UA Little Rock researcher receives $100,000 to study plant stress tolerance for space exploration

Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya, professor of biology in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s College of Arts and Sciences, has received $100,000 from NASA to discover how to improve sustainability and stress tolerance in plants developed for exploration of Mars. Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher receives $100,000 to study plant stress tolerance for space exploration”

UA Little Rock Latino students receive LULAC scholarships

Eleven students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been awarded scholarships from the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) to continue their education this fall. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Latino students receive LULAC scholarships”

Drale named acting chancellor of UA Little Rock 

University of Arkansas System President Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt today named Christina Drale, Ph.D., acting chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Drale has served as interim executive vice chancellor and provost of the campus since October 2018.  Continue reading “Drale named acting chancellor of UA Little Rock “

UA Little Rock offers workshops for lifelong learning

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Extended Education program is offering a series of personal and professional development workshops led by UA Little Rock faculty and staff and practicing members of the community.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock offers workshops for lifelong learning”

College of Business to honor Jay Heflin, Rajesh Chokhani as Distinguished Alumni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business will honor two Little Rock businessmen at its Distinguished Alumni Luncheon on Oct. 23. Jay Heflin with Legacy Termite and Pest Control has been named Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, and Welspun Chief Operating Officer Rajesh Chokhani will receive the Dean’s Award for Excellence. Continue reading “College of Business to honor Jay Heflin, Rajesh Chokhani as Distinguished Alumni”

New exhibit pairs collections of Arkansas artists

A new exhibit opening Aug. 16 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock showcases more than 30 works that offer a snapshot of the 1980s and reflect on an active and expanding art community in Arkansas.  Continue reading “New exhibit pairs collections of Arkansas artists”

UA Little Rock appoints interim athletic director

UA Little Rock Chancellor Andrew Rogerson has appointed Bob Denman to serve as interim athletic director for UA Little Rock Athletics while a national search is conducted for a new director.

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Ginsburg lecture moves to Verizon Arena

The location for the Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series featuring the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been moved from the Jack Stephens Center at UA Little Rock to Verizon Arena to accommodate more people.

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