UA Little Rock professor creates scholarship that honors son’s legacy

Dr. Carol Thompson, a long-time faculty member in UA Little Rock’s Department of Applied Communication, has established a scholarship that will help students pursuing a degree or continuing their education in the Department of Applied Communication. Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor creates scholarship that honors son’s legacy”

Successful alum Susan Ferris visits with UA Little Rock students from the Department of Theatre Arts and Dance.

UA Little Rock Alum Susan Ferris shares tips for success

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate who launched and has run a successful talent agency for more than two decades returned to UA Little Rock Oct. 11-12 to share stories of her experiences in the entertainment industry and tips for success with the campus community. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Susan Ferris shares tips for success”

Dylan Wright overlooks Esquel in Argentina's Chubut province, where he and fellow students learned about local organized resistance to large mines.

UA Little Rock student researches the role of Argentinian films in LGBTQ rights

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student spent the summer at a prestigious study abroad program where he examined Argentina’s films to determine the role they play in citizens’ LGBTQ rights.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student researches the role of Argentinian films in LGBTQ rights”

History on display

Little Rock’s Robinson Center unveiled a new permanent exhibit on Friday, Nov. 9, that is the result of research and creative work by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Collections and Archives  and the Department of Art and Design Continue reading “History on display”

UA Little Rock grad students work weekends helping with community outreach

University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate students in the Communication Sciences and Disorders Program in the Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology spent some weekends in October raising awareness of autism and LGBTQ issues.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad students work weekends helping with community outreach”

Kwan Yi

UA Little Rock to host pianist Kwan Yi Nov. 12

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a guest recital by concert pianist Kwan Yi, assistant professor of piano at East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina, on Monday, Nov. 12.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host pianist Kwan Yi Nov. 12”

KUAR, Arkansas Public Media reporters bring home SPJ Diamond Journalism Awards

Reporters from KUAR, one of two University of Arkansas at Little Rock public radio stations, and Arkansas Public Media, also based at UA Little Rock, won several Diamond Journalism Awards. The awards program is a regional annual competition sponsored by the Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Continue reading “KUAR, Arkansas Public Media reporters bring home SPJ Diamond Journalism Awards”