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UA Little Rock Teams Up with Apple Seeds to Teach School Children about Healthy Living, Nutrition and Gardening

In an inspiring collaboration that focuses on community engagement, UA Little Rock has joined forces with Apple Seeds, a nonprofit organization with a mission to inspire healthy living through garden-based education, to provide invaluable hands-on...
28-Jun-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UA Little Rock Professors Receive $50,000 Grant from INBRE to Bring New Centrifuge to Campus

UA Little Rock Chemistry Professors Mohammad Goodarzi and Noureen Siraj have received a $50,000 grant from the Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) to acquire an ultra-speed centrifuge for biomedical research. Photo by...
26-Jun-2024 9:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

UA Little Rock Partners with LRSD, NLRSD, and PCSSD to Simplify College Admissions Process for Students

In a groundbreaking initiative, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has signed direct admission agreements with three local school districts, streamlining the path to higher education for thousands of students in central Arkansas.
24-Jun-2024 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

UA Little Rock Celebrates City of Little Rock as 50th Corporate Partner, Addition of Graduate Classes to Program

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is continuing to expand educational opportunities for central Arkansas employees with the addition of the university’s 50th corporate partner as well as the expansion of graduate classes to the program.
14-Jun-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Little Rock Congregations Study Releases Free Survey to Public

Since 2012, University of Arkansas at Little Rock students and professors have been conducting research on the intersection of religion, politics, and community engagement during election years through the Little Rock Congregations Study.
14-Jun-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Graduating Public History Student Immortalizes President Bill Clinton's Legacy by Creating Virtual 3D Artifacts

In an innovative thesis project that melds technology with historical preservation, Jackelyn Cordova Romano, a graduating public history student at UA Little Rock, has brought President Bill Clinton's legacy to life through the creation of immersive...
20-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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UA Little Rock Nursing Students Participate in Day of Service at Ronald McDonald House in Honor of Classmate’s Late Daughter

A group of senior nursing students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock volunteered at Ronald McDonald House to honor the late daughter of a fellow nursing student.
14-May-2024 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Nursing Grads Earn 100% Pass Rate on NCLEX Nursing Exam for First Time in Program History

In an historic milestone for UA Little Rock’s nursing program, December 2023 graduates from the School of Nursing earned a 100 percent pass rate for the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN) for the first time in...
6-May-2024 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Khodakovskaya Co-Edits Book on Benefits of Nanotechnology for Crops

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Biology Professor Mariya Khodakovskaya, her collaborators, and her graduate students are among a handful of scientists around the world pioneering research on the potential benefits of nanotechnology for crops....
2-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST

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Little Rock University Tabs Native of Great Britain for Institute on Race and Ethnicity Post

A native of Great Britain who has written numerous books on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement in the United States and Arkansas is the new director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Institute on Race and...
11-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT

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Professors Contribute Collaborative Model for European Union

A $7.5 million European Union-funded research project of more than four years proposes new public-private partnerships between government and private businesses that enhances security and controls and also employs intelligent software tools to...
12-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

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National Museum Showcases Art From Dr. J.W. Wiggins Collection at UALR

Dr. J.W. Wiggins, the collection manager and curator for the Sequoyah National Research Center (SNRC) at UALR, has in-depth knowledge of Native American artists and their works. Curators and artists alike seek his counsel and occasionally request...
11-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

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What Online Gaming Can Tell Us About Organizational Trust

Dr. Rolf Wigand's article, “The Dynamics of Shared Leadership: Building Trust and Enhancing Performance,” was published as the lead story in volume 99, issue 5 of the Journal of Applied Psychology. The article’s publication is a direct result...
24-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

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Atmospheric Mercury Review Raises Concerns of Environmental Impact

The UALR Professor and Chair of Chemistry examines the cycling of mercury through soil and water as it impacts atmospheric loadings in a recently published peer-reviewed journal article.
28-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Professor Mines Social Media for Insight on Ukraine

A UALR assistant professor has received military grant funding that could provide insight into the crisis in Ukraine, using social media tracking tools
5-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

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