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Researchers Observe Formation of a Magnetar 6.5 Billion Light Years Away
X-ray data holds evidence of two neutron stars merging to form a celestial object with an extremely powerful magnetic field.
New Method of Studying Sediment Could Predict Climate Change Impact
Deposits are useful for interpreting the Earth’s response to past climate change and understanding how it might react in the future.
Discovery Journal Deadline for Bumpers College Undergraduate Student Researchers to Submit Is May 3
Discovery, the undergraduate research journal of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences, is inviting submissions for the Fall 2019 issue. Deadline to submit is May 3.
African and African American Studies Program Graduate Fellows Research Symposium
The African and African American Studies Program hosts the 2019 Graduate Fellows Research Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, at Memorial Hall 230.
Interactive Kiosk Highlights Architect Fay Jones' Residential Design Work
The interdisciplinary project led by two University of Arkansas professors aims to bring Jones’ design work to a wide public audience.
Research Provides Important Insight on the Brain-Body Connection
A U of A study finds a surprising division of labor among motor cortex neurons, which could lead to insight on neurological disorders.
New Slime Mold Species Named for Math Instructor
The newly described species Dictyostelium barbarae, was named for Barbara Stephenson, instructor of mathematics, by her husband, Steve Stephenson, who researches slime molds.
Emeritus Professor Wins First Amendment Research Award
Stephen Smith, professor emeritus of communication, received the 2019 James Madison Prize for his new book, Freedom of Religion: Foundational Documents and Historical Arguments.
U of A Project Makes a Difference for Low-Income Youth With Disabilities
A new report finds that Arkansas PROMISE has succeeded at improving education and career outcomes for participants.
Human-Robot Collaboration Focus of Industrial Engineering Funding
Harry Pierson, assistant professor of industrial engineering, has received $263,000 through the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program.