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Wash Your Hands! In New 'Short Talks,' Gibson Explains Effect of Soap on Respiratory Viruses
In the new episode of Short Talks From the Hill, Kristen Gibson explains how soap destroys respiratory viruses such as coronavirus and offers tips for handling potentially contaminated surfaces.
Physics Doctoral Student Paul Bonney Receives NASA FINESST Research Grant
Paul Bonney, a Doctoral Academy Fellow in the Department of Physics, has received a $89,659 grant to study the habitability of exoplanets using global climate models.
Four Fulbright College Honors Program Graduates Receive 2020 Hantz Awards
Fulbright College Honors Program Graduates Kathryn Judy, Winson Chee, Jake Price and Anna Cunningham are the recipents of the 2020 Harold D. Hantz Awards.
Anthropology's Caitlin Yoakum Receives NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Grant
Caitlin Yoakum, a doctoral student in anthropology, has been awarded a grant to study primate chewing and sensory structures that allow primates to determine if a food is safe to chew and eat.
New Nano Drug Candidate Kills Aggressive Breast Cancer Cells
The discovery will help clinicians target breast cancer cells directly, while avoiding the adverse, toxic side effects of chemotherapy.
New Course and Collaboration to Focus on Problems Caused by Pandemic
Faculty and students will collaborate with a university in India to develop innovations for medical devices and protective equipment.
Video Submissions for Fulbright College New Student Open House Website Due July 20
Faculty, staff, students and alumni are encouraged to submit videos for an online open house to welcome students back to campus. Submit by Monday, July 20.
Biology Graduate Student Awarded National Science Foundation Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Doctoral graduate Tyler K. Chafin was awarded a three-year, NSF "rules of life" post-doctoral fellowship with a focus on interdisciplinary research using biological collections.
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.
Fulbright College Calls for Video Submissions for New Student Open House Website
The virtual open house, "We Welcome You: College of Arts and Sciences," will feature video introductions for each department or school within the college. Submit videos by July 20.