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Office for Sustainability to Bring Back the Sustainability Mixer

Friday, September 13, 2019

The Sustainability Mixer will be from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, at the Brewer Family Entrepreneurship Hub just off the Fayetteville Square at 123 W. Mountain St. 

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Events Sustainability

Make Bike Safety Fun: Throw a Party

Tuesday, September 10, 2019

The third-annual Bike Safety Block Party will be held at the Fulbright Peace Fountain behind Old Main from 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, with a "slow roll" bike ride with free pizza to follow.

Events Sustainability

Free Game Day Parking for Bicycles

Thursday, August 29, 2019

The U of A Office for Sustainability will offer bike valet for anyone riding their bicycle to the Razorback games this fall. Check your bicycle at the south side of the Arkansas Union on game days.

Events Intercollegiate Athletics Sustainability

Ungar to Join Team Studying Effect of Climate Change on the Arctic

Monday, August 05, 2019

Peter Ungar, a U of A anthropologist, will contribute to an international research project on the Yamal Peninsula in Russian Siberia. The project, “Environmental change in Western Siberia: Interactions of land surfaces, animal communities, infrastructure, and peoples of the Arctic,” will bring together ecologists, engineers, anthropologists and earth-system scientists to document changes to ecosystems of the Arctic region caused by climate change and explain how these changes have affected plants, animals, indigenous people and industrial infrastructure.

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

U of A Resiliency Center Hosts National Council for Science and the Environment Meeting

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

The Resiliency Center in the Fay Jones School is hosting the Summer Member Meeting of the National Council for Science and the Environment on the U of A campus June 24-26.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Graduate School Design Events Lectures Sustainability

Changes in Global Recycling Market Impacts U of A Recycling Program

Monday, June 17, 2019

Changes in the international market for recycled material have affected the U of A’s ability to recycle glass and some plastics.

Facilities Sustainability

Researchers Build Catalyst to Generate Electrical Energy From Ethanol

Wednesday, June 12, 2019

Jingyi Chen developed a nanopartical approach to increase efficiency of the ethanol catalyst in the Brookhaven National Laboratory project.

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

Commuter Survey Offers Chance to Win $50 Amazon Gift Card

Thursday, June 06, 2019

The survey will measure how people get to and from campus, with the goal of  measuring environmental impact and  inform future infrastructure and policy decisions.

Others Sustainability Transportation Parking Transit

U of A is Unveiling Natural Trails on the Oak Ridge Hillside

Thursday, May 30, 2019

Thursday, May 30 is a chance to celebrate the first installation of hiking trails on the University of Arkansas campus.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Events Sustainability

Volunteer Applications Open for Summer Food Programs

Thursday, May 23, 2019

The Jane B. Gearhart Full Circle Campus Food Pantry and Razorback Food Recovery Programs need summer volunteers.

Student Affairs Food & Nutrition Giving Sustainability
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