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Warming Climate Intensifies Summer Drought in Parts of U.S., Study Finds

Monday, July 15, 2019

In regions with low soil moisture, higher temperatures create a 'feedback loop' that links the land and air, worsening droughts. 

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

Researchers Tallying Turtles in the Delta to Assess Species' Health

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Brett DeGregorio describes how a U of A team is capturing and tagging turtles in the Delta ecoregion to help determine how many of the most common species are left and the impact of the annual harvest.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences

Garvan Woodland Gardens to Host Photo Walks, Family Events, Yoga, Mosaic-Making in July

Monday, July 01, 2019

Highlights include the annual summer celebration, a series of sprinkler events and a workshop that explores connections between home interiors and landscape design.

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

U of A Student Researcher Wins National Poster Competition

Friday, June 21, 2019

Gina Riggio, a doctoral student in the cell and molecular biology program, won first place in the student poster competition during a national water conference earlier this month.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Food & Nutrition Natural Environment Research & Innovation Food Science

U of A Offers Internships for Students Focused on Sustainability

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

University of Arkansas students interested in sustainability can make a difference through the Office for Sustainability internship program.

Natural Environment Sustainability

Researchers Document the Oldest Known Trees in Eastern North America

Friday, May 10, 2019

A stand of bald cypress in North Carolina includes trees as old as 2,624 years, making them the longest-lived wetland species in the world.

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

Student Publications Focus on Bioregionalism and Ecological Literacy

Friday, May 10, 2019

Two sections of Special Topics Composition II studied Ecological Literacy and worked together to design publications for their final projects.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Natural Environment Sustainability English

University Recreation Gives Back to Campus During First Departmental Trash Cleanup

Thursday, May 09, 2019

Nine staff members of University Recreation collected 100 pounds of trash from Mullins Creek in under one hour.

College of Education and Health Professions Giving Natural Environment University Recreation

May at Garvan Gardens Features Mother's Day Concert, Bonsai Workshops, Winemaking Class

Tuesday, April 30, 2019

Garvan Woodland Gardens will celebrate the warmer weather of May with a selection of classes, concerts and activities for children and adults.

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