Category Archives: College of Engineering

Troubleshooting Water Treatment at the Panama Canal

Last year honors civil engineering major Juan Andrés Martínez Castro went to a Seattle career fair in search of an internship. While he was there, an advertisement for work at the Panama Canal caught his eye. “I was looking for things … Continue reading

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Packing (and mapping) through Pompeii

Austin Kreulach, a rising computer science junior, recently spent two weeks of his summer in southern Italy with a program led by Dr. Dave Fredrick and Dr. Rhodora Vennarucci. Throughout his time, Austin learned how to map, how to pack, … Continue reading

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Flip Chip Trip

Ange Iradukunda, an honors mechanical engineering major working with electronic module optimization, recently presented his research at the Power Optimization for Electro-Thermal Systems technical conference in Illinois, where he was able to expand his knowledge of related design variables and … Continue reading

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Ms. Terlouw Goes to Harvard

Abby Terlouw, an Honors College Fellow and biomedical engineering major from Bentonville, spent a busy summer studying kidney cells through a $750,000 microscope. She participated in the highly selective Harvard Summer Research Program in Kidney Medicine, a program supported by a … Continue reading

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Recent NBC/Survey Monkey Poll Shows Clinton holding onto Lead, Third Party Candidates Holding onto Sizable Percentage

Maxwell Carter is a freshman biomedical engineering major and Bodenhamer Fellow at the University of Arkansas. An avid follower of politics, Carter interned with the Democratic Party of Arkansas in the summer of 2015 and founded a Young Democrats chapter … Continue reading

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Saving Cash on Great Lash: Iliana Cuts Costs at L’Oreal

If you forget any of your safety equipment, you’re likely to get a firm nudge before you pass the first production line. The workers tromp around in steel-toed boots, goggles and hairnets while automated machines whir to life about them. … Continue reading

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Mining the Potential of Gold Nanoparticles

David Jacobson, an honors chemical engineering and physics junior, is helping us learn a little more about gold nanoparticles and their “nearly futuristic applications,” from the improvement of solar panels to the creation of cloaking devices (James Bondesque invisible sports coupe, … Continue reading

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Snapshots from Rome

Ciao, amici! My name is Anna Hudgeons and I spent a month of my summer studying abroad in Rome, Italy. Although my major is industrial engineering, I decided to vary my experiences by enrolling in an art lecture/art history course … Continue reading

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Mason Hollis: A Trip to Madrid Leaves Its Mark

Bodenhamer Fellow Mason Hollis clearly has a passion for his computer science major. He built his first website in fifth grade, worked to automate the creation of Facebook apps, and helped a Fayetteville High group develop a system that let … Continue reading

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Crowdsourcing the Tanzania Experience

Beloved American author and journalist Ernest Hemingway once said, “I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and was not happy.” Surely he is not alone in this opinion. This summer, English professor Dr. Charles Adams and anthropology … Continue reading

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