Alejandro Alvarez-Barreiro, right, and Sandra Leiterman, left, test out one of his drones inspired by "Star Wars."

UA Little Rock student shares love of robotics with “Star Wars” inspired microdroids

One University of Arkansas at Little Rock student is hoping his series of microdroids inspired by a galaxy far, far away will inspire other students to get interested in STEM education. Continue reading “UA Little Rock student shares love of robotics with “Star Wars” inspired microdroids”

UA Little Rock studio art major Caleb LeFevre was awarded the Linda Blaine Flake Endowed Art Scholarship by philanthropist Leslye Shellam in celebration of World Art Day. Photo by Ben Krain.

LeFevre is first recipient of Linda Blaine Flake Endowed Scholarship

Caleb LeFevre, a junior studio art major from Little Rock, has been awarded the first scholarship from the Linda Blaine Flake Endowed Art Scholarship. Continue reading “LeFevre is first recipient of Linda Blaine Flake Endowed Scholarship”

Applications for Signature Experience Grants open Oct. 1

Applications for Signature Experience Grants open until Oct. 31

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will accept applications for the university’s Signature Experience Program until Oct. 31 to encourage and support students in the development of high-impact research or creative projects mentored by a faculty member through the 2019-20 academic year. Continue reading “Applications for Signature Experience Grants open until Oct. 31”

Signature Experience Award recipient studies life, growth, and challenges in Texas immigrant community

In the 1970s, a small group of international students from the Federated States of Micronesia at Corsicana, Texas, founded what has become a burgeoning community of hundreds of Micronesian immigrants.  Continue reading “Signature Experience Award recipient studies life, growth, and challenges in Texas immigrant community”

Ra’phael Davis is researching which type of conflict reperations are most effective. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock student studies effects of reparations in post-civil war countries

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student is conducting research on how measures to address histories of violence affect conflict-affected societies after spending the summer at a prestigious research and graduate preparatory program.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student studies effects of reparations in post-civil war countries”

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Signature Experience Award to fund student’s travel to conference in Philadelphia

Thanks to her Signature Experience Award, Nicole Ursin, a junior double majoring in history and anthropology, will present her research at the Society for Applied Anthropology Conference in Philadelphia, April 3-7. Continue reading “Signature Experience Award to fund student’s travel to conference in Philadelphia”

Rebecca Bishop, Donaghey Scholar, Student Experience Award recipient

Signature Experience Award takes student to the Bahamas

Rebecca Bishop, a Donaghey Scholar whose research interests lie in the health of diseased coral reef, will use her Signature Experience Award funds this summer to travel to San Salvador, an island in the Bahamas, to collect and analyze coral reef samples at the Gerace Research Centre. Continue reading “Signature Experience Award takes student to the Bahamas”