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Study Shows Visual Framing by Media in Debates Affects Public Perception

Monday, June 24, 2019

New research shows the way presidential candidates in a crowded field are treated visually by the media affects how viewers perceive them.

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

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

Research Into Child Labor in the Cocoa Industry Takes International Stage

Friday, June 21, 2019

Professors Jeff Luckstead and Lanier Nalley of Bumpers College and a colleague from Kansas State found that a modest price increase could eliminate the need for child labor in Ghana.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture International Research & Innovation Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Researchers Improve Semiconductor Laser on Silicon

Thursday, June 20, 2019

The development of an "optically pumped" laser, made of germanium tin grown on silicon substrates, could lead to faster micro-processing of electronic devices and at a much lower cost.

College of Engineering Engineering Research & Innovation Electrical Engineering

Mechanical Engineering Grad Students Earn Research Honors

Monday, June 17, 2019

Adedoyin Abe and Mahyar Afshar-Mohajer earned awards for their poster presentations at the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers Conference in Nashville in late May.

College of Engineering Graduate School Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Mechanical Engineering

U of A's MICRO Lab Reaches its One-Year Milestone

Monday, June 17, 2019

The MicroCT Imaging Consortium for Research and Outreach Lab, or MICRO, has allowed faculty, staff and students to scan a wide a variety of objects for visualization. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Anthropology Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Geosciences

Food Science Doctoral Student Earns Grape and Wine Scholarships for Arkansas Grape Research

Thursday, June 13, 2019

Sarah Mayfield, a doctoral student in food science, has earned three national scholarships from organizations that support the grape and wine industry.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Research & Innovation Food Science

Researchers Build Catalyst to Generate Electrical Energy From Ethanol

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jingyi Chen developed a nanopartical approach to increase efficiency of the ethanol catalyst in the Brookhaven National Laboratory project.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Sustainability Chemistry and Biochemistry

Egan Researching How Cells Maintain Health by Repairing Damaged Proteins

Thursday, June 06, 2019

Martin Egan is researching how cells conduct their own quality control, moving damaged proteins to a control area for later repair or removal.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Education Health Research & Innovation Science
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