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Study Confirms Micro-Algae's Cleaning Ability in Wastewater Treatment

Tuesday, January 15, 2019

Environmental engineers found Chlorella vulgaris, a single-celled algae, excelled at removing nutrients from wastewater discharge. 

College of Engineering Engineering Research & Innovation Science Sustainability Civil Engineering

Annual 'Give a Cookie, Get a Cookie' Returns to Kick Off Holiday Season

Friday, November 30, 2018

The campus community is invited to decorate cookies for themselves and as holiday treats for food insecure students or children.

Student Affairs Events Food & Nutrition Giving Sustainability

Air Pumps Refurbished at Bike Repair Stations

Monday, November 19, 2018

Two bike repair stations on campus — one at the Arkansas Union and a second near Humphreys Hall — have been refurbished with air pumps to keep students rolling through the school year.


Bumpers College Student Used Her Love of Plants to Create a Reuse, Reduce, Recycle Plant Program

Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Sophomore Rhiannon de la Rosa transforms used plastic containers from U of A dining halls into planters to provide free plants to students across campus.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Honors College Sustainability Horticulture

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
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