Dr. Ann Robinson.

Innovative Collaboration equals success for Award-winning STEM Starters+ Program

Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Museum of Science, Boston, are being recognized for the success of their collaborative project to bring engineering curricula coupled with biographies of famous scientists and engineers to elementary school students in Arkansas.  Continue reading “Innovative Collaboration equals success for Award-winning STEM Starters+ Program”

Bee Chaney, president of The Alliance, recognizes Dr. Juliana Flinn as an "Awesome Ally."

Faculty members, campus organizations honored as ‘Awesome Allies’

University of Arkansas at Little Rock professors and campus organizations were honored as “Awesome Allies” by The Alliance during an awards ceremony on Dec. 12.  Continue reading “Faculty members, campus organizations honored as ‘Awesome Allies’”

Block, Beer & Bourbon returns in January to raise funds for public radio

The Friends of KLRE/KUAR will host the third annual Block, Beer & Bourbon event on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, to celebrate public radio and to raise funds for UA Little Rock Public Radio stations KUAR FM 89.1 and KLRE Classical 90.5. Continue reading “Block, Beer & Bourbon returns in January to raise funds for public radio”

Dr. Yupo Chan. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock professors named ‘Visionary Arkansans’

Two professors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been named “Visionary Arkansans 2018” by the Arkansas Times for their extraordinary research accomplishments. The list recognizes “inspired men and women who are making great things happen.”  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professors named ‘Visionary Arkansans’”

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”

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”

7 French Horns a caroling

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Director of Bands Ken Goff and the French horn section spread a little holiday cheer on Monday, Dec. 4, while performing short mini concerts at various campus locations. Continue reading “7 French Horns a caroling”

Hollywood costume designer offers advice to UA Little Rock students

Students in UA Little Rock’s Department of Theater Arts and Dance got an inside scoop on what it takes to be a professional costume designer from UA Little Rock graduate Jacqueline Saint Anne, who is an Emmy Award winning costume designer and president emeritus of the Costume Designers Guild. Continue reading “Hollywood costume designer offers advice to UA Little Rock students”

Shane Johnson is wrapped up in some of the more than 25,000 lights he used in his original holiday lights show, "Lights on Jupiter." Photo by Ben Krain.

CLC Scholar starts nonprofit funded by original Christmas light show

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock freshman is continuing his tradition of helping his community by starting a nonprofit organization that will be funded by his annual “out of this world” Christmas light show.  Continue reading “CLC Scholar starts nonprofit funded by original Christmas light show”

Annual Holiday Art Sale returns to UA Little Rock

Find a perfect, locally-made holiday gift this season at UA Little Rock. The annual student, alumni, and faculty Holiday Art Sale returns for a two-day event on Nov. 29-30. Continue reading “Annual Holiday Art Sale returns to UA Little Rock”