Avery McLean

Graduate Avery McLean is headed to law school with an eye on environmental law and public policy

On Dr. Simon Hawkins’ desk in the Donaghey Scholars Honors Program office, there hangs an unusual item – the picture of a one-year old bull that lives in Manitoba, Canada.  Continue reading “Graduate Avery McLean is headed to law school with an eye on environmental law and public policy”

Stuti Chatterjee was named the 2021 UA Little Rock Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award winner. Photo by Ben Krain.

Chatterjee named 2021 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner

The impressive achievements of future doctor Stuti Chatterjee have earned her the honor of the 2021 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Chatterjee named 2021 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner”

Het Adhvaryu, an international student ambassador and fall 2019 graduate, spent his undergraduate years at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock extending friendship and assisting in research to address breast cancer with the aid of nanotechnology.

Relationships defined the UA Little Rock experience for international student ambassador

Het Adhvaryu, an international student ambassador and fall 2019 graduate, spent his undergraduate years at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock extending friendship and assisting in research to address breast cancer with the aid of nanotechnology.  Continue reading “Relationships defined the UA Little Rock experience for international student ambassador”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences awards $12,000 to promote summer faculty research

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences awarded $12,000 in Summer Research Fellowship Grants to four professors who are spending their summer breaks performing unique research. Continue reading “College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences awards $12,000 to promote summer faculty research”

UA Little Rock Donaghey Scholars Ingrid Helgestad receives her diploma during the spring 2019 commencement ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

Helgestad looks forward to giving back to the community through dentistry

Ingrid Helgestad, 22, of Bryant, has been considering becoming a dentist since she was 14. To encourage this goal, Helgestad’s parents, Karl and Tara Helgestad, took her on a mission trip to Guatemala with St. James United Methodist Church when she was 17. She can remember the exact moment when she decided to become a dentist.  Continue reading “Helgestad looks forward to giving back to the community through dentistry”

Erica Olson graduated from UA Little Rock with three bachelor's degrees and has been accepted to UAMS. Photo by Ben Krain.

Triple graduate on road to fulfill dream of becoming a doctor

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock senior who graduated with three bachelor’s degrees has been accepted to medical school and is on her way to fulfilling her dream of becoming a doctor.  Continue reading “Triple graduate on road to fulfill dream of becoming a doctor”

The UA Little Rock Geology Camp participants (L to R) include: Front row: Geology camp instructors Elizabeth Haralson and Calie Pace and students Michelle Jones, Caroline Nalumansi, and Kaitlyn Gill. Back Row: Faizan Parray, Luigi Cutolo, Sreevatsav Seenivasan, Blair King, Jodi Williams, staff member, Insherah Qazi, and Maranda Geoffrion, staff member.

Arkansas students explore life as a geologist

Nine Arkansas students got a taste of life as a geologist during the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s second Geology Camp.  Continue reading “Arkansas students explore life as a geologist”

Dr. Stephen Grace works in the UA Little Rock Campus Garden. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Sustainability grant will lead to new greenhouse for Campus Garden, more fresh food for Trojan Food Pantry

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Sustainability Committee has awarded a $2,500 grant that will provide more growing opportunities for the UA Little Rock Campus Garden as well as an increase in fresh produce for the Trojan Food Pantry.  Continue reading “Sustainability grant will lead to new greenhouse for Campus Garden, more fresh food for Trojan Food Pantry”