University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Merit Page (2024)

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UA Little Rock Student Serves as Solar Eclipse Ambassador UA Little Rock Student Awarded SURF Grant for Antibiotic Research Dawson Picks Up Second Golfer Of The Month Award From Ohio Valley Conference Aernouts Named Ohio Valley Conference Female Golfer of the Week For Second Time Crafting Success: Student's Hands-On Furniture Building Experience Enhances Construction Management Education Matthew Fox Receives Ohio Valley Conference Track Athlete of the Week Honors Talented UA Little Rock Students Awarded Acxiom Diversity Scholarships UA Little Rock Student Gains Valuable Insights at Hometown Newspaper UA Little Rock Celebrates Biology Students UA Little Rock Announces Fall 2023 Chancellor's List Fall 2023 Dean's List UA LITTLE ROCK STUDENT COMPLETES PRESTIGIOUS SUMMER MUSIC PROGRAM AT COLBY COLLEGE UA LITTLE ROCK STUDENT HAS INCREDIBLE STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCE IN ICELAND UA Little Rock TRIO Students Visit Atlanta UA Little Rock Welcomes New Members of Cooper Honors Program School of Mass Communication honors award-winning students UA Little Rock Students Present Research at Arkansas College Art History Symposium UA Little Rock Student Nurses Association President Elected to State Office UA LITTLE ROCK BUSINESS STUDENTS TAKE THE LEAD AS STUDENT AMBASSADORS FIRST-GENERATION STUDENT AND NAVY VETERAN FINDS SUCCESS AT UA LITTLE ROCK UA Little Rock Announces Fall 2022 Enrollment Student Government Association Election UA Little Rock Announces First-Year Bowen Law Students The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts New Members UA Little Rock Student is Coordinating Living History Program at National Museum of the Pacific War References

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UA Little Rock Student Serves as Solar Eclipse Ambassador

Since 2022, Katherine Hartter, an environmental geology student at UA Little Rock, has been sharing her love of space science with the community by serving as a NASA Partnered Eclipse Ambassador.

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Achievement (Other) - Apr 26

UA Little Rock Student Awarded SURF Grant for Antibiotic Research

Armin Mortazi, a junior biology major and chemistry minor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received a prestigious grant from the Student Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF) awarded by the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE) for his research in combating antibiotic resistance.

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Research / Grant - Apr 26

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Dawson Picks Up Second Golfer Of The Month Award From Ohio Valley Conference

Little Rock junior Anna Dawson earned her second Ohio Valley Conference Golfer of the Month award on April 1, claiming the honor for the month of March after posting a 71.9 average over eight rounds and three tournaments during the month.

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Student Competition - Apr 26

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Aernouts Named Ohio Valley Conference Female Golfer of the Week For Second Time

For the second time in a six week span, freshman Eleonore Aernouts was named the Ohio Valley Conference Golfer of the Week, giving the Little Rock Women's Golf program its sixth weekly honor of the year and third in a four week span.

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Sports - Apr 26

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Crafting Success: Student's Hands-On Furniture Building Experience Enhances Construction Management Education

A year ago, UA Little Rock student Kimberly Arcega had never considered building large oak tables for the benefit of her fellow university students, let alone learning all the skills that would be required to build them. "This was a huge learning experience as I had never built anything this big before," said Arcega, a senior applied design major with an emphasis in woodworking. "I got firsthand experience on the business side of being a custom furniture builder and learned important new skills along the way."

Matthew Fox Receives Ohio Valley Conference Track Athlete of the Week Honors

After a recording breaking weekend at the Bobcat Invitational, Matthew Fox was named the Ohio Valley Conference (OVC) Male Co-Track Athlete of the Week announced April 3 by the conference. This marks Fox's second OVC weekly honor this season and first for outdoor competition.

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Graduation - Apr 17

Talented UA Little Rock Students Awarded Acxiom Diversity Scholarships

Six outstanding students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been selected for the 2023 Acxiom Diversity Scholarship program. Acxiom, the customer intelligence company whose data-driven solutions create business growth by enabling better customer experiences, annually selects 10 college students from the U.S. for the program.

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Scholarship - Feb 15

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UA Little Rock Student Gains Valuable Insights at Hometown Newspaper

For the second summer in a row, UA Little Rock student Joe Santana has had the opportunity to gain valuable experience as a reporter while interning at his hometown newspaper, the Dumas Clarion.

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Internship - Jan 25

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UA Little Rock Celebrates Biology Students

A group of biology students from Professor Qingfang He's lab have been recognized for their great achievements.

