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Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics Student Chapter at UARK

Monday, January 22, 2018

The student chapter of the SIAM at the University of Arkansas will be hosting an introductory session at 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22, in SCEN 322.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Events Science Mathematical Sciences Student Organizations

Roe Named Graduate Coordinator for Space Program

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Larry Roe, director of the Arkansas Center for Space and Planetary Sciences, has been named the new graduate coordinator for the space and planetary sciences graduate program.

College of Engineering Graduate School Appointments Science Mechanical Engineering Space and Planetary Sciences

Scholarship Gift Inspired by Research Assistantship and Faculty Mentor

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

A Campaign Arkansas gift from alumnus Kaiyuan Chen will create a scholarship for undergraduates pursuing research in physics. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Giving Research & Innovation Science

U of A Digitally Preserves Important Dinosaur Tracks Found in Arkansas

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Discovered in a working gypsum quarry in 2011, the tracks led scientists to new insights about the carnivorous theropod Acrocanthosaurus.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Geosciences

McComas Receives Mentor Award from National Organization for Science Teacher Educators

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

William McComas has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding Science Teacher Educator Mentor of the Year award by the Association for Science Teacher Education.

College of Education and Health Professions Awards Education Science

Fulbright College Scholarship Application Process Begins for 2018-19 Year

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

The J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences is accepting scholarship applications for the 2018-19 academic year. Deadline for application is 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Arts Humanities International Science Social Sciences

Research Reveals Unique Optical Properties in Nanoscale Materials

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Joseph B. Herzog, an assistant professor of physics, was part of a team that created large optical metasurfaces that could lead to microscale lenses and other optical components.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Research & Innovation Science Physics

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.

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

Duncan Martin, Former Chair of Zoology and Biological Sciences Faculty Member, Dies at 86

Monday, December 11, 2017

Duncan Martin, 86, chair of the former Department of Zoology, now the Department of Biological Sciences in Fulbright College, passed away Saturday, Dec. 2, in Fayetteville. 

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Science Biological Sciences

NSF Grant to Help Honors College Recruit STEM Students

Friday, December 08, 2017

The National Science Foundation will award nearly $1 million over five years to recruit STEM students from underrepresented populations. 

College of Engineering Honors College J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Academic Affairs Awards Diversity & Multiculturalism Economic Development Engineering Science
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