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).

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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”

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”

Dr. Zeid Nima

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”