NuShores CEO Sharon Ballard holds a piece of NuCress bone void filler scaffold. Photo by Ben Krain.

Military medical sponsors award manufacturing development contract to NuShores Biosciences

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received state and federal approval to award a services contract to NuShores Biosciences LLC for Generation 1 manufacturing of the NuCress bone void filler scaffold products. This contract is funded by a $5.6 million grant awarded by the Department of Defense to UA Little Rock in 2019. Continue reading “Military medical sponsors award manufacturing development contract to NuShores Biosciences”

Dr. Mary Yang.

UA Little Rock receives nearly $450,000 to develop deep learning methods to identify cells that advance complex diseases

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received a $443,854 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop unique deep learning methods to identify key cell networks in complex diseases.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives nearly $450,000 to develop deep learning methods to identify cells that advance complex diseases”

The facemasks Maroo is printing using a 3D printer.

UA Little Rock engineering student using 3D printer to make masks for healthcare workers

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student is putting his engineering skills to good use by printing face masks to protect healthcare workers who are battling COVID-19. Continue reading “UA Little Rock engineering student using 3D printer to make masks for healthcare workers”

William King

UA Little Rock Student researches improving and prolonging human life 

The path to becoming a researcher takes many different forms. For UA Little Rock student William King, it all started with a fifth-grade plot to take over the world. 

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Dr. Nitin Agarwal

UA Little Rock researchers help identify COVID-19 misinformation and myths in new public website

A research team at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is working to warn the public about the dangerous spread of misinformation and scams surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Jan Springer

Springer named director of UA Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center

Dr. Jan P. Springer, associate professor in the Department of Computer Science, has been named the new director of the George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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Photo of Emilie Darrigues by Ben Krain.

Darrigues selected for competitive postdoctoral research program at UAMS

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock doctoral student has been selected for a highly competitive postdoctoral scholarship at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).  Continue reading “Darrigues selected for competitive postdoctoral research program at UAMS”

From left, UA Little Rock professors and student researchers Gerald Driskill, Jessica Olson, Jasmine Pugh, Kaylyn Hager, and Rebecca Glazier are researching how partnerships between churches and nonprofit organizations can provide services to the community. Photo by Ben Krain.

Little Rock Congregations Study seeks to benefit, connect congregations through new survey

When Rebecca Glazier first began the Little Rock Congregations Study in 2012, her goal was to learn about faith-based community engagement and to provide her students with an opportunity to learn outside the classroom. In 2020, her goal is to use the results to make a difference in the community by bringing together congregations and nonprofits who want to tackle Little Rock’s biggest problems.  Continue reading “Little Rock Congregations Study seeks to benefit, connect congregations through new survey”