Field Notes

Follow University of Arkansas researchers and students in archeology, anthropology, astrophysics, biology, engineering, ecology,geology and more as they conduct field research around the globe this summer. The U of A, with more than 200 academic programs, is ranked among the top American public research universities by U.S. News & World Report and among only 2 percent of universities in America classified as having the highest level of research activity by The Carnegie Foundation.

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Dog Days in South Africa

The African wild dog is the second-most endangered carnivore in Africa, behind only to the Ethiopian wolf. Its population is dwindling due to human-wildlife conflict, disease and competition for food with larger carnivor...

Hunting for Ways to Protect the Northern Bobwhite

The black-and-white image on Jacob McClain’s computer shows two raccoons on a shrubby patch of forest in southwest Missouri. One raccoon is digging while the other has its nose to the ground.[/embed]   University of Arkansas geotechnical earthquake engineers are working with the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department to characterize s...
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