Staff members at UA Little Rock's Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education are preparing for the 25 anniversary of the Advanced Placement Summer institute. Photo by Ben Krain.

AP Summer Institute celebrates 25th anniversary, receives $441k grant to support teacher professional development

For the past 25 years, the Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has provided training for Advanced Placement teachers across Arkansas through the AP Summer Institute.  Continue reading “AP Summer Institute celebrates 25th anniversary, receives $441k grant to support teacher professional development”

Cash Jones practices his wrestling moves. Photo by Ben Krain.

One of UA Little Rock’s first wrestling recruits ready to make history

In the fall, Cash Jones will make his college debut as the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s first official member of the university’s new NCAA Division I wrestling program. Continue reading “One of UA Little Rock’s first wrestling recruits ready to make history”

Rayjon Tucker

Tucker signs free agent contract with Milwaukee Bucks

Little Rock’s influence in the National Basketball Association added another chapter Friday when Rayjon Tucker signed a free agent contract with the Milwaukee Bucks in conjunction with the 2019 NBA Draft. Continue reading “Tucker signs free agent contract with Milwaukee Bucks”

Faculty, staff, and students from UA Little Rock ride the Tour de Rock in honor of Steve McClellan's brother, Bruce.

UA Little Rock employees ride Tour de Rock in honor of vice chancellor’s brother

Nine employees from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock rode nearly 550 miles in honor of a vice chancellor’s brother who is battling cancer.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock employees ride Tour de Rock in honor of vice chancellor’s brother”

Arkansas law students travel on the road to provide pro bono legal services to rural communities in Arkansas with Legal Aid of Arkansas. Front row (L to R): Andrew Rodgers, Abby Brenneman, and Libby Nelson. Back row: LIsa Roam, Andrew Dixon, Sarah Koch, and Julian Sharp.

Bowen Law Students Help Provide Legal Services for Rural Arkansans

After spending her spring break providing pro bono legal services to rural Arkansas residents, a recent graduate of the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law is more committed than ever to providing legal help for state residents that have restricted access to lawyers.  Continue reading “Bowen Law Students Help Provide Legal Services for Rural Arkansans”

UA Little Rock faculty members work to improve student success, graduate rates

More than 30 faculty members from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock spent four days learning strategies to improve student success and increase graduation rates on campus.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock faculty members work to improve student success, graduate rates”

UA Little Rock Downtown to host morning of physical and financial wellness on June 22

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is offering a chance for people to put their physical and financial wellness in shape during one fun-filled morning.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown to host morning of physical and financial wellness on June 22”

UA Little Rock named Top Sales Program

The Sales Education Foundation has named the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to its 2019 list of top universities for professional sales education in North America.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock named Top Sales Program”