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Resiliency Center Director Marty Matlock Named Chair of National Council's Leaders' Alliance
Marty Matlock, executive director of the University of Arkansas Resiliency Center, was recently elected to chair the Leaders' Alliance of the National Council for Science and the Environment.
Samuel Binns Named Buffalo National River's Artist-in-Residence
Samuel Binns, a poet in the M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing and Translation, received an Artists 360 award from Mid-America Arts Alliance earlier this year.
Short Documentary Highlights UREC Outdoors Leadership Program on the Rio Grande River
In early 2020 a group of University Recreation student employees will spend five days canoeing and canyoneering in the desert along the Rio Grande River, part of the UREC Outdoor Leadership Institute.
'TransMap' Will Ensure Reliable and Efficient Transportation Networks
MarTREC researchers received a $1.5 million award to develop a data-driven map that will aid decisions on transportation infrastructure.
Seminar on Role of Trees as Crowbars, Rhythmic Tap Dancers and Amplifiers in Soil Production
Jill Marshall, assistant professor of geosciences, will give a seminar at 10:45 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, in White Engineering Hall, room 219, and discuss how trees affect bedrock and produce soil.
Fay Jones School Campaign Gifts Build Upon State's Timber Legacy and Forests
Three gifts totaling $3 million will support a new forest education facility, timber and wood design exhibition, and scholarships.
November at Garvan Gardens Brings Bonsai for Beginners, Fall Photography and Holiday Lights
Garvan Woodland Gardens will open its annual Holiday Lights display in November with a week full of special events, including an inaugural tree-lighting ceremony, a visit with reindeer and concerts.
In New 'Short Talks,' Plavcan Discusses Nanopithecus Browni, a New Species of Monkey
In the latest edition of the Short Talks From the Hill, professor Michael Plavcan talks about his research into a monkey that lived in Africa 4.2 million years ago.
Visiting Professor at U of A Focuses Research on Climate Change and Missouri Agriculture
A recently published manuscript Tim Eichler, a visiting assistant professor at the U of A and an expert on climate change, focuses on Southern Hemisphere storm tracks.
Study: Climate Change Could Cause Drought in Wheat-Growing Areas
Up to 60 percent of current production areas could see simultaneous, severe and prolonged water shortages by the end of the century.