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Companies Benefit From Giving Congressional Testimony, Study Finds

Thursday, May 16, 2019

Researchers studied aspects of testimony, including witness status, length of testimony and regulatory jurisdiction of the committee.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Politics Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Management

Promising Material Could Lead to Faster, Cheaper Computer Memory

Thursday, May 02, 2019

Researchers confirmed that bismuth ferrite, which responds to both magnetic and electric fields, can be used to efficiently store information.

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

Researchers to Help Develop Next-Generation Hybrid and Electric Vehicles

Monday, April 29, 2019

With $1.5 million award, U of A researchers will help advance the Energy Department’s goal of increasing demand for electric vehicles.

College of Engineering Engineering Research & Innovation Science Sustainability Transportation Electrical Engineering

U of A Geosciences Professor Discovers Rare Original Maps

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Tom Paradise, University Professor of Geosciences, examined the eminent map collection of the international Explorers Club, which led to discovery of rare maps previously unknown for nearly a century.

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

Research on Disk Galaxies Sheds Light on Movement of Stars

Tuesday, April 23, 2019

The University of Arkansas research is a step toward solving the mystery of how disk galaxies maintain the shape of their spiral arms.

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

STEM Workshop to Focus on Supporting Women in Science

Monday, April 22, 2019

Do barriers exist that limit the advancement of women in science? A workshop April 26 will center on that topic and how the community can encourage women's success in science fields.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Lectures Science Anthropology Biological Sciences Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Chemistry and Biochemistry Geosciences Mathematical Sciences

New Book Traces Expeditions to Test Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Friday, April 19, 2019

Physics professor Daniel Kennefick writes about the 1919 eclipse, which provided the data to confirm the revolutionary theory.

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

CAST Helps Identify Possible Archeological Sites, International Research Team Publishes Findings

Friday, April 19, 2019

A research team at the U of A help identify probable archeological sites of interest focused on the precolonial cities and kingdoms that arose in the African interior around the 1st millennium A.D.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences International Research & Innovation Science Social Sciences Anthropology Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Geosciences World Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Cothren, Tullis From Advanced Spatial Technologies Monday's CSES Seminar Speakers

Friday, April 19, 2019

Jackson Cothren and Jason Tullis, both professors of geography, will be speak at the Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Seminar Series at 3:30 p.m. Monday, April 22, in Plant Science Building 009.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Agriculture Events Lectures Science Center For Advanced Spatial Technologies Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences Geography Geosciences
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