Dr. Yupo Chan. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock professors named ‘Visionary Arkansans’

Two professors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been named “Visionary Arkansans 2018” by the Arkansas Times for their extraordinary research accomplishments. The list recognizes “inspired men and women who are making great things happen.”  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professors named ‘Visionary Arkansans’”

John Siratt. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student awarded prestigious National Science Foundation fellowship

Four years ago, John Siratt was struggling to support himself through college, working full time as a groundskeeper while taking classes at the College of the Ouachitas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student awarded prestigious National Science Foundation fellowship”

Former astronaut Bernard Harris visits with the 36 students at the ExxonMobil Bernard Harris Summer Science Camp held at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Astronaut Bernard Harris gives advice to future STEM leaders

In 1969, 13-year-old Bernard Harris Jr. witnessed the pinnacle achievement of the American space program as astronauts Neil Armstrong and Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the first people to walk on the moon.  Continue reading “Astronaut Bernard Harris gives advice to future STEM leaders”

ASBTDC's "Doing Business with NASA" workshop will be held Thursday, July 20, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Small businesses can learn how to do business with NASA at ASBTDC workshop

Arkansas small businesses can explore opportunities to do business with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration at the “Doing Business with NASA” workshop Thursday, July 20, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Small businesses can learn how to do business with NASA at ASBTDC workshop”

UA Little Rock student Diamond McGehee presents her research at a 2017 NASA conference in Washington, D.C.

Tomatoes on Mars? Student’s genetic research could one day help space travelers

Genetic research by a University of Arkansas at Little Rock student that could one day aid Mars colonists was one of only 10 student projects highlighted during a national NASA Space Grant conference.

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