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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

Study of Ocean Upwelling Near California Shows Greater Variability Over Latter Part of 20th Century


A nearly 600-year reconstruction of climate indicators along the West Coast of North America indicates that upwelling in the California Current became more variable over the latter part of the 20th century.
18-Sep-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Germanium Tin Could Mean Better and Cheaper Infrared Cameras in Smartphones


University of Arkansas researchers have fabricated a new semiconductor material that can be used to build better and less expensive infrared cameras for smartphone and automobiles.
18-Sep-2014 11:30 AM EDT

Physicists Heat Freestanding Graphene to Control Curvature of Ripples


An international team of physicists, led by a research group at the University of Arkansas, has discovered that heating can be used to control the curvature of ripples in freestanding graphene.
17-Sep-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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