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U of A Nursing Instructors Recognized as Leaders by Arkansas Center for Nursing

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Nick Hopkins and Jaclyn Johnson work as hourly clinical instructors for the Eleanor Mann School of Nursing, and both are U of A graduates of the nursing school.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Health Nursing

Researchers Advance Work to Fight Antibiotic Resistance with NSF Grant

Monday, August 13, 2018

A new $498,983 NSF grant will advance U of A research on improving the antimicrobial properties of silver nanoparticles that fight infection.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Health Research & Innovation Science Chemistry and Biochemistry Physics

New Research Suggests Tart Cherries May Help Intestinal Health

Monday, August 13, 2018

An international team of scientists found that Montmorency tart cherries helped to positively impact the intestinal microbiome.

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

Register for Eight-Week Krav Maga Self-Defense Course

Monday, August 13, 2018

The Pat Walker Health Center's Wellness and Health Promotion department is offering the course starting Tuesday, Aug. 21.

Health Health Center

Psychological Stressors Affect Truck Drivers, Contribute to Industry Shortage, Research Finds

Friday, August 03, 2018

Being a truck driver is a grueling and often thankless job. Time away from home and family, poor pay, and a generally unhealthy lifestyle  are affecting the industry.

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

Study Abroad Trip to New Zealand Puts Adventure Therapy Into Action

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Students headed into the rugged mountains of New Zealand to learn about the use of recreational adventure as a way to provide group counseling and therapy to clients.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Health International Counselor Education Office of Study Abroad & International Recreation and Sport Management

Nursing Students Both Teach and Learn During Trip to Ghana

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

Students had the chance to learn about the Ghanan culture and to offer their medical knowledge in return. Some students also collected data for their honors research.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Health International Outreach Nursing

U of A Faculty, Students, Alumni Expand Knowledge of Emerging Disabilities

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Lynn Koch and Phil Rumrill edit stories about issues facing people with emerging disabilities, defined as conditions that are either new to medical science or are increasing in incidence or prevalence.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Health Research & Innovation Counselor Education Higher Education

Fitness for Fun Now Enrolling for Fall Session

Monday, July 23, 2018

Participants receive a comprehensive fitness assessment, a personalized exercise prescription and access to all UREC facilities with a semester of personal training.


UREC Outdoors Offers Enrichment Opportunities in Environmental Wellness

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

During the fall 2017 semester, the U of A launched UARK Wellness, a program that encourages members of the university community to develop across eight wellness dimensions. 

College of Education and Health Professions Health University Recreation
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