Brian Walker, UA Little Rock assistant professor of chemistry, was named the Central Arkansas Professor of the Year by the Central Arkansas American Chemical Society.

UA Little Rock Chemistry Professors, Students Receive Honors

Several professors and students from the UA Little Rock Department of Chemistry have been honored by the Central Arkansas American Chemical Society.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Chemistry Professors, Students Receive Honors”

Faculty Excellence nominee Ronia Kattoum. Photo by Ben Krain.

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock – Ronia Kattoum

In celebration of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women in leadership positions who are making a difference at UA Little Rock and in the community. 

The next Woman to Watch at UA Little Rock of 2021 is Ronia Kattoum, instructor of chemistry and the 2021 recipient of the Faculty Excellence Award in Teaching for the Donaghey College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. She’s also earning her Ph.D. in applied sciences-chemistry at UA Little Rock and is a mother of four Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock – Ronia Kattoum”

Anindya Ghosh

Ghosh receives Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award for College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences

Dr. Anindya Ghosh, professor of chemistry, is being honored as the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award winner for the UA Little Rock College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences.  Continue reading “Ghosh receives Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award for College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences”

Anusha Bhattacharyya

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”

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”

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UA Little Rock faculty members work to improve student success, graduate rates

More than 30 faculty members from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock spent four days learning strategies to improve student success and increase graduation rates on campus.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock faculty members work to improve student success, graduate rates”

Dr. Zeid Nima

UA Little Rock nanotechnology researchers discover new method to quantify graphene at the cellular level

An article written by University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers, students, and collaborators has been accepted for publication into “Nanoscale,” a peer-reviewed scientific journal, as well as included in the 2018 Nanoscale HOT Article Collection.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock nanotechnology researchers discover new method to quantify graphene at the cellular level”

Chemistry students (L to R) Arsalan Karimi, Victoria Mchargue, and Caleb Stein celebrate their victory in escaping from their chemistry classroom after solving a series of puzzles. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock students use wits to beat escape room challenge

A group of chemistry students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock found out that book smarts alone were not enough to overcome an escape room final project.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students use wits to beat escape room challenge”