In the upper right photo, Noureen Siraj works in her chemistry lab. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock professor receives 188k grant to research new methods to create optoelectronic materials

A chemistry professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received $188,863 from the National Science Foundation to study experimental methods of developing organic optoelectronic materials.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor receives 188k grant to research new methods to create optoelectronic materials”

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UA Little Rock awards funding to six projects in Seed Grant Competition

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has awarded funding to six research projects by UA Little Rock faculty members through the 2018-19 Seed Grant Competition.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock awards funding to six projects in Seed Grant Competition”

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.

College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences awards four Summer Research Fellowship Grants

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences awarded $10,480 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 four Summer Research Fellowship Grants”

Erica Olson, of Gassville, Arkansas, received $2,500 from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program to study at the University of Granada: Center of Modern Languages in Spain during the fall semester. Photo by Ben Krain/UA Little Rock Communications.

Olson receives Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in Spain

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has received a prestigious Gilman Scholarship, so she can study abroad in Spain to improve her language skills to better serve her future Spanish-speaking patients.  Continue reading “Olson receives Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in Spain”

Rebecca Moreira stands in front of the 12th Street Health and Wellness Clinic where she volunteers. Photo by Ben Krain.

Future doctor plans to use language skills to help people get better access to healthcare

As a Spanish interpreter at the 12th Street Health and Wellness Center in Little Rock, Rebecca Parker Moreira sees the challenges medical professionals and patients face when they cannot communicate with each other.  Continue reading “Future doctor plans to use language skills to help people get better access to healthcare”

Dr. Brian Berry. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Brian Berry named co-chair of Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Steering Committee

Dr. Brian Berry will help lead reaccreditation efforts at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as the new faculty co-chair of the UA Little Rock Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Steering Committee.  Continue reading “Brian Berry named co-chair of Higher Learning Commission Accreditation Steering Committee”

Dr. Darin Jones stands in front of a projected image of the crystal structure of the enzyme he is studying to develop an effective cancer treatment without the severe side effects of traditional therapies. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock professor researches enhanced cancer therapy

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is making strides toward developing an effective cancer treatment without the severe side effects of traditional therapies. Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor researches enhanced cancer therapy”

Researcher to discuss chemical weapons treaty April 27

A chemical weapons specialist of a Nobel Peace Prize winning organization will join the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Chemistry Thursday, April 27, to discuss the need for technical input in policy making. Continue reading “Researcher to discuss chemical weapons treaty April 27”