UAMS Sets SeniorNet November Workshop, Computer Classes

By Spencer Watson

The workshop, offered twice, will be taught from 10:00-11:30 a.m. Nov. 4 and again from 1:00-2:30 p.m. Nov. 6 and will cover cleaning, defragmenting and creating free space on the hard drive; removing spyware and unnecessary files; System Restore; backing up the hard drive; and deleting browsing history. Cost of attending the workshop is $15.

Computer classes begin Nov. 3. They are:

·         Fundamentals for Beginners – Windows 7, Mondays and Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-noon

·         Navigating the Internet, Mondays and Wednesdays, 1-3 p.m.

·         Exploring Windows 8.1, Nov. 13 and Nov. 18, 1:30-3:30 p.m.

The cost for the month-long classes is $45, and student manuals are $15. The fee for the two-day class will be $35 including a manual. The program is administered by SeniorNet, a nonprofit volunteer group. The workshop and classes are in Room 2156 at the UAMS Institute on Aging, 629 Jack Stephens Drive, Little Rock. 

For more information and to register for the workshop or classes, call (501) 603-1262, or email Joan McKinstry at

UAMS is the state’s only health sciences university, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a main campus in Little Rock; a Northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville; a statewide network of regional campuses; and eight institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, Psychiatric Research Institute, Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging, Translational Research Institute, Institute for Digital Health & Innovation and the Institute for Community Health Innovation. UAMS includes UAMS Health, a statewide health system that encompasses all of UAMS’ clinical enterprise. UAMS is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has 3,275 students, 890 medical residents and fellows, and five dental residents. It is the state’s largest public employer with more than 12,000 employees, including 1,200 physicians who provide care to patients at UAMS, its regional campuses, Arkansas Children’s, the VA Medical Center and Baptist Health. Visit or Find us on Facebook, X (formerly Twitter), YouTube or Instagram.