Students attend SLUFY during summer 2019 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Registration opens for Summer Laureate University for Youth program

UA Little Rock’s Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) program is accepting applications for this upcoming summer. Their virtual classes will take place June 21-25 for students who have completed kindergarten and grades fifth through sixth, and July 19-23 for students who have completed grades one through four.  Continue reading “Registration opens for Summer Laureate University for Youth program”

Chance Melby recently won second place in the university’s Student Research and Creative Works Expo for one of the educational projects he’s developed for the Cyber Arena, “UA Little Rock Classified: An Intentionally Vulnerable Web Application Focused on Teaching K-12 and Undergraduate Students about Web Application Security.”

Graduate Chance Melby Has Provided Cybersecurity Education for Hundreds of Arkansas Students

Chance Melby, a Donaghey Scholar from Cabot, first got hooked on cybersecurity when he interned with the Cabot Public School District Technology Department during high school.  Continue reading “Graduate Chance Melby Has Provided Cybersecurity Education for Hundreds of Arkansas Students”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier

Little Rock Congregations Study Dialogue Reveals How Congregations, Nonprofits Can Work Together to Address Community Issues

The Little Rock Congregations Study (LRCS) research team at UA Little Rock worked with a team of students from the UA-Clinton School of Public Service to host a series of community dialogue discussions during the spring semester to explore how congregations and nonprofits in Little Rock can come together to make an impact on important community issues. Continue reading “Little Rock Congregations Study Dialogue Reveals How Congregations, Nonprofits Can Work Together to Address Community Issues”

Cassie Gehring. Photo by Ben Krain.

First-Generation Graduate Cassie Gehring is Giving Back to the Community

Graduate Cassie Gehring is ending the spring semester on several high notes. Not only is she the first person in her family to earn a graduate degree, but Gehring has recently been promoted and is writing a grant proposal that could help single parents at UA Little Rock afford childcare.  Continue reading “First-Generation Graduate Cassie Gehring is Giving Back to the Community”

Navigators Focus on Delta Businesses’ Pandemic Recovery

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is pleased to announce its first four Recovery Navigators partners: Continue reading “Navigators Focus on Delta Businesses’ Pandemic Recovery”

Charles W. Donaldson Student Services Center and Donaghey Student Center

UA Little Rock to keep tuition and fees flat for 2021-22 school year

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received approval by the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas to hold tuition and fees flat for the second year in a row.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to keep tuition and fees flat for 2021-22 school year”

Children react as teacher April Blackburn combines baking soda with Coke

UA Little Rock hosts 2021 summer camps

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is hosting a variety of summer camps in writing, cybersecurity, and athletics, as well as the 42nd anniversary of the Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) for gifted and talented students, which will be held virtually this year.
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Uchenna “Uche” Umoga graduated this spring with a master’s degree in computer science. Umoga's dream however is to play professional soccer for Nigeria, where he is from . Umoga currenty plays semi-professional soccer for the Arkansas Wolves FC and on UA Little Rock’s intramural soccer team. Photo by Ben Krain.

GRADUATE SPOTLIGHT ON UCHENNA “UCHE” UMOGA

Uchenna “Uche” Umoga graduated this spring with a master’s degree in computer science. He worked with Dr. Nitin Agarwal in COSMOS (Collaboration for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies). 

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Avery McLean

Graduate Avery McLean is headed to law school with an eye on environmental law and public policy

On Dr. Simon Hawkins’ desk in the Donaghey Scholars Honors Program office, there hangs an unusual item – the picture of a one-year old bull that lives in Manitoba, Canada.  Continue reading “Graduate Avery McLean is headed to law school with an eye on environmental law and public policy”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

Acxiom Awards 3 UA Little Rock Students Diversity Scholarships

Three University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have been selected as nationwide winners of Acxiom’s Diversity Scholarship Program.  Continue reading “Acxiom Awards 3 UA Little Rock Students Diversity Scholarships”