Protein Followed by Exercise is Recipe for Calorie-Burning Success in Some Women

New research shows that for some women, a high-protein meal followed by 30 minutes of moderate exercise is an effective way of burning calories, especially when compared to exercising on an empty stomach. Continue reading

Symposium to Focus on Pivotal Response Training for People with Autism

The University of Arkansas Autism Spectrum Disorder Symposium will focus this year on a system called pivotal response training. Online registration is available now. Continue reading

Speakers to Address Work-Life Balance of Athletic Trainers

The athletic training education program at the University of Arkansas will present three speakers March 31 to talk with students about balancing work with other aspects of their lives. Continue reading

Mamiseishvili Named Head of Rehabilitation, Human Resources and Communication Disorders

Kate Mamiseishvili, associate professor of higher education at the University of Arkansas, has been appointed head of the department of rehabilitation, human resources and communication disorders in the College of Education and Health Professions, announced Dean Tom Smith. Continue reading

Graduate Programs Make Significant Gains in U.S. News Rankings

The College of Education and Health Professions’ graduate education programs moved up 46 places in the overall rankings by U.S. News & World Report. Continue reading

Morsani Scholarships Established for Nursing, Horticulture

Two new scholarships have been established in the name of Dorothy M. Morsani, one each in the horticulture and nursing programs at the University of Arkansas. Continue reading

U of A Alumna Leads New Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association Chapter

Heather Hunter was chosen as president of the Northwest Arkansas chapter of the Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association. Continue reading

Annual ESL Symposium to Focus on Scaffolding

The sixth annual English as a Second Language Symposium presented Feb. 28 by the University of Arkansas will focus this year on scaffolding for culturally and linguistically diverse students in the age of Common Core state standards. Continue reading

U of A Hires Director for $32 Million Project

Philip Adams, who formerly worked as special assistant for agency and legislative affairs in Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe’s office, started work Jan. 6 as director of the Arkansas PROMISE project at the University of Arkansas. Continue reading

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