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Sustainability Minor Offers New Opportunities to Include Service Learning Courses

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

Service learning courses along with a paper and an Earth Day poster may be substituted to satisfy the sustainability minor's capstone requirement. 

Division of Academic Affairs Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Academic Affairs Sustainability Service Learning Initiative

E-Scooter Program Expanded

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

VeoRide has introduced 250 new electric scooters to their micro mobility fleet serving the UA campus and Fayetteville. Veoride launched a fleet of 440 electric and non-electric bicycles in the fall of 2018.

Sustainability Transportation

Fay Jones School Professor Serves as Editor of New 'Sustainable Residential Landscapes' Book

Monday, February 24, 2020

A new book edited by Carl Smith, a professor at the University of Arkansas, explores sustainable residential design and planning for global communities in the 21st century.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Design Events Lectures Sustainability Department of Landscape Architecture

University Recreation to Host Its Annual Celebrate Cycle Competition

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

University Recreation is hosting its annual Celebrate Cycle competition against the University of Georgia from Feb. 24-28. Attend any of several cycling events to add your mileage to the total.

Division of Student Affairs Events Health, Fitness & Wellness Sustainability University Recreation

Scoot Through Campus: New E-Scooter Safety Tips

Thursday, February 13, 2020

E-scooters arrived on campus in the fall and as the weather trends warmer throughout the spring, their use on campus is expected to grow.

Health, Fitness & Wellness Sustainability Transportation

TSC and Cornell University Join Forces on Research and Innovation for a More Sustainable Future

Thursday, January 16, 2020

The Sustainability Consortium, administered by Arizona State University and the University of Arkansas, is partnering with the Cornell Atkinson Center for Sustainability to improve consumer products.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business & Finance Economic Development Research and Innovation Sustainability

Resiliency Center Director Marty Matlock Named Chair of National Council's Leaders' Alliance

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

Marty Matlock, executive director of the University of Arkansas Resiliency Center, was recently elected to chair the Leaders' Alliance of the National Council for Science and the Environment.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Appointments Natural Environment Sustainability

Let's Be Careful Out There: Helmet Giveaway Supports E-Scooter Safety

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

 The university has implemented additional safety precautions for e-scooters on campus, but you should follow safety rules, practice defensive scootering and wear a helmet to improve safety.

Facilities Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Sustainability Transportation

Salvage Swings Project Named as Finalist in 2019 Interior Design Best of Year Awards

Tuesday, December 03, 2019

The design by faculty members Jessica Colangelo and Charles Sharpless uses cross-laminated timber salvaged from the construction of Adohi Hall to create swings with a view.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Awards Design Sustainability
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