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We're Not Monkeying Around: Doctoral Student Creates Blog to Share Interesting Primate Facts

Monday, June 18, 2018

Doctoral student Ashly Romero has started a blog series called Peculiar Primates as an outreach tool for the Terhune Lab in Fulbright College's Department of Anthropology. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Science Social Sciences Anthropology

High School Scholars Visit U of A to Gain STEM Skills, Give Performance June 15

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Thirty high school students from across the nation are participating in the Math, Science and Engineering Academy pre-college program.

College of Engineering Diversity Affairs Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Science Environmental Dynamics Geosciences

Membrane Center Workshop Set for Friday

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The Arkansas Membrane Research Center and the Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering will host the second Sino-US Membrane Center Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 15.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Research & Innovation Science Chemical Engineering

Professional Development for K12 Educators Offered This Summer via OPENGATE Grant

Monday, May 28, 2018

OPENGATE is funded through the National Science Foundation as a collaboration between five partner institutions in the University of Arkansas system.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Science Training Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies

Two Undergraduate Students Selected for Blue Waters Internship Program

Friday, May 25, 2018

Alaina Edwards, a mathematics major, and John McGarigal, a mechanical engineering major, have been selected for the 2018-19 Blue Waters Student Internship Program.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Engineering Science Mathematical Sciences Mechanical Engineering

U of A Graduate Student Selected as Outstanding Young American

Friday, May 18, 2018

The United States' division of Junior Chamber International has named University of Arkansas graduate student Caitlin Ahrens one of its 2018 Ten Outstanding Young Americans.

Graduate School Awards Science Space and Planetary Sciences

Fulbright College Announces 2018 Winners of King, Nolan and OMNI Awards

Friday, May 18, 2018

Professors Kevin Fitzpatrick, Anna Zajicek, Song Feng and Juan Bustamante were selected to receive Fulbright College's most prestigious endowed faculty awards.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Science Social Sciences Criminal Justice Geosciences Sociology

New Method Could Improve Longevity and Lessen Wear of Artificial Hips

Monday, May 14, 2018

A new technique improves lubrication of implants used for artificial hips and might reduce or eliminate the need for revision surgery.

College of Engineering Engineering Health Research & Innovation Science Mechanical Engineering

Bubbles and Anti-Hedgehogs: Studying the Nanostructures That Could Lead to the Future of Data Storage

Monday, May 14, 2018

Researchers in Laurent Bellaiche's physics group at the University of Arkansas work with colleagues around the globe to study ferroelectric materials for smaller data storage.

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

Professors Author Research Paper on Stem Cell Differentiation

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

Professors Shilpa Iyer, biological sciences, and Raj Rao, biomedical engineering, have coauthored a research paper recently published in scientific journal PLOS ONE.

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