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Benjamin Runkle Lands Grant to Study Irrigation in Arkansas Delta
Benjamin Runkle, professor of biological and agricultural engineering, received a 3-year, $330,000 grant from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.
Ag Education's Shoulders a Chronicle of Higher Education 'Teaching Innovator'
Kate Shoulders uses video critiques of graduate projects to give students one-on-one recordings of her impressions and thought process.
Ahrendsen Wins Bumpers College's Outstanding International Education Award
Bruce Ahrendsen, a professor of agricultural economics and agribusiness, has been named winner of the Outstanding International Education Award for 2017 in Bumpers College.
Researcher Studies Pollinator Plots for Warm Season Grass Lawns
Michelle Wisdom, a graduate student in horticulture, is researching ways to incorporate bulbs and other flowers into lawns and other turfgrass to provide habitat for pollinating insects.
Department of Animal Science to Host Halloween Party
There will be a haunted house, petting zoo, stock dog demonstration, ranch horse demonstration, safe and secure trick-or-treating, games, snacks, and costume contests for everyone in the family, including the dog.
Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative to Host Emerson Fellows
Two Emerson National Hunger Fellows will work on Native American food policy issues while placed at the University of Arkansas.
U of A Doctoral Student Earns Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholarship
Electa Hare-Redcorn will study indigenous food sovereignty, health and agriculture policy to help combat chronic disease and obesity.
Bumpers College Dean Candidates Visiting Campus, Giving Public Lectures
Four finalists for dean of Bumpers College will participate in public forums between Oct. 18 and Nov. 6.
Mighty Mites Manifest Massive Manual
Post doctoral researcher Ray Fisher was dead set against studying mites — for 10 whole minutes.
Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives' Kurzer Speaking to Students on Partnerships in Food & Health
Mindy Kurzer has completed clinical research trials on breast cancer preventive effects of green tea in postmenopausal women and the best cancer preventive effects of exercise in premenopausal women.