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UREC Outdoors Offers Enrichment Opportunities in Environmental Wellness

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

During the fall 2017 semester, the U of A launched UARK Wellness, a program that encourages members of the university community to develop across eight wellness dimensions. 

College of Education and Health Professions Health University Recreation

Support Your Community and Help Save Lives by Giving Blood

Monday, July 09, 2018

The summer blood drive is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, July 11, at Pat Walker Health Center. Bring a photo ID. All donors will receive a free T-shirt!

Events Health Health Center

Researchers Develop Method for Identifying Radiation-Resistant Tumors

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

The findings will help clinicians evaluate and match appropriate therapies for patients with lung cancer by identifying radiation-resistant cells through imaging.

College of Engineering Engineering Health Research & Innovation Biomedical Engineering

U of A Graduate's Hydration Research Wins Awards from American College of Sports Medicine

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Alumnus J.D. Adams is now a post-doctoral fellow at the Mayo Clinic and recently won two national awards for some of the research he conducted at the U of A.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Health Research & Innovation Kinesiology

Mechanical, Biological Engineers Team up to Improve Genome Sequencing

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Professors Steve Tung of mechanical engineering and Jin-Woo Kim of biological engineering received an NIH grant to make DNA sequencing faster, cheaper and easier.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Health Research & Innovation Biological and Agricultural Engineering Mechanical Engineering

Doctoral Students in Food Science Win National Nutrition Video Competition

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Angela Tacinelli, Aubree Hawley and Samuel Walker, doctoral students in food science, won first place in the American Society for Nutrition's "Understanding Nutritional Science" video competition.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Graduate School Awards Food & Nutrition Health Food Science

Biomedical Engineering Professor Receives Department of Defense Funding for Wound-Healing Research

Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Kyle Quinn, assistant professor of biomedical engineering, has received approximately $140,000 to study the role that spinal cord injuries play in skin wound healing.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Health Research & Innovation Biomedical Engineering

Health Center Parking Lot 29 Closed for Construction; Pedestrian Access Unavailable Through August

Monday, June 04, 2018

Lot 29 west of Pat Walker Health Center will be closed to pedestrian and vehicular traffic until Aug. 5. Parking is available in the Garland Parking Facility.

Facilities Health Health Center

Doctoral Student, Professor Win Time at National Lab for Cancer Nanoparticle Treatment Research

Friday, June 01, 2018

David Huitink, assistant professor of mechanical engineering, and doctoral student Hayden Carlton collaborated with researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

College of Engineering Engineering Health Research & Innovation Mechanical Engineering

New Short Talks: Kavouras Discusses Dehydration, Benefits of Water Consumption

Friday, June 01, 2018

In this edition of Short Talks From the Hill, Stavros Kavouras, director of the Hydration Science Lab, explains that there is no perfect answer to how much water we should drink.

College of Education and Health Professions Health Research & Innovation Public Health
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