Erica Olson graduated from UA Little Rock with three bachelor's degrees and has been accepted to UAMS. Photo by Ben Krain.

Triple graduate on road to fulfill dream of becoming a doctor

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock senior who graduated with three bachelor’s degrees has been accepted to medical school and is on her way to fulfilling her dream of becoming a doctor.  Continue reading “Triple graduate on road to fulfill dream of becoming a doctor”

UA Little Rock’s Riley, Snead honored in ‘40 Nurse Leaders Under 40’

The Arkansas Center for Nursing has included two of University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s nursing instructors in its 40 Nurse Leaders Under 40. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s Riley, Snead honored in ‘40 Nurse Leaders Under 40’”

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New lecture series offers unique dual view on medical research, issues

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is offering a new seminar series giving people a unique experience to hear from those working to improve human health from both the clinical and research perspective. Continue reading “New lecture series offers unique dual view on medical research, issues”

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UA Little Rock nanotechnology researchers discover new method to quantify graphene at the cellular level

An article written by University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers, students, and collaborators has been accepted for publication into “Nanoscale,” a peer-reviewed scientific journal, as well as included in the 2018 Nanoscale HOT Article Collection.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock nanotechnology researchers discover new method to quantify graphene at the cellular level”

UA Little Rock, UAMS announce new 2+2 degree plans

Students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will have an easy transition should they decide to transfer to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to pursue study in an allied health specialty.

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Graduate Carlene Akins (right) receives her diploma from Dr. Julien Mirivel, dean of the College of Social Sciences and Communication. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student fulfills dream of earning college degree

On May 15, Carlene Akins, 44, of Little Rock, fulfilled her decades-long dream of  earning a college degree as she graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication surrounded by family cheering for her.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student fulfills dream of earning college degree”

UA Little Rock graduate student Edna Rodgers is surrounded by master's degree thesis project papers dating back to 1999, the year she started working towards her own master’s degree. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock student’s degree is 20 years in the making

Most people may remember 1999 for the song (“Party Like It’s 1999”), the Y2K scare, and the excitement of the start of a new millennium.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student’s degree is 20 years in the making”

Chemistry students (L to R) Arsalan Karimi, Victoria Mchargue, and Caleb Stein celebrate their victory in escaping from their chemistry classroom after solving a series of puzzles. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock students use wits to beat escape room challenge

A group of chemistry students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock found out that book smarts alone were not enough to overcome an escape room final project.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students use wits to beat escape room challenge”

UA Little Rock grad students work weekends helping with community outreach

University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology spent some weekends in October raising awareness of autism and LGBTQ issues.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad students work weekends helping with community outreach”

Erica Olson, of Gassville, Arkansas, received $2,500 from the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship program to study at the University of Granada: Center of Modern Languages in Spain during the fall semester. Photo by Ben Krain/UA Little Rock Communications.

Olson receives Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in Spain

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has received a prestigious Gilman Scholarship, so she can study abroad in Spain to improve her language skills to better serve her future Spanish-speaking patients.  Continue reading “Olson receives Gilman Scholarship to study abroad in Spain”