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Honors Engineering Alumnus Luke Osborn Selected for Forbes '30 Under 30' in Science

Friday, December 14, 2018

Osborn, a Little Rock native, has developed "electronic skin" that can be applied to prosthetic hands, enabling amputees to feel pressure and pain. 

College of Engineering Honors College Engineering Health Research & Innovation Alumni Association Mechanical Engineering

Bumpers College Students Win Awards at Agronomy, Soil and Environmental Sciences Meeting

Friday, December 14, 2018

Alyssa Ferri was one of several students from the Department of Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences whose research won awards at a national conference.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Events Points of Pride Research & Innovation Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

Chen Named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow

Friday, December 14, 2018

Jingyi Chen, associate professor of physical chemistry, has been named an Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Points of Pride Research & Innovation Science Chemistry and Biochemistry

Chancellor's Innovation and Collaboration Funds Offered

Friday, December 14, 2018

The Chancellor's Innovation and Collaboration Funds will be offered again this year. Call for all 2019 applications will occur early in the spring semester.

Academic Affairs Awards Research & Innovation

Chancellor Visits Alumni, Students-to-be and Rotarians in Mountain Home

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Chancellor Steinmetz spoke of student success initiatives, Advance Arkansas scholarships, faculty achievements and state growth.

Student Affairs University Advancement Economic Development Outreach Points of Pride Research & Innovation

Grants Fund Research on Biofuel Production, Reduced Fertilizer Use

Thursday, December 13, 2018

Efficient production of alternative fuels and crops that require little or no added fertilizer are the goals of grants totaling more than $1 million.

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

NASA Awards U of A Pluto Lab Solar System Grant

Thursday, December 13, 2018

The funding will be used to purchase lab equipment, supplies and research travel for the university's Pluto Lab, which is managed by Caitlin Ahrens.

Graduate School Awards Research & Innovation Science Space and Planetary Sciences

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

Comfort Sheds Light on 'The Dark Years'

Wednesday, December 12, 2018

Kathy Comfort, associate professor of French, has recently published a book titled Refiguring Les Années Noires: Literary Representations of the Nazi Occupation.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities International Research & Innovation World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Climate Change Could Affect Fish in Buffalo River in Competing Ways

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

The smallmouth bass population might be boosted slightly or reduced substantially, depending on temperatures and rainfall.

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