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Green Recognized for Conservation Work Green Recognized for Conservation Work

Congratulations to Dr. Steven Green, professor of soil and water conservation, who was recognized recently by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). He received the annual award given by NRCS to recognize an individual who made outstanding contributions towards NRCS programs, accomplishments and mission in Arkansas during the previous year. Green joined the College of Agriculture faculty in 2006.

Segall is Author of Computer Journal Article

Dr. Richard Segall, professor of information systems and business analytics, is lead author of an article, “Using Open-Source Software for Business, Urban and Other Applications of Deep Neural Networks, Machine Learning, and Data Analytics Tools” in International Journal of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. This work, funded by the Arkansas Biosciences Institute (ABI) Summer Internship Program, involved undergraduate co-author Vidhya Sankarasubbu of India.

Segall is Author of Computer Journal Article
García-Ariza is Co-Author of Publication García-Ariza is Co-Author of Publication

Dr. Miguel Ángel García-Ariza, assistant professor of mathematics, Campus Querétaro, is co-author of an article in Physical Review E. He and his collaborators report on their work in “Adiabatic lapse rate of real gases.” García-Ariza’s research in recent years has focused on differential-geometric and topological methods applied to equilibrium thermodynamics. He also is a member of the National System of Researchers (SNI).

Neuman-Lee’s Students Research Turtles at Zoo

Research conducted by students who work under the guidance of Dr. Lori Neuman-Lee, assistant professor of physiology, was featured by the Memphis Zoo. Jen Terry, an environmental sciences Ph.D. candidate, took interest in the freshwater turtles that live at the zoo but are not part of the official collection. She conducted research under the guidance of Neuman-Lee and with assistance from technician Alexia Vanoven, an undergraduate wildlife, fisheries and conservation major.

Neuman-Lee’s Students Research Turtles at Zoo
Lasey is New President of Professional Group Lasey is New President of Professional Group

Brian Lasey, associate vice chancellor for facilities, was sworn in as president of the Central Association of Physical Plant Administrators (CAPPA) during the organization’s annual conference. Lasey, who joined the staff this summer, oversees all facilities operations for A-State, Arkansas’ second-largest institution both in enrollment and total land area. Founded in 1953, CAPPA is the central regional organization of the Association of Physical Plant Administrators.

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