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”

UA Little Rock graduate dean accepts new post

Dr. Abhijit Bhattacharyya will be leaving his position as interim vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School at UA Little Rock to become the inaugural dean of the College of Engineering and Computer Science at Arkansas State University. Continue reading “UA Little Rock graduate dean accepts new post”

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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UA Little Rock grad students work weekends helping with community outreach

University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology spent some weekends in October raising awareness of autism and LGBTQ issues.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad students work weekends helping with community outreach”