UA Little Rock professor elected to American Society on Civil Engineers committee

Dr. Nickolas Jovanovic, professor and coordinator of Architectural, Civil, and Construction Engineering programs at UA Little Rock, has been elected to a four-year term on the American Society of Civil Engineers Committee on Accreditation Operations. Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor elected to American Society on Civil Engineers committee”

Suzan Anwar is a graduate student researching real-time facial recognition and eye-gaze estimation. Photo by Ben Krain.

Doctoral student creates software that can detect emotions

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate has created a computer program that can identify emotions on a person’s face in real time.  Continue reading “Doctoral student creates software that can detect emotions”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock employees and students ride the 2018 Tour de Rock to raise money for CARTI in honor of Steve McClellan's brother, Bruce.

Cyclists wanted to ride Tour de Rock in support of vice chancellor’s brother

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Cycling Club is looking for 10 students, faculty, and staff members to ride the Tour de Rock on Saturday, June 1.  Continue reading “Cyclists wanted to ride Tour de Rock in support of vice chancellor’s brother”

UA Little Rock Donaghey Scholars Ingrid Helgestad receives her diploma during the spring 2019 commencement ceremony. Photo by Ben Krain.

Helgestad looks forward to giving back to the community through dentistry

Ingrid Helgestad, 22, of Bryant, has been considering becoming a dentist since she was 14. To encourage this goal, Helgestad’s parents, Karl and Tara Helgestad, took her on a mission trip to Guatemala with St. James United Methodist Church when she was 17. She can remember the exact moment when she decided to become a dentist.  Continue reading “Helgestad looks forward to giving back to the community through dentistry”

Prints by professor on display at North Little Rock library

Work by Joli Livaudais, assistant professor of photography in University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Department of Art and Design, is on display through June 15 at the Argenta Branch of the William F. Laman Public Library, 420 Main St., North Little Rock. Continue reading “Prints by professor on display at North Little Rock library”

Graduating associate dean says ‘it’s all about the students’

A well-known associate dean at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock said he is looking forward to helping the “most important people on campus” after completing his college education. Continue reading “Graduating associate dean says ‘it’s all about the students’”

Graduate Vivian Littrell, right, reacts with tears of joy after her niece Chauntee Coleman, left, makes a surprise visit to Littrell;s graduation ceremony at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Surprise family visit makes commencement even more special for UA Little Rock grad

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate got the surprise of a lifetime when her family from California flew all night to surprise her on graduation day.  Continue reading “Surprise family visit makes commencement even more special for UA Little Rock grad”

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”

Little Rock Wrestling has teamed up with MatTalk Online, founded by Jason Bryant, to help produce the Rocked Up podcast, a serialized, storytelling format which will serve a dual purpose. The series will tell more than just the story of how wrestling came to Little Rock, but will outline how the sport surfaced in Arkansas and why building the sport at the high school level was crucial to the addition of the sport on the Little Rock campus.

Little Rock Wrestling Teams Up with MatTalk Online to Produce Rocked Up Podcast

As the University of Arkansas at Little Rock continues to inch closer to its inaugural season of Division I wrestling this fall, the Trojans will have an additional resource to help tell its story.  Continue reading “Little Rock Wrestling Teams Up with MatTalk Online to Produce Rocked Up Podcast”