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Interdisciplinary Sustainability Minor Available to All Students

Monday, November 05, 2018

The minor in sustainability provides foundational knowledge and skills related to the emerging discipline of sustainability and to prepare students to become innovators within their diverse fields.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Academic Affairs Sustainability

Taking Care of Customers and Environment Pays Off, Study Shows

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Researchers found companies that receive awards for customer service and environmental sustainability report better sales growth and cost efficiency.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Economic Development Research & Innovation Sustainability Supply Chain Management

VeoRide Optimizes Service Area and Introduces 'Hubs'

Friday, October 26, 2018

Data from the first month of bicycle use in VeoRide bike-share program have allowed establishment of "hubs" where higher use of the bicycles can be concentrated.


U of A Researchers Lead Consortium Studying Genetics of Heat-Tolerant Rice

Monday, October 22, 2018

A study of hundreds of varieties of rice could help farmers breed crops that can withstand the stress of increasing temperatures.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Research & Innovation Sustainability Crop, Soil and Environmental Sciences

Matlock, Champion of Science in Sustainability, Honored With Borlaug Communication Award

Monday, October 22, 2018

Marty Matlock, director of the University of Arkansas Resiliency Center, was honored with the Borlaug Communication Award by the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology.

College of Engineering Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Agriculture Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Sustainability

U of A Project to Help Farmers Recycle Water, Recover Nutrients for Fertilizer

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Researchers are developing systems to recycle wastewater and recover nutrients for fertilizer to reduce water consumption in farming.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Natural Environment Outreach Research & Innovation Science Sustainability Chemical Engineering

Walton College Research Professor Honored by North American Case Research Association

Thursday, October 18, 2018

David Graham Hyatt, research associate professor of supply chain management, was honored for his work with Delta Plastics, an Arkansas company, and development of a teaching case.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Awards Business Economic Development Outreach Sustainability Supply Chain Management

When Finished Riding a VeoRide Bike Here's Where to Park It

Monday, October 08, 2018

Riders are asked not to block sidewalks – to avoid fees, park bikes in a rack or out of the way of pedestrians.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Sustainability

Good Parking Habits Encouraged Amid Record-Setting Bike Share Launch

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

More than 2,200 people hopped on the new VeoRide bike share system and have taken over 3,000 rides in just the first six days.

Points of Pride Sustainability
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