In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, UA Little Rock has highlighted some of the women in science at UA Little Rock, their amazing research, and their journeys to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.
Jerry and Sherri Damerow, longtime supporters of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) education in Arkansas, have made a planned gift of $1 million to support scholarships for science majors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives $1 million planned gift from Damerows to support science scholarships”
Dr. Brian Berry, vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School, has made a planned gift, currently valued at about $50,000, to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to support the Donaghey College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). Continue reading “Berry makes planned gift to support UA Little Rock STEM students”
The TRIO Talent Search Program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received two $40,000 awards from the U.S. Department of Education to support Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) programs at high schools and middle schools in Pulaski County.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the life and achievements of the late Dr. Raye Jean Jordan Montague at the 10th annual Fribourgh Awards Reception Thursday, Oct. 10. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague with 10th annual Fribourgh Award”
Cody Gay, a soon-to-be seventh grader from Red Cross, Georgia, was determined to learn more about robotic sensors this summer to improve his skills. Continue reading “Students travel far and wide to learn new robotics skills at UA Little Rock”
The gifted and talented kids attending UA Little Rock’s Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) are doing the cool things they don’t get to do in a typical school classroom. They’ve designed roller coasters and mixed potions. They’ve built caves, launched rockets, solved mysteries, broken codes, created art, and even cracked a few eggs in their quest to design a safe car. And while they’re having lots of fun, they’ve also learned a thing or two. Continue reading “SLUFY celebrates 40th anniversary “
Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Museum of Science, Boston, are being recognized for the success of their collaborative project to bring engineering curricula coupled with biographies of famous scientists and engineers to elementary school students in Arkansas. Continue reading “Innovative Collaboration equals success for Award-winning STEM Starters+ Program”
An international delegation of eight women — all successful in their respective STEAM fields — will visit the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Monday, Nov. 5, as part of a “Hidden No More: Advancing Women in STEAM Fields” program. Continue reading “International STEAM delegates to visit UA Little Rock”
William “Cory” Davis, senior vice president of operations and principal consultant at the Center for Toxicology and Environmental Health in North Little Rock, has been selected as the recipient of the ninth annual Fribourgh Award from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor CTEH’s Cory Davis with Fribourgh Award”