Turner Hudson

Hudson Graduates from UA Little Rock

Ever since he was a child, Turner Hudson, a recent graduate with a bachelor’s degree in systems engineering from Mayflower, Arkansas, has loved building things. He was often found playing with legos and creating small projects. When he grew up, he decided to turn that interest into a career.  Continue reading “Hudson Graduates from UA Little Rock”

UA Little Rock student Mariela Saavedra Duran, third from right, attends an intensive research trip in Mexico in January.

UA Little Rock Geology Student Selected for U.S.-Mexican Research Program

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student is participating in a unique U.S.-Mexican collaborative research opportunity that combines digital field mapping techniques with state-of-the-art laboratory analytical work on the tectonic evolution of the Santa Rosalía basin area in the Gulf of California rift. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Geology Student Selected for U.S.-Mexican Research Program”

Mia Phillips

Phillips Joins Leadership Greater Little Rock XXXVII

Dr. Mia Phillips, assistant vice chancellor of student affairs and director of the Multicultural Center at UA Little Rock, has joined the 37th Class of Leadership Greater Little Rock.

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A group picture of the new Chancellor's Leadership Corps Members at UA Little Rock.

UA Little Rock Welcomes New Chancellor’s Leadership Corps Members

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has announced its new class of Chancellor’s Leadership Corps (CLC) members for the 2021-2022 academic year.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Welcomes New Chancellor’s Leadership Corps Members”

KUAR reporter Alex Brown is the 2021 recipient of the Arkansas Press Women annual scholarship. Photo courtesy of UA Little Rock Public Radio.

Brown Awarded Arkansas Press Women Scholarship

A rising star in student journalism at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Arkansas Press Women’s annual scholarship contest. Continue reading “Brown Awarded Arkansas Press Women Scholarship”

Morgan Smocovich

Soccer Star Morgan Smocovich to Begin Nursing Career in Medical Surgical Unit

When Morgan Smocovich arrived at UA Little Rock in 2017, she was an active student who liked to volunteer through the Chancellor’s Leadership Corps and and a successful member of the soccer team, but she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. Continue reading “Soccer Star Morgan Smocovich to Begin Nursing Career in Medical Surgical Unit”

Lauv Patel

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Lauv Patel

Lauv Patel, a junior chemistry major and first-generation college student, was a junior in high school when he moved with his family from Albany, New York, to Texarkana, Arkansas.

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UA Little Rock student Social Work major Mercedes Parker, center, is surrounded by her family, from top left, Chester McCray, Taylor Houck and Ruby Dunn. Parker, who will graduate in December, is the first person in her family to get a college degree.

First-generation student plans to give back to community through career as social worker

As the first person in her family to go to college, Mercades Parker, a native of Ashdown, Arkansas, wasn’t sure she could afford to go to college without taking on a large amount of student loans. Now she will graduate this spring with a Master of Social Work degree and begin a career of giving back to others.

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Kolton Rutherford

Graduating student journalist selected for internship with Arkansas Newspaper Foundation

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock spring graduate with a passion for storytelling has been selected for a competitive summer internship that will serve as the next step in his promising career as a journalist.  Continue reading “Graduating student journalist selected for internship with Arkansas Newspaper Foundation”