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Arkansas Poll Finds GOP Leading in Races


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


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


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


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


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

Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Develop 'Sparse-Sensing' System for Wireless Sensor Networks


Researchers at the U of A have received a $362,394 NSF grant to develop new sensing technologies that reduce the amount of data collected and processed in sensor networks powered by extremely limited energy resources.
8-Oct-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Chakhalian Awarded $1.8 Million to Create Novel Quantum Materials


A physicist at the University of Arkansas has been awarded $1.8 million from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to create and investigate novel quantum materials.
2-Oct-2014 10:00 AM EDT

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