Haley Burt

UA Little Rock Grad Lands Dream Job in Aerospace Engineering

Haley Burt’s dreams have always extended beyond Earth, and now the graduating senior from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will have the opportunity to use her engineering skills in a job that is out of this world. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Grad Lands Dream Job in Aerospace Engineering”

Graduating Doctoral Student Ronia Kattoum is surrounded by her colleagues at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Chemistry Educator Completes Doctorate, Secures Professorship in Chemical Education Research

Driven by a lifelong passion for both teaching and scientific inquiry, Dr. Ronia Kattoum has reached a significant milestone in her academic journey. After years of dedication and hard work, the long-time chemistry instructor and single mother of four has successfully earned her doctoral degree in applied sciences-chemistry and accepted a full-time assistant professorship in chemical education research. Continue reading “Chemistry Educator Completes Doctorate, Secures Professorship in Chemical Education Research”

Dr. Kyungsun Lee

Lee Selected for Prestigious Science Communicators Fellowship

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has been selected for an academic fellowship that supports early-career researchers studying science communication related to water issues.
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Middle school students participate in a UA Little Rock Virtual Reality Summer Camp at the Emerging Analytics Center on campus.

UA Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center to Host Three Summer Camps

UA Little Rock’s Emerging Analytics Center (EAC) is gearing up for an exciting summer ahead, with three different summer camps on the horizon for middle and high school students. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Emerging Analytics Center to Host Three Summer Camps”

The exhibition, “Slavery and Freedom: Journeys Across Time and Space,” will open on Friday, May 3, with a reception from 4:30-6 p.m. at UA Little Rock Downtown, 333 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock. Separated by decades and thousands of miles, the exhibition shows how Abby Guy and Furcy Madeleine used the legal system to escape slavery.

Arkansas Humanities Grant to Fund ‘Slavery and Freedom’ Exhibit at UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $10,000 grant from the Arkansas Humanities Council and the National Endowment for the Humanities to fund an exhibit exploring the history of two people who were enslaved but used the courts to sue for their emancipation during the 19th century. Continue reading “Arkansas Humanities Grant to Fund ‘Slavery and Freedom’ Exhibit at UA Little Rock”

Visitors to UA Little Rock watch the total solar eclipse on April 8 at the Jack Stephens Center. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Thousands Enjoy Total Solar Eclipse Celebration at UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock hosted more than 4,000 people during a triumphant total solar eclipse event that captivated students, faculty, staff, and community members alike. Continue reading “Thousands Enjoy Total Solar Eclipse Celebration at UA Little Rock”

Dr. Philip Huff

UA Little Rock Receives $5 Million to Advance Cybersecurity Education and Innovation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received $5 million in federal funding aimed at enhancing cybersecurity in the energy sector through education, workforce development, and innovation. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives $5 Million to Advance Cybersecurity Education and Innovation”

Dr. Mary Yang

Yang Will Highlight Research During Arkansas Research Alliance Talk

Dr. Mary Yang, professor of information science at UA Little Rock, will be featured in the next Arkansas Research Academy (ARA) Project Scope Wednesday, April 24. Continue reading “Yang Will Highlight Research During Arkansas Research Alliance Talk”

Armin Mortazi, a junior biology major and chemistry minor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been awarded a prestigious grant from the Student Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) Program for his research in combating antibiotic resistance. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock Student Awarded SURF Grant for Antibiotic Research

Armin Mortazi, a junior biology major and chemistry minor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received a prestigious grant from the Student Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) awarded by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) for his research in combating antibiotic resistance. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Student Awarded SURF Grant for Antibiotic Research”