$5.6 million in lottery scholarships benefit UA Little Rock students

UA Little Rock sophomore Taylor Sinnett received an Arkansas Academic Challenge Scholarship that saved her money when she enrolled at UA Little Rock after graduating from Southwest Christian Academy in Little Rock.  Continue reading “$5.6 million in lottery scholarships benefit UA Little Rock students”

David Montague and Raye Montague

UA Little Rock to honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague with 10th annual Fribourgh Award

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the life and achievements of the late Dr. Raye Jean Jordan Montague at the 10th annual Fribourgh Awards Reception. The late Dr. Montague, an internationally registered professional engineer with the U.S. Navy, is credited with creating the first computer-generated rough draft of a U.S. naval ship.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor ‘Hidden Figure’ Raye Montague with 10th annual Fribourgh Award”

UA Little Rock to screen “Dreamland: Little Rock’s West 9th Street”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s School of Mass Communication, along with the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity and the Multicultural Center will present a screening of “Dreamland: Little Rock’s West 9th Street” on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m. in the Stella Boyle Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Building. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to screen “Dreamland: Little Rock’s West 9th Street””

‘Poverty and Nutritionism’ topic of next UA Little Rock Downtown lecture

The UA Little Rock Downtown Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, Feb. 20, with a talk on “Poverty, Food, and Nutritionism” by Dr. Don Willis, assistant professor of sociology at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “‘Poverty and Nutritionism’ topic of next UA Little Rock Downtown lecture”

Madeline Burke

UA Little Rock student wins SURF award to research outdated maritime law cited by lawyers in Missouri Duck Boat tragedy

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has received a $2,750 Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) award from the Arkansas Department of Education to research an outdated maritime law that lawyers invoked in an attempt to avoid or limit legal damages sought by victims and their family members in a tourist boat accident that killed 17 people last summer.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student wins SURF award to research outdated maritime law cited by lawyers in Missouri Duck Boat tragedy”

UA Little Rock students return with important ideas from LGBTQ conference

Four University of Arkansas at Little Rock students presented ways that the campus community can become LGBTQ friendly during a Jan. 30 Alliance meeting. Continue reading “UA Little Rock students return with important ideas from LGBTQ conference”

Jack Stephens Center

UA Little Rock to host 7th annual Hoops for Kids Sake

The Arkansas House and the Arkansas Senate will battle it out – not in the legislative chambers – but on the basketball court at the Jack Stephens Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to raise money for a good cause. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host 7th annual Hoops for Kids Sake”

Photo composite of UA Little Rock graduate student Nora Bouzihay who studied in Dubai

UA Little Rock student selected for minority women business owner accelerator program

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has been selected for a competitive new entrepreneur accelerator program for early-stage, minority, and women-owned businesses in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student selected for minority women business owner accelerator program”

UA Little Rock to host Socrates Cafe Feb. 20

The traveling Socrates Cafe will host its latest philosophical discussion at UA Little Rock on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 8:30-10 a.m. in the Donaghey Student Center Room 205D. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Socrates Cafe Feb. 20”