Photo of Arooba Ilyas by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock grad ready to take next step in research, community, and med school

With a father as a doctor and an older sister in medical school, being a doctor would seem the obvious choice for Arooba Ilyas, a recent graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in biology.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad ready to take next step in research, community, and med school”

Professor Mariofanna Milanova teaches a workshop for students and faculty on deep learning. Photo by Ben Krain.

Milanova named NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute University Ambassador

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has been selected as a teaching ambassador and has been granted essential resources and tools to teach deep learning skills to students, researchers, and professors in Arkansas.  Continue reading “Milanova named NVIDIA Deep Learning Institute University Ambassador”

Boxed archives at Sequoyah National Research Center archives.

Sequoyah National Research Center receives $72k grant

A state council has awarded the Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of at Little Rock nearly $72,000 for compact shelving to better preserve the center’s extensive collection of Native American newspapers. Continue reading “Sequoyah National Research Center receives $72k grant”

Grad Cody Besett stands between two Arkansas Highway Patrol vehicles. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock grad uncovers history of oldest state law enforcement agency in Arkansas

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate has honored his family’s legacy by devoting his graduate research to uncovering the history of the Arkansas Highway Police.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad uncovers history of oldest state law enforcement agency in Arkansas”

Interim Dean Julien Mirivel, middle, congratulates recipients of the Last Mile Scholarship: Christina Sanders, Elizabeth Dustonbekov, Raven Thompson, and Rosalinda Roper.

College of Social Sciences and Communications Announces Award Winners

UA Little Rock’s College of Social Sciences and Communication (CSSC) honored its students, faculty, and staff at its annual awards ceremony.

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Donaghey Scholar Abigail Resendiz is graduating from the College of Business in the Spring. Abigail was awarded a full-scholarship from the European Union to study a dual master's degree in Global Markets and Economic Development in Scotland, Spain, and Germany for the next two years. Photo by Ben Krain.

Successful student entrepreneur to study global markets, economic development in Europe

Four years ago, Abigail Resendiz was anxiously waiting for her best friend, Ingrid Helgestad, to return a phone call so she could share the good news she was struggling to keep secret.  Continue reading “Successful student entrepreneur to study global markets, economic development in Europe”

John Siratt. Photo by Ben Krain.

From mowing grass to NASA: Siratt finds success at UA Little Rock

Five years ago, John Siratt, of Malvern, began classes at UA Little Rock as a non-traditional transfer student with no “master plan,” but a desire to see how much he could achieve.  Continue reading “From mowing grass to NASA: Siratt finds success at UA Little Rock”

Andrew Cherry, a senior mechanical systems engineering major, has been researching how to improve the lift capability and takeoff of quadcopter drones for commercial use. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student researches how to improve lift capabilities, flight times in drones

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has been experimenting with drone design in hopes of making current drone technology more viable for commercial ventures.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student researches how to improve lift capabilities, flight times in drones”