David Montague and Raye Montague

UA Little Rock to honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague with 10th annual Fribourgh Award

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the life and achievements of the late Dr. Raye Jean Jordan Montague at the 10th annual Fribourgh Awards Reception. The late Dr. Montague, an internationally registered professional engineer with the U.S. Navy, is credited with creating the first computer-generated rough draft of a U.S. naval ship.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague with 10th annual Fribourgh Award”

Fribourgh Award Reception Raises $75,000 for math, science scholarships

UA Little Rock recently honored William “Cory” Davis, senior vice president of operations and principal consultant at the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health (CTEH) in North Little Rock, with the Fribourgh Award, honoring his contributions to the state of Arkansas through mathematics and science. Continue reading “Fribourgh Award Reception Raises $75,000 for math, science scholarships”

Cory Davis/Photo by Ben Krain

UA Little Rock to honor CTEH’s Cory Davis with Fribourgh Award

William “Cory” Davis, senior vice president of operations and principal consultant at the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health in North Little Rock, has been selected as the recipient of the ninth annual Fribourgh Award from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor CTEH’s Cory Davis with Fribourgh Award”

Photo of Thomas Lynch by Ben Krain.

Faculty Emeritus Thomas Lynch joins Dean’s Science Council

In 1999, Dr. Thomas Lynch, faculty emeritus of biology, started donating a portion of every paycheck to create an endowed scholarship in his and his late wife Debbie’s name to benefit biology students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Faculty Emeritus Thomas Lynch joins Dean’s Science Council”

Prakash Jalihal, Photo by Larry Rhodes.

Prakash Jalihal joins Dean’s Science Council at UA Little Rock

In 1988, Prakash Jalihal was surprised to run into a fellow Arkansan, Jerry Damerow, while working overseas in Jakarta, Indonesia. Twenty years later and the two Little Rock citizens remain good friends who are actively involved in promoting science and math education in Arkansas.  Continue reading “Prakash Jalihal joins Dean’s Science Council at UA Little Rock”

Sherri and Jerry Damerow are the 2017 recipients of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Fribourgh Award. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Fribourgh Award Reception raises $60,000 for STEM scholarships at UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock raised $60,000 for undergraduate mathematics and science students during the eighth annual Fribourgh Award Reception held Sept. 28 at Pleasant Valley Country Club.  Continue reading “Fribourgh Award Reception raises $60,000 for STEM scholarships at UA Little Rock”

Sherri and Jerry Damerow are the 2017 recipients of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Fribourgh Award. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Jerry and Sherri Damerow to receive UA Little Rock Fribourgh Award

Jerry and Sherri Damerow, longtime supporters of STEM education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will be honored during the eighth annual Fribourgh Award Reception.  Continue reading “Jerry and Sherri Damerow to receive UA Little Rock Fribourgh Award”

Fribourgh Award Ceremony

Fribourgh ceremony raises more than 51k for student scholarships, honors Dr. Mary Good

When Dr. Nancy Gray entered her freshman organic chemistry class at Bucknell University in 1972, she was dismayed to see there was only one other woman in the class.   Continue reading “Fribourgh ceremony raises more than 51k for student scholarships, honors Dr. Mary Good”

UALR art professor designs new Fribourgh Award

When Dr. Mary Good receives the seventh annual Fribourgh Award on Thursday, Sept. 15, at the Pleasant Valley Country Club, she will also become the first recipient of a unique work of art designed by a local Little Rock artist and art professor.  Continue reading “UALR art professor designs new Fribourgh Award”