UAMS Hosts Open House Sept. 9 for Computer Learners

By David Robinson

Set for 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., in room 1155 at the Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, attendees can enjoy refreshments and meet the friendly and helpful SeniorNet volunteers who teach basic-to-advanced computer skills.

The monthly cost is $40 per course for individuals and $65 for couples. An optional textbook is $15. The program, held at the Institute on Aging, is administered by SeniorNet, a nonprofit volunteer group. For more information and to register for a class, call 501-603-1262, or contact

UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Related Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. Named best Little Rock metropolitan area hospital by U.S. News & World Report, it is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 2,836 students and 761 medical residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including nearly 1,150 physicians who provide medical care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children’s Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS’ Area Health Education Centers throughout the state. Visit or