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One-Fourth of Forest Loss Permanent; Global Deforestation Not Slowing Down

Friday, September 14, 2018

Researchers found permanent forest loss has shifted geographically but not slowed down, despite global efforts.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Agriculture Business Economic Development Natural Environment Research & Innovation Science Sustainability

Lecture on Groundwater Availability in Arkansas

Thursday, September 13, 2018

 Brian Clark, geographic information specialist at the U.S. Geological Survey, will give a presentation on groundwater availability in Arkansas at 10 a.m. Friday in White Engineering Hall 219.

College of Engineering Agriculture Engineering Events Lectures Natural Environment Science Biological and Agricultural Engineering

UREC Outdoors Long Time Banff Film Festival Sponsor

Wednesday, September 05, 2018

The Banff Mountain Film Festival is celebrating its return to Fayetteville on Sept. 12-13 for the 10th consecutive year. 

College of Education and Health Professions Entertainment Events Natural Environment University Recreation

Math Professor Helps International Team Analyze Climate Change Data

Tuesday, September 04, 2018

John Tipton, assistant professor of mathematical sciences, worked with more than 40 researchers on an analysis of changes in vegetation after the last ice age.

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

Researcher Going to India to Document Infrastructure Damage From Disaster

Friday, August 31, 2018

Richard Coffman will be part of an NSF-sponsored Geotechnical Extreme Events Reconnaissance Association Mission.

College of Engineering Engineering Natural Environment Research & Innovation Civil Engineering

September Brings Beekeeping Course, Photo Safari, Yoga Series at Garvan Woodland Gardens

Friday, August 31, 2018

Garvan Woodland Gardens welcomes the return to cooler weather with activities such as a golf cart photo safari, an introduction to beekeeping and an annual trash cleanup.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Events Natural Environment Garvan Gardens

Doctoral Student Shares Fun Facts About Weird Primates

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

The latest installment of Peculiar Primates is now available on the Terhune Lab webpage. This blog series features a different primate each month and shares fun and strange details about primates around the world. 

Graduate School J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Natural Environment Science Anthropology

Geosciences Doctoral Student Aims to Expand STEM Interests with Research Device

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Every body of water has a story. Geosciences doctoral candidate Joshua Blackstock has dedicated his dissertation research to understanding those complex and ever-changing stories.

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

UA Press Author Kent Bonar to Appear at Fayetteville Roots Festival

Monday, August 06, 2018

The master naturalist will take part in a radio interview, book signing, and nature walks as part of the festival.

Libraries Arts Events Lectures Natural Environment University Press

All About Insects Focus of Booth at Farmers Market

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Members of the U of A Entomology Club provide their knowledge of insects local and global at the Fayetteville Farmers Market on several dates this summer.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Events Natural Environment Outreach Entomology
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