U of A Students Organize Second Annual March for Science
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – The second annual March for Science NWA will take place starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 14. The community is invited to meet at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church at Dickson Street and East Avenue beginning at 9:30 a.m. Marchers will move on to Dickson Street at 10 a.m. and travel to Hillside Auditorium, just east of the Greek Theatre.
Lance Miller, assistant professor of mathematical sciences at the University of Arkansas and Rev. Clint Schnekloth, pastor of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fayetteville will speak following the march.
The event has been organized by two U of A undergraduates, Zachary Renfro and Brayley Gattis, both science majors, with the stated purpose of defending scientific thought, research, funding and education.
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Geffrey Davis, a professor of poetry in the Program for Creative Writing and Translation, has been awarded a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts.
An interdisciplinary research team led by Kyle Quinn and Shilpa Iyer has been awarded $395,112 to develop new tools to assess mitochondrial diseases.
Students came to the meeting prepared to ask questions and ready to learn the answers.
An exhibit on the U of A Razorbacks during the 1990s is on display at Silas Hunt Hall, and a second exhibit about Arkansas Native Americans is on display in the Arkansas Union.
Maryanne Atchley-Babb, a second year graduate student in speech-language pathology, was awarded the Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association's 2018 Betty Bass Scholarship.