Ingrid Helgested, Noah Asher, Nick Lester, and their faculty advisor Stuart McLendon take first place in the undergraduate division of the Governor's Cup competition.

UA Little Rock students win big in 2018 Arkansas Governor’s Cup

Last year, a group of students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock merged their talents and developed a business venture that has now received a substantial amount of recognition both in and outside of Arkansas. Continue reading “UA Little Rock students win big in 2018 Arkansas Governor’s Cup”

G. Thomas Eisele

G. Thomas Eisele Research Fellowship to be announced April 17

The  G. Thomas Eisele Research Fellowship presentation will be on Tuesday, April 17, beginning at 5 p.m. in the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center on the main campus of UA Little Rock. Continue reading “G. Thomas Eisele Research Fellowship to be announced April 17”

David Tonkyn's doctoral student, Christie Sampson, stands with a rare royal white elephant in Myanmar.

Tonkyn helps uncover elephant-poaching crisis in Myanmar

Dr. David Tonkyn, new chair of the Department of Biology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is among a group of scientists who have discovered an elephant-poaching crisis in Myanmar.  Continue reading “Tonkyn helps uncover elephant-poaching crisis in Myanmar”

David Briscoe

Professor presents Anderson Institute’s first Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity lecture

Dr. David Briscoe, professor of sociology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, recently kicked off the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity’s lecture series, Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity, with his presentation of “How Can Black Parents Rear Their Children to Be Black Americans in a Color Conscious Society?” Continue reading “Professor presents Anderson Institute’s first Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity lecture”

Ramiro Serrano hellps UA Little Rock student Pauline Rouillon test Anatomic Eyes. Photo by Ben Krain.

Volunteers are helping bring virtual cadaver training program to life

Marisa Perry did not expect to spend part of her day dissecting a virtual cadaver, but the opportunity to help test a virtual reality medical training program intrigued her.  Continue reading “Volunteers are helping bring virtual cadaver training program to life”

Dr. Jason Patton

Patton to discuss danger of abandoned oil and gas wells at next EARTHtalk! lecture

Dr. Jason Patton, associate professor of geology at Arkansas Tech University, will discuss the environmental impact of abandoned oil and gas wells in the U.S. on Wednesday, April 18, as part of the EARTHtalk! lecture series at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Patton to discuss danger of abandoned oil and gas wells at next EARTHtalk! lecture”

Student Research and Creative Works Showcase expands to Jack Stephens Center

More than 150 UA Little Rock students will present work at this year’s expanded Student Research and Creative Works Showcase on Thursday, April 12, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Jack Stephens Center. Continue reading “Student Research and Creative Works Showcase expands to Jack Stephens Center”

A group of researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how the mass migration of refugees from Middle Eastern and North African countries into Europe has created a shift in the migrant narrative in online communication.

Research explores how online narratives on refugees shift over time

A group of researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are studying how the mass migration of refugees from Middle Eastern and North African countries into Europe has created a shift in the migrant narrative in online communication.  Continue reading “Research explores how online narratives on refugees shift over time”