Mason to be Honored at Jazz & Juleps May 22

UALR’s Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology will celebrate Better Hearing and Speech Month as well as the springtime tradition of the Kentucky Derby at the third annual Jazz and Juleps reception from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 22, at the Governor’s Mansion.

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Criminology Theorist Felson to Lecture Feb. 6

Dr. Marcus Felson, co-creator of the criminological theory of routine activities, will inaugurate the UALR Department of Criminal Justice Sheriff Orval Walker Lecture Series from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6, in Arkla Room 116 in Ross Hall.

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$1.15 Million Endows Business Deanship

Trustees of The Stephen Harrow Smith Revocable Trust announced a $1.15 million gift to UALR to establish a dean’s endowment and seminar room for the College of Business that will honor the late Little Rock financier.

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Social Workers Aim For More Scholarships

In the wake of their success creating their first endowed scholarship, friends of UALR’s School of Social Work will gather Friday, Sept. 30, for the annual Blue Jeans and Birkenstocks bash to benefit more scholarships.

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Arvest Gift to Finance Terminals, Data for COB

UALR’s College of Business has received a gift of $41,550 from Arvest Mortgage Co. to provide the Bloomberg data system that enables financial professionals to monitor and analyze real-time financial market data movements.

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AT&T Grant Expands EIT’s High School Programs

High school students representing 21 hometowns across Arkansas were able to attend on-campus, no-cost summer academic programs this summer at UALR’s Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology (EIT), thanks in part to a $40,000 grant from the AT&T Foundation.

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New Scholarship Honors Judge Howard

A new scholarship at the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law will honor the late U.S. District Court Judge George Howard Jr. of Pine Bluff, the first African American federal district judge in Arkansas and one of the “Six Pioneers” who racially integrated the law school at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville.

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Students Benefit from Family’s Scholarships

Four UALR students will benefit this year from scholarships established by father and son benefactors of UALR.

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Gwatney Family Extends Memorial Scholarship

Harold and Syble Gwatney, parents of the late state senator and Democratic Party chair Bill Gwatney, have presented UALR with an additional gift of $50,000 to increase the endowment of a political science scholarship in their son’s memory.

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Estate Provides Endowment for Bowen Law School

UALR’s William H. Bowen School of Law has received a gift of $134,000 from the estate of Anne C. Haley, completing a $184,000 endowment honoring her late husband, John Thomas Haley.

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