Membrane Center Workshop Set for Friday

The Arkansas Membrane Research Center and the Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering will host the second Sino-US Membrane Center Workshop from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday, June 15.

The meeting will take place in the first-floor meeting room of the Cato Springs Research Center at 1475 W. Cato Springs Road. Lunch will be provided.

Dave Ford, head of the Ralph E. Martin Department of Chemical Engineering, encouraged interested parties from a variety of fields to attend.

"Interest in membrane-based separation processes in a range of diverse fields such as biomedical, environmental, chemical, oil and gas and others is increasing due to their unique and desirable properties," Ford said. "This second workshop with visitors from the State Key Laboratory of Separation Membranes and Membrane Processes in China will explore some of the recent developments in membrane science and technology and builds upon the highly successful first workshop held in Tianjin, China, in October 2017."

RSVPs are requested. Please email Amber Friday-Brown at eafriday@uark.edu to RSVP. 

Contacts

Amber Friday Brown, MAST Center site coordinator
Chemical Engineering
479-575-4969, eafriday@uark.edu

Nick DeMoss, director of communications
College of Engineering
479-575-5697, ndemoss@uark.edu

Headlines

New Insight Into Cell Membranes Could Improve Drug Testing and Design

Chemistry researchers studied a type of membrane protein that expels drugs from a cell, contributing to drug resistance. A lipid composition on the cell membrane affects the behavior of these proteins.

Honors College to Host Performance of Florence Price Violin Concerto and Duos

Violinist Er-Gene Kahng and classical modern pianist Nathan Carterette will perform at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 5, in Gearhart Hall.

Journalism Ethics Center Director Awarded National Grant for Historical Research

Raymond McCaffrey, director of the Center for Ethics in Journalism, plans to use the grant to research Louis Stark, who won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting on labor during the 1920s.

Cook and Glade Elected to State Leadership Positions

Aletha Cook and Rachel Glade are serving three-year terms on the Board of Directors of the Arkansas Speech-Language-Hearing Association.

Mayfield Receives Austrian Marshall Scholarship to Complete Food Science Doctoral Project

Sarah Mayfield has completed a research project involving a healthier chocolate created with soy oil and is now working on wine made with grapes grown in Arkansas.

Newswire Daily