Berry makes planned gift to support UA Little Rock STEM students

Dr. Brian Berry, vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School, has made a planned gift, currently valued at about $50,000, to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to support the Donaghey College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Continue reading “Berry makes planned gift to support UA Little Rock STEM students”

NuShores CEO Sharon Ballard holds a piece of NuCress bone void filler scaffold. Photo by Ben Krain.

NuShores Biosciences receives $2.8 million contract for intelligent manufacturing automation of NuCress medical devices

NuShores Biosciences, a spin-off company of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received a three-year, $2.8 million contract from the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium (MTEC), a biomedical technology consortium associated with the U.S. Army Medical Research and Development Command.

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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”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock awards funding to six projects in Seed Grant Competition

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has awarded funding to six research projects by UA Little Rock faculty members through the 2018-19 Seed Grant Competition.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock awards funding to six projects in Seed Grant Competition”

Leila Rosenkrans. Photo by Ben Krain.

Lelia Rosenkrans named 2018 Whitbeck Award winner

Lelia Rosenkrans’ academic interests pull in seemingly opposite directions. She is passionate about dance and the artistry and self-expression that comes from the creative process. And she is equally in love with science and the possibilities of discovery through disciplined research.  Continue reading “Lelia Rosenkrans named 2018 Whitbeck Award winner”

Dr. Brian Berry. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Brian Berry named co-chair of Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Steering Committee

Dr. Brian Berry will help lead reaccreditation efforts at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as the new faculty co-chair of the UA Little Rock Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Steering Committee.  Continue reading “Brian Berry named co-chair of Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Steering Committee”