University of Arkansas at Little Rock

$1.1 million in legacy gifts to benefit Trojan student-athletes

Little Rock Athletics is pleased to announce a number of recent legacy gifts to the Trojan Athletic department. These generous donations, which total nearly $1 million, will greatly enhance the student-athlete experience for all 15 Trojan Athletic programs.  Continue reading “$1.1 million in legacy gifts to benefit Trojan student-athletes”

Anthony Alexander. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

New degree leads to dream career for single dad

Less than 48 hours after Anthony Alexander graduates from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication on Dec. 15, he will begin his dream job as the dean of students at eStem Elementary School in Little Rock.   Continue reading “New degree leads to dream career for single dad”

Karen Watts. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock grad is taking the Information Technology world by storm

As a sophomore information science major at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 2010, Karen Watts of Bryant faced a difficult choice.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad is taking the Information Technology world by storm”

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”

Dr. Ann Robinson.

Innovative Collaboration equals success for Award-winning STEM Starters+ Program

Researchers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Museum of Science, Boston, are being recognized for the success of their collaborative project to bring engineering curricula coupled with biographies of famous scientists and engineers to elementary school students in Arkansas.  Continue reading “Innovative Collaboration equals success for Award-winning STEM Starters+ Program”

Bee Chaney, president of The Alliance, recognizes Dr. Juliana Flinn as an "Awesome Ally."

Faculty members, campus organizations honored as ‘Awesome Allies’

University of Arkansas at Little Rock professors and campus organizations were honored as “Awesome Allies” by The Alliance during an awards ceremony on Dec. 12.  Continue reading “Faculty members, campus organizations honored as ‘Awesome Allies’”

Block, Beer & Bourbon returns in January to raise funds for public radio

The Friends of KLRE/KUAR will host the third annual Block, Beer & Bourbon event on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, to celebrate public radio and to raise funds for UA Little Rock Public Radio stations KUAR FM 89.1 and KLRE Classical 90.5. Continue reading “Block, Beer & Bourbon returns in January to raise funds for public radio”

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”