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”

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”