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’”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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.

Continue reading “UA Little Rock, UAMS announce new 2+2 degree plans”

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”

International delegation to discuss public health in Ukraine

A group of Ukrainian health professionals who are working to reform their country’s healthcare system will be at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Friday, Sept. 14, to speak on “Public Health in Ukraine.” Continue reading “International delegation to discuss public health in Ukraine”

Rebecca Moreira stands in front of the 12th Street Health and Wellness Clinic where she volunteers. Photo by Ben Krain.

Future doctor plans to use language skills to help people get better access to healthcare

As a Spanish interpreter at the 12th Street Health and Wellness Center in Little Rock, Rebecca Parker Moreira sees the challenges medical professionals and patients face when they cannot communicate with each other.  Continue reading “Future doctor plans to use language skills to help people get better access to healthcare”

James Sellers learned to ride a unicycle while working as an RA at his dorm

Small town: Big heart

Graduating senior James Sellers credits his chance encounter with a University of Arkansas at Little Rock recruiter for helping him get to where he is today. Continue reading “Small town: Big heart”