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Researchers Target 'Superchip' with $725,000 U.S. Air Force Grant

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Engineering researchers have received a $725,000 grant from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research to further develop of a new material for advanced electronics devices.
12-Nov-2014 8:00 AM EST

Slavery in Northern U.S., Perceived to Have Ended Early, Persisted Well into 19th Century

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In The Ragged Road to Abolition, historian James J. Gigantino II demonstrates how deeply slavery influenced the political, economic and social life of blacks and whites in New Jersey.
10-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Arkansas Poll Finds GOP Leading in Races

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Results of the 16th annual Arkansas Poll show that likely voters prefer Republican candidates, although a record significant gap divides male and female voters.
30-Oct-2014 1:00 AM EDT

U.S. Department of Energy Grant Will Further Study Of Safer, More Efficient Nuclear Reactors

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The University of Arkansas is the lead institution on a new $786,407 grant from the U.S. Department of Energy to investigate strategies to minimize volumetric swelling in metallic nuclear fuels.
28-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Grant Will Help Researchers Develop System to Assess Risk of Mudslides, Rock Falls

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An engineering researcher at the University of Arkansas has received $1.14 million in funding to develop a decision support system for assessing areas at risk for mudslides or rock falls caused by the effects of wildfires.
21-Oct-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Highly Connected CEOs More Likely to Broker Mergers and Acquisitions That Harm Firms

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A new study shows that CEOs with extensive social connections initiate mergers and acquisitions more frequently, and these deals result in greater financial losses for both the acquiring firm and the combined entity.
20-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

New Book Documents Power of Smart Cameras

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A professor of computer science and computer engineering at the University of Arkansas has published a new textbook about distributed, embedded smart cameras.
17-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Researchers Find Major Benefits for Students Who Attend Live Theater

Field trips to live theater enhance literary knowledge, tolerance, and empathy among students, according to a study published this week by researchers in the University of Arkansas Department of Education Reform.
16-Oct-2014 3:20 PM EDT

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