Raegan Austin, a 2016 UALR graduate, poses with her husband, Michael.

Winding road leads to med school for UALR graduate

On her way to a bachelor’s degree, Raegan Austin attended six universities, served eight years in the Air National Guard, and switched career focuses three times.

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Six University of Arkansas at Little Rock students present research at the Emerging Researchers National Conference in Stem Feb. 25-28 at Washington, D.C. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Jim Winter, Osvaldo Cossio, Kristina Frogoso, C’Asia James, Amber Hill, Taylor McClanahan, and Taylor Washington.

UALR Science Scholars present research at national conference

Six University of Arkansas at Little Rock students presented research at the Emerging Researchers National Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Feb. 25-28 in Washington, D.C., with one student taking home a first place award in chemistry.

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Jordyn Radke looks over tomato plants that were part of her research

Research work prepares graduate student for bright future

Jordyn Radke was ready to move back to Canada.

Then the University of Arkansas at Little Rock offered the long-distance runner a scholarship. While considering her options, Radke noticed a comforting detail about Little Rock: It had a hockey rink where she could play in her spare time.

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Zartashia Javid

UALR student to help lead national youth organization

America’s Promise Alliance, the nation’s largest partnership organization dedicated to improving the lives of youths, recently announced the election of Zartashia Javid, 20, to its Alliance Trustees for a two-year term.

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Students place in biomedical conference

Several UALR students received awards for their original research at the IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Conference Nov. 7-14 in Fayetteville. Continue reading “Students place in biomedical conference”

McNair Scholar explores science, gender & feminism

For centuries, feminism has been the subject of polarizing debates regarding science and social construct. Continue reading “McNair Scholar explores science, gender & feminism”

Trimmer ‘best gift ever’ for biology major

Brand new heels and handbags don’t mean nearly as much to UALR senior Katy Harmon as the new Troy-Bilt trimmer she received on a recent Friday afternoon. Continue reading “Trimmer ‘best gift ever’ for biology major”

Students find opportunities at annual Service Fair

UALR’s Office of Community Engagement held its annual Service Fair Wednesday, Sept. 3, in the Donaghey Student Center offering volunteer and internship opportunities to members of the campus community – especially students. Continue reading “Students find opportunities at annual Service Fair”

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. Continue reading “Student lands prestigious national science fellowship”

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. Continue reading “Science students earn awards at researchers conference”