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Memorial Service for Doug James on March 31

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

A celebration of the life of Douglas A. James, a long-time professor of zoology and biology, will be held from 3-5 p.m. Sunday, March 31, at the Mount Sequoyah Center. All are welcome.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Natural Environment Biological Sciences

March at Garvan Woodland Gardens Brings Spring Celebration with Daffodil, Tulip Displays

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Garvan Woodland Gardens prepares for spring with family-friendly favorites, such as "Celebrate Spring Day," and new classes in botanical illustration, herbalism and bonsai grafting.

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Gentry Students, Teachers Benefit From Drone Partnership

Monday, February 25, 2019

Elementary students and teachers from Gentry Public Schools are getting a fresh look at water quality through a program that provides access to drone training for studying hard-to-reach areas.

College of Engineering Engineering Natural Environment Outreach Research & Innovation Industrial Engineering Operations Management

The Challenges of Studying Snakes is Topic of U of A Museum Lecture

Thursday, February 14, 2019

J. D. Willson, associate professor of biological sciences will discuss snakes and their secrets at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Natural Environment Outreach Science Biological Sciences Museum

Open to All Students: A Minor in Agribusiness

Thursday, February 14, 2019

A minor in agricultural business or international economic development offers a way to study such topics as economics, environment or the business of food

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs Agriculture Human Environment Natural Environment Sustainability Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Pryor Center Presents "Invasive Pythons: Successes, Challenges, and the Future"

Tuesday, February 05, 2019

J.D. Willson, an associate professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, researches the factors that drive population dynamics among reptiles and amphibians.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Natural Environment Science Biological Sciences

Garvan Woodland Gardens Hosts Basic Knitting Class, Opens Design Camp Registration

Thursday, January 31, 2019

After being closed for the month of January, Garvan Woodland Gardens reopens for the year on Feb. 1 with just a few activities scheduled throughout the month.

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

Gallery Talk, Reception Planned Jan. 16 for 'Make Architecture Indigenous Again' Exhibition

Monday, January 14, 2019

A gallery talk will take place at noon Wednesday, Jan. 16, and an opening reception will be held at 5:15 p.m. Jan. 16.

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Former University Professor of Biological Sciences Remembered

Tuesday, January 08, 2019

When he retired in 2016, Douglas Arthur James was the longest-serving professor in University of Arkansas history.

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