GRAPES Center Receives Innovative Managing Director Grant
The NSF Center of Excellence in GRid-connected Advanced Power Electronic Systems (GRAPES) received a $200,000 Innovative Managing Director Grant from the National Science Foundation. This is the second consecutive year that GRAPES has received this grant, which is awarded to support the development and implementation of innovative models for managing director positions within the Industry/University Cooperative Research Center program.
T.A. Walton has served as the GRAPES managing director for five years and has worked with the National Science Foundation during that time as a presenter and workshop leader, focused on the development of the model organization concept for both GRAPES and the Industry/University Cooperative Research Center network.
The exhibition "The House and the City: Two Collages" will be on display through Oct. 20 in the Fred and Mary Smith Exhibition Gallery in Vol Walker Hall. A reception will be held at 5 p.m. Sept. 19.
Alex Booth, Terry Garrity, JoAnn Kvamme, Leonard Ridley and David Stowers were named the Employees of the 3rd Quarter for the 2019-20 academic year.
HillFest, an information fair for students to meet campus departments and registered student organizations, is happening today on the Arkansas Union Mall from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The University Career Development Center, in collaboration with Walmart, will host Career Fest from noon to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 4, in the Verizon Ballroom of the Arkansas Union.
Jack Freeland and Davis Campbell will talk about their research experiences at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30, in Physics Building Room 133.