Simen Johah's 2013 photograph, "Red Monkeys."

UA Little Rock to open three new art exhibits in October

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will open three new exhibits in October in the Windgate Center of Art and Design featuring the charcoal drawings by Gonzalo Fuenmayor, photography by Simen Johan, and an installation annex by Anaïs Dassé.
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UA Little Rock George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology

UA Little Rock Engineering and Information Technology programs receive accreditation

Five University of Arkansas at Little Rock degree programs from the George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology have earned accreditation this fall. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Engineering and Information Technology programs receive accreditation”

Patricia Covington and fellow program participants explore the forests of France.

Doctoral student attends prestigious international ecology program in France

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock doctoral student has found a passion for international collaboration after attending a prestigious summer ecology program in France.  Continue reading “Doctoral student attends prestigious international ecology program in France”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host two events commemorating the 62nd anniversary of the desegregation crisis at Little Rock Central High School in partnership with the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site.

UA Little Rock hosts events commemorating 62nd anniversary of Desegregation of Central High School

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host two events commemorating the 62nd anniversary of the desegregation crisis at Little Rock Central High School in partnership with the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site. Continue reading “UA Little Rock hosts events commemorating 62nd anniversary of Desegregation of Central High School”

Artist Meena Khalili to Give Sept. 26 Talk about Louisville exhibit

Artist Meena Khalili will give a lecture on her exhibit, “New in LOU, Drawn Daily,” on Thursday, Sept. 26 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Artist Meena Khalili to Give Sept. 26 Talk about Louisville exhibit”

Dr. Katrina Yeaw, assistant professor of Middle Eastern studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Libya to be subject of next ‘Evenings with History’ lecture series

Dr. Katrina Yeaw, assistant professor of Middle Eastern studies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will give the talk, “Beyond Benghazi: A Brief History of Modern Libya,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, at the Historic Arkansas Museum. Continue reading “Libya to be subject of next ‘Evenings with History’ lecture series”

UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law

Bowen law professors to discuss Supreme Court cases to watch

Theresa Beiner, dean of the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, and John DiPippa, dean emeritus, will give an update on the U.S. Supreme Court on Monday, Sept. 30. Continue reading “Bowen law professors to discuss Supreme Court cases to watch”

Karl Lenser, the UA Little ROck Campus Wellness Coordinator

Experts recommend 150 minutes of exercise per week to stay fit

The most recent recommendations for physical activity suggest that we should accumulate at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity per week to improve our health and reduce the risk of developing diseases such as heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, and osteoporosis.

Individuals who are active will also notice that they sleep better, have more energy, and experience fewer illnesses. The good news is that individuals of all shapes, sizes, and fitness levels can reap the dozens of benefits from adopting an active lifestyle in addition to a balanced and nutritious diet. Remember that it’s never too late to get moving and improving!  Continue reading “Experts recommend 150 minutes of exercise per week to stay fit”

UA Little Rock English Department sponsors Cornbread Festival storytelling contest

Members of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock community are invited to enter a storytelling contest on the intersection of food, community, and culture in the American South. Continue reading “UA Little Rock English Department sponsors Cornbread Festival storytelling contest”