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”

Dr. David Ussery

Community invited to discover bioinformatics at UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a bioinformatics day on Friday, April 14, for students, faculty, and the public to learn more about the growing field of bioinformatics.  Continue reading “Community invited to discover bioinformatics at UA Little Rock”

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

Grant will fund dental care for nearly 1,400 Little Rock children

Nearly 1,400 at-risk children in the Little Rock School District will have access to dental care this year, thanks to a grant from America’s ToothFairy, a foundation dedicated to improving children’s oral health.  Continue reading “Grant will fund dental care for nearly 1,400 Little Rock children”