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The University Libraries’ special collections department launched the digital exhibit, “40-50-100: Arkansas’s Natural Environment,” which commemorates environmentalism in the Natural State.
Engineering researchers at the University of Arkansas treated thin films of polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) – a popular polymer used as a dry lubricant for machine components – with silica nanoparticles and found that the filler material significantly reduced wear of the polymer while maintaining a low level of friction.
Gregory Dumond, an assistant professor of geosciences, is studying the geology of the Canadian Shield to see whether findings about intracontinental faults can be applied elsewhere, such as the Himalayans.
Picasolar, a graduate business competition team at the University of Arkansas, took home a total of $250,000 and the MIT NSAR Clean Energy Prize in Boston.
U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack visited with students and many others while serving as the featured speaker for this year’s Dale and Betty Bumpers Distinguished Lecturer Series.
The nationally competitive scholarship recognizes potential and commitment to the environment and sustainability.
Arkansas Power Electronics International Inc., an affiliate company of the University of Arkansas, has developed a prototype for Toyota’s next-generation plug-in hybrid electric vehicle battery charger.
The Community Design Center has received a $30,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Arts to prepare an urban design plan for an arts district in downtown Fayetteville.
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