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Doctoral Students to Speak Today About Health Research

Friday, September 21, 2018

Brooke Bouza and Malachi Willis, University of Arkansas doctoral students in community health promotion, will present their research from 3 to 4 p.m. today, Sept. 21 in Room 311 of the HPER Building.

College of Education and Health Professions Graduate School Health Research & Innovation Health, Human Performance and Recreation

Nursing Faculty Compare Electronic to Handwritten Note-Taking Methods

Friday, September 21, 2018

Two nursing faculty members found no evidence that one method — electronic note-taking versus handwritten — leads to better academic performance than the other method.

College of Education and Health Professions Education Research & Innovation Nursing

Arkansas Trade Data Summary Highlights Key Economic Trends for Western Hemisphere

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The summary focuses on the Western Hemisphere, Arkansas' region of growth for the report and uses data from sources including the International Trade Administration and the U.S. Census Bureau.

Business Economic Development International Research & Innovation Arkansas World Trade Center

Seminars to Focus on Machine Learning

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Professors Flavio S. Fogliatto and Michel J. Anzanello of the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, Brasil, will give a seminar Friday on the use of data to reduce emergency room crowding.

College of Engineering Engineering Health Research & Innovation Industrial Engineering

Arkansas Horticulture Researchers Court Success With State's Only Lawn Tennis Facility

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Whether on a golf course, football field or racetrack, researchers must be able to gauge how much wear the turf can handle and still be maintained to sustain competition and safety.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Research & Innovation Horticulture

Research Finds Well-Connected CFOs Obtain More Favorable Terms on Corporate Loans

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Researchers found that networking pays off for chief financial officers’ ability to negotiate more favorable terms in corporate borrowing.

Sam M. Walton College of Business Business Research & Innovation Finance

Korth to Serve as Interim Head of Combined Entomology, Plant Pathology Departments

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Ken Korth, a professor recognized as an outstanding mentor and researcher, has been appointed interim head of the combined department of entomology and plant pathology. 

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Appointments Research & Innovation Entomology Plant Pathology

New Double-Cover Issue of Undergraduate Research Journal Discovery Released

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The 2018 edition of Discovery, the undergraduate student research journal of Bumpers College and the Division of Agriculture, is available online.

Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences Agriculture Research & Innovation

AIM Conference Attracts Students from Underrepresented Populations

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Prospective graduate students from underrepresented populations will soon be on campus for the Attracting Intelligent Minds Conference to learn about the U of A resources and research opportunities.

Graduate School Diversity & Multiculturalism Research & Innovation

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
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