Baptist Health CEO Troy Wells is the 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award recipient.

UA Little Rock to honor Troy Wells with Distinguished Alumni Award

Baptist Health president and chief executive officer Troy Wells often gets asked for career advice. What he explains to young people is that his own career success started with a simple word: Yes. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor Troy Wells with Distinguished Alumni Award”

Christopher Trudeau

Bowen law professor appointed to national committee on health literacy

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law professor has been named to the Roundtable on Health Literacy of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.  Continue reading “Bowen law professor appointed to national committee on health literacy”

Ja'Marvin Elliott

Nursing student to receive second degree from UA Little Rock

Nursing proved to be a popular profession within his family, so it came as no surprise when Ja’Marvin Elliott, a graduating student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, decided to continue the family legacy by pursuing a career in nursing. Continue reading “Nursing student to receive second degree from UA Little Rock”

UA Little Rock students participate in 2017 Delta I-Fund program

Three University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have exceeded the halfway point of the 2017 Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub Delta I-Fund program, and are hoping to take their newly established business, Spiritum Solutions, to the next level. Continue reading “UA Little Rock students participate in 2017 Delta I-Fund program”

UA Little Rock celebrates a donation from Bank of America to help the Summer Bridge Academy. Pictured in the front row (L to R) are Chris Foy, Laura Montalvan, Eva Legg, Bank of America President Donnie Cook, Sharice Hollister, Xenia Cooley, and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Amber Smith. Back row (L to R) are Kristi Smith, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Mark Allen Poisel, Bank of America Senior Vice President John Dominick, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement Christian O'Neal, and Jonathan Bobo, recruitment and enrollment manager. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Bank of America donation supports UA Little Rock Summer Bridge Academy

Bank of America has donated $20,000 to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to support the Donaldson Summer Bridge Academy, a three-week residential program aimed at preparing incoming freshmen for college-level work that eliminates the need for these students to take remedial math and English courses.  Continue reading “Bank of America donation supports UA Little Rock Summer Bridge Academy”

UAMS professor to explore the definition of happiness in Sept. 22 talk

A University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences professor is tackling the definition of happiness in conjunction with teachings from Aristotle and recent research surrounding positive psychology in a Sept. 22 lecture at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “UAMS professor to explore the definition of happiness in Sept. 22 talk”

Michael Bauer. Photo by Larry Rhodes.

UA Little Rock alum gives back by serving on newly formed council

Michael Bauer isn’t sure what direction his life might have taken if a University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor hadn’t taken a special interest in him while he was a graduate student.

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Sherri and Jerry Damerow are the 2017 recipients of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Fribourgh Award. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Jerry and Sherri Damerow to receive UA Little Rock Fribourgh Award

Jerry and Sherri Damerow, longtime supporters of STEM education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will be honored during the eighth annual Fribourgh Award Reception.  Continue reading “Jerry and Sherri Damerow to receive UA Little Rock Fribourgh Award”