Julie O'Hara is a political science major graduating in spring 2019. Photo by Ben Krain.

Donaghey Scholar readies for next step in her future

When Julie O’Hara graduates on May 11, she will leave behind a legacy of success at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. With an acceptance to the University of Pittsburgh in hand, her energy is focused on a future in international politics. Continue reading “Donaghey Scholar readies for next step in her future”

Donaghey Scholar Abigail Resendiz is graduating from the College of Business in the Spring. Abigail was awarded a full-scholarship from the European Union to study a dual master's degree in Global Markets and Economic Development in Scotland, Spain, and Germany for the next two years. Photo by Ben Krain.

Successful student entrepreneur to study global markets, economic development in Europe

Four years ago, Abigail Resendiz was anxiously waiting for her best friend, Ingrid Helgestad, to return a phone call so she could share the good news she was struggling to keep secret.  Continue reading “Successful student entrepreneur to study global markets, economic development in Europe”

Dr. Stephen Grace works in the UA Little Rock Campus Garden. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock awards five grants to make a more sustainable campus

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Sustainability Committee has awarded nearly $7,000 to five projects proposed by UA Little Rock students with the goal of making the campus more sustainable and environmentally friendly.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock awards five grants to make a more sustainable campus”

Nicole Ursin, the 2019 Whitbeck Scholar Award winner, has worked at the Arkansas Historic Museum for two years.

Ursin named 2019 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award Winner

A Donaghey Scholar who is passionate about preserving and sharing history through her work at museums has been chosen as this year’s recipient of the Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Ursin named 2019 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award Winner”

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UA Little Rock student wins SURF award to research outdated maritime law cited by lawyers in Missouri Duck Boat tragedy

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has received a $2,750 Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) award from the Arkansas Department of Education to research an outdated maritime law that lawyers invoked in an attempt to avoid or limit legal damages sought by victims and their family members in a tourist boat accident that killed 17 people last summer.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student wins SURF award to research outdated maritime law cited by lawyers in Missouri Duck Boat tragedy”

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UA Little Rock honors employees, departments making a difference in students’ lives

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock recognized 57 faculty and staff members as well as 24 departments and programs who have made an impact in the lives of graduating students.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock honors employees, departments making a difference in students’ lives”

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”