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Prairie Grove students works on Muddy Fork erosion | July 27, 2017

Muddy Fork Branch of the Illinois River runs through part of the city and a group of seventh- and eighth-graders from Prairie Grove Middle School hope to improve its water quality and protect the land along its banks.

Students from Tom Hapgood's user experience class fly a drone as part of their app development project

Designing for Drones: Class Project Helps Students Consider User Experience | July 7, 2017

Graphic design students in Tom Hapgood's user experience class teamed up to start conceptual companies, research potential customers and create visualization books to pitch their drone-based business ideas.

Dr. Brent Smith

Smith Named Inaugural Distinguished Scholar by Division of American Society of CriminologyMay 24, 2017

Brent Smith, distinguished professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences, was named the recipient of the inaugural Distinguished Scholar Award from the American Society of Criminology's Division of Terrorism and Bias Crimes.

Deans Waller, Shields and English open the Data Science, Predictive Analytics and Big Data Retreat

Researchers Pursue Interdisciplinary Breakthroughs in Big Data | May 23, 2017

The deans of the College of Engineering, the J. William Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences and the Sam M. Walton College of Business convened a summit of more than 50 University of Arkansas data scientists and researchers to plot new directions that will produce breakthroughs in the field.

Malcolm Williamson with EAST students; photo credit Lee H. Dunlap/Harrison Daily

Bringing art to life with the help of technology | May 14, 2017

Much akin to The Unexpected art project in Fort Smith, artists turn the sides of buildings and blank walls in Harrison into murals that dazzle the senses.

Thanh Toan Ha, rector of Can Tho University, and U of A Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz.

U of A Forges Relationship with Two of Vietnam's Largest UniversitiesMay 2, 2017

Thanh Toan Ha, rector of Can Tho University, and the Vietnamese delegation met with U of A Chancellor Joseph Steinmetz and Provost Jim Coleman to discuss needs for an updated and enhanced memorandum of understanding between the University of Arkansas and Can Tho University to facilitate research and student exchange.