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Academic competition - Jan 23

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UA Little Rock Announces Fall 2023 Chancellor's List

UA Little Rock announces its Fall 2023 Chancellor's List, recognizing students with superior academic performance in a semester. To be eligible for the Chancellor's List, students must earn at least nine credit hours and at least a 3.9 GPA.

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Chancellor's List - Jan 16

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Fall 2023 Dean's List

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announces students who have made the Dean's List for the Fall 2023 semester, recognizing more than 1,175 students whose academic performances have been superior at the end of each semester. To be on the Dean's List, UA Little Rock students must earn at least nine credit hours and maintain at least a 3.5 GPA.

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Dean's List - Jan 16

UA LITTLE ROCK STUDENT COMPLETES PRESTIGIOUS SUMMER MUSIC PROGRAM AT COLBY COLLEGE

UA Little Rock student Stephen Graham participated in the Atlantic Music Festival this summer at Colby College, in Waterville, Maine. Stephen Graham, a piano performance major from Benton, started his junior year on a high note after spending his summer completing a highly competitive contemporary and classical music program.

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Drama, Artistic, or Musical Achievement - 2023 Oct 17

UA LITTLE ROCK STUDENT HAS INCREDIBLE STUDY ABROAD EXPERIENCE IN ICELAND

A UA Little Rock student who had previously never traveled outside the country had a once-in-a-lifetime experience studying abroad in Iceland over the summer.

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Study Abroad - 2023 Oct 17

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UA Little Rock TRIO Students Visit Atlanta

A group of UA Little Rock students involved in the TRIO Student Support Services (SSS) program had the opportunity to take a free cultural enrichment and graduate school preparation trip to Atlanta.

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Club or Organization - 2023 Jun 30

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UA Little Rock Welcomes New Members of Cooper Honors Program

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock welcomed new members to the William G. Cooper Jr. Honors Program in English.

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Honors Program - 2023 Jun 9

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School of Mass Communication honors award-winning students

The UA Little Rock School of Mass Communication celebrated its outstanding students during an awards ceremony on April 13.

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Academic Award - 2023 Jun 8

UA Little Rock Students Present Research at Arkansas College Art History Symposium

Five University of Arkansas at Little Rock students presented their research at the 33rd annual Arkansas College Art History Symposium March 10 at the University of Central Arkansas.

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Student Excellence - 2023 Mar 14

UA Little Rock Student Nurses Association President Elected to State Office

Niki Buckman, a student from Quinlan, Texas, was elected as the District 1 director during the ANSA convention held in Hot Springs. She will represent and advocate for nursing students in Arkadelphia, Conway, Hot Springs, Little Rock, and Magnolia. She will also serve on the annual convention, fundraising, and awards committees.

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Business/professional - 2022 Dec 19

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UA LITTLE ROCK BUSINESS STUDENTS TAKE THE LEAD AS STUDENT AMBASSADORS

A group of UA Little Rock students are stepping up as leaders and supporters for their fellow students in the School of Business by serving as student ambassadors.

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Leadership - 2023 Mar 14

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FIRST-GENERATION STUDENT AND NAVY VETERAN FINDS SUCCESS AT UA LITTLE ROCK

After spending six years in the U.S. Navy, Bryan Hernandez, a first-generation college student from Clinton, Arkansas, has found success as a marketing major and storyteller at UA Little Rock, a skill he hopes to use after graduation to highlight the Latinx culture.

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Military - 2022 Nov 10

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UA Little Rock Announces Fall 2022 Enrollment

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is proud to announce UA Little Rock students who have enrolled for the Fall 2022 semester.

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Enrollment - 2022 Sep 20

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Student Government Association Election

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has announced the newly elected members of the Student Government Association for the 2022-23 academic year.

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Student Government - 2022 Aug 2

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UA Little Rock Announces First-Year Bowen Law Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law has announced its first-year students entering law school for the 2021-22 school year.

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Accepted - 2021 Sep 29

The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi Inducts New Members

The following people recently were initiated into The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, the nation's oldest and most selective collegiate honor society for all academic disciplines.

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Honor Society - 2022 May 3

UA Little Rock Student is Coordinating Living History Program at National Museum of the Pacific War

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock public history student has begun a new career running a living history program at the National Museum of the Pacific War, which provides the nation's most comprehensive account of World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific theater. Aaron Shuman, a native of Graham, Washington, recently moved to Fredericksburg, Texas, to start his new job as the museum experience coordinator at the museum, which preserves and exhibits the material history of the war in the Pacific and Indo-China during World War II.

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Work Experience - 2021 Aug 26

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