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Free Screening of Standing Rock Documentary April 19

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Awake, A Dream From Standing Rock, is a documentary about the peaceful resistance at Standing Rock Sioux Reservation, will be screened at 6 p.m. Thursday in Giffel's Auditorium.

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Adams Successfully Defends Thesis Focusing on Irrigation Practices in Arkansas Delta

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Kerr Adams, a graduate student in agricultural economics and agribusiness, successfully defended his thesis, titled "Irrigation Practice Adoption: Causes and Consequences in the Arkansas Delta."

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Biology Professor Wins Top Prize for Biodiversity Study

Monday, March 05, 2018

Marlis Douglas, a biology professor, recently received a first-place award for research she led on a new genomic method to accurately assess biodiversity in endangered fish.

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Garvan Woodland Gardens Welcomes Spring With Daffodil, Tulip Displays, Bridal Show, Workshops

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Garvan Woodland Gardens comes alive with color in March and ushers in a schedule full of special events and classes for all ages.

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'Sixth Extinction' Topic of U of A Science Café on Feb. 20

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

John Willson, assistant professor of biological sciences, and Walt Manger, emeritus professor of geosciences, will talk about the "sixth extinction" at the next U of A Science Café.

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Biology Professor Publishes Three Books on Slime Molds, Mushrooms

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Steve Stephenson, a research professor in the Department of Biological Sciences, recently co-authored or co-edited three books on myxomycetes and mushroom hunting.

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New UA Press Book Combines Lifelong Work of Botanist, Naturalist

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Two December events in Fayetteville and Jasper will celebrate publication of An Arkansas Florilegium.

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