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UALR memorializes long-time supporter, Edward Penick

Edward M. Penick Sr., 92, a long-time UALR supporter and former chairman of the UALR Board of Visitors, died Saturday, June 14. Read more »

Students complete summer internships focused on poverty

Three University of Arkansas at Little Rock students are completing eight-week summer internships on the East Coast as part of their study of poverty in the United States. Read more »

Students create winning video to highlight importance of organ donations

A video produced by students in UALR’s Office of Health Promotions, Programs and Education recently won a statewide competition sponsored by ARORA, the Arkansas Regional Organ Recovery Agency. Read more »

Students from across nation perform cyber security research at UALR

This summer, 10 scholars representing competitive colleges from across the nation are in Little Rock performing research that may prove vital to decreasing the tide of cyber attacks and increasing knowledge in the emerging field of cyber security. Read more »

2014 Civil Rights Heritage Trail honorees are announced

For the fourth year, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Institute on Race and Ethnicity will honor individuals who have been integral to civil rights in the state by honoring them with bronze commemorative plaques on the Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail in the heart of downtown Little Rock. Read more »

Bank of America gives $20,000 to UALR summer academy

For the second year, the Bank of America Charitable Foundation is providing $20,000 for the Dr. Charles W. Donaldson Summer Bridge Academy. Read more »

UALR Law School named ‘Best Value’ for fourth straight year

For the fourth year in a row, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s William H. Bowen School of Law has been named a “Best Value” law school by The National Jurist. Read more »

College of Business hosts its most successful annual golf tournament

The UALR College of Business broke records during its third annual golf tournament held at the Pleasant Valley Country Club in Little Rock on June 16. Read more »

Guatemalan learns English at UALR, now changing lives ‘one bean at a time’

Geovanni Leiva operates his life – and his growing Little Rock-based business selling Guatemalan-grown coffee directly to the public – according to one simple motto: “Do for others what has been done for you.” Read more »

Panel to discuss ‘Freedom Summer’ 50th anniversary with Juneteenth film preview

Three social justice advocates will participate in a panel discussion moderated by Dr. Michael Twyman, director of the Institute on Race and Ethnicity, to discuss voter registration efforts of 1964 following the free preview screening of the film, “American Experience: Freedom Summer,” at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 21, during Mosaic Templars Cultural Center’s annual Juneteenth celebration. Read more »