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Researchers Advance Work to Fight Antibiotic Resistance with NSF Grant

Monday, August 13, 2018

A new $498,983 NSF grant will advance U of A research on improving the antimicrobial properties of silver nanoparticles that fight infection.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Health Research & Innovation Science Chemistry and Biochemistry Physics

New Research Suggests Tart Cherries May Help Intestinal Health

Monday, August 13, 2018

An international team of scientists found that Montmorency tart cherries helped to positively impact the intestinal microbiome.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Food & Nutrition Health Research & Innovation Science Food Science

Fan Recognized by Oak Ridge Associated Universities

Thursday, August 09, 2018

Chenguang Fan, assistant professor of biochemistry, has received a 2018 Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Faculty Achievement Research & Innovation Chemistry and Biochemistry

Barnes Fund Will Promote Innovations in Health, Collaborations with Business

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

A $500,000 gift from Kelly and Steve Barnes will create a Health and Wellbeing Innovation Fund in the Sam M. Walton College of Business.

Sam M. Walton College of Business University Advancement Business Giving Outreach Research & Innovation Alumni Association

Site-specific Technology Aids Nematode Control When Cotton Fields Turn to Soybeans

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

John Rupe research into the problem of parasites in soybeans shows a nematicide chemical is the most effective control strategy .

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Research & Innovation Science Plant Pathology

Hughes Edits Journal Issue Focusing on Diversity Intelligence

Monday, August 06, 2018

Claretha Hughes edited the August issue of the academic research journal Advances in Developing Human Resources, one of the four top-tier journals of the Academy of Human Resource Development.

College of Education and Health Professions J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Education Research & Innovation Human Resource and Workforce Development Education Journalism

Geosciences Professor Receives Prestigious American Geophysical Union Award

Monday, August 06, 2018

Jill Marshall, an assistant professor of geosciences, has been awarded the 2018 Luna B. Leopold Young Scientist Award, the top award for early-career geoscientists.

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

Psychological Stressors Affect Truck Drivers, Contribute to Industry Shortage, Research Finds

Friday, August 03, 2018

Being a truck driver is a grueling and often thankless job. Time away from home and family, poor pay, and a generally unhealthy lifestyle  are affecting the industry.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Economic Development Health Research & Innovation Supply Chain Management

Hospitality Faculty Yao-Chin Wang Wins ICHRIE Awards

Friday, August 03, 2018

Yao-Chin Wang, assistant professor of hospitality innovation, received awards as the conference's best reviewer and for outstanding contribution in reviewing.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Awards Hospitality Research & Innovation Human Environmental Sciences

Twentieth Annual Arkansas Poll: Call for Questions

Friday, August 03, 2018

The Arkansas Poll team invites proposals for questions from faculty of all disciplines to be included on the 20th annual Arkansas Poll. Deadline to submit proposed questions is Aug. 20.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Political Science
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