Business Plan Team Takes National Award for Third Time in Six Years

Nov. 9, 2017 | Four presenters out of a six-person team of UAMS College of Pharmacy students left a panel of judges at the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) so impressed recently that they became the college’s third team in six years to win the same national award. Two other student teams from the college [...]

By | 2017-11-09T14:12:42+00:00 November 9th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Collaboration, Practice, Exposure: Graduate Symposium Offers Plenty

Nov. 6, 2017 | Each student at the UAMS Graduate Student Association Research Symposium was prepared, organized and confident – and maybe a little nervous. Twenty-nine UAMS Graduate School students participated in the Oct. 27 daylong event, held in the Helen Guinn Adams Atrium and the Rayford Auditorium of the Biomedical Research buildings. Poster presentations [...]

By | 2017-11-06T14:21:57+00:00 November 6th, 2017|Research, Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

Embracing Change, Passion Touted at Grad School Career Day

Oct. 20, 2017 | Education today is like training career athletes – professionals with the stamina, strength and flexibility to navigate today’s working world. “The days of having one career where you work 40 years in the same field and then you retire – that is non-existent now,” said Jeffery H. Moran, Ph.D., CEO of [...]

By | 2017-10-20T17:03:13+00:00 October 20th, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Junior B.S.N. Students Get White Coats

Oct. 16, 2017 | Before embarking on their final two years toward completing their Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, members of the UAMS College of Nursing’s class of 2019 stopped to mark their passage into the clinical phase of their education by donning their white coats. With eager smiles and coats draped over their [...]

By | 2017-10-16T11:28:56+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Graduate Students Don Lab Coats at Ceremony to Signal Start of Ph.D. Research

Sept. 27, 2017 | Faculty, friends and family watched proudly at the eighth annual Research Induction Ceremony as 34 students in the UAMS Graduate School donned laboratory coats to mark their readiness to begin doctoral research. “It really is a milestone, and it’s one that every Ph.D. has to go through,” said Robert McGehee Jr., [...]

By | 2017-09-27T15:16:09+00:00 September 27th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

COM Student Sasha Ray Elected to SNMA Board of Directors

Sept. 22, 2017 | Sasha Ray, a third-year College of Medicine student from Little Rock, has been elected director for Region III of the Student National Medical Association (SNMA), the nation’s oldest and largest, independent, student-run organization focused on the needs and concerns of medical students of color. Ray was elected to the SNMA Board [...]

By | 2017-09-22T11:33:45+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

Three UAMS Medical Students Awarded Scholarships for Rural Arkansas Primary Care

Sept. 21, 2017 | Three UAMS medical students have each been awarded a $20,000 Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield Primary Care Scholarship, which encourages aspiring physicians to pursue primary care practices in rural Arkansas. This year’s recipients are Steven James, a senior from Conway; Julie Sherrill, a senior from Dumas; and Allison Jackson, a [...]

By | 2017-09-21T13:30:04+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Student, UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Medical Students Pull for Each Other in Competition – and Medical School

Sept. 15, 2017 | UAMS College of Medicine students gathered with faculty members, family and friends on the field at War Memorial Stadium on a September Saturday afternoon that started with food and games and ended with students literally pulling for one another. Just as in the tug-of-war matchups that capped the events at the [...]

By | 2017-09-20T10:02:02+00:00 September 15th, 2017|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Honors Individuals for Diversity Efforts

Sept. 12, 2017 | Four members of the UAMS family were recognized Sept. 6 for their contributions to promoting diversity on campus and in the community at the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs’ annual State of Diversity and Inclusion ceremony. Santiago Gonzales, a medical student in the UAMS College of Medicine; Brittney Roy, program coordinator [...]

By | 2017-09-12T12:50:20+00:00 September 12th, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Graduates Reunite, Some Decades Apart, at Alumni Weekend 2017

Aug. 31, 2017 | Amid all the handshakes, hugs, smiles and laughter, UAMS alumni reminisced and caught up on their divergent paths, delighted to be together again – some who hadn’t seen each other since graduation, decades ago. Charles Born, Ph.D., and Carol Born, Pharm.D., both COP '67. The 2017 Alumni Weekend held [...]

By | 2017-09-01T13:09:05+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments