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Physicist Awarded Vannevar Bush Fellowship by Department of Defense

Friday, May 29, 2020

The award, the department's most prestigious given to a single researcher's group, supports fundamental research with the potential to advance national security.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Points of Pride Research and Innovation Safety & Security Science Department of Physics

NIH Award Supports Research on Biological Drug to Rebuild Heart Tissue

Thursday, May 28, 2020

The project is part of the Southeast XLerator Network’s Ideas to Products program to quickly commercialize healthcare technologies.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Science Department of Biomedical Engineering

Device Simulates Filtering and Ion Transport Functions of Human Kidney

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Novel technology that simulates kidney function could expand, improve treatment options for patients in the final stage of renal disease.

College of Engineering Engineering Health, Fitness & Wellness Research and Innovation Science Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering

Fulbright College Celebrates 2020 Scholars Who Graduated With a 4.0 GPA

Thursday, May 21, 2020

More than 4,830 U of A students graduated this spring and 45 of those new alumni graduated from Fulbright College, after maintaining a perfect 4.0 GPA.

Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Fine Arts Humanities Points of Pride Science Social Sciences

Students Gain Professional Skills and Make Connections Through Blue Waters Internship Program

Thursday, May 21, 2020

Alaina Edwards and John McGarigal interned at Blue Waters, where they could develop  strong computational skills in high performance computing and advance their knowledge and skills.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Office of Research & Innovation Engineering Research and Innovation Science Department of Mathematical Sciences Department of Mechanical Engineering

Doctoral Student in Math Earns Top Post-Doc Placements at Max Planck Institute and Princeton

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Alumnus Jean Pierre Mutanguha has been selected for a post-doctoral placement at the Max Planck Institute for Mathematics followed by a second at Princeton University.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Awards Science Department of Mathematical Sciences

Grad Student Named International Amelia Earhart Fellow

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

Ellen Czaplinski, a graduate student in Space and Planetary Sciences, has been selected as a recipient of the International Amelia Earhart Fellowship from Zonta International.

Graduate School Awards International Science Space and Planetary Sciences Program

New Paper Suggests Stable Liquids on Mars Won't Support Life

Friday, May 15, 2020

Professor Vincent Chevrier and alumnus Edgard G. Rivera-Valentín investigated the limits under which life could withstand the conditions on Mars.

Graduate School Alumni Research and Innovation Science Space and Planetary Sciences Program

Researcher to Study How Economically Important Ore Deposits Are Formed

Friday, May 15, 2020

Adriana Potra, an associate professor, is developing research that will improve our understanding of where and how Mississipi Valley-type ores form and, possibly, lead to discoveries of new deposits.

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

High School Students Across Arkansas Compete in Virtual Science and Engineering Fair

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Instead of attending a big annual fair together at the Arkansas Union, students uploaded pictures, a PowerPoint, and a video of their presentations.

College of Education and Health Professions Engineering Outreach Science Virtual Events
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