The Little Rock Trojans and University of Arkansas at Little Rock have joined the Ohio Valley Conference, a transition that officially took place as the clock rolled over to midnight on July 1, 2022.

Little Rock Officially Joins Ohio Valley Conference

The Little Rock Trojans and University of Arkansas at Little Rock have joined the Ohio Valley Conference, a transition that officially took place as the clock rolled over to midnight on July 1, 2022. Continue reading “Little Rock Officially Joins Ohio Valley Conference”

UA Little Rock students participate in the Academy for Public Service model legislature program.

UA Little Rock Students Participate in Model Legislature and Supreme Court Program

A group of UA Little Rock students participated in a pilot program by the Academy for Public Service that gave students experience in serving in a state legislative session and the Supreme Court. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Students Participate in Model Legislature and Supreme Court Program”

A group photo of the 2021-22 Executive Board for Bowen's OutLaw Legal Society

OutLaw Legal Society named law school’s student organization of the year

Each year, the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law Student Affairs Office selects a Student Organization of the Year. Selection is based on their community involvement, on-campus engagement, and volunteerism.

The 2021 Student Organization of the Year is OutLaw Legal Society. They also received the award for 2019.

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Employees at the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center small business owners in Arkansas. Photo by Ben Krain.

ASBTDC Launches Free Summer Series to Prepare Small Companies to Compete for Federal SBIR Funding

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center (ASBTDC), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is offering a free summer series designed to help small businesses win federal funding for research and development of innovative technologies with the potential for commercialization.  Continue reading “ASBTDC Launches Free Summer Series to Prepare Small Companies to Compete for Federal SBIR Funding”

Chancellor Drale Takes Part in Brookings Panel Discussing Leveraging Public Universities to Promote Economic Development

UA Little Rock Chancellor Drale has taken part in a panel discussion at Brookings in Washington, D.C. that brought together leaders in higher education and nonprofit policy experts to discuss the role that regional public universities play in promoting economic development for disadvantaged communities. Continue reading “Chancellor Drale Takes Part in Brookings Panel Discussing Leveraging Public Universities to Promote Economic Development”

Olivia Hicks

Hicks Honored in Arkansas Press Women Communications Contest

Olivia Hicks, a sophomore at UA Little Rock from East End, has been recognized in the Arkansas Press Women 2022 Communications Contest. Continue reading “Hicks Honored in Arkansas Press Women Communications Contest”

Dr. Charles Chastain

Chastain Donates $100,000 to Create Endowed Criminal Justice Professorship in Father’s Memory at UA Little Rock

Sara Chastain, a registered nurse from Little Rock, has donated $100,000 to create an endowed professorship fund in memory of her father, the late Dr. Charles Chastain, who was the founder of the criminal justice program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Chastain Donates $100,000 to Create Endowed Criminal Justice Professorship in Father’s Memory at UA Little Rock”

The UA Little Rock Summer Concert Band performs June 10 in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall.

Return of Summer Concert Band Brings Unique Connections

The return of UA Little Rock’s first Summer Concert Band in three years on June 10 brought many unique connections between the music-loving band members. Continue reading “Return of Summer Concert Band Brings Unique Connections”

During their senior design project, eight students from the Civil and Construction Engineering and Architectural and Construction Engineering programs were tasked with providing the structural design, construction cost estimate, and building schedule for hypothetical new medical facilities in the remote locations of Guam and Puerto Rico.

UA Little Rock Seniors Weigh Pros and Cons of Designing Medical Facilities in Guam, Puerto Rico

Graduating seniors from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock learned the challenges of undertaking international construction projects as part of their year-long capstone project. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Seniors Weigh Pros and Cons of Designing Medical Facilities in Guam, Puerto Rico”