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.
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 ...
Researcher studies possibility of metal snow on Venus
Is it snowing metal on Venus? Erika Kohler is trying to find out.
Germanium tin could mean better and cheaper infrared cameras in smartphones
Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have fabricated a new semiconductor material—germanium tin deposited in layers on a substrate of silicon—that could be used to build better and less ...
Physicists heat freestanding graphene to control curvature of ripples
(Phys.org) —An international team of physicists, led by a research group at the University of Arkansas, has discovered that heating can be used to control the curvature of ripples in freestanding graphene.
Math journal puts Rauzy fractcal image on the cover
An image created by geometer Edmund Harriss made the cover of the mathematics journal Notices, published by the American Mathematical Society. The image, created in collaboration with Bill Casselman, appear ...
New study sheds light on molecular machinery of nervous system
A University of Arkansas research team shed new light on the molecular properties that drive the nervous system. Their work was recently published in Biochemistry, one of the top journals in the field. Kelsey ...
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. ...