Kyle Quinn, assistant professor of biomedical engineering at the University of Arkansas, has published a review highlighting recent advances in autofluorescence imaging and discussing its role in evaluating cell metabolism.
A new study by an economics professor at the University of Arkansas could explain one mechanism driving polling errors in the presidential election: Voters show an increasing disparity between who they are and are not willing to publicly support.
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 for in this week's primary debate.
Noah Pittman, recruiter for the University of Arkansas Honors College, shares practical advice on scholarship applications, resumes, transcripts, personal essays and factors decision-makers look for in letters of recommendation.
John Pijanowski, associate professor of educational leadership at the University of Arkansas, is leading an initiative, funded by the National Science Foundation, to teach ethics to undergraduate and graduate students in the sciences.
Elizabeth Young, associate professor of law and director of the immigration law clinic at the University of Arkansas, is available to comment on Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano's announcement today that certain young people who were brought to the United States as young children will be considered for relief from removal from the country or from entering into removal proceedings.
Elizabeth Young, associate professor of law and director of the immigration law clinic at the University of Arkansas, is following Supreme Court’s consideration of Arizona’s 2010 immigration law and is available for comment.
Brian Gallini, law professor at the University of Arkansas and a national expert on juvenile sentencing, is monitoring the U.S. Supreme Court’s imminent decision on the constitutionality of life in prison without the possibility of parole for juveniles convicted of capital murder. On March 20, the Court is scheduled to hear arguments of two cases - Miller v. Alabama and Jackson v. Hobbs - that will be consolidated for the purpose of deciding whether imposing a sentence of life without the possibility of parole on an offender who was 14 at the time he committed capital murder constitutes cruel and unusual punishment in violation of the Eighth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution.
In United States v. Antoine Jones, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled unanimously Monday that police must get a search warrant before using GPS technology to track criminal suspects. Criminal law professor Brian Gallini has followed U.S. v. Jones and is available to answer questions about the Court’s decision.
Internet law and copyright expert Ned Snow is available to comment on the House’s Stop Online Piracy Act and the Senate’s Protect IPA Act, both of which have begun to lose Congressional support. If passed, the bills would curb illegal downloading and streaming of TV shows and movies online.
Criminal law professor Brian Gallini, an expert on the Fourth Amendment, federal sentencing, sentencing of juveniles, criminal discovery, immigration profiling, DNA sample evidence and interrogation, is available to answer questions and provide expert commentary regarding United States v. Antoine Jones, in which the U.S. Supreme Court will decide whether police must get a warrant from a judge before they can attach a GPS tracking device to a car to monitor a suspect’s movement for an indefinite period of time.
Geotechnical engineer and earthquake expert Brady Cox is available to discuss seismic activity and damage to buildings and infrastructure due to the Oklahoma earthquake. Cox, assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Arkansas, specializes in issues related to earthquake loading, soil dynamics and material characterization and response to stress waves.
Elizabeth Howlett, a professor of marketing in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, served on the committee that is proposing a new system for federal food nutrition labels.
Internet law and copyright expert Ned Snow is available to comment on the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision yesterday to not review the appeal of a lower court’s ruling that downloading sound recording does not constitute public performance of the recorded work under federal copyright law.
Elizabeth Young, professor of law and director of the Immigration Law Clinic at the University of Arkansas, is available to speak with members of the media about “prosecutorial discretion” and its impact on U.S. immigration policy.
University of Arkansas law professors Brian Gallini and Laurent Sacharoff are available to discuss legal aspects of the controversial West Memphis Three case and the recent plea agreement that freed those convicted of the killings.
Constitutional law expert Steve Sheppard is available to discuss whether President Barack Obama has the constitutional authority to avoid default by paying government bonds unilaterally and spending money without Congressional approval.
Steve Dittmore has conducted extensive research into NCAA and BCS issues and can provide comment and answer questions about NCAA enforcement and the impact of the decision by the team that defeated Arkansas in this year's Sugar Bowl.
Scot Burton, marketing professor at the University of Arkansas, is available to comment on the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ selection of images to place on cigarette package warning labels.
Civil procedure expert Justin Buehler is available to comment on Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. v. Dukes, et al. Buehler, professor at the University of Arkansas School of Law and a former clerk for Judge Alfred Goodwin on the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, has followed the case closely through trial and appellate stages. He has spoken extensively to the media and given several presentations on the case.
Criminal Law Professor Brian Gallini is available to answer questions and provide expert commentary regarding the Department of Justice’s recent indictment of the principals of the three largest internet poker companies.
Ashok Saxena, Distinguished Professor and dean of the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas, is available to comment on cracks and metal damage to airplane fuselages. Saxena’s research has focused on metal fatigue of aircraft materials and creep-fatigue interactions, which cause degradation in structural metals and may lead to sudden and catastrophic failure of critical parts.
