Dr. Mary Good

Founding Dean Dr. Mary Good left lasting legacy in Arkansas 

Dr. Mary Lowe Good, founding dean of the Donaghey College of Engineering and Technology (EIT) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 20, in her sleep. Funeral services will be Nov. 25 and 26 at Pinecrest Funeral Home and Memorial Park.  Continue reading “Founding Dean Dr. Mary Good left lasting legacy in Arkansas “

Dr. Ann Robinson.

UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives nearly $2.5 million STEM grant

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received nearly $2.5 million to develop and implement a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program that identifies and serves academically promising second- and third-grade students in Arkansas.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives nearly $2.5 million STEM grant”

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”

Ben Rainwater

UA Little Rock instructor leads project to develop STEM education tool

Ben Rainwater, instructor of systems engineering with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will lead a project at Brown Engineers to create a water engineering computer simulation for students in grades six through 12.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock instructor leads project to develop STEM education tool”

Sherri and Jerry Damerow are the 2017 recipients of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Fribourgh Award. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Fribourgh Award Reception raises $60,000 for STEM scholarships at UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock raised $60,000 for undergraduate mathematics and science students during the eighth annual Fribourgh Award Reception held Sept. 28 at Pleasant Valley Country Club.  Continue reading “Fribourgh Award Reception raises $60,000 for STEM scholarships at UA Little Rock”

Sherri and Jerry Damerow are the 2017 recipients of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Fribourgh Award. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Jerry and Sherri Damerow to receive UA Little Rock Fribourgh Award

Jerry and Sherri Damerow, longtime supporters of STEM education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will be honored during the eighth annual Fribourgh Award Reception.  Continue reading “Jerry and Sherri Damerow to receive UA Little Rock Fribourgh Award”

The Just a Prototype robotics team members include: Back row (L-R) Jamie Burrows, Rachel Smith, Shala Nail, and Donetha Groover. Front row (L-R) David Shurley , FLN the robot, and Faculty Advisor Sandra Leiterman.

Future STEM teachers look to inspire students with robotics club

Sandra Leiterman, a math specialist in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) Educational Center, created the first VEX University (VEXU) robotics team in the state of Arkansas. 
Continue reading “Future STEM teachers look to inspire students with robotics club”