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2014-04-15 12:33:26

Partnership Marks Company's Latest in Series of Student-Focused Service Agreements WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of Arkansas, located in Fayetteville, has selected Blackboard as its partner to help expand marketing efforts for the institution's online program, the company announced today. The agreement is the latest in a series of Blackboard service partnerships that aim to help institutions expand and grow their online offerings. Blackboard will help...

2013-12-10 23:33:06

Leading online registration platform for university athletic programs is the official registration and payments partner for the University of Arkansas GymBacks Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 RegPoint Solutions, the leading online registration platform for colleges nationwide, announced its latest collegiate partnership with the University of Arkansas today. Through this partnership, RegPoint Solutions’ SaaS-based registration and payments applications will streamline the...

2013-03-13 23:00:14

OxBlue, a leader in the construction camera industry, has published two case studies illustrating the wide spectrum of benefits of using its construction cameras on large educational construction projects: The University of Arkansas and the University of Iowa. Atlanta, Geogia (PRWEB) March 13, 2013 OxBlue, a leader in the construction camera industry, has published two case studies illustrating the wide spectrum of benefits of using its construction cameras on large educational construction...

2012-10-03 14:57:28

When President Obama and Republican challenger Mitt Romney square off in their first debate Wednesday, college students across the country will pilot test a new smartphone application that promises to make live polling possible for the first time on a large scale. So far more than 175 political science professors nationwide have registered some 12,000 students to field test the real-time polling app, developed by researchers at the University of California, Davis, the University of...

2011-12-12 21:30:00

Hellas Construction to Complete UALR Field before Year End Little Rock, AR (PRWEB) December 12, 2011 The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Athletic Department announced that the University will partner with Hellas Sports Construction for the installation of Matrix Baseball turf system including the revolutionary Hi-Slide synthetic turf for the bases at Gary Hogan Field. Head Baseball Coach, Scott Norwood is eager to inaugurate the 2012 season on new Matrix Baseball Hi-Slide synthetic...

Image 1 - Alternative LED Lighting Combats Energy Crisis
2011-11-18 04:43:25

Using breakthroughs developed with support from NSF and the Department of Energy, Cree develops LED lighting for the marketplace as a replacement for more wasteful lighting technologies Alternative lighting is emerging as a potent method to combat the energy crisis. Light-emitting diode (LED) lighting technologies could provide an innovative way to save energy and make wasteful lighting obsolete. Cree LED Lighting is manufacturing such a technology in Durham, N.C. Cree focuses on the...

New Technologies Challenge Old Ideas About Early Hominid Diets
2011-10-14 07:11:32

New assessments by researchers using the latest high-tech tools to study the diets of early hominids are challenging long-held assumptions about what our ancestors ate, says a study by the University of Colorado Boulder and the University of Arkansas. By analyzing microscopic pits and scratches on hominid teeth, as well as stable isotopes of carbon found in teeth, researchers are getting a very different picture of the diet habitats of early hominids than that painted by the physical...

Image 1 - Researchers Discover Dinosaur Footprints In Arkansas
2011-10-06 13:54:59

Researchers have discovered a field of 120-million-year-old dinosaur footprints in southwestern Arkansas. The field is about the size of two football fields and contains fossilized tracks of several species of dinosaur. The University of Arkansas researchers said that a three-toed print from one of the species had never been documented in Arkansas before. The researchers said the print may have belonged to Acrocanthosaurus atokensis, which was one of the largest predators ever....


Word of the Day
mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.