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Summer Laureate Celebrates 45 Years

On July 8, UA Little Rock’s campus will be filled with children in grades K-6 who are attending the Summer Laureate University for Youth program, also known as SLUFY. This year’s program represents a milestone as it marks the 45th year of the program. Continue reading “Summer Laureate Celebrates 45 Years”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier, director of the Little Rock Congregations Study, shares her research with faith leaders in Arkansas during the Race and Faith Summit at the UA Little Rock Downtown Center. Photo by Ben Krain.

Little Rock Congregations Study Releases Free Survey to Public

Since 2012, University of Arkansas at Little Rock students and professors have been conducting research on the intersection of religion, politics, and community engagement during election years through the Little Rock Congregations Study. Continue reading “Little Rock Congregations Study Releases Free Survey to Public”

Music major Andrew Battie was selected as a semifinalist in the National Student Auditions. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Star Quality: UA Little Rock Student Advances to National NATS Competition

A UA Little Rock student will have the chance to showcase his musical talent on a national stage during the 2024 National Association of Teachers of Singing (NATS) National Conference held June 28 to July 2 in Knoxville, Tennessee. Continue reading “Star Quality: UA Little Rock Student Advances to National NATS Competition”

UA Little Rock faculty, staff, students, and guests participate in a classroom dedication ceremony of the newly renovated USAble Life Classroom. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock Dedicates USAble Life Classroom for Business Students

Dozens of university leaders, faculty, students, alumni, and business leaders gathered to celebrate the dedication of a newly renovated classroom that will enhance the learning environment for future business leaders at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Dedicates USAble Life Classroom for Business Students”

Dr. Melvin Beavers, Chancellor Christina Drale, former Senator Joyce Elliot, Senator Fred Love and his daughter and son attend the 2023 Juneteenth celebration at UA Little Rock. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock to Host Third Annual Juneteenth Celebration

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host its third annual Juneteenth celebration on Wednesday, June 19, with an all-day commemoration featuring Dr. Chris Jones as the keynote speaker. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Third Annual Juneteenth Celebration”

Photo of Sunny Jenkins by Beatriz Garcia.

Jenkins Receives 2024-25 Stonewall Scholarship

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named Sunny Jenkins, a senior from Sherwood, as the recipient of the 2024-25 Stonewall Scholarship. Continue reading “Jenkins Receives 2024-25 Stonewall Scholarship”

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UA Little Rock Looks to the Future with Approval of New Strategic Plan

The Board of Trustees for the University of Arkansas System has approved a new five-year strategic plan for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, setting a bold vision for the future. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Looks to the Future with Approval of New Strategic Plan”

Yvonne Rodriguez

UA Little Rock Senior Wins SURF Grant For Immigration Research 

For Yvonne Rodriguez, a UA Little Rock senior political science and sociology double major, the news of winning a prestigious Student Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Grant came as a surprise and an honor. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Senior Wins SURF Grant For Immigration Research “

Dr. Joanne Matson leads her last Commencement Ceremony at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Faculty Senate President Retires After More Than 40 Years of Service

After more than four decades of dedicated service, Dr. Joanne Liebman Matson is bidding farewell to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this summer. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Faculty Senate President Retires After More Than 40 Years of Service”

Claire Cockrell

Bowen Student to Graduate, Work as Counsel in South Korea

Claire Cockrell, a graduating student at the William H. Bowen School of Law, expects to begin her career in law as Assistant District Counsel for the east district of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Pyeongtaek, South Korea. Continue reading “Bowen Student to Graduate, Work as Counsel in South Korea”