Edyta Osieczko and Harrison Hayworth

UA Little Rock students move on to semifinalist round of Construction Intern of the Year competition

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have a chance at winning the title of Construction Intern of the Year and a $10,000 scholarship after earning two spots in the students who earned the most online votes for the scholarship competition. Continue reading “UA Little Rock students move on to semifinalist round of Construction Intern of the Year competition”

Dr. Elizabeth Pierce. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Pierce to be inducted into Arkansas Academy of Computing

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor will be inducted into the Arkansas Academy of Computing for her career contributions to computing in Arkansas.  Continue reading “Pierce to be inducted into Arkansas Academy of Computing”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock Staff Senate to host Halloween Blood Drive

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock community has the chance to save lives and have fun by participating in a Halloween Blood Drive. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Staff Senate to host Halloween Blood Drive”

UA Little Rock to celebrate Sustainability Day Oct. 19

Learn how to protect the environment and conserve resources during the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s annual Sustainability Day events Thursday, Oct. 19.

To start the day, the UA Little Rock Sustainability Committee will host an electronic waste recycling drive from 7:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in parking lot 15, located near the residence halls.

Members of the university and the Little Rock community can drop off any electronic-related devices to be recycled, including televisions, microwaves, batteries, and printers.

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the university Alumni Plaza, located outside of the Ottenheimer Library, will station food trucks, a farmer’s market, recycling demonstrations, and other displays for the Trojan community to enjoy. Local vendors will also be present throughout the day, selling items from fresh fruits and veggies to precious stones and natural herbs.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Frances Frazier at fjfrazier@ualr.edu.

Lindsey Waddell

EARTHtalk! lecture to explore origins of springs in Hot Springs National Park

An expert will explore the science behind the hot springs of Hot Springs National Park in the next EARTHtalk! lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “EARTHtalk! lecture to explore origins of springs in Hot Springs National Park”