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A team of business students from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been selected as one of 42 teams from some of the world's top universities who will compete for more than $1.5 million in prizes at the Rice Business Plan Competition April 4-6. The competition has been dubbed as the world's richest and largest student startup competition with a top prize of a $300,000 investment from the GOOSE Society. UA Little Rock was the only team from Arkansas selected to compete. The "Vascugenix" team is comprised of UA Little Rock students Noah Asher, senior finance and economics major; Abigail Resendiz, senior international business and management major; and Zach Cochran, senior economics major. Martial Trigeaud, a UA Little Rock adjunct professor and business consultant at the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center, is mentoring the team.
Members of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Phi Beta Lambda chapter took home several of the top awards during the annual state leadership conference April 6-7.
Three students enrolled in the Master of Business Administration program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock won first place and a $4,000 prize in the Business Case Competition held April 13-14 at the University of West Florida.
Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students took home a big win as first place winners of CrimsonHacks, a Major League Hacking event held April 14-15 at the University of Alabama.
Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students received the Distinguished Delegation Award for their representation of Jordan at the National Model Arab League Conference April 4-9 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock art and design students showed off their best work during the Annual Student Competitive art show in the Brad Cushman Gallery in the Windgate Center of Art + Design from March 26 to April 15. The winners of the competition were announced during an awards reception Tuesday, March 27.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock construction engineering team took third place at the TEXO/Associated Schools of Construction Region 5 competition on Feb. 19 in Dallas.
Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Music students took home first place in their respective categories during the final competition round of the National Association of Teachers of Singing 2018 spring conference on February 23-24 at the University of Central Arkansas.
A team of four University of Arkansas at Little Rock computer science students participated in the Shell On The Border cybersecurity competition in Fort Smith and placed fourth overall among the 21 participating teams.
A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has won a national award for an ethics paper exploring whether engineering faculty should teach if they have not obtained a professional license.
Eight UA Little Rock students who went to Washington, D.C. June 2-4, after winning an essay contest to promote knowledge of African American history. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month, the Joel E. Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity held an essay contest in February in which students answered: "Why does the United States need a National Museum of African American History and Culture?"
Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students took first place in the Arkansas Society of Human Resource Management Case competition.
Twenty-two University of Arkansas at Little Rock engineering students participated in the 2017 American Society of Civil Engineers Deep South Student Conference.
A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student won first place for the best professional paper and oral presentation at the American Society of Civil Engineers Deep South Student Conference.