Tagged: Arkansas Research Alliance

ARA Names Two Scholars, Two Fellows

ARA Names Two Scholars, Two Fellows

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The Arkansas Research Alliance, the University of Arkansas for Medical Science and Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday announced two new ARA scholars and two new ARA fellows. read more >

UAMS Professor Given $1M Chair, Named ARA Scholar

UAMS Professor Given $1M Chair, Named ARA Scholar

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Hong-yu Li, a professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, was awarded the $1 million Helen Adams & Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA) Endowed Chair and named an ARA scholar in a ceremony held Monday at the Governor’s Mansion in Little Rock. read more >

Jerry Adams Excited About Research Talent Attracted to Arkansas

Jerry Adams Excited About Research Talent Attracted to Arkansas

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Jerry Adams started the nonprofit Arkansas Research Alliance in 2008. It partners with the U.S. Food & Drug Administration to help commercialize technology produced at the FDA’s National Center for Toxicological Research in Jefferson. read more >

Second Class of ARA Fellows Announced

Second Class of ARA Fellows Announced

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The ARA Fellows program, in its second year, recognizes established researchers at the state's five research universities and awards them three-year, $75,000 grants to further their research. read more >

Garver's Dan Williams Joins Board of Arkansas Research Alliance

Garver's Dan Williams Joins Board of Arkansas Research Alliance

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The Arkansas Research Alliance has added Garver CEO Dan Williams to its board of trustees. The board serves as the governing body for ARA and is comprised of chancellors from the five research universities in Arkansas and business leaders from a variety of industries from across the state. read more >

FDA's $1.2M Grant Extends ARA, NCTR Research into Graphene

FDA's $1.2M Grant Extends ARA, NCTR Research into Graphene

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The Arkansas Research Alliance announced Wednesday that it has been awarded a $1.2 million contract from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that will extend a collaborative research program focused on graphene-based nanomaterials. read more >

Arkansas Research Alliance Launches ARA Fellows Program

Arkansas Research Alliance Launches ARA Fellows Program

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The ARA Fellows program was created to recognize and reward distinguished research talent at the state's five research universities, and is a complement to the ARA Scholars program, which recruits new research talent to the state. read more >

Farm Bureau Firms Up Friendship With UA's Dale Bumpers College (Kudos)

Farm Bureau Firms Up Friendship With UA's Dale Bumpers College (Kudos)

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The Arkansas Farm Bureau is being recognized as a “Friend” of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food & Life Sciences at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville. In addition, Farm Bureau Executive Vice President Ewell Welch, who is retiring at the end of 2013, is receiving a Distinguished Service Award from the college. read more >

The Laboratory Of Arkansas

The Laboratory Of Arkansas

Arkansas Research & Innovation

The challenges involve commercializing intellectual property from research universities and developing a place that can accelerate and develop new enterprises from both the university as well as from private sector ideas as with Innovate Arkansas. read more >