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Thorvilson lands new development position

Bob Denman, vice chancellor for advancement at UALR, has announced that Leah Thorvilson will be joining the College of Education and Health Professions as director of development and external affairs. Read more »

Social work major a local hero, saves life of young mother

UALR student Kimberly Maxwell grew up volunteering at soup kitchens and distributing supplies for the homeless. She says she has always wanted to help others. Read more »

Student group encourages dropouts to go to college

Several members of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Accounting Society hope to provide a roadmap toward college for students enrolled in a program that engages high school dropouts. Read more »

Accomplished Arkansas doctors to be honored Oct. 24

Drs. Thomas A. Bruce, M. Joycelyn Elders, Henry Foster Jr., Edith Irby Jones, and Billy Ray Thomas, and five posthumous honorees will be recognized for their efforts to provide quality health care to all citizens at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, in the Little Rock River Market District at the entrance of the St. Vincent Medical Mile. (See directions)
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Emmy-nominated, The Loving Story, to be shown Oct. 21

“The Loving Story,” a documentary about the marriage that spurred the landmark Supreme Court decision that rendered laws against interracial marriage unconstitutional, will be shown from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 21, at the Ron Robinson Theater in downtown Little Rock. Read more »

Volunteers needed for KUAR/KLRE Promenade 2014

It’s that time again–time for the annual fall fundraiser, Promenade, for listener-supported public radio stations, KUAR 89.1. and KLRE 90.5. Read more »

Students’ public relations campaign wins big

Students in the UALR School of Mass Communication recently won the Public Relations Student Society of America Prism Award in the category of Best Communications Campaign — the biggest student award given by the organization. Read more »

New course uncovers ‘shades of gray’ in Little Rock neighborhoods

Days before fall break, Dr. Kristin Mann, associate professor in the UALR Department of History, is standing next to a giant overhead slide outlining a map of vacant homes that cuts a swath across the city. Read more »

UALR’s Talburt earns international recognition

Dr. John Talburt, professor of information sciences at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, was recently recognized with the 2014 Distinguished Member Award by the International Association for Information and Data Quality (IAIDQ).
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Power Breakfast to feature 3 business elite

The UALR College of Business is partnering with Arkansas Business to host its annual Power Breakfast Friday, Oct. 24. Read more »