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Doctoral Student Expands Knowledge of Racial Microaggressions

Monday, January 22, 2018

Kendra Shoge, a doctoral student in counselor education, studies the small acts that carry the clinical description of racial microaggressions and plans to write her dissertation on the topic.

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Higher Education Professor's Work Recommended to Convention Participants

Friday, January 19, 2018

Michael Hevel's 2016 article, "Toward a History of Student Affairs," will be used by a national organization of student affairs professionals for teaching the history of discrimination in their field. 

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New Recording Features First Major Female African-American Composer

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Recently discovered work of Arkansas native Florence Price has been recorded for the first time by U of A music professor Er-Gene Kahng.

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University Recreation Finds Positive Correlation Between Facility Use and Freshman Success

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Freshmen who visited UREC facilities an average of 2-3 times per week had an average cumulative GPA that is 0.7 points higher than those who did not use UREC facilities.

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Graduate Student Interns Help Local Children Through Play Therapy

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Graduate students gain practical experience working with children, and faculty members conduct research that shows the local impact of play therapy on academics, classroom behavior and attendance.

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Honors College Calls for Research Team Grant Proposals

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Faculty across campus who are working on projects with multiple objectives are invited to submit proposals for the new Honors College Research Team Grant. Application deadline is March 19.

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Scholarship Gift Inspired by Research Assistantship and Faculty Mentor

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A Campaign Arkansas gift from alumnus Kaiyuan Chen will create a scholarship for undergraduates pursuing research in physics. 

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U of A Digitally Preserves Important Dinosaur Tracks Found in Arkansas

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Discovered in a working gypsum quarry in 2011, the tracks led scientists to new insights about the carnivorous theropod Acrocanthosaurus.

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Research Reveals Unique Optical Properties in Nanoscale Materials

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Joseph B. Herzog, an assistant professor of physics, was part of a team that created large optical metasurfaces that could lead to microscale lenses and other optical components.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics Changes Effective Jan. 1

Thursday, January 11, 2018 has phased out its Legacy Application Package effective Jan. 1. Workshops will be offered in January for the new web-based platform called Workspace.

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