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Fay Jones School Launches First Graduate Program in Design Studies, Creates Resiliency Center

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

The school’s first graduate program will offer concentrations in Resiliency Design and in Hospitality and Retail Design. The new Resiliency Center will develop sustainable strategies for communities.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Sam M. Walton College of Business Architecture Design Points of Pride Sustainability

U of A and City of Fayetteville Join to Support Renewable Energy Project

Thursday, April 19, 2018

The Wind Catcher Energy Connection Project is using wind turbines in Oklahoma to generate and transmit electricity to Northwest Arkansas.

Facilities Administrative News Economic Development Outreach Sustainability

Free Screening of Standing Rock Documentary April 19

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock, is a documentary about the peaceful resistance at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, will be screened at 6 p.m. Thursday in Giffel's Auditorium.

Libraries Student Affairs Cultural Events Events Natural Environment Sustainability Student Organizations

Maritime Transportation Center Receives Additional $1.4 Million Grant

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

The Maritime Transportation Research and Education Center is a Tier 1 university transportation center based at the University of Arkansas.

College of Engineering Awards Economic Development Engineering Research & Innovation Sustainability Industrial Engineering

New Book Examines Bioethanol as a Promising Alternative to Fossil Fuels

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Bioethanol is a $1 trillion industry, but advances could make production more efficient and less reliant on food stocks such as corn.

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

'RE: Fay' Interdisciplinary Competition Produces Three Winning Teams, Recycling Projects

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

The Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design started the spring semester with a student design competition aimed at generating ideas for recycling within the school.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Awards Sustainability Interior Design Landscape Architecture

Speaker to Discuss 'Sustainability and Engineering in the Food Industry' Wednesday

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

On Wednesday, Terry Howell Jr., a senior manager of product development for McKee Foods, will discuss the role that biological and agricultural engineers play in sustainably feeding the world. 

College of Engineering Agriculture Events Food & Nutrition Lectures Sustainability Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Hotz and Yocum Halls Recycling Competition Begins Strong

Friday, February 16, 2018

University Housing and PepsiCo Recycling teamed up this semester to increase recycling rates and promote sustainability in two residence halls on campus.

Student Affairs Events Residential life Sustainability Housing
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