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New Recording Features First Major Female African-American Composer


U of A faculty member Er-Gene Kahng, along with the Arkansas Philharmonic Orchestra, will debut a previously unknown violin concerto by African-American composer Florence Price in honor of Black History Month. The concerto will also be released on...
18-Jan-2018 12:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

University of Arkansas Scientists Digitally Preserve Important Arkansas Dinosaur Tracks


University of Arkansas researchers used LiDAR imaging to digitally preserve and study important dinosaur tracks.
16-Jan-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Repetition Can Make Sounds Into Music


New research from the U of A Music Cognition Lab shows that listeners perceive repeated environmental sounds as music.
4-Dec-2017 10:00 AM EST Add to Favorites

Nanowired Drugs Could Treat Patients with Parkinson’s or Alzheimer’s


University of Arkansas biomedical engineering doctoral student Asya Ozkizilcik has improved the nanowiring of drugs for an international team of researchers who are working on a new method for treating neurodegenerative diseases.
14-Nov-2017 5:45 PM EST Add to Favorites

Arkansas Poll Finds Arkansans Support Some LGBT Civil Rights But Not Others


The poll was designed and analyzed by Janine Parry, professor of political science at the U of A. The poll has a track record over its 19-year history of coming within two points of actual election outcomes.
7-Nov-2017 9:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

Workers May ‘Choke’ Under Pressure of Non-Monetary Incentives


Competition for non-monetary awards can have adverse effects on performance and may cause employees to “choke” under pressure, according to a new study by a University of Arkansas economist.
18-Oct-2017 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Arkansas Researchers Extend BKT Physics to Study of Ferroelectrics

Using first-principles-based simulations, researchers found that an overlooked BKT phase sustained by quasicontinuous symmetry emerges between the ferroelectric and paraelectric phases of ferroelectic ultrathin film,
13-Oct-2017 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

University of Arkansas Engineering Professor Going to Mexico to Study Effects of Earthquake


Last week’s magnitude 7.1 earthquake near Puebla, Mexico, killed and injured hundreds of people and caused widespread damage to structures in Mexico City. Civil engineering professor Clint Wood, a geotechnical-engineering specialist, will travel...
27-Sep-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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