded as Streamlyne

Monday, June 01, 2020

The current electronic research administration system, RazorGrant, will be rebranded and called by the vendor's name: Streamlyne, starting on June 11.

Office of Research & Innovation UA System Research and Innovation
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