The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Drs. David Briscoe, Nitin Agarwal, and Bronwyn MacFarlane as the 2021 winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards. 

UA Little Rock Honors Briscoe, Agarwal, and MacFarlane as Top Professors of 2021

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Drs. David Briscoe, Nitin Agarwal, and Bronwyn MacFarlane as the 2021 winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Honors Briscoe, Agarwal, and MacFarlane as Top Professors of 2021”

Dr. Bronwyn MacFarlane (middle) recieves the 2019-19 Early Leader award from Dr. Jonathon Plucker (left), NAGC president-elect and rofessor at Johns Hopkins University, and Dr. Sally Krisel, NAGC president and faculty at University of Georgia, at the 65th Annual Convention Celebration of Excellence Awards Ceremony of the National Association for Gifted Children.

MacFarlane receives Early Leader Award for significant contributions to gifted education

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has been recognized for her significant contributions and service as a leader in the field of gifted education. Continue reading “MacFarlane receives Early Leader Award for significant contributions to gifted education”

Dr. Bronwyn MacFarlane

Gifted education, STEM equals winning combination for UA Little Rock teacher

As a gifted education professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with more than a decade of experience, Dr. Bronwyn MacFarlane is always looking for ways to share the gift of education.  Continue reading “Gifted education, STEM equals winning combination for UA Little Rock teacher”

Mauri Douglass is the recipient of the 2018 UA Little Rock Presidents Award. Photo by Sara Reeves.

Longtime UA Little Rock volunteer to receive President’s Award

For Mauri Douglass, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock holds a special place. It’s where she laid the foundation for a 30-year career in gifted education. It’s where she met her husband, where many of her lifelong friendships first took root, and where her own children would later attend. Continue reading “Longtime UA Little Rock volunteer to receive President’s Award”

Children react as teacher April Blackburn combines baking soda with Coke

Registration open for gifted and talented youth summer SLUFY program

The Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) program is accepting applications for this year’s educational event for high-ability students in kindergarten through eighth grade.  Continue reading “Registration open for gifted and talented youth summer SLUFY program”

The UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education and the Little Rock School District are teaming up to provide the teachers training though the UA Little Rock School of Education’s gifted and talented licensure program. Pictured, left to right, back row: Terese Oliver and Holly Wolfe; Front row: Jennifer Thomas, Dr. Christine Deitz, Dr. Ann Robinson, and Darryl Powell.

Collaboration to provide gifted and talented training for Pulaski Heights Middle School teachers

Teachers from Pulaski Heights Middle School are going back to school at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to learn how to more effectively teach gifted and talented middle school students in mathematics and literacy.  Continue reading “Collaboration to provide gifted and talented training for Pulaski Heights Middle School teachers”

A SLUFY instructor teaches gifted children the finer points of making windmills in the SLUFY program.

Registration open for gifted and talented youth summer program

The Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) program is accepting applications for this year’s educational event for high-ability students in kindergarten through eighth grade. 
Continue reading “Registration open for gifted and talented youth summer program”