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Chemistry Seminar: New Transformations of Renewable Alcohols Catalyzed by Oxo-Metal Compounds
Professor Kenneth Nicholas of the University of Oklahoma will give a Chemistry Seminar at 3:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 23, in Chemistry Building 144. A reception will follow in CHEM 105.
Anthropologist Contributes to Major Study of Large Animal Extinction
Research published in Science explains the effect of human-influenced mass extinction of giant carnivores and herbivores from North America.
Spring 2020 Honors College Retro Readings to Explore Secret Rituals and the Logistics of Science
In Honors College Retro Readings courses, students from all colleges tackle classic texts from a contemporary, multidisciplinary point of view.
Meteorites Topic of Discussion at Upcoming Museum Events
The U of A Museum will host Caitlin Ahrens, a doctoral student who will talk about meteorites in Arkansas and around the world at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Archeological Survey Building.
Pre-STEM Fair Mixer on Sept. 24
Students in the STEM fields are invited to a Pre-STEM Fair Mixer from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the Arkansas Union Verizon Ballroom. Business casual attire is required. Register by Sept. 19.
STEM Career Fair on Sept. 25
The Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Career Fair from 10 a.m. to noon and 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 25, in Bud Walton Arena. Business casual attire is required.
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Announces New Faculty
Maggie He joined the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry as an assistant professor. Her research interests span the areas of organic chemistry and materials chemistry.
Giant Kangaroo Had Crushing Bites
A new study by a U of A anthropologist suggests feeding habits of an extinct kangaroo species were similar to the modern-day giant panda.
National Association of Black Geoscientists Conference Hosted by University of Arkansas
The University of Arkansas hosted the National Association of Black Geoscientists this past week with presentations on a broad spectrum of events and a field trip to learn about the Morrowan Continental Shelf.
Chemistry Doctoral Student Successfully Defends Dissertation
Matthew McKay, a graduate student in chemistry and biochemistry, successfully defended his doctoral dissertation. He has a postdoctoral appointment at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.