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Rural Arkansas Nurse Accomplishes Longtime Goal Through U of A Online Program

Tuesday, May 15, 2018

After a false start in the 1980s, Cheryl Clayborn of the Deer community returned to the university via an online program to earn her bachelor's degree in nursing this year.

College of Education and Health Professions Global Campus Academic Affairs Distance Education Health Nursing

Health Center Opens New Addition; Women's Clinic, Wellness Celebrate New Space

Monday, May 14, 2018

Pat Walker Health Center celebrated the opening of its new, state-of-the-art, 20,000-square-foot addition, allowing broader and comprehensive services and programs.

Student Affairs Events Health

New Method Could Improve Longevity and Lessen Wear of Artificial Hips

Monday, May 14, 2018

A new technique improves lubrication of implants used for artificial hips and might reduce or eliminate the need for revision surgery.

College of Engineering Engineering Health Research & Innovation Science Mechanical Engineering

Animal Science Graduate Saldana to Use Degree on Improving Milk Production in Native Panama

Friday, May 11, 2018

Brayan Saldana, a student in the animal science program of Bumpers College, plans to take experiences home to improve dairy operations and milk quality.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Health Research & Innovation Animal Science

Class Assignment About Lyme Disease Turns Into Publication in Top Nursing Journal

Thursday, May 10, 2018

While a student at the U of A, Bailey Phillips researched an article to teach nurses how to diagnose and treat Lyme disease. It was published by the American Journal of Nursing.

College of Education and Health Professions Health Research & Innovation Nursing

College of Education and Health Professions Honors Outstanding Faculty

Monday, May 07, 2018

The College of Education and Health Professions presented awards to outstanding faculty at a meeting April 4 in the Graduate Education Building.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Education Events Health

Free, Weekly Tai Chi Class Begins May 9 at Pat Walker Health Center

Monday, May 07, 2018

Starting Wednesday, May 9, Pat Walker Health Center's Wellness & Health Promotion department will offer a free, weekly Tai Chi class.

Events Health Health Center

There Is More Than One Way to Say 'No,' Researchers Find

Friday, May 04, 2018

U of A researchers find students use a variety of ways to refuse sex beyond just “saying no,” including direct and indirect body language.

College of Education and Health Professions Health Research & Innovation Social Sciences Health, Human Performance and Recreation

New Student Jobs at the McMillon Innovation Studio

Friday, May 04, 2018

Beginning in fall 2018, the McMillon Innovation Studio will be forming innovation design teams that will focus on prototyping new models of delivery, services, products and policies. All majors may apply.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Economic Development Health Research & Innovation Supply Chain Management

Undergraduates Research Aging, Sexual Consent, Hydration in Award-Winning Projects

Thursday, May 03, 2018

The undergraduate competition is for students in the college's Honors Program, which sponsors the competition. Awards were presented April 17 at the Arkansas Union.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Health Research & Innovation
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