Joanna Hall

UA Little Rock Nursing Professor Earns Healthcare Simulation Educator Certification

Joanna Hall, director of simulation and assistant professor of nursing at UA Little Rock, has earned the Certified Healthcare Simulation Educator (CHSE) certification. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Nursing Professor Earns Healthcare Simulation Educator Certification”

UA Little Rock Student Government Association President Thomas Forcum, left, and Vice President Ahad Nadeem

Forcum and Nadeem to Serve as New SGA President and Vice President

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have elected seniors Thomas Forcum and Ahad Nadeem as the 2022-2023 Student Government Association (SGA) president and vice president. Continue reading “Forcum and Nadeem to Serve as New SGA President and Vice President”

Dr. Missy Collins, a dentist at Arkansas Children's Hospital, discusses dental health with a group of children at the Future Smiles Dental Clinic.

UA Little Rock Children International receives $10,000 grant from Delta Dental of Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Children International has received a $10,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation to provide dental treatment to children in the Little Rock School District. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Children International receives $10,000 grant from Delta Dental of Arkansas”

Head Start student Collin Talbert has his first dental visit at Future Smiles Dental Clinic.

Future Smiles Dental Clinic receives $30,000 grant from Delta Dental

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Children International will help many children in the central Arkansas area keep a bright and healthy smile, thanks to a $30,000 grant from Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation. Continue reading “Future Smiles Dental Clinic receives $30,000 grant from Delta Dental”

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”

Dr. Alexandru Biris is chief scientist and director of the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences at UA Little Rock.

U.S. Department of Defense awards UA Little Rock $5.6 million grant to develop bone regeneration technology

The U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has awarded the University of Arkansas at Little Rock a $5.6 million grant to advance the NuCress™ scaffold, a groundbreaking bone regeneration technology. Continue reading “U.S. Department of Defense awards UA Little Rock $5.6 million grant to develop bone regeneration technology”

Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock to research smart health in Arkansas, West Virginia with NSF grant 

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is one of five institutions sharing a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a multi-scale integrative approach to digital health. This collaborative, multi-institution grant will be used to promote smart health in Arkansas and West Virginia.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to research smart health in Arkansas, West Virginia with NSF grant “

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”