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Newswise: Khodakovskaya Co-Edits Book on Benefits of Nanotechnology for Crops

Article ID: 670522

Khodakovskaya Co-Edits Book on Benefits of Nanotechnology for Crops

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Biology Professor Mariya Khodakovskaya, her collaborators, and her graduate students are among a handful of scientists around the world pioneering research on the potential benefits of nanotechnology for crops. Their research was recently published in a book by Springer International Publishing, “Plant Nanotechnology: An Overview on Concepts, Strategies, and Tools.”

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2-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST
Newswise: Little Rock University Tabs Native of Great Britain for Institute on Race and Ethnicity Post

Article ID: 639778

Little Rock University Tabs Native of Great Britain for Institute on Race and Ethnicity Post

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A native of Great Britain who has written numerous books on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement in the United States and Arkansas is the new director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Institute on Race and Ethnicity.

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11-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Newswise: Professors Contribute Collaborative Model for European Union

Article ID: 634175

Professors Contribute Collaborative Model for European Union

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A $7.5 million European Union-funded research project of more than four years proposes new public-private partnerships between government and private businesses that enhances security and controls and also employs intelligent software tools to reduce administrative loads.

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12-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT
Newswise: National Museum Showcases Art From Dr. J.W. Wiggins Collection at UALR

Article ID: 627342

National Museum Showcases Art From Dr. J.W. Wiggins Collection at UALR

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Dr. J.W. Wiggins, the collection manager and curator for the Sequoyah National Research Center (SNRC) at UALR, has in-depth knowledge of Native American artists and their works. Curators and artists alike seek his counsel and occasionally request loans of his artworks for their projects.

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11-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Arts and Humanities

Newswise: What Online Gaming Can Tell Us About Organizational Trust

Article ID: 626642

What Online Gaming Can Tell Us About Organizational Trust

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Dr. Rolf Wigand's article, “The Dynamics of Shared Leadership: Building Trust and Enhancing Performance,” was published as the lead story in volume 99, issue 5 of the Journal of Applied Psychology. The article’s publication is a direct result of Dr. Wigand’s $400,000 National Science Foundation’s research grant, which supported the study of a virtual organization using data collected from a massively-multiplayer online game (MMOG).

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24-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST
Newswise: Atmospheric Mercury Review Raises Concerns of Environmental Impact

Article ID: 622597

Atmospheric Mercury Review Raises Concerns of Environmental Impact

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The UALR Professor and Chair of Chemistry examines the cycling of mercury through soil and water as it impacts atmospheric loadings in a recently published peer-reviewed journal article.

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28-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 621588

Professor Mines Social Media for Insight on Ukraine

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A UALR assistant professor has received military grant funding that could provide insight into the crisis in Ukraine, using social media tracking tools

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5-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

Article ID: 616699

The Upshot of 'Heartbleed'? Jobs

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

The Internet bug "Heartbleed" was a stark reminder of how vulnerable our information is on the web, but also a sign that future job growth is rooted in securing that information. Higher education plays a significant role in helping fill these jobs.

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18-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 611270

UALR History Professor’s Research Helps Real-Life ‘Philomenas’

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

History professor Moira Maguire has specialized knowledge in questionable Irish adoption practices in the early to mid-20th century, as highlighted in the current popular film, "Philomena."

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5-Dec-2013 5:00 PM EST

Social and Behavioral Sciences

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Article ID: 606385

NASA Ambassador Shares Tips for Seeing Best Shooting Star Show of Year

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

A UALR animal lab technician by day, star gazer by night, NASA Solar System Ambassador Darrell Heath provides tips for getting the most out of this weekend's Perseid Meteor Showers.

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9-Aug-2013 2:00 PM EDT

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