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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.

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Research Professor Presents Seminars at University in China

Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Steve Stephenson, a research professor in biological sciences, recently presented two seminars in the Engineering Research Center of the Chinese Ministry of Education for Edible and Medicinal Fungi.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences International Lectures Natural Environment Science Biological Sciences

Celebrating Pollinator Week

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The Department of Entomology invites the public to use the pollinator-friendly resources on the department's webpage to find out more about pollinators and how you can help them.

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

Landscape Architecture Professor Phoebe Lickwar Collaborates on International Garden Festival Work

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Lickwar collaborated on a garden design that was selected for the 2018 International Garden Festival at Chaumont-sur-Loire, a historic castle in France's Loire River Valley.

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Professor Receives Grant to Study Aftermath of Mexico City Earthquake

Wednesday, May 30, 2018

Professor Clinton Wood has been awarded a $93,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to gather data in the aftermath of the September 2017 Puebla-Mexico City earthquake.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Natural Environment Research & Innovation Civil Engineering

Greedy Goats Brought to UofA to Remove Invasive Plants

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

The Office for Sustainability is  bringing the Greedy Goats of Northwest Arkansas to the Oak Ridge Trail to chew away at some of the invasive plants now common in the region.

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Help Remove Invasive Species at Mount Sequoyah With Beaver Watershed Alliance

Monday, May 14, 2018

The RecycleBacks and the Beaver Watershed Alliance will remove invasive species from Mount Sequoyah Woods on South Happy Hollow Road from 3-5 p.m. Friday, May 25.

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UREC Outdoors Annual Arkansas Regional Adventure Programming Conference Sets Record Attendance

Wednesday, May 09, 2018

More than 130 students from 19 different colleges and universities attended the conference at Horseshoe Canyon Ranch near Jasper to learn more about outdoor and adventure programs.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Events Natural Environment University Recreation Health, Human Performance and Recreation

In New Podcast, Dowling Lays Out the Facts About Chiggers and Ticks

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

Ashley Dowling, an entomologist at the university, also discusses the Arkansas Tickborne Disease Project.   

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

Garvan Woodland Gardens Hosts Spring Concerts, 'Landscape for Life' Course, Photography Exhibit

Monday, April 30, 2018

Garvan Woodland Gardens will celebrate sound as well as beauty with two concerts this month, along with a "Landscape for Life" course, a photography exhibit and a slate of classes and activities.

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