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For Muldoon, Prestigious Grant Began With a Backyard Telescope

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Muldoon was selected for the highly competitive National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Program, a prestigious $500,000 grant for faculty who show promise in teaching and research.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Health Research & Innovation Biomedical Engineering

Higher Education Program Faculty, Students Participate in Professional Conferences

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Faculty and students participated in the annual conference of the Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education, presenting research and gaining professional knowledge.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Research & Innovation Higher Education

Studies Show Some Types of Life Can Survive Conditions Found on Mars

Monday, April 23, 2018

Researchers subjected certain microorganisms to extreme cold and low pressure to test their ability to thrive in Martian soil.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences Space and Planetary Sciences

Fay Jones School Professor Contributes Engaged Listening Essay to Participatory Design Book

Monday, April 23, 2018

Noah Billig, an assistant professor of landscape architecture, contributed an essay on engaged listening to a book published by Island Press in 2017.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Design Research & Innovation Landscape Architecture

New Book on Native American Rock Art

Friday, April 20, 2018

George Sabo, professor of anthropology and director of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, is a co-editor of the newly released Transforming the Landscape: Rock Art and the Mississippian Cosmos.

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

More Than 30 U of A Education Researchers Contribute Knowledge at AERA Conference

Friday, April 20, 2018

Research conducted by more than 30 U of A faculty, staff, students and alumni of the College of Education and Health Professions was featured at this year's annual meeting in New York.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Health Research & Innovation

Overcoming Bias About Music Puts the Brain to Work

Thursday, April 19, 2018

New research from the University of Arkansas Music Cognition Laboratory gives insight into how the brain judges music quality.

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

Kemper in Agribusiness Earns PUBP Distinguished Dissertation Award

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Nathan Kemper, clinical assistant professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness, has earned the 2017 Public Policy William Miller Distinguished Dissertation Award for his dissertation.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Awards Business Research & Innovation Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Public Policy

NSF Award Powers New Technology for Electric Vehicles

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Yue Zhao will use the $500,000 award to support his research on silicon carbide high-power motor drives.

College of Engineering Engineering Research & Innovation Electrical Engineering

Anthropology Doctoral Candidate Awarded NSF Dissertation Grant

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

John Samuelsen, an anthropology doctoral candidate, was awarded $14,750 to determine if individuals interred in southwest Arkansas grew up in the area or were from some other region.

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