Ben Miller

Combination of Computer Science Degree, Certificate in Cybersecurity Broadens Career Options for Graduate

Benjamin Miller developed a passion for computer science and technology as a teen growing up in Cabot, Arkansas. That interest ultimately led him to pursue a bachelor’s degree in computer science and a Certificate of Proficiency in Cybersecurity at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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Faller Elected President of Arkansas Press Women

Angelita Faller, news director at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been elected president of Arkansas Press Women. An affiliate of the National Federation of Press Women, APW is an association of professional communicators in journalism, public information, business, education, and government. Continue reading “Faller Elected President of Arkansas Press Women”

Tom Brannon visits students at UA Little Rock.

UA Little Rock Alumnus Tom Brannon Shares Broadcast TV Experience

Tom Brannon, the chief meteorologist at CBS affiliate THV11, visited the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Oct. 24. The UA Little Rock graduate, who has also been a morning show feature reporter and co-anchor, spoke to Dr. Tim Edwards’s Careers in Mass Media class.

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Teachers from around the state participate in the Arkansas STRIVE program. Photo by Ben Krain.

STRIVE Program Empowers Arkansas Educators to Prepare Students for STEM Careers

Debra Rail, a chemistry and physics teacher at Vilonia High School, recently spent 18 days exploring the intricate workings of a lumber and design center.  Continue reading “STRIVE Program Empowers Arkansas Educators to Prepare Students for STEM Careers”

High school students participating in artWAYS attend the Renaissance Faire and Feast based on this year's theme, "The Renaissance." 

UA Little Rock ArtWays Camp Teaches, Inspires Young Artists

More than 40 high school students spent June 17-24 learning and broadening art skills during UA Little Rock’s artWAYS 2023. The free, summer visual arts program for high school juniors and seniors is led by UA Little Rock School of Art and Design faculty.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock ArtWays Camp Teaches, Inspires Young Artists”

Angie Faller

Faller Wins Two Awards in National Federation of Press Women Contest

Angelita Faller, news director at UA Little Rock, received two awards in the National Federation of Press Women’s 2022 communications contest held June 25. The awards were presented during the organization’s annual conference in Fargo, N.D. Continue reading “Faller Wins Two Awards in National Federation of Press Women Contest”

Meaghan Herbold, a senior physics major, constructed these massive 14-foot-long red wings made of poplar wood, bamboo, faux fur, and goose feathers for her project “Applied Physics for the Design and Construction of Articulated, Electronic Wings.”

Graduate Finds New Love for Astrophysics Research at UA Little Rock

Meagan Herbold, who will graduate in May, chose the University of Arkansas at Little Rock because she wanted to stay close to home and save money for graduate school. She ended up finding a tremendously supportive campus community as she pursued her undergraduate degree in physics. Continue reading “Graduate Finds New Love for Astrophysics Research at UA Little Rock”