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”

Michael Warrick stands by his sculpture, “Straight Lines on a Round World,” in front of the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock, which commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase Survey.

Warrick creates public sculptures for Arkansas, Texas

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock art professor used his summer break wisely to create two public works of art for a university in Arkansas and a community in Texas. Continue reading “Warrick creates public sculptures for Arkansas, Texas”

Emily Fendley visits France.

Recent grad lands international teaching position in France

A recent graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been accepted into a prestigious international teaching program and will spend the next year gaining valuable professional experience teaching in France.  Continue reading “Recent grad lands international teaching position in France”