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U of A, NSF and National Association of Black Geoscientists Collaboration a Win for All Attendees

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Timmera Whaley, a first-year doctoral student, earned second prize nationally and an NABG scholarship for her presentation on using geography to assess environmental justice in Alabama.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Events Natural Environment Research & Innovation Geosciences

GMO Foods Documentary Coming to Campus, Oct. 18

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Food Evolution, by Academy Award-nominated director Scott Hamilton Kennedy, will be shown at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Arkansas Union Theatre.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Events Natural Environment Plant Pathology

Get the Grant: Free Workshop Presented by Successful U of A Grant Writers

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Fulbright College and the vice provost for research and innovation will host a free workshop Oct. 4 for the U of A community dedicated to the art of nationally competitive grant writing.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Engineering Events Natural Environment Science Social Sciences

Pythons in the Everglades; New Short Talks From the Hill Season Launches Today

Friday, September 01, 2017

In the first episode of the new school year, herpetologist J.D. Willson discusses the impact of invasive Burmese pythons in the Florida Everglades.

Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Natural Environment Research & Innovation Biological Sciences

Garvan Gardens Hosts Trail Run, Health Walks, Photography Exhibit and Workshops in September

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

September at Garvan Woodland Gardens brings activities such as health walks, a photography exhibit and workshops on knot tying, plant disease prevention and watercolor painting.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Events Natural Environment Outreach Architecture Garvan Gardens

Entomology Department Provides Free Insect Identification Service

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Fascinated by a tiny, six-legged visitor and want to know more? The Department of Entomology provides arthropod identifications to individuals, businesses, schools, colleges, and government agencies.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences Natural Environment Science Entomology

Safety Tips for Viewing the Eclipse

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

The ASG will hold a free cookout from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday on the Union Mall, and the Pat Walker Health Center and Mertins Eye and Optical will have special glasses available for viewing the eclipse.

Student Affairs Events Natural Environment Health Center

Research Team Explores Impact of Climate Change on Future of Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Monday, August 14, 2017

A variety of environmental problems threaten the world's supply of fresh fruits and vegetables. Marty Matlock and Greg Thoma are part of a team of researchers exploring this problem.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences College of Engineering Agriculture Natural Environment Research & Innovation

Doctoral Student Earns NSF Dissertation Research Grant

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Jenny Burgman, an environmental dynamics doctoral student, has been awarded a National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Research grant. The award is valued at nearly $20,000.

Graduate School Awards Natural Environment Research & Innovation Environmental Dynamics
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