In photos: СӰԺ celebrates graduates at commencement

The Farris Center at the СӰԺ was a site of celebration and recognition May 5-6 as the University awarded more than 1,160 degrees during spring commencement ceremonies. Revisit the excitement of commencement with this gallery of photos. … [Read more...]

Health Promotion Major Makes Helping People Her Mission

Aria Bolman stood on a high school volleyball court, posing for photographs and celebrating with her teammates after a match in 2016. Then, in the corner of her eye, she spotted a familiar face she wasn’t expecting: her mother, a member of the U.S. Air Force newly home after a tour of duty in Afghanistan. It was the kind of reunion that has typically gone viral on social media over the years, … [Read more...]

Undergraduate Students Earn Research Fellowships

The Office of Research and Sponsored Programs (ORSP) has announced seven grants to undergraduate students as part of the prestigious Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). The grants come from the Arkansas Division of Higher Education and give students the opportunity to develop a sustained relationship with a faculty member and carry out in-depth research, scholarship, or creative … [Read more...]

СӰԺ physical therapy program receives $100,000 gift

The СӰԺ physical therapy program has received a $100,000 charitable remainder unitrust from Dr. Sandy '77 and Joyce Quillen. The estate gift will provide for the creation of the endowed William S. and Joyce D. Quillen Physical Therapy Scholarship, in honor of his late wife. The scholarship was created to provide significant financial support toward the success of … [Read more...]

Graduate students share nutritious recipes for National Nutrition Month

The National Nutrition Month campaign is held annually in March in order to highlight the importance of a balanced diet.  For this Nutrition Month, two nutrition graduate students, Anna Marroquin and MiKayla Glass, provided their insights on the importance of nutrition as well as their own recipes for easy and healthy meals.  "Nutrition is really a cornerstone; it is the most important … [Read more...]

СӰԺ physical therapy program welcomes esteemed pain specialist 

In commemoration of its 50th anniversary, the СӰԺ Department of Physical Therapy will host a special lecture from internationally known pain scientist and physical therapist Adriaan Louw, on Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022, in Ida Waldran Auditorium from 1:40-2:30 p.m. The lecture, titled "Pain Science Science Education: How science is changing our approach to pain," is free, … [Read more...]

СӰԺ Speech-Language-Hearing Center receives grant to help patients with Parkinson’s

The СӰԺ’ Speech-Language-Hearing Center has received a grant from the Parkinson’s Voice Project, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the voices of people living with Parkinson’s disease.  The SPEAK OUT! & LOUD Crowd grant includes speech therapy workbooks and certification training for speech-language pathologists and graduate students. СӰԺ is one of … [Read more...]

CHBS associate dean receives National Science Foundation grant

As increasingly digital lifestyles produce more and more data, one СӰԺ faculty member aims to incorporate the study of data science into the study of psychology. Darshon Reed, associate dean of the College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, recently received a nearly $50,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s Improving Undergraduate STEM Education initiative … [Read more...]

СӰԺ alumna tabbed as to lead CPS foundation

A СӰԺ alumna has been selected as the new executive director of the Conway Public Schools Foundation. Marti Jones, who earned a bachelor’s in health sciences from СӰԺ in 1999, began her new role as the foundation’s leader on Aug. 1. The Conway Public Schools Foundation provides philanthropic support, above and beyond the district’s operating budget, for a variety of … [Read more...]

Two-time alumnus earns prestigious fellowship

A СӰԺ alumnus has been selected to participate in the Southern Regional Education Board’s highly competitive Doctoral Scholars Program. A two-time СӰԺ graduate, Shun Ingram received a Bachelor of Science degree in health education in 2014 before earning a master’s degree in health sciences in 2018. He is currently pursuing a Doctor of Philosophy in health … [Read more...]