University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Doctoral student is giving back to fellow students through new biology tutoring center

A doctoral student in applied bioscience will run a new tutoring center created this semester to help biology students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Doctoral student is giving back to fellow students through new biology tutoring center”

UA Little Rock alumnus Cory Davis works in the Houston area after Hurricane Harvey hit the area. Submitted photo.

UA Little Rock Alumni Spotlight: Cory Davis

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock alumnus is making the world a better place, helping people and businesses recover from some of the country’s worst disasters. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alumni Spotlight: Cory Davis”

Mariya Khodakovskaya

Khodakovskaya co-edits book on benefits of nanotechnology for crops

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Biology Professor Mariya Khodakovskaya, her collaborators, and her graduate students are among a handful of scientists around the world pioneering research on the potential benefits of nanotechnology for crops.  Continue reading “Khodakovskaya co-edits book on benefits of nanotechnology for crops”

Dr. Carl Stapleton stands in front of the lab equipment used to test mosquitos.

UALR program partners with Little Rock to monitor mosquitoes

For 13 years, Dr. Carl Stapleton has been overseeing the Mosquito Surveillance and Control Program, which he started with the help of student workers.

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A group shot of the students next to the ocean.

UALR students visit Bahamas for spring break geology trip

Geology and ecology students explored unique rock formations and fossils, some rarely found anywhere else in the world, during a spring break trip to the Bahamas.

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Six University of Arkansas at Little Rock students present research at the Emerging Researchers National Conference in Stem Feb. 25-28 at Washington, D.C. Pictured from left to right are Dr. Jim Winter, Osvaldo Cossio, Kristina Frogoso, C’Asia James, Amber Hill, Taylor McClanahan, and Taylor Washington.

UALR Science Scholars present research at national conference

Six University of Arkansas at Little Rock students presented research at the Emerging Researchers National Conference in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Feb. 25-28 in Washington, D.C., with one student taking home a first place award in chemistry.

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Student overcomes hardships so she can give back

C’Asia James was homeless for three months.

Her son had surgeries.

She found out her child had autism.

Through it all, James kept going — holding a full-time job while working toward a biology degree at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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