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University of Arkansas at Little Rock


Students experience dig of a lifetime in ‘Land of Frankincense’

Four undergraduate students experienced the archaeological dig of their lives during a recent excavation project that took them to a UNESCO World Heritage site in the ancient port city of Al Baleed in Oman. Read more »

New director of financial aid appointed at UALR

Dean Kahler, vice chancellor of enrollment management at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has announced that Carlia Smith is the new director of financial aid at UALR. Read more »

International Pioneer Leading UALR Emerging Analytics Center

Carolina Cruz-Neira, globally recognized as an international pioneer in the areas of virtual reality and interactive visualization, is the new director of UALR’s George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center (EAC). Read more »

NYT’s writer hails contributions of Bailey, other female gaming pioneers

A New York Times article written by video game critic Chris Suellentropa references the contributions of UALR faculty member, Dona Bailey, and the development of the classic 1980s video arcade game, Centipede. Read more »

‘Observe the Moon’ night scheduled in Argenta Sept. 6

What is not made of cheese and is only 1.3 light seconds away? Of course it’s the moon, Earth’s closest celestial neighbor. Read more »

Atmospheric mercury review raises concerns of environmental impact

The professor and chair of the UALR Department of Chemistry has recently completed an in-depth review of atmospheric mercury in Energy and Emissions Control Technologies, an open access peer-review journal published by Dove Press. Read more »

MidSOUTH to hold Child Abuse Conference

Registration is open for the 2014 Arkansas Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect, a conference led by MidSOUTH, the community service unit of the UALR School of Social Work. Read more »

Newest College of Business ambassadors chosen

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business has named its 2014-15 College of Business Ambassadors following a highly selective process. Read more »

Geology major studies volcanoes in Arizona

Recent news reports on the Bardarbunga volcano in Iceland have reminded many of its potentially destructive nature, but for one geology major at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, it is a reminder that volcanoes are a fascinating object of nature worthy of respect. Read more »

Ice bucket challenge highlights research’s impact

Everyone, it seems, is getting doused with buckets of ice water these days to support the nonprofit foundation for the treatment and cure of ALS or Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. Read more »