Nathan Taylor, Sylvia Szwedo, Kassandra Castrillo, Paloma Salazar, Lora Heath, and Dr. Jim Winter​. Not shown: Courtney Curry, Jaylen Gregory, and Kristen Gregory

Science Scholars present research at state conference

Eight students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock recently presented their research at the Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Conference in Fayetteville on Oct. 27-28, 2017. Continue reading “Science Scholars present research at state conference”

David Montague

UA Little Rock professor reflects on investigation of JFK assassination records

In 1991, the conspiracy-thriller film, “JFK,” reignited the public’s interest in a potential political conspiracy involving the 1963 assassination of President John F. Kennedy.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor reflects on investigation of JFK assassination records”

UA Little Rock Alumni Association names new director

Ryan Miller has been hired as director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Alumni Association.

Miller began his new position Thursday, Nov. 16. For the past two years, he has served as the associate director for student and young alumni outreach for the Arkansas Alumni Association at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

During that time, Miller grew student alumni association membership to the highest record membership in the 20-year history of the organization by doubling membership from the previous year. He also developed and improved campus-wide events.

Prior to working with alumni, Miller was the assistant director of U of A Conference Services in the Walton College of Business and also a program coordinator for executive education within the Walton College of Business.

“Ryan has a passion for higher education in Arkansas and a wealth of experience in alumni relations,” said Andrea Angel, associate vice chancellor for alumni and development. “We are proud to have him as the director of the UA Little Rock Alumni Association and look forward to strengthening the connection of our alumni with their alma mater through Ryan’s leadership.”

Miller earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Master of Education in Higher Education Leadership, both from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

“The UA Little Rock Alumni Association is poised to create significant positive change on campus and throughout Central Arkansas, and I look forward to reconnecting our graduates to campus and showing them the new initiatives being made to strengthen our state,” Miller said.

“I am also very passionate about investing in current students to create a life-long connection – and allowing alumni to share their experiences to build a solid network of Trojans,” he said. “I look forward to joining the outstanding team at UA Little Rock and making an impact on this historic campus.”

2018 Trojan Hall of Fame Class

UA Little Rock announces 2018 Trojan Hall of Fame Class

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has announced the three inductees that will comprise the 2018 Trojan Hall of Fame class. Continue reading “UA Little Rock announces 2018 Trojan Hall of Fame Class”

Edyta Osieczko and Harrison Hayworth

Hayworth receives second place in Construction Intern of the Year Contest

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student came in second in a national competition to win a $10,000 scholarship and the title of Construction Intern of the Year.  Continue reading “Hayworth receives second place in Construction Intern of the Year Contest”

Rene Shroat-Lewis and Jessica Scott

UA Little Rock employees complete Climate Reality Leadership Corps

Two employees from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have recently become two of only five people in the state of Arkansas to complete the Climate Reality Leadership Corps, a nonprofit organization founded in 2006 by Nobel Laureate and former Vice President Al Gore.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock employees complete Climate Reality Leadership Corps”

Karl Lenser

Holiday Weight Management 101

The six-week holiday season is fast approaching. For many individuals, this is a challenging time if weight control is a concern. Studies over the years have shown that the average weight gain between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is 6-8 pounds, which translates to 21,000–28,000 extra, unwanted fat calories. You would have to walk 175-230 miles to burn off those calories (120 calories/mile).  Continue reading “Holiday Weight Management 101”

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UA Little Rock to host disaster relief concert for Puerto Rico

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Music is partnering with the American Red Cross to hold a disaster relief concert benefiting the people of Puerto Rico affected by Hurricanes Maria and Irma.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host disaster relief concert for Puerto Rico”

Heather Hightower

Hightower places third in national competition for engineering students

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has won a national award for an ethics paper exploring whether engineering faculty should teach if they have not obtained a professional license. Continue reading “Hightower places third in national competition for engineering students”