Kristi Smith, associate vice chancellor for alumni and development, addresses the crowd of UA Little Rock alumni, employees, students, and community members during the dedication of the new Alumni Patio May 10 at the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center. Photo by Ahmed Elkhattabi.

UA Little Rock Unveils New Alumni Patio

Serving as a vibrant gathering space for alumni and the community to reminisce, network, and forge lasting bonds, hundreds of people gathered at the Bailey Alumni and Friends Center May 10 to celebrate the dedication of the new Alumni Patio.

Dylan Pojar-Weatherly and Frank Thurmond

Professor and Former Student Collaborate on Film Depicting Heartfelt Conversation on Alzheimer’s

In a heartfelt exploration of love and loss, a UA Little Rock faculty member and alumnus have joined forces to create a compelling short film inspired by the professor’s own experience with his mother’s battle with Alzheimer’s.