Two Ph.D. Graduates Head to Post-docs at Emory

June 11, 2018 | Two Ph.D. students in the spring graduating class of the UAMS Graduate School have accepted positions at Emory University in Atlanta to continue their postdoctoral work. “They will join other UAMS alumni at Emory for us to have a strong presence there,” said Robert E. McGehee Jr., Ph.D., dean of the [...]

By | 2018-06-11T14:27:23+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Student, University News|0 Comments

Ph.D. Candidate Bolden Wins Prestigious SREB Fellowship

May 30, 2018 | Ever since Ph.D. candidate Chris Bolden can remember, he’s been fascinated by how small changes can have big impacts in the biological world. Today, he studies how he can harness for positive purposes one of the basic functions of viruses, using them to deliver antibodies into cells that work against methamphetamine [...]

By | 2018-05-30T10:02:30+00:00 May 30th, 2018|Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Graduates 969 Health Care Professionals

May 19, 2018 | Degrees and certificates were awarded to 969 graduates of the University of Arkansas Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) five colleges and graduate school May 19 during a commencement ceremony at Verizon Arena in North Little Rock. Degrees were presented to 157 in the College of Medicine; 282 in the College of Nursing; 111 [...]

By | 2018-05-30T11:26:28+00:00 May 21st, 2018|Faculty, News Release, Student, University News|0 Comments

Wright, Sterba Honored as Graduate Faculty of the Year

May 17, 2018 | Patricia Wright, Ph.D., R.N., and Kristen Sterba, Ph.D., were honored as Graduate Faculty of the Year at the Graduate School Spring Reception, where two new awards for administrative support were also given to Pam Kahler and Johnpaul Jones. “It’s been a great year for the graduate school,” said Robert E. McGehee [...]

By | 2018-05-17T11:10:31+00:00 May 17th, 2018|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Celebrates Asian, Pacific Islander Heritage

May 16, 2018 | Everyone has an answer to the question of how they ended up at UAMS. Faculty, staff and students heard four unique perspectives May 2 at an event honoring Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders. The lunchtime symposium, sponsored by the UAMS Center for Diversity Affairs and the Chancellor’s Diversity and Inclusion Committee, brought [...]

By | 2018-05-16T10:08:57+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Faculty, Student, University News|0 Comments

Diversity Day Brings Undergrads to UAMS

March 20, 2018 | One hundred students from 24 Arkansas colleges and universities now know a little bit about what it takes to be a student at UAMS. The undergraduates spent the day on UAMS’ campus March 9 querying current UAMS students, speaking with representatives from various UAMS colleges, learning best practices for success at [...]

By | 2018-03-20T14:32:01+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Student, University News|0 Comments

Emotions Run High as COM Students Match for Residency

March 16, 2018 | Tears came in all shapes and sizes at Match Day 2018 – tears of joy, tears of relief and tears from proud families. “I’m going to cry,” College of Medicine senior class President Grant Cagle said prophetically while welcoming the audience, made up of the 155 seniors who participated in the [...]

By | 2018-03-16T16:21:54+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Student, University News|0 Comments

Relationships, Communication Touted as Key at Student Research Day

March 9, 2018 | Student Research Day is about students, but it is also about mentorship and peer engagement – the relationships that turn hunches and ideas into innovations. Robert E. McGehee Jr., Ph.D., dean of the UAMS Graduate School, said as much as he welcomed everyone to the event, and the day’s distinguished lecturer, [...]

By | 2018-03-09T14:59:54+00:00 March 9th, 2018|Research, Student, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Jones Eye Institute Opens Walker Eye Surgical Simulation & Education Center

March 8, 2018 | A portion of the ninth floor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute has been transformed into an instructive, collaborative center where ophthalmology residents and UAMS students can learn surgical techniques and procedures outside the confines of an operating room, thanks to a [...]

By | 2018-03-08T09:42:29+00:00 March 8th, 2018|Faculty, News Release, Student, University News|0 Comments

Students Host Young at Heart Luncheon at Aging Institute

March 6, 2018 | Practicing medicine is practicing listening. That was the message of the Young at Heart Luncheon hosted Feb. 23 by students in the UAMS College of Medicine for patients and volunteers in the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging. Junior Eric Peeler and sophomore Stephanie Dayer organized the event with the help [...]

By | 2018-03-06T10:45:34+00:00 March 6th, 2018|Student, University News|0 Comments