STEM Residential College @ Arkansas Hall

Dr. Faith Yarberry and the STEM@Arkansas Student Staff welcome you!

Dr. Faith Yarberry and the STEM@Arkansas Student Staff welcome you!

STEM@Arkansas~LIVING & LEARNING COMMUNITY

STEMStatistics show that Residential College Program students have a 12% higher retention rate and 10% greater graduation rate than students who do not join in a Residential College. The STEM Residential College @ Arkansas Hall provides a living/learning environment that fosters the academic success of students pursuing studies in science, technology, computer science, pre-engineering, and mathematics. Participants live together and learn together with other students who have similar interests.

OPPORTUNITIES

Students who live in STEM@Arkansas can:

• Take advantage of early opportunities for starting undergraduate research in Cellular or Molecular Biology, Organic Chemistry, Robotics, Differential Equations, Acoustics, Bio-Physics, Aquatic Ecology, Bioinformatics, to name just a few of our active research programs.

• Learn about classes, programs of study, internships, research and career opportunities.

• Enroll in the same sections of classes as other STEM residential students.

• Form study groups with other students in the residential college.

• Participate in special-topics courses focused on current scientific and technical issues.

• Course sections reserved for students in the STEM Residential College.

• Attend informal seminars and workshops on many topics held in the residential college.

• Participate in academic activities on campus and at other scientific facilities in the region.

• Benefit from mandatory common quiet hours.

STEM RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE @ Arkansas Hall

STEM students live in Arkansas Hall. The hall has the capacity to house 114 males and 96 females. Features of Arkansas Hall include a large atrium with multiple study zones, an integrated classroom and study rooms (Nerd Nodes) on each floor. Any student who has an interest in the sciences, technology, pre-engineering, or mathematics is encouraged to apply to live in Arkansas Hall as a STEM Resident. Applications should be submitted early because space is limited. There are no additional fees for living in the STEM Residential College @ Arkansas Hall.!

The STEM@Arkansas has:

  • Classrooms with Wireless Internet Access and Smart Boards
  • Eleven Nerd Nodes (Study Rooms)
  • Security Access
  • Resident Coordinator
  • Peer Mentors
  • Resident Master (Live-in Faculty Member)

DEGREE PROGRAMS

  • Bachelor of Science Degrees
  • Biology
  • Biochemistry
  • Chemistry
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics
  • Applied Mathematics
  • Mathematics Education
  • Physics
  • Science Education (Life/Physical/Earth)
  • Environmental Science
  • Engineering (3+2 program with UofA Fayetteville)