SAU Engineering Chair gets $265,000 grant

March 17, 2015

SAU Bachri and research students

Dr. Abdel Bachri, chair of the Department of Engineering and Engineering Physics at Southern Arkansas University, has been awarded a research development grant totaling $265,000 to explore the effect of space radiation in a near-zero gravity environment on human chromosomes. The grant is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), and was awarded from… Read More

SAU repeats in physics competition

November 11, 2014


For the second year in a row, a Southern Arkansas University physics student has taken the title at the competitive Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Research Conference held Nov. 7-8 in Fayetteville. Joshua Grant earned first place honors in Physics Poster for his work titled, “Growth and Initial Characterization of Ge1-xSnx Films.”… Read More

ADEQ approval boons economic, academic opportunities for NRRC

February 6, 2013


The Natural Resource Research Center at Southern Arkansas University became qualified to compete for federal and state water and soil testing grants and contracts upon passing inspection on Jan. 30. Passing the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ) inspection opens the doors for the NRRC – a facility in SAU’s College of Science and Technology… Read More

Physics Nobel laureate will speak at SAU

March 30, 2012

Dr. David Gross

The College of Science and Technology at Southern Arkansas University will host Dr. David Gross, 2004 Nobel laureate in physics, at 6 p.m. on Friday, April 13, in the Grand Hall of the Donald W. Reynolds Campus and Community Center. Gross will deliver the keynote address for the 96th annual meeting of the Arkansas Academy… Read More

Students will participate in “Arkansas STEM Posters at the Capitol”

February 8, 2012

Nearly 80 students from Arkansas four-year public and private colleges and universities will gather at the State Capitol Rotunda on Feb. 15 to present cutting-edge undergraduate research to state legislators. Students will share their work in the areas of natural sciences, computer science, engineering and mathematics. The research will be on display between 10 a.m. and noon in… Read More

Six SAU students admitted to pharmacy school

October 31, 2011

Southern Arkansas University’s College of Science and Technology, Department of Biology and Department of Chemistry and Physics are proud to announce the admission of six students into the Doctorate of Pharmacy program at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science in Little Rock. The students are listed below with their hometowns: Elizabeth Bates, a chemistry… Read More