Meet Jada Miller

Meet Jada Miller

She’s a first-generation student whose big dreams include her southern Arkansas hometown.

Meet Erin Durrah

Meet Erin Durrah

She offers encouragement and helpful resources to fellow students so they can break through barriers and achieve success.

Meet Erin Lorenzen

Meet Erin Lorenzen

This U of A grad student teaches yoga to incarcerated women and those transitioning out of prison.

Professor Angela Smith-Nix Named to GLSEN Arkansas Board

Professor Angela Smith-Nix Named to GLSEN Arkansas Board

University of Arkansas faculty member Angela Smith-Nix has been named to the board of directors of the GLSEN Arkansas chapter. GLSEN Arkansas works to ensure safe schools for all students, regardless of sexual orientation and gender identity. There are 43 GLSEN...

A Message from the COEHP Deans to Faculty, Staff and Students

Dear COEHP Community,  We write to express our feelings and thoughts about multiple recent tragic events involving discrimination, violence, and cruelty against Black Americans. Some of these incidents have been the murders of George Floyd of Minnesota, Ahmaud Arbery...

U of A Students and NWA Chinese Community Give Back During Crisis

U of A Students and NWA Chinese Community Give Back During Crisis

University of Arkansas Curriculum and Instruction PhD student Jingshu Chen always enjoyed sewing as a stress reliever, but when the COVID-19 crisis started ramping up in Arkansas, she wanted to put her ability to good use. “I thought we’d better prepare for the...

The Benefits of Physical Exercise During a Pandemic

The Benefits of Physical Exercise During a Pandemic

By Matthew S. Ganio, Ph.D. Thirty minutes. That’s all I ask. That’s all it takes. Thirty minutes a day of physical activity. Everyone knows exercise is good for you. We should all be doing it, right? The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recommends 150 min of...

‘Year of the Neighbor’ Movement Eases Loneliness of Pandemic

‘Year of the Neighbor’ Movement Eases Loneliness of Pandemic

Occupational Therapy professor Jeanne Eichler issued a challenge to radio station KUAF's listening audience in early 2020: Make this the "Year of the Neighbor." Eichler had been chatting with Kyle Kellams, news director at the station, about the nation's loneliness...

Meet Danielle Glenn

Meet Danielle Glenn

She’s launching a second career through U of A’s new Occupational Therapy program.