Nursing student Hannah Havens (right) stands with her mentor and previous nursing instructor, Janet Fletcher (left), after winning the UA Little Rock Nursing School Bracket Challenge. This competition takes place the first two semesters of nursing school and consists of check offs and quizzes that students were required to pass with a 100 percent on their first attempt.

UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Hannah Havens

In celebration of National Nurses Week, UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding nursing students and upcoming graduates.

After pursuing her childhood dream of being a nurse, Hannah Havens will graduate this month with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Hannah Havens”

Dr. Derek Slagle

UA Little Rock Survey Research Center Partners with Division of Agriculture to investigate impact of feral hogs

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Survey Research Center and the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are teaming up to evaluate the impact of feral hogs in Arkansas. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Survey Research Center Partners with Division of Agriculture to investigate impact of feral hogs”

Dr. Tusty ten Bensel, director of the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology, and Dr. Robert Lytle, the graduate coordinator for the school, will examine the context and incidence of anti-Muslim sentiment in Arkansas through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

UA Little Rock Receives Nearly $325,000 NSF Grant to Shine Light on Muslim Hate Crimes in Arkansas

Two criminal justice professors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been awarded a $324,987 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund a three-year program to study anti-Muslim sentiment and Muslim hate crimes in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives Nearly $325,000 NSF Grant to Shine Light on Muslim Hate Crimes in Arkansas”

The jouRNey never ends at the University of Arkansas Little Rock for our students. Whether you are expanding your knowledge base in your specialty, branching out on new topics, or updating your skills, the Professional Development Center can help you reach your goals.

UA Little Rock Professional Development Center Provides Continuing Education Training for Healthcare Professionals

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Nursing has launched the Professional Development Center (PDC) to provide continuing education opportunities for nursing students, healthcare professionals, and emergency response professionals.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Professional Development Center Provides Continuing Education Training for Healthcare Professionals”

Morgan Smocovich

Soccer Star Morgan Smocovich to Begin Nursing Career in Medical Surgical Unit

When Morgan Smocovich arrived at UA Little Rock in 2017, she was an active student who liked to volunteer through the Chancellor’s Leadership Corps and and a successful member of the soccer team, but she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. Continue reading “Soccer Star Morgan Smocovich to Begin Nursing Career in Medical Surgical Unit”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock recognizes nursing student Jade Jones in celebration of National Nurses Week May 6-12.

UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Jade Jones

In celebration of National Nurses Week May 6-12, UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding nursing students and upcoming graduates.

For Jade Jones, the journey to a nursing career began with a front row seat in the world of nursing. She will graduate this month with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree, leading her one step closer to her career as an ICU nurse. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Jade Jones”

Emma Chambers' winning design for the student mural competition

UA Little Rock’s New Mural to be Unveiled May 11

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will unveil a new mural at Ottenheimer Library on Tuesday, May 11, that was chosen by thousands of students and employees at UA Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s New Mural to be Unveiled May 11”

UA Little Rock Concert Choir to hold performance May 6-9

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Concert Choir will be performing a vocal music extravaganza as a fundraising event for a summer 2022 performance at Carnegie Hall.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock Concert Choir to hold performance May 6-9”

Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya

Khodakovskaya named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow

Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya, professor of biology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been named a fellow for the Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA). Continue reading “Khodakovskaya named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow”