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Benjamin Runkle Lands Grant to Study Irrigation in Arkansas Delta

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Benjamin Runkle, professor of biological and agricultural engineering, received a 3-year, $330,000 grant from the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service.

College of Engineering Agriculture Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Biological and Agricultural Engineering

Ag Education's Shoulders a Chronicle of Higher Education 'Teaching Innovator'

Monday, October 23, 2017

Kate Shoulders uses video critiques of graduate projects to give students one-on-one recordings of her impressions and thought process.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Academic Affairs Administrative News Agriculture Awards Distance Education Education Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Ahrendsen Wins Bumpers College's Outstanding International Education Award

Friday, October 20, 2017

Bruce Ahrendsen, a professor of agricultural economics and agribusiness, has been named winner of the Outstanding International Education Award for 2017 in Bumpers College.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Awards International Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness

Researcher Studies Pollinator Plots for Warm Season Grass Lawns

Friday, October 20, 2017

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.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Agriculture Research & Innovation Horticulture

Department of Animal Science to Host Halloween Party

Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Entertainment Events Animal Science

Indigenous Food and Agriculture Initiative to Host Emerson Fellows

Friday, October 13, 2017

Two Emerson National Hunger Fellows will work on Native American food policy issues while placed at the University of Arkansas. 

School of Law Agriculture Diversity & Multiculturalism Food & Nutrition Law and Justice Lectures

U of A Doctoral Student Earns Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholarship

Friday, October 13, 2017

Electa Hare-Redcorn will study indigenous food sovereignty, health and agriculture policy to help combat chronic disease and obesity.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School School of Law Academic Affairs Agriculture Awards Food & Nutrition Research & Innovation Public Policy

Bumpers College Dean Candidates Visiting Campus, Giving Public Lectures

Friday, October 13, 2017

Four finalists for dean of Bumpers College will participate in public forums between Oct. 18 and Nov. 6. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Administrative News Agriculture Appointments

Mighty Mites Manifest Massive Manual

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Post doctoral researcher Ray Fisher was dead set against studying mites — for 10 whole minutes.

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

Healthy Foods, Healthy Lives' Kurzer Speaking to Students on Partnerships in Food & Health

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

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.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Events Lectures
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