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Fay Jones School Campaign Gifts Build Upon State's Timber Legacy and Forests

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Three gifts totaling $3 million will support a new forest education facility, timber and wood design exhibition, and scholarships.

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'Teachings of Islam to Protect the Environment' Lecture on Nov. 19

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

Nana Firman, an environment and sustainability specialist, will give a lecture titled "Teaching of Islam to Protect the Environment" at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 19, in Giffels Auditorium.

Student Affairs Events International Lectures Natural Environment Student Organizations

November at Garvan Gardens Brings Bonsai for Beginners, Fall Photography and Holiday Lights

Friday, November 01, 2019

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.

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In New 'Short Talks,' Plavcan Discusses Nanopithecus Browni, a New Species of Monkey

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

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. 

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Visiting Professor at U of A Focuses Research on Climate Change and Missouri Agriculture

Monday, September 30, 2019

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.

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Study: Climate Change Could Cause Drought in Wheat-Growing Areas

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Up to 60 percent of current production areas could see simultaneous, severe and prolonged water shortages by the end of the century.

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

Join People Around the World Striking for the Planet at the NWA Climate Strike

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

This Friday, Sept. 27, the Center for Sustainability and the Young Democrats register student organization will be co-sponsoring and joining the Northwest Arkansas Climate Strike at the Fayetteville Square.

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Three Students Awarded Steele-Croxton Scholarships for Fall

Friday, September 20, 2019

Three U of A students — Emily Sherrill, Jake Krier and Alyssa Ferri — were chosen to receive Joe M. Steele & Hardy W. Croxton Memorial Scholarships for the fall 2019 semester.

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National Association of Black Geoscientists Conference Hosted by University of Arkansas

Thursday, September 12, 2019

The University of Arkansas hosted the National Association of Black Geoscientists this past week with presentations on a broad spectrum of events and a field trip to learn about the Morrowan Continental Shelf.

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Professors Write New Book on Ozark Forest Science

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

University of Arkansas professors Frederick Paillet and Steven Stephenson have published a new book on the science of Northwest Arkansas' scenery.

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