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”

Jim Vander Putten

Vander Putten named Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors winner for College of Education and Health Professions

Dr. Jim Vander Putten, associate professor of higher education, has been selected as the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award winner for the UA Little Rock College of Education and Health Professions. Continue reading “Vander Putten named Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors winner for College of Education and Health Professions”

Anindya Ghosh

Ghosh receives Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award for College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences

Dr. Anindya Ghosh, professor of chemistry, is being honored as the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award winner for the UA Little Rock College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences.  Continue reading “Ghosh receives Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award for College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences”

2020 Student Research and Creative Works Expo moves online

The 2020 Student Research and Creative Works Expo launches April 17 and will be conducted through the free event app Whova. Continue reading “2020 Student Research and Creative Works Expo moves online”

Heidi Skurat Harris

Skurat Harris selected as Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors winner for College of Social Sciences and Communication

Dr. Heidi Skurat Harris, associate professor of rhetoric and writing, has been selected as the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award winner for the UA Little Rock College of Social Sciences and Communication.  Continue reading “Skurat Harris selected as Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors winner for College of Social Sciences and Communication”

Mariofanna Milanova

Milanova receives Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award for College of Engineering and Information Technology

Dr. Mariofanna Milanova, professor of computer science, is being honored as the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award winner for the UA Little Rock College of Engineering and Information Technology. UA Little Rock will reveal the university-wide winners of the 2020 Faculty Excellence Awards at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 23, on the Faculty Excellence website and the UA Little Rock Facebook page Continue reading “Milanova receives Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award for College of Engineering and Information Technology”

Team Face-to-Face consists of Thomas Marcoux, a doctoral student in computer and information science from France, and Joseph Kready, a senior computer science major from North Little Rock.

UA Little Rock team wins $10,000 in Arkansas Governor’s Cup

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock team won $10,000 and third place in the Walton Family Foundation Graduate Division of the Arkansas Governor’s Cup for their business plan pitch for a technology that creates Avatar-based chatbots. The awards were announced during a virtual awards ceremony on April 9. Continue reading “UA Little Rock team wins $10,000 in Arkansas Governor’s Cup”

Joseph Kready

Kready accepted into 2020 Social Networks and Health Fellowship Program

Joseph Kready, a senior computer science major at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been selected for the 2020 Social Networks and Health Fellowship program at Duke University.  Continue reading “Kready accepted into 2020 Social Networks and Health Fellowship Program”