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Undergraduate Thesis Nets Peer-Reviewed Publication

Friday, September 25, 2020

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.

College of Engineering Honors College Agriculture Engineering Research and Innovation Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering

USDA Grant to Fund Division of Agriculture Research on COVID-19 Control in Food-Service Establishments

Wednesday, September 16, 2020

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.

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

Bourland Discusses Cotton Breeding at Monday's Crop Science Fall Seminar

Monday, August 31, 2020

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.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences UA System Agriculture Events Lectures Science Crop Science Program Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences UA Division of Agriculture

Eight Agricultural Communications Students Honored by National Organization

Thursday, August 20, 2020

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.

Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Humanities Department of Agricultural Education, Communications and Technology

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

Biological Engineering Students Earn National Honors for Research and Design

Friday, July 31, 2020

Biological engineering students took home top honors for their research and design work in two categories at a national conference.

College of Engineering Graduate School Agriculture Awards Points of Pride Research and Innovation Department of Biological & Agricultural Engineering
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