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Interdisciplinary Team Awarded Grant to Study Resiliency Among Hurricane Harvey Victims

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The National Science Foundation has awarded a grant of $124,500 to an interdisciplinary team of researchers from the Fulbright College at the University of Arkansas to study victims of Hurriane Harvey.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Social Sciences Communication Geosciences Sociology

U of A, NSF and National Association of Black Geoscientists Collaboration a Win for All Attendees

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Timmera Whaley, a first-year doctoral student, earned second prize nationally and an NABG scholarship for her presentation on using geography to assess environmental justice in Alabama.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Natural Environment Research & Innovation Geosciences

Designing for Drones: Class Project Helps Students Consider User Experience

Friday, July 07, 2017

Graphic design students in Tom Hapgood's user experience class teamed up to start conceptual companies, research potential customers and create visualization books to pitch their drone-based business ideas.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Business Design Art Geosciences

Fulbright College Faculty Members Honored at Retirement Reception

Friday, June 16, 2017

After more than 236 years of combined service, six Fulbright College faculty members are retiring following the successful completion of their final academic year.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities Science Social Sciences Biological Sciences Geosciences Journalism Mathematical Sciences Pscyhological Science

U of A Hosts Math, Science and Engineering Academy with Performance Today

Friday, June 16, 2017

This week, 28 high school juniors are taking part in the Math, Science and Engineering Academy pre-college outreach program, which culminates in a free performance at 1:30 in Giffels Auditorium.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Engineering Events Outreach Science Geosciences

Petra and Paradise: U of A Professor Leads Research for Smithsonian Channel

Thursday, April 27, 2017

Thomas Paradise, a professor of geosciences whose research in Petra, Jordan, has spanned more than 25 years, will be the focus of a May 1 upcoming special on the Smithsonian Channel.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Humanities International Science Social Sciences Anthropology Geosciences Middle East Studies

Christopher Aiden-Lee Jackson Presents "How Do Normal Faults Grow and Why Does It Matter?"

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Christopher Aiden-Lee Jackson, the Statoil Professor of Basin Analysis at Imperical College London, will present as part of the Geosciences Colloquium series at 3:05 p.m. Friday in Gearhart Hall 26.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Lectures Science Geosciences

New Lab Helps Scientists Study the Earth's Oldest Fossils, Minerals, Rocks

Wednesday, April 05, 2017

TRAIL is one of a handful of facilities nationwide capable of advanced research applicable to Earth sciences, and other fields.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Geosciences

Geosciences Students Take Third at IBA

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Graduate geology students Julie Cains, Stephen Denham, Riley Dickson, Sean Kincade, and Sidney Mahanay took third place at the Imperial Barrel Award.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Awards Science Geosciences
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