Stuti Chatterjee was named the 2021 UA Little Rock Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award winner. Photo by Ben Krain.

Chatterjee named 2021 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner

The impressive achievements of future doctor Stuti Chatterjee have earned her the honor of the 2021 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Chatterjee named 2021 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock recognizes nursing student Jade Jones in celebration of National Nurses Week May 6-12.

UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Jade Jones

In celebration of National Nurses Week May 6-12, UA Little Rock is recognizing outstanding nursing students and upcoming graduates.

For Jade Jones, the journey to a nursing career began with a front row seat in the world of nursing. She will graduate this month with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree, leading her one step closer to her career as an ICU nurse. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Jade Jones”

UA Little Rock Alumni Share Secrets to Success in Couple’s First Book

Drs. Stanley and Jessica Ellis, both 2011 graduates of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, share a love of life, education, and mentoring that they are now sharing with the world through their first book, “Winning is Planned: A Guide for Young Men Who Plan Their Greatness.”  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alumni Share Secrets to Success in Couple’s First Book”

Donna Kelly

Professor Kelly passes away

Dr. Donna Kelly, associate professor in the Department of Speech Language Pathology and coordinator for the Communication Sciences and Disorders program, passed away Aug. 23 after a brief battle with cancer.  Continue reading “Professor Kelly passes away”

Aaron Baxter

Congressman French Hill declares UA Little Rock nursing student a ‘Hometown Hero’

U.S. Rep. French Hill has recognized a University of Arkansas at Little Rock nursing student for his exceptional work on the frontlines at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).

Continue reading “Congressman French Hill declares UA Little Rock nursing student a ‘Hometown Hero’”

Dr. Mary Yang.

UA Little Rock receives nearly $450,000 to develop deep learning methods to identify cells that advance complex diseases

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received a $443,854 grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop unique deep learning methods to identify key cell networks in complex diseases.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives nearly $450,000 to develop deep learning methods to identify cells that advance complex diseases”

Dr. Sara Tariq is the Guest of Honor at Taste of Little Rock 2020. The annual event supports UA Little Rock student scholarships. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock to honor alum Sara Tariq at Taste of Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor alumnus Dr. Sara Tariq, associate dean for student affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), during the 17th annual premier food event, Taste of Little Rock, on Tuesday, April 7. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor alum Sara Tariq at Taste of Little Rock”

Sen. John Boozman (left) visits with Chancellor Christina Drale, Dr. Alex Biris, and Dr. Brian Berry during a research visit at UA Little Rock.

UA Little Rock announces $750,000 grant for bone regeneration technology during Sen. Boozman’s visit to review research innovations

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announced a $750,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to support the development of potentially life-saving bone regeneration technology during a Nov. 15 visit from Sen. John Boozman. The visit celebrated on-campus research initiatives that the senator championed for federal support.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock announces $750,000 grant for bone regeneration technology during Sen. Boozman’s visit to review research innovations”

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”