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”

Photo of Enatha Ntirandekura by Ben Krain.

Rwandan student fulfills dream of earning college degree

When Enatha Ntirandekura was a little girl growing up in Rwanda, she would have been happy to finish her high school education. The chance to go to college, and later graduate school, seemed wholly out of reach.  Continue reading “Rwandan student fulfills dream of earning college degree”

Photo of Thomas Lynch by Ben Krain.

Faculty Emeritus Thomas Lynch joins Dean’s Science Council

In 1999, Dr. Thomas Lynch, faculty emeritus of biology, started donating a portion of every paycheck to create an endowed scholarship in his and his late wife Debbie’s name to benefit biology students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Faculty Emeritus Thomas Lynch joins Dean’s Science Council”

J.T. Pooler, his fiance, Amber Mitchell, walk their two dogs. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Veteran finds love and success at UA Little Rock

When J.T. Poole graduated high school in 2005, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served his country as an emergency medical technician and military police officer in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Iraq.  Continue reading “Veteran finds love and success at UA Little Rock”