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Research Finds Charter Schools Nationwide More Cost-Effective, Produce Greater ROI

A first-ever report released July 22 by the University of Arkansas, which ties charter school funding to achievement, finds that public charter schools are more productive than traditional public schools in all 28 states included in analyses of...
22-Jul-2014 3:00 PM EDT

NSF Grant Will Further Research on Models of Self-Assembling Systems


A University of Arkansas researcher will receive a nearly $440,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to further his research in the development of theoretical and computational models of self-assembling systems.
22-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Research Will Help Clinicians Attack Hidden Metastatic Tumors


Researchers at the University of Arkansas will receive $1.5 million over five years from the National Cancer Institute to develop new molecules and biopharmaceuticals that enhance immune response against tumors.
21-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Leakey Foundation Funds Grant to Study Early Human Diet


The Leakey Foundation awarded a University of Arkansas researcher $18,000 to travel to Tanzania and compare dental textures of modern hunter-gatherers to early human ancestors.
15-Jul-2014 8:00 PM EDT

Study Shows How, When Consumers Remember Brands in Celebrity Advertisements


A marketing researcher at the University of Arkansas found that consumers are more likely to forget information within advertisements in the same magazine that show a celebrity endorsing a neutral product.
14-Jul-2014 8:00 AM EDT

Department of Education Grant Funds Mentoring for Students from Military Families


The Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences awarded a four-year grant of $1.3 million to a psychology professor at the U of A to develop a model for schools to mentor students in military families.
1-Jul-2014 4:00 AM EDT

Engineered Muscle-Mimic Research Funded by NIH


The National Institutes of Health grant will allow a University of Arkansas biomedical engineering researcher to design and test a biomaterial that regenerates damaged skeletal muscle.
24-Jun-2014 3:30 PM EDT

Physicists Predict Behavior of Rare Materials at Near-Room Temperature


New theoretical physics research reveals rare materials that possess both controllable magnetic and electric polarization properties at near-room temperatures.
19-Jun-2014 10:10 AM EDT

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