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Physicist Chronicles Einstein's Scientific Achievements in New Book


Daniel Kennefick, associate professor of physics at the University of Arkansas and leading Albert Einstein scholar, has co-authored a new book on the scientist known as the “Father of Relativity.”
23-Nov-2015 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Biologists Selected for International Marine Microbiology Initiative


The Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation has selected two University of Arkansas researchers to participate in an international $8 million initiative to accelerate development of experimental model systems in marine microbial ecology.
12-Nov-2015 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Small, Association-Connected Firms Conduct Higher-Quality Audits


Small audit firms with membership in an accounting association or network perform higher-quality audits than small firms that do not belong to such organizations, according to a new study by accounting researchers at the University of Arkansas.
11-Nov-2015 8:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Physicists to Study Materials Considered Key to Energy


The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency awards $374,621 for research into unique compounds for energy generation.
4-Nov-2015 10:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

NIH Grant Will Advance Study of Chronic Wound Biomarkers


The National Institutes of Health awarded a University of Arkansas biomedical engineer a new $744,992 grant to improve imaging and early detection of chronic wounds and guide treatments.
21-Oct-2015 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Physicists Trace Origin of Electromagnetic Interaction to Dirac Equation


An international group of physicists has traced the origin of an electromagnetic interaction to the Dirac equation, a fundamental equation of quantum physics.
13-Oct-2015 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New Research Center Will Focus on Cybersecurity of Nation’s Power Grid


University of Arkansas engineering researchers, focused on solid-state solutions to upgrade the U.S. power grid, will lead a new national center devoted to cybersecurity for electric power utilities. The center is made possible by a $12.2 million...
9-Oct-2015 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Protecting Identities in a Sea of Big Data


Computer scientist Xintao Wu will use three grants totaling $606,000 to develop approaches to safeguarding sensitive genetic information.
23-Sep-2015 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Diamonds, Guns, Vodka ... And a Historian


In a new book, historian Todd Cleveland captures the voices of the African men, women and children who labored for the largest diamond mining operation in the colonial history of Angola.
20-Oct-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Civil Engineering Professor Available to Comment on California Mudslides; Coffman completing major research project for the U.S. Department of Transportation on landslide hazards to infrastructure


16-Oct-2015 1:05 PM EDT

New Analysis of First Primary Debate Available


Patrick Stewart, associate professor of political science and nonverbal coding expert at the University of Arkansas, specializes in analyzing presidential primary debates. A new analysis of the Aug. 6 primary debate offers insights into what to look...
15-Sep-2015 4:05 PM EDT

Political Science Expert on Nonverbal Communication and Audience Reaction in Presidential Primary Debates Available for Analysis

4-Aug-2015 9:00 AM EDT

Arkansas Expert Available for Comment on Supreme Court’s Same-Sex Marriage Decision


25-Jun-2015 5:05 PM EDT

Health law and policy expert available to analyze SCOTUS decision on the ACA

25-Jun-2015 11:05 AM EDT

University of Arkansas Legal Scholar Available for Analysis of Oral Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage


30-Apr-2015 3:05 PM EDT

Geotechnical Engineer Available to Comment on Earthquake in Nepal

27-Apr-2015 1:05 PM EDT

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