During their senior design project, eight students from the Civil and Construction Engineering and Architectural and Construction Engineering programs were tasked with providing the structural design, construction cost estimate, and building schedule for hypothetical new medical facilities in the remote locations of Guam and Puerto Rico.

UA Little Rock Seniors Weigh Pros and Cons of Designing Medical Facilities in Guam, Puerto Rico

Graduating seniors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock learned the challenges of undertaking international construction projects as part of their year-long capstone project. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Seniors Weigh Pros and Cons of Designing Medical Facilities in Guam, Puerto Rico”

Photo of Anne Turner by Ben Krain.

Women in Construction Week: Anne Turner

As a child growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio, Anne Turner, assistant professor in the Department of Construction Management and Civil and Construction Engineering at UA Little Rock, has always had a love of math and science, especially physics. It came as no surprise to her family when she decided to become an engineer. Continue reading “Women in Construction Week: Anne Turner”

UA Little Rock Chancellor Christy Drale, center left, and Clark Contractors CEO William Clark, center right, cut a grand opening ribbon at an event dedicating a construction management classroom on campus on Sept. 10. Photo by Ben Krain.

Construction Industry Rallies to Renovate Construction Management Learning Facilities at UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has unveiled a new state-of-art project management lab that will prepare construction management and civil engineering students for their future careers.

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UA Little Rock will hold a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly renovated Clark Project Management Lab in the Department of Construction Management and Civil and Construction Engineering at UA Little Rock on Sept. 10.

UA Little Rock Holds Dedication Ceremony for New Clark Project Management Lab

UA Little Rock will hold a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony for the newly renovated Clark Project Management Lab in the Department of Construction Management and Civil and Construction Engineering at UA Little Rock. The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 10, in the Engineering, Technology, and Applied Science Building, Room 354. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Holds Dedication Ceremony for New Clark Project Management Lab”

UA Little Rock staff join donors and community leaders in a dedication ceremony for the university’s new AGC of Arkansas Building Information Modeling Lab. Those pictured, L to R, include Dr. Lawrence Whitman, dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology, Chancellor Christina Drale, Roger Marlin, immediate past president of AGC Arkansas, Dr. Hollis “Hank” Bray, chair of the Department of Construction Management and Civil and Construction Engineering, and Ben France, vice president of economic development at Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock dedicates building modeling lab in honor of AGC Arkansas

The Associated General Contractors (AGC) of Arkansas has donated $30,000 to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to establish a fund to support the Building Information Modeling (BIM) Lab for construction management and engineering students.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock dedicates building modeling lab in honor of AGC Arkansas”