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Scholarship Gift Inspired by Research Assistantship and Faculty Mentor

Friday, December 15, 2017

A Campaign Arkansas gift from alumnus Kaiyuan Chen will create a scholarship for undergraduates pursuing research in physics. 

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

NSF Grant to Support Professor's, Graduate Student's Interdisciplinary Research

Friday, December 15, 2017

Professor Steve Tung and graduate student Bo Ma have received an NSF I-Corps grant to explore the commercialization of the pair's nanofluidic system for DNA sequencing.

College of Engineering Graduate School Awards Research & Innovation Microelectronics-Photonics

World Trade Center Arkansas Launches 'Gateways' Podcast Series

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Gateways podcast will help Arkansas companies understand and overcome complex issues in global commerce, trade and business.

Business International Arkansas World Trade Center

Training Course Prepares Drone Pilots to Take FAA Certification Exam

Friday, December 15, 2017

This four-session course begins Jan. 20 and teaches best practices and practical, hands-on skills to fly unmanned aircraft safely and legally.

Global Campus Business Distance Education Outreach Training

Kim Needy Named Interim Vice Provost for Research and Innovation

Friday, December 15, 2017

Dean Kim Needy and associate professor of history Trish Starks will co-chair the search committee for a permanent vice provost.

Graduate School Academic Affairs Administrative News Appointments Research & Innovation Academic/And Fiscal Affairs

Entomology Graduate Students Win President's Prize at ESA Meeting

Friday, December 15, 2017

Five graduate students from the U of A's entomology program brought home President's Prize awards from the recent Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America in Denver, Colorado.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards Research & Innovation Entomology

Arkansas Tops SEC and Ranks in Top 15 Nationally

Friday, December 15, 2017

Arkansas leads all Southeastern Conference intercollegiate athletics programs and ranks among the top 15 programs in the nation in the latest 2017-18 Learfield Sports Directors' Cup Standings.

Awards Intercollegiate Athletics

David Wilson Joins Transit and Parking Department

Friday, December 15, 2017

David Wilson of Springdale joined the University of Arkansas Transit and Parking Department as communications director on Dec. 11.

Appointments Parking Transit

Duncan Selected to Present at 2017 Midwest Clinic

Friday, December 15, 2017

Jamal Duncan, assistant director of bands in the Department of Music, will give a juried presentation on Dec. 20 at the 71st Midwest Clinic International Band, Orchestra and Music Conference.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Lectures Music

Department of Theatre Students and Alumni Featured in TheatreSquared Production

Friday, December 15, 2017

TheatreSquared's production of It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, on stage now through New Year's Eve, features several Department of Theatre M.F.A. acting alumni and current candidates.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Entertainment Events Theatre
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