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”

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Central High research student from UA Little Rock named Google Science Fair State Winner

A Little Rock Central High School senior who conducted research under the mentorship of a UA Little Rock faculty member has been named the Google Science Fair State Winner from Arkansas.   Continue reading “Central High research student from UA Little Rock named Google Science Fair State Winner”

UA Little Rock alum Brian Gregory, right, is working on the presidential campaign of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, in Iowa.

Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail

A former University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association president is putting his passion for politics to work as a political organizer trying to elect the next president of the United States.  Continue reading “Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail”

Art educators from around the state participate in a free professional development summer workshop for graphic design at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Arkansas teachers learn new skills at UA Little Rock graphic design workshop

Stacy Owens, an art teacher at Pinnacle View Middle School, found the opportunity to take a free graphic design workshop for teachers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this summer serendipitous, considering she will begin teaching graphic design again this fall after many years of not teaching the course. Continue reading “Arkansas teachers learn new skills at UA Little Rock graphic design workshop”

Bijay Chhetri, a UA Little Rock biology doctoral student, and Dr. Charlette Parnell, forensic chemist at Arkansas State Crime Laboratory, are the lead authors of the article.

UA Little Rock researchers develop new, low-cost method to create thin film electrodes for supercapacitors

Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have developed a new and inexpensive method to fabricate thin film electrode materials for supercapacitors that produce higher power at a lower cost.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers develop new, low-cost method to create thin film electrodes for supercapacitors”

Photo of Darrell Heath by Ben Krain.

Heath shares love of astronomy with central Arkansas

Last month, many scientists were saddened by the ending of the television program, “The Big Bang Theory,” which popularized physics, astronomy, and other scientific topics that often seemed out of reach to people.  Continue reading “Heath shares love of astronomy with central Arkansas”