Edyn Walterhouse signs a letter of intent to join the UA Little Rock swimming and diving team.

9-year-old Edyn Walterhouse joins UA Little Rock swimming and diving team

Nine-year-old Edyn Walterhouse made her future ambitions known as she signed a National Letter of Intent to join the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s swimming and diving program at the Donaghey Aquatic Center on Sept. 20.  Continue reading “9-year-old Edyn Walterhouse joins UA Little Rock swimming and diving team”

Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Provost Velmer Burton speaks with Tom Clifton, dean of the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, during the Sept. 14 “Research in the Rock” reception at the Jack Stephens Center. Photo by Joe Cline Jr./UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock puts spotlight on research and creative activities

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock celebrated the amazing research and creative endeavors of talented faculty and staff as well as their role in mentoring students in that endeavor.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock puts spotlight on research and creative activities”

Lt. Patrick Weatherford

ASU criminal justice department to be named after UA Little Rock alum Patrick Weatherford

Arkansas State University-Newport will name its criminal justice department for Lt. Patrick Weatherford, a Newport police officer who was killed in the line of duty while at a traffic stop with another officer on June 12.  Continue reading “ASU criminal justice department to be named after UA Little Rock alum Patrick Weatherford”

Author Luis Urrea

Celebrated author kicks off NEA Big Read Program

Author Luis Alberto Urrea Tuesday drew a crowd to the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall for the Sept. 19 kickoff of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read program. 
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UA Little Rock celebrates a donation from Bank of America to help the Summer Bridge Academy. Pictured in the front row (L to R) are Chris Foy, Laura Montalvan, Eva Legg, Bank of America President Donnie Cook, Sharice Hollister, Xenia Cooley, and Assistant Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Amber Smith. Back row (L to R) are Kristi Smith, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Mark Allen Poisel, Bank of America Senior Vice President John Dominick, Vice Chancellor for University Advancement Christian O'Neal, and Jonathan Bobo, recruitment and enrollment manager. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Bank of America donation supports UA Little Rock Summer Bridge Academy

Bank of America has donated $20,000 to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to support the Donaldson Summer Bridge Academy, a three-week residential program aimed at preparing incoming freshmen for college-level work that eliminates the need for these students to take remedial math and English courses.  Continue reading “Bank of America donation supports UA Little Rock Summer Bridge Academy”

Employee Wellness step challenge to begin Oct. 2

It’s time to lace up those shoelaces and get into stride for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Employee Wellness fall fitness step challenge. Continue reading “Employee Wellness step challenge to begin Oct. 2”