Karen Watts DiCicco is graduating with a master's degree in information science. Her master's thesis researches how blockchain is used in Arkansas's agricultural operations.

UA Little Rock grad explores use of blockchain for state’s agricultural operations

Picking out the best fresh produce can be a difficult task for many shoppers looking for the best food for their families, but a University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is researching ways to make the process much easier for shoppers and local food producers.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad explores use of blockchain for state’s agricultural operations”

UA Little Rock Donaghey Scholar Dylan Wright will graduate Dec. 14 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and minors in economics, math, and creative writing. The Little Rock native has also studied human rights and social movements at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina during a study abroad trip offered by the Donaghey Scholars program.

Grad believes UA Little Rock has prepared him for future career of public service

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate is grateful for the personalized yet flexible college education he received that helped him gain experience in politics, public policy, and nonprofits that will be invaluable to his future career.  Continue reading “Grad believes UA Little Rock has prepared him for future career of public service”

Infinity Wallace is a first-generation student who will graduate on Dec. 14 with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She graduated this past May with a bachelor’s degree in social work, and is currently enrolled in the Master of Social Work program.

Graduate Student Spotlight on Infinity Wallace

Infinity Wallace is a first-generation student who will graduate on Dec. 14 with a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice. She graduated this past May with a bachelor’s degree in social work, and is currently enrolled in the Master of Social Work program.  Continue reading “Graduate Student Spotlight on Infinity Wallace”

UA Little Rock 2019 fall commencement set for Dec. 14

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate its fall 2019 commencement ceremony Saturday, Dec. 14, in the Jack Stephens Center, located at South University Avenue and 28th Street. Continue reading “UA Little Rock 2019 fall commencement set for Dec. 14”

Malik Williams

Graduate Student Spotlight on Malik Williams

Meet Malik Williams, a native of Waldo, Arkansas (pop. 1,283), who will graduate this December with a bachelor’s degree in business information systems. The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the graduation of Williams along with hundreds of other students during a commencement ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the Jack Stephens Center.  Continue reading “Graduate Student Spotlight on Malik Williams”

KATV news anchor and reporter Janelle Lilley Cline Is also a full time student at UALR William H. Bowen School of Law. Photo by Ben Krain.

KATV Reporter Uses Law Degree to Advocate for Arkansans

A KATV reporter is using the skills and knowledge she learned at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law to serve as a better advocate for Arkansans.  Continue reading “KATV Reporter Uses Law Degree to Advocate for Arkansans”

Tandie Kenser was a senior business major at UA Little Rock who passed away from cancer in 2018 and will receive a posthumous degree during the fall 2019 commencement ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock to honor student who died of cancer with posthumous degree

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor a Benton student who passed away from cancer last year with a posthumous business degree during the university’s fall commencement ceremony on Dec. 14.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor student who died of cancer with posthumous degree”

Suzan Anwar is a graduate student researching real-time facial recognition and eye-gaze estimation. Photo by Ben Krain.

Doctoral student creates software that can detect emotions

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate has created a computer program that can identify emotions on a person’s face in real time.  Continue reading “Doctoral student creates software that can detect emotions”

Grad Cody Besett stands between two Arkansas Highway Patrol vehicles. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock grad uncovers history of oldest state law enforcement agency in Arkansas

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate has honored his family’s legacy by devoting his graduate research to uncovering the history of the Arkansas Highway Police.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad uncovers history of oldest state law enforcement agency in Arkansas”

UA Little Rock Donaghey Scholars Ingrid Helgestad receives her diploma during the spring 2019 commencement ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

Helgestad looks forward to giving back to the community through dentistry

Ingrid Helgestad, 22, of Bryant, has been considering becoming a dentist since she was 14. To encourage this goal, Helgestad’s parents, Karl and Tara Helgestad, took her on a mission trip to Guatemala with St. James United Methodist Church when she was 17. She can remember the exact moment when she decided to become a dentist.  Continue reading “Helgestad looks forward to giving back to the community through dentistry”