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Conway Project Wins LafargeHolcim Acknowledgement Award

Monday, October 23, 2017

The U of A Community Design Center and Office for Sustainability collaborated on urban watershed framework plan.

College of Engineering Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Awards Design Engineering Natural Environment Outreach Research & Innovation Sustainability

Civil Engineering Professor Awarded ARDOT Research Grant

Monday, October 23, 2017

Clinton Wood, assistant professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, was recently awarded a $329,000 research grant from the Arkansas Department of Transportation.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Civil Engineering

ASCE Fall Picnic on October 27

Monday, October 23, 2017

The American Society of Civil Engineers invites all students to attend their Fall Picnic from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 27, at The Gardens. All students are welcome.

College of Engineering Student Affairs Engineering Events Civil Engineering Student Organizations

Chemical Engineering Re-Launches Distinguished Lecture Series with Diversity in STEM

Monday, October 23, 2017

Felecia Nave, provost at Prairie View A&M University, will discuss diversity in the STEM fields from 10:30-11:45 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, at the Faulkner Performing Arts Center. 

College of Engineering Diversity & Multiculturalism Engineering Events Lectures Science Chemical Engineering

Free Webinar: Why Every Operations Manager Will Soon Have 'Drones' in Their Life

Friday, October 20, 2017

Richard Ham, associate director of operations management and engineering management programs, will present the lunch-and-learn webinar at noon Thursday, Oct. 26.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Lectures Operations Management

Industrial Engineering Professor Named Chairman of National Academy of Engineering Study

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Greg Parnell, research professor of industrial engineering, has been named chair of a National Academy of Engineering study on the safety and risks associated with offshore oil and gas production.

College of Engineering Appointments Engineering Industrial Engineering

Biomedical Engineering Distinguished Seminar Speaker Ajit Yoganathan Lectures on Cardiovascular Engineering

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

The Department of Biomedical Engineering hosted seminar speaker Ajit Yoganathan, the Regents Professor and associate chair for research at the Georgia Institute of Technology on Sept. 29.

College of Engineering Engineering Lectures Research & Innovation Biomedical Engineering

Wickramasinghe Co-Chairs International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Professor Ranil Wickramasinghe was one of two meeting organizers for the International Congress on Membranes and Membrane Processes 2017, held in San Francisco and attended by university students.

College of Engineering Graduate School Engineering Events Research & Innovation Chemical Engineering

Future of Transportation Is Up in Air

Monday, October 09, 2017

Jim Rankin, vice provost for research and innovation, recently served on a panel at the Digital Avionics Systems Conference, which looked at the future of airborn vehicles.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Research & Innovation Electrical Engineering

2018 Summer Program in Mexico Offers Service-Learning Options, Info Meetings Oct. 3 and 4

Monday, October 02, 2017

The study abroad program in Puebla, Mexico offers six popular options including service-learning programs and a traditional classroom program in Spanish and Mexican culture at the advanced or intermediate level.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Business Education Engineering Health Humanities International World Languages, Literatures and Cultures
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