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.
'Sequential' pricing can increase retail profits, study finds
Business researchers at the University of Arkansas have conducted an in-depth study of "sequential" pricing of retail products in both online and brick-and-mortar stores and found that the ability to set prices based on real-time ...
Researchers focus on dairy's carbon footprint
Researchers at the University of Arkansas are attempting to help the U.S. dairy industry decrease its carbon footprint as concentrations of carbon dioxide in the Earth's atmosphere reach record levels.
Tree-ring data show history, pattern to droughts
Dendrochronologists have shown that tree-ring data produce a remarkably accurate history of droughts and other climate changes. Combined with reliable drought indices and historical descriptions of climate conditions, dendrochronology ...
Impossible jobs are possible, but thankless researchers say
(Phys.org) —In most jobs, performance dictates employment, promotion and prestige. Two University of Arkansas education reform researchers, Robert Maranto and Patrick Wolf, looked at "impossible jobs," such as police commissioners ...
Effective thermal energy storage system: Concrete layer in tanks will increase safety and production, cut costs
(Phys.org)—Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas have developed a thermal energy storage system that will work as a viable alternative to current methods used for storing energy collected from solar panels. ...
Researchers first to identify nature of historic meteorite
(Phys.org)—When an asteroid streaked across the sky over California and Nevada and exploded last spring, scientists from across the world rushed to the scene to recover as many pieces of the space rock as possible.
Consumers develop complex relationships with celebrities to construct identity, new study shows
(Phys.org)—Marketers and advertisers know celebrities influence consumers' purchasing decisions, but a new study by a marketing researcher at the University of Arkansas and her colleague in the United Kingdom suggests that ...
More than three out of four Americans believe they will see a female president in their lifetime, survey finds
(Phys.org)—More than 75 percent of Americans believe they will see a female president in their lifetime, according to a comprehensive national survey conducted by two entities of the University of Arkansas System. The poll ...
In global commerce, a multitude of trade products is good for a country—up to a point, researchers find
In today's dynamic global economic environment, companies or countries consider everything when it comes to expanding their economies.
Researchers Skeptical of Claims by Online Dating Sites
With an estimated 40 percent of the 100 million U.S. singles trying online dating, researchers at the University of Arkansas caution users that some Web sites’ claims of scientific justification may be “junk science.”