The University of Arkansas (UA), a public university was founded in 1871 and located in Fayetteville, Arkansas. It is noted for the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Science, The Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture; Food and Life Sciences, College of Engineering, School of Architecture and the Sam Walton College of Business. The combined undergraduate and graduate programs enrolled over 23,000 students and includes law school students. UA is well funded through private endowments, government grants and revenue from its sports programs.
Research finds charter schools nationwide more cost-effective, produce greater ROI
A first-ever report released July 22 by the University of Arkansas, which ties charter school funding to achievement, finds that public charter schools are more productive than traditional public schools ...
Study shows how, when consumers remember brands in celebrity advertisements
From a consumer perspective, what happens when a celebrity endorses different products in two advertisements that appear in the same magazine? Do you remember both equally? One better than the other? Neither?
Physicists predict behavior of rare materials at near-room temperature
(Phys.org) —New theoretical physics research reveals rare materials that possess both controllable magnetic and electric polarization properties at near-room temperatures.
Marriage legalization could lead to dissolution of same-sex relationships, new study shows
While courts in Arkansas and other states wrestle with the legality of same-sex marriage, a new study by economists at the University of Arkansas shows that relationship hazard rates – the threat of breakups ...
Researchers design circuits capable of functioning at temperatures greater than 650 degrees fahrenheit
(Phys.org) —Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have designed integrated circuits that can survive at temperatures greater than 350 degrees Celsius – or roughly 660 degrees Fahrenheit. ...
Research demonstrates satisfaction depends on time of purchase
(Phys.org) —A new study by a marketing researcher at the University of Arkansas confirms the so-called "bottom-dollar effect," which is when a consumer's satisfaction for a product decreases as the consumer's ...
Earth organisms survive under Martian conditions
(Phys.org) —New research suggests that methanogens—among the simplest and oldest organisms on Earth—could survive on Mars.
Team uses discrete differential geometry to characterize shape of graphene
(Phys.org) —Scientists studying graphene's properties are using a new mathematical framework to make extremely accurate characterizations of the two-dimensional material's shape.
New sensor system detects early signs of concussion in real time
(Phys.org) —Imagine a physician, sitting in a stadium press box, equipped with technology that makes it possible to continuously monitor each player's physiological signs that indicate concussion.
Researchers track ripples in freestanding graphene for first time
(Phys.org) —An international team of scientists, led by physicists at the University of Arkansas, has tracked the dynamic movement of ripples in freestanding graphene at the atomic level.
Researchers achieve higher solar-cell efficiency with zinc-oxide coating
(Phys.org) —Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have achieved the highest efficiency ever in a 9 millimeter-squared solar cell made of gallium arsenide. After coating the cufflink-sized ...
Fiber-optic microscope will help physicians detect cancer, diseases at early stages
An engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas has developed an inexpensive, endoscopic microscope capable of producing high-resolution, sub-cellular images of tissue in real time. The fiber-optic ...
Mobile game teaches hard science
Honors chemistry and kinesiology senior Robbie Engler has taken a topic that even professors describe as sleep-inducing and turned it into a mobile game that will send students racing across campus on an educational treasure ...
Platinum nanoparticles organize into specific patterns when bonded to freestanding graphene
Physicists have found that platinum nanoparticles limit their size and organize into specific patterns when bonded to freestanding graphene.
New study of fossil teeth shows that environment, as well as diet, may impact dental wear
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of Arkansas have established that pits and scratches on the teeth of mammal fossils give important clues to the diet of creatures that lived millions of years ago. ...