Nursing student Hannah Havens (right) stands with her mentor and previous nursing instructor, Janet Fletcher (left), after winning the UA Little Rock Nursing School Bracket Challenge. This competition takes place the first two semesters of nursing school and consists of check offs and quizzes that students were required to pass with a 100 percent on their first attempt.

UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Hannah Havens

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

After pursuing her childhood dream of being a nurse, Hannah Havens will graduate this month with an Associate of Applied Science in Nursing degree. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates National Nurses Week: Hannah Havens”

Dr. Derek Slagle

UA Little Rock Survey Research Center Partners with Division of Agriculture to investigate impact of feral hogs

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Survey Research Center and the University of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture are teaming up to evaluate the impact of feral hogs in Arkansas. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Survey Research Center Partners with Division of Agriculture to investigate impact of feral hogs”

Dr. Tusty ten Bensel, director of the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology, and Dr. Robert Lytle, the graduate coordinator for the school, will examine the context and incidence of anti-Muslim sentiment in Arkansas through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

UA Little Rock Receives Nearly $325,000 NSF Grant to Shine Light on Muslim Hate Crimes in Arkansas

Two criminal justice professors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been awarded a $324,987 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund a three-year program to study anti-Muslim sentiment and Muslim hate crimes in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives Nearly $325,000 NSF Grant to Shine Light on Muslim Hate Crimes in Arkansas”

Morgan Smocovich

Soccer Star Morgan Smocovich to Begin Nursing Career in Medical Surgical Unit

When Morgan Smocovich arrived at UA Little Rock in 2017, she was an active student who liked to volunteer through the Chancellor’s Leadership Corps and and a successful member of the soccer team, but she wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. Continue reading “Soccer Star Morgan Smocovich to Begin Nursing Career in Medical Surgical Unit”

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 Concert Choir to hold performance May 6-9

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Concert Choir will be performing a vocal music extravaganza as a fundraising event for a summer 2022 performance at Carnegie Hall.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock Concert Choir to hold performance May 6-9”

Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya

Khodakovskaya named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow

Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya, professor of biology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been named a fellow for the Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA). Continue reading “Khodakovskaya named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow”

Philip Huff, left, and Sandra Leiterman, right, head the UA Little Rock CyberGym. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock to host first ever NSA GenCyber Cybersecurity Camp in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a prestigious, nationwide summer camp for junior high and high school students who want to learn the latest skills in the high-demand field of cybersecurity. The camp is offered at no-cost to students. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host first ever NSA GenCyber Cybersecurity Camp in Arkansas”