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In photos: СӰԺ celebrates graduates at commencement

The Farris Center at the СӰԺ was a site of celebration and recognition May 5-6 as the University awarded more than 1,160 degrees during spring commencement ceremonies. Revisit the excitement of commencement with this gallery of photos. … [Read more...]

Undergraduate Students Earn Research Fellowships

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has announced seven grants to undergraduate students as part of the prestigious Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). The grants come from the Arkansas Division of Higher Education and give students the opportunity to develop a sustained relationship with a faculty member and carry out in-depth research, scholarship, or creative … [Read more...]

СӰԺ robotics students prepare for national competition

Nah, As the engineering physics program in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics’ Department of Physics and Astronomy focuses on earning its accreditation from the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, students are learning everyday to become more skilled in their crafts. William Slaton, the program coordinator, says one reason the accreditation is a game-changer is … [Read more...]

СӰԺ students present research at the state capitol

More than 67 science, technology, engineering and mathematics students from across Arkansas gathered at the state capitol to demonstrate their research findings for the annual Arkansas STEM Posters at the Capitol on Feb. 8. Eight students from the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics at СӰԺ presented posters. Since 2012 (with the exception of 2021 due to the … [Read more...]

СӰԺ biology department gifted Jewel Moore academic regalia

Jewel Moore’s legacy with the СӰԺ has become even more significant now that the Department of Biology in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics has acquired her graduation regalia.  Moore, for whom the Jewel Moore Nature Reserve is named, was a well-known and beloved professor from СӰԺ’s Biology Department. She’s also known for advocating the preservation of … [Read more...]

Arkansas Coding Academy hosts annual Demo Day

The Arkansas Coding Academy (ArCA) at the СӰԺ held its annual Demo Day on Dec. 8. Thirteen of the 15 graduates showcased websites they built during the six-month accelerated program.  "We teach everything from how to make a website look presentable on the front-end to the business logic running behind the scenes," said Alison Wish, director of ArCA. "Their projects … [Read more...]

Looking Up: СӰԺ senior’s hobby yields stunning images

When Erik Stinnett is not in class or studying, he is spending time researching, teaching and mastering the art of astrophotography.  Stinnet, a senior computer science major, has been interested in astronomy for as long as he can remember. When he was in elementary school, Stinnett’s grandparents gifted him a motorized telescope, but it wasn’t until he was a freshman in college that he really … [Read more...]

Three СӰԺ alumni chosen for prestigious science fellowship

Three СӰԺ alumni have been selected as part of the 50th class of Science and Technology Policy Fellows by the American Association of the Advancement of Science. Destiny Davis, Heather Masson-Forsythe and Jordan Wilkerson, all graduates from СӰԺ’s Norbert O. Schedler Honors College and the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, will spend the year helping to … [Read more...]

СӰԺ student earns second place at statewide competition

A recent СӰԺ graduate captured second place in the 2022 DART Annual Conference undergraduate poster competition. Aaron Moody, who is now pursuing a master’s degree in computer science at СӰԺ, won the award at the event held in Little Rock in May. Moody’s poster outlined his on-going research into using artificial intelligence to summarize text-based comments, … [Read more...]

СӰԺ Researchers Awarded Grant on Ouachita River Basin Water Quality

СӰԺ researchers have received funding from the Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment’s Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to study human impacts on water quality in the Ouachita River Basin. Halvor Halvorson, assistant professor of biology; Ginny Adams, associate dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; and Reid Adams, professor of … [Read more...]