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Bowen Law School Receives nearly $25,000 for Mediation Project for Families

The William H. Bowen Law School at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock received $24,872.22 to continue the Early Intervention Mediation Project. Funded by the Arkansas Department of Human Services, this project provides free services for children up to age three who need developmental assistance. Read more…

Arkansas Economic Development Institute Awarded over $150,000 to Provide Information on Early Childhood Services in Arkansas

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received $156,850 from the Arkansas Department of Human Services Division of Childcare and Early Childhood to continue the Arkansas Early Childhood Asset Map program. The Institute will utilize its Census Data Center and GIS Applications Laboratory to provide mapping services, resource guides, and its yearly publication, Getting Ready for School. Read more…

UA Little Rock Children International Receives over $1,000,000 to Help Children in Central Arkansas

The Children International program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received $1,179,100 to continue providing health, education, and extracurricular resources for pre-K-12 students in central Arkansas. Read more…

IDEA Data & Research Receives over $600,000 from Department of Education

The IDEA Data & Research Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received $601,775.75 from the Arkansas Department of Education, using flow-through funds from the U.S. Department of Education. IDEA Data & Research has received funding for 13 straight years. Read more…

Dr. Darin Jones Receives close to $800,000 to Enhance Cancer Therapy

Dr. Darin Jones, assistant professor of chemistry at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received $795,683 over a five-year period from the National Institutes of Health for his project to enhance therapy for cancer patients. Working with Dr. John Tainer from the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Dr. Jones is working on a way to target and kill cancer cells without reliance on hormonal receptors in the body. Read more…

Dr. Tansel Karabacak Receives $500,000 to Improve Low-Carbon Fuel Cells for Mass Transit

Dr. Tansel Karabacak, professor of physics and astronomy at UA Little Rock, has received $500,000 for a three-year project to research and develop unique high-performance fuel cells to improve the renewable energy infrastructure in the United States. Read more…

Arkansas Economic Development Institute Receives $10,000 to Assist in Pine Bluff Revitalization

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI) at UA Little Rock has received $10,000 from the Simmons First Foundation to assist the City of Pine Bluff’s “Go Forward Pine Bluff” initiative. This initiative, led by Simmons First Foundation, aims to implement a blueprint to address the systemic problems and challenges in the city. The blueprint emphasizes four major areas: economic development, education, government and infrastructure, and quality of life. Read more…

 

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