The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will reveal the winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 23.

UA Little Rock to reveal Faculty Excellence Award winners April 23

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will reveal the winners of the 2020 Faculty Excellence Awards at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 23. The results will be announced on the Faculty Excellence website and the UA Little Rock Facebook page Continue reading “UA Little Rock to reveal Faculty Excellence Award winners April 23”

Dr. Brian Mitchell

Historic marker to be placed at Little Rock National Cemetery to honor Elaine 12 member Frank Moore

Brian Mitchell, assistant professor of history at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock who has conducted extensive research on the Elaine Massacre, has long waited for the day when Frank Moore, a member of the Elaine 12, would be honored with a historic marker at his final resting place.  Continue reading “Historic marker to be placed at Little Rock National Cemetery to honor Elaine 12 member Frank Moore”

Nancy Tell-Hall

Tell-Hall explores reasons for removal of West Rock

A graduating student is shedding light on the removal of one of Little Rock’s first working class African-American suburbs, West Rock, as part of the city’s urban renewal efforts of the 1950s and 60s.  Continue reading “Tell-Hall explores reasons for removal of West Rock”

Students present their research projects during the Research and Creative Works event.

UA Little Rock announces 2019-20 Signature Experience Awards

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected nearly 125 students as recipients of 2019-20 Signature Experience grants.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock announces 2019-20 Signature Experience Awards”

Dr. Xiu Ye, a professor of mathematics, has donated $20,000 to the Department of Math and Statistics to provide professional development opportunities for faculty and students. Photo by Ben Krain.

Math professor donates $20,000 to support faculty, students

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock math professor has donated $20,000 to help fund professional development activities for faculty members and students in the Department of Math and Statistics.  Continue reading “Math professor donates $20,000 to support faculty, students”

David Montague and Raye Montague

UA Little Rock to honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague with 10th annual Fribourgh Award

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the life and achievements of the late Dr. Raye Jean Jordan Montague at the 10th annual Fribourgh Awards Reception Thursday, Oct. 10. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague with 10th annual Fribourgh Award”

Patricia Covington and fellow program participants explore the forests of France.

Doctoral student attends prestigious international ecology program in France

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock doctoral student has found a passion for international collaboration after attending a prestigious summer ecology program in France.  Continue reading “Doctoral student attends prestigious international ecology program in France”

UA Little Rock researcher receives $100,000 to study plant stress tolerance for space exploration

Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya, professor of biology in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s College of Arts and Sciences, has received $100,000 from NASA to discover how to improve sustainability and stress tolerance in plants developed for exploration of Mars. Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher receives $100,000 to study plant stress tolerance for space exploration”

Windgate Center of Art and Design

UA Little Rock Extended Education offers non-credit community art classes

Central Arkansas residents who are looking to learn more about art without the stress of tests and grades can take one of four extended education courses in visual arts and art history this fall at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Extended Education offers non-credit community art classes”