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$4.6 Million Award Creates Program to Train Cybersecurity Professionals

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

The program will address a shortage of highly skilled cybersecurity professionals and train students for careers in government agencies.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Science Training Transportation Computer Science and Computer Engineering Electrical Engineering Industrial Engineering

Warming Climate Intensifies Summer Drought in Parts of U.S., Study Finds

Monday, July 15, 2019

In regions with low soil moisture, higher temperatures create a 'feedback loop' that links the land and air, worsening droughts. 

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

Fossil of Smallest Old World Monkey Species Discovered in Kenya

Monday, July 15, 2019

A research team including Michael Plavcan discovered Nanopithecus browni near Kanapoi, Kenya, far from the habitat of other guenons.

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

Biologists Search Remaining Prairies for Reptiles and Amphibians

Wednesday, July 10, 2019

Follow biologists as they scour what remains of Northwest Arkansas' once-vast tallgrass prairies in search of the repitles and amphibians that live there. For the full story, go to the Field Notes.

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

Physicist Hugh Churchill Receives Presidential Early Career Award

Tuesday, July 09, 2019

The Presidential Early Career Awards are the highest honor bestowed by the federal government on scientists and engineers who are early in their research careers.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Science Physics

Researchers Tallying Turtles in the Delta to Assess Species' Health

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

Brett DeGregorio describes how a U of A team is capturing and tagging turtles in the Delta ecoregion to help determine how many of the most common species are left and the impact of the annual harvest.

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

Sui Named Distinguished Scholar of the Year by CPGIS

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

Daniel Sui, vice chancellor for research and innovation, was honored by the International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Others Awards Science Geography Geosciences Vice Chancellor for Research and Innovation

U of A STEM Center Hosting Camp for Kids

Tuesday, July 02, 2019

The camp is for students entering first through sixth grades and will run July 29 through Aug. 2. Fields include archaeology, food science, robotics and engineering, paleontology, poultry science and soil science.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Engineering Events Science Curriculum and Instruction

Fulbright College Wins Gold CASE 2019 Circle of Excellence Award for Fulbright REVIEW

Monday, June 24, 2019

Fulbright College recently won recognition in the Council for Advancement and Support of Education 2019 Circle of Excellence awards for its Fulbright REVIEW digital publication and newsletter.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Awards Humanities Science Social Sciences

Geosciences' Edward C. Holland Receives Cambridge Fellowship

Friday, June 21, 2019

Geosciences' Edward C. Holland has been selected to receive the Arkansas Visiting Fellowship at Wolfson College, University of Cambridge in Cambridge, England for the 2019-20 academic year. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards International Points of Pride Science Geography Geosciences
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