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”

John Siratt. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student awarded prestigious National Science Foundation fellowship

Four years ago, John Siratt was struggling to support himself through college, working full time as a groundskeeper while taking classes at the College of the Ouachitas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student awarded prestigious National Science Foundation fellowship”

SBIR Road Tour

National Small Business Innovation Road Tour Coming to Little Rock to Promote $2.5B in Early-Stage Funding

The 2018 national SBIR Road Tour will stop in Little Rock April 18. Organized by the U.S. Small Business Administration, the 18-state tour is an opportunity for Arkansas entrepreneurs with next-generation ideas to connect with the largest source of early-stage funding, the Small Business Innovation Research program.  Continue reading “National Small Business Innovation Road Tour Coming to Little Rock to Promote $2.5B in Early-Stage Funding”

J.T. Pooler, his fiance, Amber Mitchell, walk their two dogs. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Veteran finds love and success at UA Little Rock

When J.T. Poole graduated high school in 2005, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served his country as an emergency medical technician and military police officer in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Iraq.  Continue reading “Veteran finds love and success at UA Little Rock”

Team COSMOS wins Best Paper Award at conference

A group of University of Arkansas at Little Rock students has won the Best Paper Award from the International Academy, Research, and Industry Association (IARIA) for their paper studying blogs’ effect on the information flow of Venezuelan migration. Continue reading “Team COSMOS wins Best Paper Award at conference”

Rebecca Norman

Norman serves on National Science Foundation review panel

An Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center employee recently served on a National Science Foundation panel reviewing Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer (SBIR/STTF) federal funding proposals. Continue reading “Norman serves on National Science Foundation review panel”

Rolf Wigand

Rolf Wigand honored with best paper award

Rolf Wigand, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor emeritus, recently won an award for his collaborative research on the effects of the internet on the real estate industry.

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UALR student accepted into summer research program

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has been accepted into the highly competitive University of Nebraska-Lincoln Undergraduate Summer Research Minority Health Disparities Initiative.

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Leading academic journal publishes professor’s research

A leading academic journal has published the research of University of Arkansas at Little Rock Distinguished Professor Rolf Wigand and his colleagues from the University of Munich, the Technical University of Munich, and the University of South Carolina. Continue reading “Leading academic journal publishes professor’s research”

Computer Science Department named one of most innovative in nation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Department of Computer Science is among the Top 50 “Most Innovative” in the nation, according to an online resource focused on computer science programs across the U.S. Continue reading “Computer Science Department named one of most innovative in nation”