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Researchers Observe Formation of a Magnetar 6.5 Billion Light Years Away

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

X-ray data holds evidence of two neutron stars merging to form a celestial object with an extremely powerful magnetic field.

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

New Method of Studying Sediment Could Predict Climate Change Impact

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Deposits are useful for interpreting the Earth’s response to past climate change and understanding how it might react in the future.

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

Discovery Journal Deadline for Bumpers College Undergraduate Student Researchers to Submit Is May 3

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Food & Nutrition Hospitality Human Environment Research & Innovation

African and African American Studies Program Graduate Fellows Research Symposium

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

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.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Humanities Lectures Research & Innovation African and African American Studies History

Interactive Kiosk Highlights Architect Fay Jones' Residential Design Work

Monday, April 15, 2019

The interdisciplinary project led by two University of Arkansas professors aims to bring Jones’ design work to a wide public audience.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Architecture Design Events Outreach Research & Innovation

Research Provides Important Insight on the Brain-Body Connection

Monday, April 15, 2019

A U of A study finds a surprising division of labor among motor cortex neurons, which could lead to insight on neurological disorders.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Health Research & Innovation Science Physics

New Slime Mold Species Named for Math Instructor

Friday, April 12, 2019

The newly described species Dictyostelium barbarae, was named for Barbara Stephenson, instructor of mathematics, by her husband, Steve Stephenson, who researches slime molds.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Biological Sciences Mathematical Sciences

Emeritus Professor Wins First Amendment Research Award

Friday, April 12, 2019

Stephen Smith, professor emeritus of communication, received the 2019 James Madison Prize for his new book, Freedom of Religion: Foundational Documents and Historical Arguments.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Humanities Research & Innovation Communication

U of A Project Makes a Difference for Low-Income Youth With Disabilities

Thursday, April 11, 2019

A new report finds that Arkansas PROMISE has succeeded at improving education and career outcomes for participants.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Outreach Points of Pride Research & Innovation

Human-Robot Collaboration Focus of Industrial Engineering Funding

Thursday, April 11, 2019

Harry Pierson, assistant professor of industrial engineering, has received $263,000 through the Defense University Research Instrumentation Program.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Industrial Engineering
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