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New Recording Features First Major Female African-American Composer

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U of A faculty member Er-Gene Kahng, along with the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra, will debut a previously unknown violin concerto by African-American composer Florence Price in honor of Black History Month. The concerto will also be released on CD by Albany Records Feb. 1.

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University of Arkansas Scientists Digitally Preserve Important Arkansas Dinosaur Tracks

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University of Arkansas researchers used LiDAR imaging to digitally preserve and study important dinosaur tracks.

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Repetition Can Make Sounds Into Music

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New research from the U of A Music Cognition Lab shows that listeners perceive repeated environmental sounds as music.

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Legal Expert Comments on Wedding Cake Case; Weatherby Available for Analysis

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Criminal Law Expert Available to Comment on Carpenter v. United States; Sacharoff’s Research Focuses on Procedure, Evidence and Computer Law.

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Nanowired Drugs Could Treat Patients with Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s

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University of Arkansas biomedical engineering doctoral student Asya Ozkizilcik has improved the nanowiring of drugs for an international team of researchers who are working on a new method for treating neurodegenerative diseases.

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Arkansas Poll Finds Arkansans Support Some LGBT Civil Rights But Not Others

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The poll was designed and analyzed by Janine Parry, professor of political science at the U of A. The poll has a track record over its 19-year history of coming within two points of actual election outcomes.

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Finance Professor, Former Federal Reserve Economist Available to Comment on Powell Nomination

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Workers May ‘Choke’ Under Pressure of Non-Monetary Incentives

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Competition for non-monetary awards can have adverse effects on performance and may cause employees to “choke” under pressure, according to a new study by a University of Arkansas economist.

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University of Arkansas Researchers Extend BKT Physics to Study of Ferroelectrics

Using first-principles-based simulations, researchers found that an overlooked BKT phase sustained by quasicontinuous symmetry emerges between the ferroelectric and paraelectric phases of ferroelectic ultrathin film,







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