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U of A Researchers Explore Ways to Clean Single-Use PPE for Reuse
The researchers are exploring the use of microwaves and plasma to disinfect personal protective equipment as a way to lengthen its use.
Stephen Tycer Named Chief Information Security Officer
Stephen Tycer, who has a strong background in corporate IT security, has been named the new chief information security officer at the University of Arkansas, effective today, June 29.
Employee Health Assessments Will Be Required Daily Starting July 7
Employees will be required to complete a daily self-assessment verifying they have no COVID-19 symptoms or are working remotely.
Employees Begin Gradual Return to Campus: Phase I Starts Next Week
The first phase of the university's guide to Returning to Campus begins Monday, June 15, as a limited number of employees start to return.
Razorback Transit Passengers Required to Wear Face Coverings
As a part of the University of Arkansas' phased return to on-campus operations, Razorback Transit passengers will be required to wear face coverings beginning Monday, June 15.
Plans for Returning to Campus Announced; Phase 1 Starts June 15
A phased-in approach prioritizes safety and aligns with CDC and state guidelines for the goal of returning students to campus this fall.
Physicist Awarded Vannevar Bush Fellowship by Department of Defense
The award, the department's most prestigious given to a single researcher's group, supports fundamental research with the potential to advance national security.
Chemical Engineering Department Recognized for Lab Safety
The Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering is one of just 16 departments nationally recognized in a recent study of laboratory safety teams by the American Chemical Society.
Special Journal on Crisis Communication Highlights Spialek's Research
Research by Matthew Spialek, assistant professor of communication, validates the need for an assessment of citizen disaster communication and the role it could play dealing with disasters.
Grant Drawve to Lead New Crime and Security Data Analytics Lab in Fulbright College
Grant Drawve, an assistant professor sociology and criminology, will begin his new role as associate director of the newly formed Crime and Security Data Analytics Lab beginning July 1.