Chemistry students (L to R) Arsalan Karimi, Victoria Mchargue, and Caleb Stein celebrate their victory in escaping from their chemistry classroom after solving a series of puzzles. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock students use wits to beat escape room challenge

A group of chemistry students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock found out that book smarts alone were not enough to overcome an escape room final project.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students use wits to beat escape room challenge”

Katherine Zambrano stands next to the university's satellite dishes. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Venezuelan student finds new home at UA Little Rock

When Katherine Zambrano first moved to Little Rock to live with her aunt, whose husband was ill, Little Rock seemed like a different world compared to her hometown of Caracas, Venezuela, with a population of more than two million people.  Continue reading “Venezuelan student finds new home at UA Little Rock”

Boy next door leads to new campus family at UA Little Rock

A tip from the boy next door led Lucee Lugo, a senior interdisciplinary studies major, to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she gets the intimacy of a small, family campus that appeals to this small-town girl from De Queen, Arkansas. Continue reading “Boy next door leads to new campus family at UA Little Rock”

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UA Little Rock ranked top college for affordable online journalism education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been ranked among the most affordable colleges in the country offering online degrees in the journalism field.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock ranked top college for affordable online journalism education”

UA Little Rock student Derrick Alexander has been recognized as Volunteer of the Year for the Academy for Easterseals Arkansas. Photo by Ben Krain.

Easterseals Arkansas honors graduating student as Volunteer of the Year

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student who is graduating this month has been recognized for his outstanding volunteer service with children in the community.  Continue reading “Easterseals Arkansas honors graduating student as Volunteer of the Year”

Online UA Little Rock student Jimmy Johnson does most of his school work by night so he can spend time with his 5-year-old son Blake. Photo by Ben Krain.

Veteran earning degree online to provide a better future for his family

When Jimmy Johnson, 52, of Benton, was called in for a fifth and final interview for a vice president position a few years ago, he was certain that his life was about to change.  Continue reading “Veteran earning degree online to provide a better future for his family”

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UA Little Rock holds virtual food drive to fight food insecurity in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Education and Health Professions is running a virtual food drive in partnership with the Arkansas Food Bank to raise money for those facing food insecurity issues in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock holds virtual food drive to fight food insecurity in Arkansas”

Thomas Bunton, UA Little Rock director of Technology Infrastructure and Operations, holds a sign marking the completion of a campus wide networking system upgrade after installing the last piece of equipment in the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences. Photo by Ben Krain

Completion of new wireless network brings easier and faster Internet access to UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock celebrated its conversion to a new uniform wireless network that has greatly improved the internet experience for the entire campus community. Continue reading “Completion of new wireless network brings easier and faster Internet access to UA Little Rock”

Rosalyn Miller (left) and her niece, Ruztique Kelly (right), deliver gift baskets to the residents of Nursing and Rehabilitation Center at Good Shepherd in December 2017.

Miller to provide Christmas gift baskets to nursing home residents

A former University of Arkansas at Little Rock employee is helping to bring the holiday spirit to the residents of local nursing homes and looking for volunteers to adopt a grandparent for Christmas.  Continue reading “Miller to provide Christmas gift baskets to nursing home residents”