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NSF Awards U of A $1 Million for Underrepresented STEM Students
The $1 million award will support doctoral students from historically underrepresented populations in the STEM fields.
Researchers Receive NSF Funding to Build a Smarter Insect Trap
Researchers Dowling and Luu receive almost $75,000 in funding to create a “Smart Insect Control System” for an Arkansas-Based company.
Interdisciplinary Team Awarded $1.5 Million to Study Freight Movement
Researchers have been awarded $1.5 million to develop traffic-sensing technology to track cargo as it moves through roadways and ports.
Snow to Lead Economic Development Office as Interim; Leeds to Step Down
Inaugural Vice Chancellor Stacy Leeds is stepping down from the post after three years to focus on research and several writing projects.
Students Survey Consumer Sentiment Around Dining Out
The goal was to empower local restaurant owners with information before they made plans to open. The full analysis was shared with the restaurant forum to help them activate a successful re-opening.
Operations Management Scholarship Will Help Student Push Startup Success
The Master of Science in Operations Management program recently awarded the Operations Management Scholarship for fall 2020 to Hai Phan of Fayetteville.
UA, Startup Junkie Partner for New Science Venture Studio
Students will be able to get hands-on experience with early-stage technology startups through a new program being launched by Startup Junkie.
Researchers Develop Long-Lasting Disinfecting Spray for Surfaces
Researchers at the U of A and UAMS have developed a long-lasting spray that disinfects surfaces, making them less likely to transmit infectious diseases.
Aurign Wins Heartland Challenge Business Competition, UA Team Finishes Third
Aurign, a startup at Georgia State University using blockchain technology to securely file music-publishing documents, won the Heartland Challenge on Friday, May 29.
Small Business Emergency Assistance Facilitates $9.9 Million in Loans
The Small Business Emergency Assistance program has facilitated nearly $10 million in loans to small businesses since April