University of Arkansas professor Mohja Kahf was born in Damascus, Syria, and recently added her endorsement to the list of signatories of the Damascus Declaration. Currently, she serves as an administrator on one of the many Syrian revolution pages on Facebook and tweets update about the latest news from Syria at twitter.com/DrMohjaKahf . Kahf teaches courses in Middle Eastern studies, with research ranging from gender and postcolonialism to Syrian culture and society.
As figures from the 2010 census are released, political scientist Pearl Ford Dowe of the University of Arkansas is available to discuss opinions of African-Americans on politics and social issues, both in the South and nationally. She draws on findings from the 2010 Blair-Rockefeller Poll.
As figures from the 2010 census are released, political scientist Angie Maxwell of the University of Arkansas is available to discuss demographics of Tea Party members and their opinions on political and social issues, both in the South and nationally. She draws on findings from the 2010 Blair-Rockefeller Poll.
As figures from the 2010 census are released, political scientist Rafael Jimeno of the University of Arkansas is available to discuss emerging political preferences and behaviors of Latinos both in the South and nationally. He draws on findings from the 2010 Blair-Rockefeller Poll.
For questions about the design of the nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi complex in Japan and the gravity of radiation released from the reactors, please contact Leon West, nuclear engineer and professor of engineering at the University of Arkansas. West has more than 40 years of experience in nuclear physics, radiation protection and nuclear engineering. He worked in the nuclear industry for nine years before returning to academia.
Panneer Selvam, professor of civil engineering at the University of Arkansas, is available to discuss structural stability of reactors at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear complex in Japan. Selvam has taught structural loading 20 years. His research has focused on methods for obtaining design loadings for wind, earthquakes and other natural disasters relevant to national and local building codes. He uses computer simulation in nanostructures to model the effect of natural forces on buildings.
For questions about damage to buildings and infrastructure due to the earthquake in Japan, please contact Brady Cox, assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Arkansas. A geotechnical engineer, Cox specializes in issues related to earthquake loading, soil dynamics and material characterization and response to stress waves.
For questions about damage to buildings and infrastructure due to the earthquake in New Zealand, please contact Brady Cox, assistant professor of civil engineering at the University of Arkansas. A geotechnical engineer, Cox specializes in issues related to earthquake loading, soil dynamics and material characterization and response to stress waves.
For comment on the role of the Internet and social media as it relates to developments in Egypt and Tunisia, please consider Moez Limayem, professor and chair of the information systems department in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas.
Steven Johnson, industrial engineering professor at the University of Arkansas, is available to comment on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s recent proposal to enact federally mandated rules that would require trucks to activate speed limits. Johnson has studied speed limits and car-vs.-large-truck speed differentials on rural, interstate highways and found that different speed limits for cars and large trucks compromise safety by causing greater speed variation and a higher number of vehicles passing each other. He is currently involved in research funded by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regarding the implementation of speed-limiting devices on commercial vehicles.
New and sweeping federal financial regulation passed by Congress late last week will give regulators tools to clean up the next financial crisis but will not prevent another crisis, says banking expert Tim Yeager, associate professor of finance at the University of Arkansas and former economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
University of Arkansas earthquake expert Brady Cox is available to answer questions about the effects of Saturday’s magnitude 8.8 earthquake in Chile, which has displaced 2 million people and destroyed or damaged hundreds of structures.
Sports management professor Stephen Dittmore, who was a staff member for the 1996 and 2002 Olympics, comments on changes in the Olympics, including the need for the International Olympic Committee to consider the impact of increasing professionalism.
Civil engineering professor and earthquake expert Brady Cox will travel to Haiti Saturday, Jan. 30, as part of a national team of engineers who will study the effects of the massive earthquake that struck the small Caribbean nation on Jan. 12. Cox and seven other members of Geo-engineering Extreme Events Reconnaissance (GEER), an organization funded by the National Science Foundation to conduct reconnaissance efforts of extreme events such as earthquakes, tsunamis and hurricanes, will gather data to advance understanding of earthquakes and their engineering effects.
A University of Arkansas researcher and his colleagues are traveling to Haiti as part of a National Science Foundation expedition to continue taking geologic measurements and better understand what happened, what is happening now, and what might yet occur.
A University of Arkansas business researcher and logistics expert is monitoring Haiti relief efforts and says that despite important differences between commercial and humanitarian logistics, key applications of commercial logistics can be applied to the rapid-response phase of the disaster recovery operation.
University of Arkansas earthquake expert Brady Cox is available to answer questions about the effects of the powerful earthquake in Haiti, which has caused massive destruction, including the collapse of many government offices in the capital Port-au-Prince.
For questions about what a modern “smart” grid would look like or how it would function, please consider the research expertise of Alan Mantooth, professor of electrical engineering and executive director of the National Center for Reliable Electric Power Transmission (NCREPT) at the University of Arkansas.