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​Three and a half decades of summers supporting gifted learners

​Sandra Fountain, whose life’s work has been focused on helping gifted and talented children, admits to being fascinated by what makes them “tick.” Read more »

Criminologist to deliver talk on sexual violence during political conflicts at Harvard Kennedy School

Tusty ten Bensel, an assistant professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, has been invited to present her research on sexual violence at the Harvard Kennedy School this fall. Read more »

Alum steps up to lead international organization

Just as Chicago is known for the Chicago Board of Trade, great food and professional sports, Oakbrook, Ill., is known as an affluent suburb just east of the Windy City. Home to McDonald’s Corp., it has also served as headquarters of Lions Clubs International since 1971. Read more »

Academies geared toward college readiness conclude Aug. 2

The Dr. Charles W. Donaldson Scholars Academy (CWDSA) and Summer Bridge Academy (SBA) will conclude Saturday, Aug. 2, in a closing celebration at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock that promises to be standing room only. Read more »

UPDATE: Bailey Alumni & Friends Center reopening postponed

The Bailey Alumni and Friends Center at UALR will postpone its grand reopening, which had been set for Friday, Aug. 1. A water pipe burst in the building, flooding several offices and the main banquet hall but not damaging any of the historical pieces on display.

The extent of the damage to the flooded areas and infrastructure is not yet known. The reopening of the center could be delayed up to a month or more, according to Christian O’Neal, associate vice chancellor of alumni and development at UALR.

 

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UALR Bookstore invites shoppers to shop tax free this weekend

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Bookstore reminds students that the upcoming tax-free weekend is a great time to do some back-to-school shopping. Read more »

New college names Wright director of development

Annie Wright has been named director of development and external affairs for the new College of Social Sciences and Communication at UALR. Read more »

Law Review transitions to online publication

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Law Review has officially gone green. Read more »

Donaldson Student Services Center receives national design recognition

UALR was recently recognized in a national design competition by the Brick Industry Association, which honors the best in clay brick design across North America each year. Read more »

Fourth annual kids triathlon scheduled at UALR campus

The Fourth Annual Miracle Chasers Kids Triathlon, benefiting Arkansas Children’ s Hospital, will take place at 8 a.m. Saturday, July 26, on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus. Read more »