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UA Little Rock Wrestling Announces Third-Annual Holiday Ham Sale, Partnership with Nonprofit Every Arkansan

The UA Little Rock wrestling team has announced the launch of their third-annual fundraising Ham Sale, partnering with the nonprofit Every Arkansan for the second year in a row with the goal of selling 500 hams this holiday season.
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Dr. Esther Mead

UA Little Rock Postdoctoral Researcher Receives $40K Grant to Create Predictive Modeling of Refugee Numbers

The Arkansas Economic Development Commission, using flow-through funding from the National Science Foundation, has awarded a postdoctoral research fellow at UA Little Rock a grant worth more than $40,000 to create a machine learning model to predict refugee counts in the United States.

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ASBTDC Introduces Online Training to Keep Small Businesses Cyber Safe

New “Cyber Safe” training from the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center equips businesses to recognize and thwart cyber threats.

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Jack Stephens Center

UA Little Rock Announces Partnership with NOCAP Sports

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Athletics has announced that Trojan student-athletes are now able to start maximizing on name, image, and likeness (NIL) opportunities through the NOCAP Sports athlete marketing platform. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Announces Partnership with NOCAP Sports”

Wendy Orvis

Orvis Honored as 2021 State Star by America’s Small Business Development Centers

Wendy Orvis of the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center was recognized Aug. 18 as a 2021 State Star by America’s Small Business Development Centers (SBDC). Continue reading “Orvis Honored as 2021 State Star by America’s Small Business Development Centers”

Angie Faller

Faller Earns National Awards in 2021 National Federation of Press Women Conference

A UA Little Rock communications professional was one of many Arkansas professionals who received national awards from the National Federation of Press Women’s 2021 communications contest.  Continue reading “Faller Earns National Awards in 2021 National Federation of Press Women Conference”

Jack Stephens Center

UA Little Rock Receives NCAA AASP $100,000 Grant for Greg and Marilyn Brown Academic Center

The UA Little Rock is one of 13 schools nationally selected to receive a NCAA Accelerating Academic Success Program (AASP) single-year initiative grant for the 2021-22 academic year. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives NCAA AASP $100,000 Grant for Greg and Marilyn Brown Academic Center”

Charlene Fadirepo

Financial educator and entrepreneur to lead new ‘Banking in Color’ virtual boot camp

Charlene Fadirepo of Washington, D.C., will lead “Banking in Color: Banking for the Black Entrepreneur,” a four-session virtual boot camp hosted by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center that begins May 3. Continue reading “Financial educator and entrepreneur to lead new ‘Banking in Color’ virtual boot camp”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA System Awarded $900,000 Workforce Training Grant

The University of Arkansas System was awarded a three-year $900,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to boost the state’s workforce recovery from the economic impact of COVID-19. Continue reading “UA System Awarded $900,000 Workforce Training Grant”