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University of Arkansas Research May Lead to New Source of Green Energy

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Physics professor Paul Thibado’s patent-pending technology has been licensed by NTS Innovations.

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

Chartwells Partners With Fayetteville on U of A Composting Program

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The program keeps tons of campus food waste out of the landfill and reduces the amount of methane released into the atmosphere.

Student Affairs Outreach Points of Pride Sustainability

Vol Walker Hall, Urban Watershed Plan Win National AIA Honor Awards

Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The American Institute of Architects Honor Awards are the highest awards given in the American architecture and design industry.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Awards Design Points of Pride Sustainability

Campus Student-Operated Freight Farm Makes Farm-to-Table a Short Trip

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

More than 12,700 heads of lettuce have been harvested from the freight farm in the Northwest Quad, and used in dining facilities

Student Affairs Outreach Points of Pride Sustainability

Alumna Publishes Research Article on Community Sustainability

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Michele Halsell, a 2014 University of Arkansas graduate, recently published an article on community sustainability in a peer-reviewed journal.

College of Education and Health Professions Research & Innovation Sustainability

Housing Northwest Arkansas Initiative Launched at Fay Jones School

Monday, December 11, 2017

A $250,000 grant from the Walton Family Foundation supports studio, symposium and design competition focused on attainable housing. 

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Architecture Cultural Events Design Economic Development Giving Outreach Research & Innovation Sustainability

U of A in Top Third of Sierra Club "Cool Schools 2017" Ranking

Thursday, November 30, 2017

The ranking is designed to measure the sustainability of North America’s college and university campuses.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Sustainability

Participants Needed for Design Challenge

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Multiple dates and times are available for students to participate in the design challenge to create a solar home. No experience in design is necessary.

College of Engineering Engineering Events Sustainability Mechanical Engineering

Students, Faculty and Staff Urged to Please 'Unplug for the Holidays'

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

“Power vampires” keep draining energy until they are unplugged.

Fay Jones School of Architecture and Design Events Sustainability
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