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Bike Sharing Program Rolling on Campus and Throughout Fayetteville

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The VeoRide bikeshare program is a dockless, tech savvy system that can be used with or without a smartphone app.

Events Outreach Sustainability

U of A and City of Fayetteville Launch VeoRide Bike Share System Sept. 19

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

The campus and community are invited to learn about the service and ride the new bikes at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19, at the Fulbright Peace Fountain.

Events Sustainability Transportation

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

Lecture on Energy and How Arkansas Can Make a Difference

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Alumnus John Waters, president of Waters & Associates, will offer a lecture at 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14, in MEEG 217 about energy and the path toward sustainability. 

College of Engineering Engineering Events Lectures Sustainability Transportation Mechanical Engineering

Bike Safety Block Party

Thursday, August 30, 2018

The second annual Bike Safety Block Party will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 30, at the Fulbright Peace Fountain.

Events Sustainability

Zhao Receives $3.4 Million Award to Develop Solar Inverter

Monday, August 20, 2018

Research may lead to a cost-effective commercial device capable of integrating solar energy with the nation’s power grid.

College of Engineering Awards Economic Development Engineering Research & Innovation Science Sustainability Electrical Engineering

Research Paper Addresses Walmart Sustainability

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Hyatt and his co-author spent five years studying Walmart's sustainability program, which they call "an ambitious effort to figure out how to get its budget-conscious customers to buy more sustainable products."

Sam M. Walton College of Business Research & Innovation Sustainability Supply Chain Management

Bike Share Program Comes to U of A in Partnership With Fayetteville

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

The U of A and city of Fayetteville have partnered with VeoRide for the region’s first mobile app-based bicycle-sharing program.

Finance & Administration Administrative News Outreach Parking Sustainability

Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry Invests in System to Recycle a Precious Resource, Helium

Thursday, July 19, 2018

The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences recently installed a liquid helium recovery system.

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences Science Sustainability Chemistry and Biochemistry

U of A is Creating Natural Trails on the Oak Ridge Hillside

Thursday, July 05, 2018

Students will soon get the opportunity to commune with nature on their walks to and from class.

Facilities Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Sustainability University Recreation
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