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U of A Partners With DoE, National Labs in New Field of Topological Materials

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

U of A researchers will explore a new field with potential to advance electronics and quantum information science.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research & Innovation Physics

Psychological Science Professor Is Finalist for Prestigious William T. Grant Foundation Scholars Award

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Alex Dopp, assistant professor of psychological science, has been named one of 10 finalists for a William T. Grant Foundation Scholars Award, a $350,000 award funding a five-year research project.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Social Sciences Pscyhological Science

Journalist and Professor Dale Carpenter Honored with Ernie Deane Award

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The top Arkansas award for valor in journalism recognizes those who exemplify the spirit, style and courage of its namesake, Ernie Deane.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Points of Pride Journalism

Horticulture Head MacKay Becomes Food Systems Leadership Institute Fellow

Friday, December 07, 2018

Wayne Mackay, department head and professor of horticulture, has been named a Fellow of the Food Systems Leadership Institute.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Appointments Points of Pride Food Science Horticulture

U of A Fall Commencement Ceremony Continues to Grow

Monday, December 03, 2018

A record number of students – 1,356 – have registered to “walk” during the Dec. 15 ceremony in Bud Walton Arena.

Academic Affairs Administrative News Points of Pride

Students at ACT Bootcamp Hear National Expert on ACT Preparation

Monday, December 03, 2018

The University of Arkansas Talent Search program hosted 150 area high school students for the event.

Student Affairs Diversity and Inclusion Education Outreach Points of Pride Talent Search

Celebrate Pat Walker Health Center's New Addition, Renovated Space

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Join Pat Walker Health Center staff at 11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 3, for a celebration of the health center's new addition and renovated medical clinics and counseling center.

Student Affairs Events Health Points of Pride Health Center

Fischer in Entomology, Ortega in Plant Pathology Named Plant Biologist Scholars

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Hillary Fischer and Laura Ortega, graduate students in Bumpers College, have been named Conviron Scholars by the American Society of Plant Biologists.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Points of Pride Entomology Plant Science

Fay Jones School Alumni, Design Supporters Honored During Recognition Ceremony

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

The Fay Jones School honored alumni and supporters for distinguished contributions to the school, the university and the culture of design in Arkansas and around the world.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Awards Design Points of Pride

Longtime Mechanical Engineering Faculty Member Announces Retirement

Monday, November 19, 2018

After almost 54 years of service, professor Ing-Chang Jong of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, is retiring at the end of the year. The department will host a reception Dec. 7.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Points of Pride Mechanical Engineering
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