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  • Student lands prestigious national science fellowship
    Mackie O’Hara, a senior Donaghey Scholar at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been named a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellow. A total of 14,000 students from around the United States applied for the fellowship; O’Hara was one of just 2,000 to earn the honor. Only 16 awards were given in Mackie’s […]The post Student lands prest […]
  • Science students earn awards at researchers conference
    Three University of Arkansas at Little Rock students recently returned from presenting their research at the annual Emerging Researchers Conference in Washington, D.C.; two of them earned awards in their respective categories. UALR students Dolapo Odeniyi, Saad Azam, and Lafayette DeRamus III were among approximately 500 presenters and 1,000 participants at […]
  • 1,500 expected to graduate Saturday, May 18
    More than 1,500 students are expected to participate in UALR’s Spring Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 18, at the Jack Stephens Center. Among them are graduates like Azure Yarbrough, Bethany Hodges, and Dawn Teer, who attribute hard work and family support as reasons for their success. Ceremonies will begin at 9:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. Both […]The post 1,500 […]
  • Undaunted biology student among leading grads this Saturday
    Senior biology major Azure Yarbrough is among the more than 1,500 students who are expected to participate in UALR’s Spring Commencement on Saturday, May 18, at the Jack Stephens Center. Yarbrough, 35, knows a thing or two about diligence. She is graduating after a 17-year gap since she first enrolled as a full-time college student. There will […]The post Un […]
  • Science leadership winners desire to serve
    Danielle Kemmer and Saad Azam, the most recent recipients of the UALR College of Science Leadership Endowed Scholarship, both said that their desire to serve is the reason they chose to major in science. The scholarship is funded to assist undergraduate studies in health, mathematics, and science. Kemmer and Azam received their awards at a […]The post Scienc […]
  • Journal Publishes Recent UALR Grad’s Research
    Vanessa Young, a recent graduate of UALR’s masters program in biology, will see her research on the capacity for physiological adjustment of salamanders published in the international Journal of Comparative Physiology, Part B. The research, conducted under the supervision of UALR Biology Professor Matthew Gifford, tests whether stream salamanders can adjust […]