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.
Researcher publishes books expanding study of diversity in workplace
University of Arkansas associate professor Claretha Hughes recently published two books that focus on diversity. She wrote American Black Women and Interpersonal Leadership Styles for a series by SensePublishers and ...
Earth organisms survive under low-pressure Martian conditions
New research at the University of Arkansas suggests that methanogens – among the simplest and oldest organisms on Earth – could survive on Mars.
Physicists advance understanding of electrical vortices in certain materials
Computational physicists have developed a novel method that accurately reveals how electrical vortices affect electronic properties of materials that are used in a wide range of applications, including cell phones and military ...
Research team invents electrical power converter for renewable energy
Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have invented a novel electrical power converter system that simultaneously accepts power from a variety of energy sources and converts it for use in ...
Video: "Speleophysicist" uses physics to study the underground flow of water
To boldly go where no one has gone before – it's not science fiction to Matt Covington, an associate professor of geosciences at the University of Arkansas. After completing a doctoral degree in theoretical ...
Computer simulator will improve radiation therapy for cancer patients
Using complex computational algorithms based on repeated sampling, a University of Arkansas graduate student helped spearhead a project to develop a computer simulator that provides customized electron beam ...
Scientists tackling Gulf of Mexico hypoxia
Bouncing along the edge of a field, Larry Berry points across the pasture toward a tree line marking the path of a creek bed. A small plastic shed sits atop a wooden platform on stilts.
Doctoral student explores formation of martian gullies
The gullies of Mars have fascinated scientists since they were first identified through high-definition images transmitted to Earth by the Mars Global Surveyor in the late 1990s.
Researchers capture, document first northern saw-whet owl in Arkansas
Wildlife biologists at the University of Arkansas have captured and documented the first northern saw-whet owl in Arkansas.
Throwing money at data breach may make it worse
Information systems researchers at the University of Arkansas, who studied the effect of two compensation strategies used by Target in reaction to a large-scale data breach that affected more than 70 million customers, have ...
Ideology prevents wheat growers from converting to more profitable methods, new study shows
U.S. wheat growers resist converting to a more profitable method of farming because of ideology – their personal beliefs about organic farming – rather than technical or material obstacles, according ...
Physicists advance understanding of transition metal oxides used in electronics
An international team of scientists, led by physicists at the University of Arkansas, has characterized the electronic and magnetic structure in artificially synthesized materials called transition metal oxides.
Physicists predict Fano resonance in lead-free relaxors
(Phys.org) —An international team of scientists predicts that a phenomenon known in physics as Fano resonance can exist in materials that are used in electronic devices.
Rice yield increase of 30 percent enabled by use of a photosynthesis 'switch,' researchers learn
Scientists at the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture have found that they can harness photosynthesis – the process that plants use to convert light energy to chemical energy – to increase ...
Highly connected CEOs more likely to broker mergers and acquisitions that harm firms
Chief executive officers with extensive social connections to board members, executives at other firms, bankers and other financial market participants initiate mergers and acquisitions more frequently and ...