UA Little Rock student Mariela Saavedra Duran, third from right, attends an intensive research trip in Mexico in January.

UA Little Rock Geology Student Selected for U.S.-Mexican Research Program

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student is participating in a unique U.S.-Mexican collaborative research opportunity that combines digital field mapping techniques with state-of-the-art laboratory analytical work on the tectonic evolution of the Santa Rosalía basin area in the Gulf of California rift. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Geology Student Selected for U.S.-Mexican Research Program”

UA Little Rock offers Weekend University for lifelong learning

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will begin a new Weekend University on March 9 that will offer central Arkansans a series of 90-minute micro-classes on topics ranging from Shakespeare to stargazing.

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Participants in UA Little Rock's Young Writers Camp offer positive affirmations to inspire their fellow campers to read aloud in front of the group. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock hosts summer camps

Looking for an engaging summer program to keep a motivated student academically challenged, or interested in having the student explore a new interest?  Continue reading “UA Little Rock hosts summer camps”

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EARTHtalk! lecture to explore origins of springs in Hot Springs National Park

An expert will explore the science behind the hot springs of Hot Springs National Park in the next EARTHtalk! lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 18, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “EARTHtalk! lecture to explore origins of springs in Hot Springs National Park”

In the upper right photo, members of the UA Little Rock Department of Earth Sciences faculty are pictured at Big Rock Quarry in North Little Rock. Pictured, from left to right, back row: Jeff Connelly, professor and associate dean of Donaghey College of Engineering & Information Technology; Tom Colby, visiting assistant professor; and Laura Ruhl, assistant professor. Pictured, from left to right, front row: Beth McMillan, chairperson of the Department of Earth Sciences; Rene Shroat-Lewis, assistant professor; Josh Spinler, instructor; and Michael DeAngelis, assistant professor. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock geology program first in the world to earn ABET accreditation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s bachelor’s degree in geology has been accredited by the Applied and Natural Science Accreditation Commission (ANSAC) of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering and engineering technology.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock geology program first in the world to earn ABET accreditation”

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Beth McMillan leads Nov. 16 EARTHtalk! lecture

Dr. Beth McMillan, chair of the Department of Earth Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is the featured speaker of the next EARTHtalk! lecture series on Nov. 16.  Continue reading “Beth McMillan leads Nov. 16 EARTHtalk! lecture”