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'Quietest Town in America' Proves Ideal Location for Research

Tuesday, July 10, 2018

Rachel Slank is completing an internship at the Green Bank Observatory, home to a radio telescope completely surrounded by a total lack of electronic transmissions.

Graduate School Research & Innovation Science Space and Planetary Sciences

Researchers Set U of A Record for NSF Early Career Grants Earned in One Year

Thursday, July 05, 2018

The College of Engineering earned seven CAREER awards; Fulbright netted two prestigious grants from the National Science Foundation.

College of Engineering J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences NSF Funding Faculty Achievement Research & Innovation

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

Whitby Writes Instructional Guide to Teach Mathematical Word Problem Solving to Middle-Schoolers with Autism

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Peggy Schaefer Whitby, associate professor of special education, has written a book to help teachers teach mathematical word problem solving to middle school students with autism spectrum disorder.

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

Mantooth and Team Featured for Radio Chip Work

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

The U of A team collaborated with a team at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology to design an electronic component that could withstand temperatures of 500 degrees Celsius.

College of Engineering Engineering Research & Innovation Electrical Engineering

With NSF Grant, Li Aims to Protect the Power Grid

Monday, June 25, 2018

Qinghua Li, assistant professor of computer science and computer engineering, will develop an automated system to improve cybersecurity patching for utility companies.

College of Engineering Awards Engineering Research & Innovation Computer Science and Computer 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

With New Imaging System, Archeologist Can Peer Inside Caddo Artifact

Thursday, June 21, 2018

George Sabo, director of the Arkansas Archeological Survey, looked at a 500-year-old Caddo artifact with the university's new MicroCT imaging system, seeing it from the inside out for the first time.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Anthropology Arkansas Archeological Survey
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