Bronwyn MacFarlane

Top Tips to Reduce Anxiety in Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic

With many families both working and going to school at home, the COVID-19 pandemic can be a stressful time for families, especially those with young children who may be worried about a global health crisis.  Continue reading “Top Tips to Reduce Anxiety in Children during the COVID-19 Pandemic”

Jim Vander Putten

Vander Putten named Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors winner for College of Education and Health Professions

Dr. Jim Vander Putten, associate professor of higher education, has been selected as the 2020 Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors award winner for the UA Little Rock College of Education and Health Professions. Continue reading “Vander Putten named Faculty Excellence in Research and Creative Endeavors winner for College of Education and Health Professions”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $55,241 grant from the Arkansas Department of Education to provide workshops and training to candidates seeking National Board Teacher Certification.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers”

Photo composite of UA Little Rock graduate student Nora Bouzihay who studied in Dubai

Student entrepreneur honored with Rising Star Award

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has been honored as an entrepreneur with a startup that is making a difference. Continue reading “Student entrepreneur honored with Rising Star Award”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock holds virtual food drive to fight food insecurity in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Education and Health Professions is running a virtual food drive in partnership with the Arkansas Food Bank to raise money for those facing food insecurity issues in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock holds virtual food drive to fight food insecurity in Arkansas”

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”

Judith Hayn

UA Little Rock professor featured in HuffPost article on dystopian literature

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor was recently featured in a HuffPost (formerly Huffington Post) article on why dystopian literature is taught in high schools and the resulting controversy.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor featured in HuffPost article on dystopian literature”