UA Little Rock’s Agarwal named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, a distinguished professor of Information Science Department and head of the university’s Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS), was one of six new Arkansas Research Alliance Fellows announced Thursday, Dec. 13, during a news conference at the Arkansas State Capitol. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s Agarwal named Arkansas Research Alliance Fellow”

Grad is archiving the past while looking towards the future

The thought of attending graduate school while working full time and raising a family is daunting for many, but Crystal Shurley has found a way to thrive in that situation. Continue reading “Grad is archiving the past while looking towards the future”

UA Little Rock commencement ceremonies set for Dec. 15

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host the Fall 2018 commencement ceremony on Dec. 15, 2018, in the UA Little Rock Jack Stephens Center, located at South University Avenue and 28th Street. Continue reading “UA Little Rock commencement ceremonies set for Dec. 15”

Chemistry students (L to R) Arsalan Karimi, Victoria Mchargue, and Caleb Stein celebrate their victory in escaping from their chemistry classroom after solving a series of puzzles. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock students use wits to beat escape room challenge

A group of chemistry students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock found out that book smarts alone were not enough to overcome an escape room final project.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students use wits to beat escape room challenge”

Boy next door leads to new campus family at UA Little Rock

A tip from the boy next door led Lucee Lugo, a senior interdisciplinary studies major, to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she gets the intimacy of a small, family campus that appeals to this small-town girl from De Queen, Arkansas. Continue reading “Boy next door leads to new campus family at UA Little Rock”

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UA Little Rock ranked top college for affordable online journalism education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been ranked among the most affordable colleges in the country offering online degrees in the journalism field.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock ranked top college for affordable online journalism education”

7 French Horns a caroling

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Director of Bands Ken Goff and the French horn section spread a little holiday cheer on Monday, Dec. 4, while performing short mini concerts at various campus locations. Continue reading “7 French Horns a caroling”

Gu finds second home a world away

Junior Christina Gu may have grown up thousands of miles away, but Arkansas is as much a home to her today as her birthplace is. Continue reading “Gu finds second home a world away”

Online UA Little Rock student Jimmy Johnson does most of his school work by night so he can spend time with his 5-year-old son Blake. Photo by Ben Krain.

Veteran earning degree online to provide a better future for his family

When Jimmy Johnson, 52, of Benton, was called in for a fifth and final interview for a vice president position a few years ago, he was certain that his life was about to change.  Continue reading “Veteran earning degree online to provide a better future for his family”

Thomas Bunton, UA Little Rock director of Technology Infrastructure and Operations, holds a sign marking the completion of a campus wide networking system upgrade after installing the last piece of equipment in the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences. Photo by Ben Krain

Completion of new wireless network brings easier and faster Internet access to UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock celebrated its conversion to a new uniform wireless network that has greatly improved the internet experience for the entire campus community. Continue reading “Completion of new wireless network brings easier and faster Internet access to UA Little Rock”