Luke Johnson and Mike Powell work on a physics project in Ottenheimer Library.

Undergraduate Research Signature Experience recipients announced

Seventy-nine University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have been selected as the inaugural recipients of the Undergraduate Research Signature Experience Awards for spring 2018. Continue reading “Undergraduate Research Signature Experience recipients announced”

Dr. Darin Jones stands in front of a projected image of the crystal structure of the enzyme he is studying to develop an effective cancer treatment without the severe side effects of traditional therapies. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock professor researches enhanced cancer therapy

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is making strides toward developing an effective cancer treatment without the severe side effects of traditional therapies. Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor researches enhanced cancer therapy”

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May grad Neden Yacine sets sights on med school

Neden Yacine is a Science Scholar who graduated May 2017 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a minor in biology. After taking a gap year, she plans to attend medical school.

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Tori Main kisses a puppy

Mayflower tornado led grad Tori Main to choose veterinarian career path

At the age of 13, Tori Main began volunteering to help animals and dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. After her University of Arkansas at Little Rock commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13, she will be one step closer to that dream.

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Sustainability Committee funds green campus initiatives

Three professors are hoping to make the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus a little greener with the help of the UA Little Rock Sustainability Committee.  Continue reading “Sustainability Committee funds green campus initiatives”

Researcher to discuss chemical weapons treaty Thursday, April 27

A chemical weapons expert from a Nobel Peace Prize-winning organization will join the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Chemistry Thursday, April 27, to discuss the need for technical input in chemical weapon policymaking.

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Marissa De La Paz paces herself as she heads to the finish line of the 2016 Race for the Cure.

UALR graduate becomes repeat winner of Race for the Cure

A former University of Arkansas at Little Rock student-athlete, Donaghey scholar, and graduate took home the gold for the second year in a row during the 2016 Race for the Cure. Continue reading “UALR graduate becomes repeat winner of Race for the Cure”

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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From left: Drs. Allan Thomas, Brian Berry, Nawab Ali, and Tito Viswanathan. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III

UALR researchers work to improve the world through nanocarbons

A team of University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers is exploring ways to change the world with the help of tiny, incredibly strong materials.

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Professor to give climate change talk at ACS meeting

During an upcoming American Chemical Society meeting, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock chemistry professor will make a case for the collection of more climate change data.

In his featured lecture, Dr. Jeff Gaffney, an expert in the chemistry of climate change, will discuss the potential effects of ethene and the need for baseline measurements across the country to help determine if new energy technologies are having the desired effects.

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