University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock Bookstore seeks applications for 2019 Book Grant Awards

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Campus Bookstore will award up to $10,000 in student scholarships for the spring 2019 semester.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Bookstore seeks applications for 2019 Book Grant Awards”

Eviction is cause, not just symptom, of poverty, author says

Princeton University professor and social scientist Matthew Desmond visited the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Nov. 13 to discuss his Pulitzer Prize winning book “Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City,” which examines the impact of eviction on the lives of the urban poor and its role in perpetuating racial and economic inequality. Continue reading “Eviction is cause, not just symptom, of poverty, author says”

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”

Campus living provides home away from home for international student

Het Adhvaryu, a senior biology major and chemistry minor, is a long way from his native India, but over the past three years, UA Little Rock has become his second home. For the past three years, he has been an International Student Services Ambassador, and he is president of the International Club, a student organization for international students.   Continue reading “Campus living provides home away from home for international student”

UA Little Rock hosts second annual 3 Minute Thesis Competition

Mechanical and materials engineering student Ali Abdulhussein won UA Little Rock’s second annual 3 Minute Thesis, or 3MT, competition on Nov. 7. Continue reading “UA Little Rock hosts second annual 3 Minute Thesis Competition”

Military Student Success Center Assistant Director and Coast Guard veteran Cheryl Kleeman prepares flags for the Nov. 12 ceremony.

Student veterans and spouses share experiences at UA Little Rock Veterans Day Ceremony

For UA Little Rock social work student Jackie Fowler, Veterans Day is a day of solace, contemplation, and reflection on the events in her life that brought her to where she is today.
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Law degree gives Bowen grad a marketing edge for accounting business

An accounting degree gave Richard Bell the know-how he needed to be an accountant, but it was his legal education from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s William H. Bowen School of Law that helped him be a successful entrepreneur. Continue reading “Law degree gives Bowen grad a marketing edge for accounting business”

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”