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”

Expo showcases student research and creative works

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students showcased their academic work this semester at the recent Student Research and Creative Works Expo held April 18 in the Jack Stephens Center. Continue reading “Expo showcases student research and creative works”

Summit brings together city’s religious leaders to identify problems, find solutions

Little Rock’s faith leaders share concerns about the city’s future. They see education, race relations, poverty, and mental health as among the many issues affecting the city’s residents and their congregants. Continue reading “Summit brings together city’s religious leaders to identify problems, find solutions”

UA Little Rock students won first place in the Sustainability Competition for their build of this sustainable dog house.

UA Little Rock students win first place in sustainability competition

A team of University of Arkansas at Little Rock students brought home first place in the Sustainability Competition at the American Society of Civil Engineers Deep South Student Conference for their design and build of a sustainable doghouse. Continue reading “UA Little Rock students win first place in sustainability competition”