American Chemical Society student chapter wins national award

The American Chemical Society (ACS) student chapter at UALR has been selected to receive a Commendable Award for its activities conducted during the 2013-14 academic year, placing the chapter in the top 10 to 20 percent of student chapters nationwide. Continue reading “American Chemical Society student chapter wins national award”

Mann, Ghosh, Berry win 2014 Faculty Excellence Awards

Drs. Kristin Dutcher Mann, Anindya Ghosh, and Brian Berry are the 2014 recipients of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Faculty Excellence Awards in the categories of public service, research and creative endeavors, and teaching, respectively.

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Two students receive Fribourgh Scholarship

Two UALR students were named recipients of the Fribourgh scholarship at the fifth annual Fribourgh Award fundraiser that honored Peter Banko, president and CEO of St. Vincent’s Health System, on Thursday, March 20. Continue reading “Two students receive Fribourgh Scholarship”

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”

New NMR instrument ‘transformative’ for UALR

A new Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) instrument that could prove “transformative” for the UALR campus was recently installed following approval of a multi-thousand dollar grant from the National Science Foundation. Continue reading “New NMR instrument ‘transformative’ for UALR”

Student earns NSF honorable mention for green chemistry

The National Science Foundation (NSF) recently accorded an honorable mention to UALR graduate student of chemistry Charlette Felton. Continue reading “Student earns NSF honorable mention for green chemistry”

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.

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Chemistry Scholars to Present at National Meeting

Eleven students and six faculty will head to New Orleans Monday, April 8, for the American Chemical Society National Meeting where they will present on topics ranging from nanotechnology to coal combustion. Continue reading “Chemistry Scholars to Present at National Meeting”

Scholars to Address Climate Change at Forum

Three UALR professors, Drs. Jeff Gaffney, Sarah Lewis, and Jeff Nash, will discuss climate change and its effects on economy, food sources, and the people of Arkansas from 7 – 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 8, at Second Presbyterian Church. Continue reading “Scholars to Address Climate Change at Forum”

NSF Grant to Advance Chemistry

Dr. Robert E. Belford, associate professor of chemistry at UALR, has received a $200,000 National Science Foundation grant to develop an intercollegiate course in cheminformatics – the modeling of chemical and related biological information on computers.
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