Children react as teacher April Blackburn combines baking soda with Coke

UA Little Rock hosts 2021 summer camps

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is hosting a variety of summer camps in writing, cybersecurity, and athletics, as well as the 42nd anniversary of the Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) for gifted and talented students, which will be held virtually this year.
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Zachary Stine

Graduating Student Spotlight on Zachary Stine

Zachary Stine, of Little Rock, is a spring 2021 graduate with a Ph.D. in computer and information science from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight on Zachary Stine”

Uchenna “Uche” Umoga graduated this spring with a master’s degree in computer science. Umoga's dream however is to play professional soccer for Nigeria, where he is from . Umoga currenty plays semi-professional soccer for the Arkansas Wolves FC and on UA Little Rock’s intramural soccer team. Photo by Ben Krain.

GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT ON UCHENNA “UCHE” UMOGA

Uchenna “Uche” Umoga graduated this spring with a master’s degree in computer science. He worked with Dr. Nitin Agarwal in COSMOS (Collaboration for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies). 

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UA Little Rock student artist Emma Chambers, center right, poses in front of her winning mural with Student Government Association president Landon McKay, left, Chancellor Christy Drale center left, and Nancy Hamilton, Faculty Senate Building and Grounds committee member, far right, during a dedication ceremony for the mural at the Ottenheimer Library on campus. Chambers, a junior Bachelor of Fine Arts major with a concentration in painting, won the first student mural competition at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The Student Government Association, in conjunction with the Faculty Senate Building and Grounds committee, created the mural contest open to all UA Little Rock students. Chambers received more than 750 votes and $1000 for her design of swimming koi fish.

UA Little Rock Dedicates New Student Mural “Koi” in Ottenheimer Library

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock dedicated a new student mural in the lobby of Ottenheimer Library during a ceremony on May 11.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Dedicates New Student Mural “Koi” in Ottenheimer Library”

Jennifer Blanks communicates in sign language to other staff members at the Arkansas School for the Deaf about boarding students onto buses before the school’s weekend dismissal. Photo by Ben Krain.

GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON JENNIFER TIPPIT

Jennifer Tippit, of Benton, Arkansas, graduated in the spring 2021 semester with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication. She transferred to UA Little Rock from UA-Pulaski Technical College and is the first in her family to get a bachelor’s degree.  Continue reading “GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON JENNIFER TIPPIT”

Carletta Rainey is achieving a lifelong dream of earning her bachelor’s degree as she graduates this month from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication.

Graduating Student Spotlight: Carletta Rainey

Carletta Rainey is achieving a lifelong dream of completing her bachelor’s degree as she graduates this month from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication.  Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Carletta Rainey”

Dr. Moira Maguire celebrates the launch of her book in Ireland in 2010.

UA Little Rock Receives $40,000 Donation to Create Dr. Moira Maguire Student Support Fund for History Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $40,000 donation to create a student support fund in honor of Dr. Moira Maguire, a history professor who worked at UA Little Rock for 15 years and had a reputation of going above and beyond to help students succeed.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives $40,000 Donation to Create Dr. Moira Maguire Student Support Fund for History Students”

Tuja Khaund

Khaund to begin new career as senior data scientist at Walmart

After studying at UA Little Rock as an exchange student in 2013, Tuja Khaund, a native of Dibrugarh, India, couldn’t stay away.  Continue reading “Khaund to begin new career as senior data scientist at Walmart”

Bianca Gatchell Rucker is sworn in as the U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas on April 26.

UA Little Rock alum Bianca Rucker appointed as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge

A UA Little Rock alumnus is taking her career to new heights. Bianca Gatchell Rucker was appointed as the U.S. Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas on April 26. Continue reading “UA Little Rock alum Bianca Rucker appointed as U.S. Bankruptcy Judge”

Babatunji “Ted” Ogunjobi is graduating this month with a master’s degree in business information systems from UA Little Rock and a perfect 4.0 GPA.

Graduating Student Spotlight: Babatunji Ogunjobi

Babatunji “Ted” Ogunjobi is graduating this month with a master’s degree in business information systems from UA Little Rock and a perfect 4.0 GPA.  Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Babatunji Ogunjobi”