UA Little Rock Donaghey Scholar Dylan Wright will graduate Dec. 14 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and minors in economics, math, and creative writing. The Little Rock native has also studied human rights and social movements at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina during a study abroad trip offered by the Donaghey Scholars program.

Grad believes UA Little Rock has prepared him for future career of public service

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate is grateful for the personalized yet flexible college education he received that helped him gain experience in politics, public policy, and nonprofits that will be invaluable to his future career.  Continue reading “Grad believes UA Little Rock has prepared him for future career of public service”

Dr. Mary Good

Founding Dean Dr. Mary Good left lasting legacy in Arkansas 

Dr. Mary Lowe Good, founding dean of the Donaghey College of Engineering and Technology (EIT) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, in her sleep. Funeral services will be Nov. 25 and 26 at Pinecrest Funeral Home and Memorial Park.  Continue reading “Founding Dean Dr. Mary Good left lasting legacy in Arkansas “

Civil Rights Heritage Trail Induction Ceremony to Honor Elaine 12

The 12 exonerated defendants from the 1919 Elaine Massacre will become a permanent part of the Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail on Nov. 5. Markers commemorating each of them will be unveiled at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s annual Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail Induction Ceremony at 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at UA Little Rock Downtown, 333 President Clinton Ave.  Continue reading “Civil Rights Heritage Trail Induction Ceremony to Honor Elaine 12”

UA Little Rock Downtown

UA Little Rock Downtown announces fall lecture series

Faculty members at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will present their research on a variety of topics this November at UA Little Rock Downtown. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown announces fall lecture series”

Dr. Ann Robinson.

UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives nearly $2.5 million STEM grant

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received nearly $2.5 million to develop and implement a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program that identifies and serves academically promising second- and third-grade students in Arkansas.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives nearly $2.5 million STEM grant”

UALR student Andrea Elias rides a camel through the Moroccan desert during a trip to the International Model Arab League in Morocco.

UA Little Rock students to compete at International Model Arab League in Morocco

Seventeen University of Arkansas at Little Rock students will embark on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to experience the unique culture of Morocco while serving as international diplomats competing at the International Model Arab League conference.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students to compete at International Model Arab League in Morocco”

David Montague and Raye Montague

UA Little Rock to honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague with 10th annual Fribourgh Award

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the life and achievements of the late Dr. Raye Jean Jordan Montague at the 10th annual Fribourgh Awards Reception Thursday, Oct. 10. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague with 10th annual Fribourgh Award”

Applications for Signature Experience Grants open Oct. 1

Applications for Signature Experience Grants open until Oct. 31

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will accept applications for the university’s Signature Experience Program until Oct. 31 to encourage and support students in the development of high-impact research or creative projects mentored by a faculty member through the 2019-20 academic year. Continue reading “Applications for Signature Experience Grants open until Oct. 31”

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”