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Chemistry Seminar: New Transformations of Renewable Alcohols Catalyzed by Oxo-Metal Compounds

Monday, September 23, 2019

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Chemistry and Biochemistry

Anthropologist Contributes to Major Study of Large Animal Extinction

Friday, September 20, 2019

Research published in Science explains the effect of human-influenced mass extinction of giant carnivores and herbivores from North America.

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

Spring 2020 Honors College Retro Readings to Explore Secret Rituals and the Logistics of Science

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In Honors College Retro Readings courses, students from all colleges tackle classic texts from a contemporary, multidisciplinary point of view.

College of Education and Health Professions Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Science Curriculum and Instruction History

Meteorites Topic of Discussion at Upcoming Museum Events

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

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.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Museum Space and Planetary Sciences

Pre-STEM Fair Mixer on Sept. 24

Monday, September 16, 2019

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.

College of Engineering Others Engineering Events Science Career Services

STEM Career Fair on Sept. 25

Monday, September 16, 2019

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.

College of Engineering Others Engineering Events Science Career Services

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Announces New Faculty

Friday, September 13, 2019

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Appointments Research & Innovation Science Chemistry and Biochemistry

Giant Kangaroo Had Crushing Bites

Thursday, September 12, 2019

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.

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

National Association of Black Geoscientists Conference Hosted by University of Arkansas

Thursday, September 12, 2019

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.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Diversity and Inclusion Events Lectures Natural Environment Science Geosciences

Chemistry Doctoral Student Successfully Defends Dissertation

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

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.

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Research & Innovation Science Chemistry and Biochemistry
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