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Mighty Mites Manifest Massive Manual

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Post doctoral researcher Ray Fisher was dead set against studying mites — for 10 whole minutes.

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

Civil Engineering Professor Documents Experience Studying Mexico Earthquake

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Civil engineering professor Clint Wood relates his experience in Mexico, examining the effects of the recent earthquake that hit Mexico City and Puebla.

College of Engineering International Natural Environment Research & Innovation Civil Engineering

Wood Going to Mexico City to Study Effects of Earthquake

Thursday, September 28, 2017

A University of Arkansas geotechnical engineer was chosen to participate in an NSF-sponsored reconnaissance mission.

College of Engineering Engineering Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Civil Engineering

Garvan Woodland Gardens Hosts Trash Bash, Fall Festival and Workshops in October

Thursday, September 28, 2017

October at Garvan Woodland Gardens brings activities such as a community clean up, a family fall festival and workshops on fairy gardens, succulent-topped pumpkins and ornamental grasses.

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

Science Café Panelists to Discuss Climate Change Tuesday

Wednesday, September 20, 2017

Science Café panelists John Hehr, Dan Skoff and Jeannie Whayne will discuss world reactions to climate change from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26, at Powerhouse restaurant.

College of Education and Health Professions Events Natural Environment Politics

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Natural Environment Research & Innovation Geosciences

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & 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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & 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
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