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”

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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”

Neden Yacine

May grad Neden Yacine sets sights on med school

Neden Yacine is a Science Scholar who graduated May 2017 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in chemistry and a minor in biology. After taking a gap year, she plans to attend medical school.

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Tori Main kisses a puppy

Mayflower tornado led grad Tori Main to choose veterinarian career path

At the age of 13, Tori Main began volunteering to help animals and dreamed of becoming a veterinarian. After her University of Arkansas at Little Rock commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 13, she will be one step closer to that dream.

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Jeannie Kuang-Nguyen

Grad Q&A with Donaghey scholar Jeannie Kuang-Nguyen

Meet Jeannie Kuang-Nguyen, Donaghey scholar and science scholar who’s a pre-med student set to graduate with a degree in chemistry. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the graduation of Kuang-Nguyen and hundreds of other students during commencement ceremonies Saturday, May, 13, at the Jack Stephens Center.

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UA Little Rock student Diamond McGehee presents her research at a 2017 NASA conference in Washington, D.C.

Tomatoes on Mars? Student’s genetic research could one day help space travelers

Genetic research by a University of Arkansas at Little Rock student that could one day aid Mars colonists was one of only 10 student projects highlighted during a national NASA Space Grant conference.

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