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NSF Grant to Support Professor's, Graduate Student's Interdisciplinary Research

Friday, December 15, 2017

Professor Steve Tung and graduate student Bo Ma have received an NSF I-Corps grant to explore the commercialization of the pair's nanofluidic system for DNA sequencing.

College of Engineering Graduate School Awards Research & Innovation Microelectronics-Photonics

Entomology Graduate Students Win President's Prize at ESA Meeting

Friday, December 15, 2017

Five graduate students from the U of A's entomology program brought home President's Prize awards from the recent Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Denver, Colorado.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Research & Innovation Entomology

Arkansas Tops SEC and Ranks in Top 15 Nationally

Friday, December 15, 2017

Arkansas leads all Southeastern Conference intercollegiate athletics programs and ranks among the top 15 programs in the nation in the latest 2017-18 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings.

Awards Intercollegiate Athletics

Industrial Engineering Professor Honored for High School Robotics Mentoring

Friday, December 15, 2017

Chase Rainwater, associate professor of industrial engineering, was honored recently for his outstanding support of the Don Tyson School of Innovation Robotics Team.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Outreach Industrial Engineering

SOOIE announces November "Of the Month" Winners

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

SOOIE named J.T. Hale, Ignatius Fosu and the Education to Action event as its RSO member, advisor and event of the month for November.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Student Affairs Awards Journalism Student Organizations

Staff Senate Announces Employees of the 1st Quarter

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Virginia "Ginger" Daily, Melissa Erwin, LeonNa Gilbert and Wenoah Goodson will be honored at the Staff Senate meeting at 9:30 a.m. Dec. 14 in the Reynolds Center Auditorium.


U of A's Mohja Kahf is University of Michigan-Flint's December Commencement Speaker

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Mohja Kahf, professor of comparative literature in the Department of English, will be the keynote speaker at the Dec. 17 University of Michigan-Flint Commencement Ceremony.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Outreach English Middle East Studies

U of A Horse Judging Team Competes Nationally

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Team members Alexis Selman, Kyle Kennedy, Ashton Williams, Kaley Collins and Madison Powell and coach Chelsea Campbell competed in two national competitions, placing 9th and 4th.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Animal Science

Peter Twal Named Winner of 2018 Etel Adnan Poetry Prize

Monday, December 11, 2017

The prize includes $1,000 and publication of a first or second book of poetry written in English by a writer of Arab heritage.

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

NSF Grant to Help Honors College Recruit STEM Students

Friday, December 08, 2017

The National Science Foundation will award nearly $1 million over five years to recruit STEM students from underrepresented populations. 

College of Engineering Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Awards Diversity & Multiculturalism Economic Development Engineering Science
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