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Resiliency Center Director Marty Matlock Named Chair of National Council's Leaders' Alliance

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

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.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Appointments Natural Environment Sustainability

Samuel Binns Named Buffalo National River's Artist-in-Residence

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

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.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Arts Natural Environment Outreach Creative Writing English

Short Documentary Highlights UREC Outdoors Leadership Program on the Rio Grande River

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Natural Environment Training University Recreation

'TransMap' Will Ensure Reliable and Efficient Transportation Networks

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

MarTREC researchers received a $1.5 million award to develop a data-driven map that will aid decisions on transportation infrastructure.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Natural Environment Research and Innovation Science Sustainability Transportation Geosciences Industrial Engineering

Seminar on Role of Trees as Crowbars, Rhythmic Tap Dancers and Amplifiers in Soil Production

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

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.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Natural Environment Science Biological and Agricultural Engineering Geosciences

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.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design University Advancement Architecture Design Giving Natural Environment Landscape Architecture

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.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Events Natural Environment Landscape Architecture

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. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences International Natural Environment Research and Innovation Social Sciences Anthropology

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.

College of Education and Health Professions Agriculture Education Natural Environment Research and Innovation Science

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 and Innovation Geosciences
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