Tim Hill

Hydrogeologist will detail results of hypothetical study of chemical resolvent spill

Tim Hill, principal hydrologist and director of environmental services for ATOKA, Inc., will give the next UA Little Rock Department of Earth Sciences EARTHtalk! lecture on Wednesday, Feb. 20.  Continue reading “Hydrogeologist will detail results of hypothetical study of chemical resolvent spill”

Crystal Shurley is graduating with a master's degree in Fall 2018. Shurley has worked as an archival assistant for the Arkansas State Archives and the Arkansas for the Center of Arkansas HIstory and Culture.

UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is shedding light on long-overlooked contributions black communities in Arkansas made to the World War I effort.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I”

Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

UA Little Rock professor joins international gender, justice, and security research hub funded by nearly $20 million grant

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is part of an international research network that has been awarded more than £15 million pounds, or $19.6 million, to address gendered dimensions of injustice and insecurity around the world.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor joins international gender, justice, and security research hub funded by nearly $20 million grant”

Dr. Zeid Nima

UA Little Rock nanotechnology researchers discover new method to quantify graphene at the cellular level

An article written by University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers, students, and collaborators has been accepted for publication into “Nanoscale,” a peer-reviewed scientific journal, as well as included in the 2018 Nanoscale HOT Article Collection.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock nanotechnology researchers discover new method to quantify graphene at the cellular level”

Brian Mitchell

Mitchell to shed light on the removal of Little Rock’s westernmost black suburb

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor will discuss how slum clearance was used to remove Little Rock’s westernmost black suburb during the next “Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity” lecture on Tuesday, Feb. 5.  Continue reading “Mitchell to shed light on the removal of Little Rock’s westernmost black suburb”

Dr. Rhet Smith

Study shows marijuana dispensaries reduce local opioid mortality rates

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor’s research has shown that local access to legal drugs at the county level reduces opioid and heroin-related mortality rates.  Continue reading “Study shows marijuana dispensaries reduce local opioid mortality rates”

New website commemorates American Indians, Alaska Natives in WWI

In commemoration of the centennial of the World War I, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Sequoyah National Research Center has published the website “American Indians in World War I” in partnership with the United States World War I Centennial Commission. The website – ww1cc.org/americanindian –  commemorates the service of 12,000 American Indians and Alaska Natives who served in the war, mostly as volunteers. Continue reading “New website commemorates American Indians, Alaska Natives in WWI”

Applied science doctoral students, with Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya, right, are researching the heat tolerance of rice Students are from rleft, Diamond McGehee, Zoya Faruqui, Kamal Pandey and Sudha Shanmugam.

UA Little Rock receives $1 million to study genetics of heat-tolerant rice

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and several doctoral students are researching heat tolerance in rice in hopes of helping rice farmers improve their yield – and ultimately – reduce hunger. Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives $1 million to study genetics of heat-tolerant rice”