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$4 Million in Federal Grants To Support Transportation and Diversity Initiatives
CARES Act funding will replace four aging Razorback Transit buses and education grants support new diversity programs in Bumpers College.
Undergraduate Thesis Nets Peer-Reviewed Publication
An honors thesis by Sam Carroll demonstrating farmers can significantly reduce water use while maintaining crop yields has earned him a spot in a peer-reviewed journal.
Food System in Focus in New Honors College Lecture
Three leading U of A experts will discuss the legal, economic and environmental implications of food, and why it matters. The Honors College lecture will be Tuesday.
USDA Grant to Fund Division of Agriculture Research on COVID-19 Control in Food-Service Establishments
Arkansas food scientist Kristen Gibson is leading a multi-institutional research effort to ensure that dine-in restaurant customers will not be exposed to SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19.
Bourland Discusses Cotton Breeding at Monday's Crop Science Fall Seminar
Fred Bourland, who has released 98 cotton germplasm lines and eight cotton cultivars, is the guest speaker for today's Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series.
Eight Agricultural Communications Students Honored by National Organization
Zachary Andrews, Kenley Bramall, Alison Creasey, Macie Kelly, Laykyn Rainbolt, Graham Smithson, Ashlyn Ussery and Ashton Williams were honored for winning various titles in the contest.
Plant Science Grad Student Sharfadine Selected for Global Crop Loss Program
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.
Bahamian Deandrae Smith Earning Doctorate in Food Science, Honored by Consulate General
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.
Wash Your Hands! In New 'Short Talks,' Gibson Explains Effect of Soap on Respiratory Viruses
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.
Biological Engineering Students Earn National Honors for Research and Design
Biological engineering students took home top honors for their research and design work in two categories at a national conference.