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

UA System Awarded $900,000 Workforce Training Grant

The University of Arkansas System was awarded a three-year $900,000 CARES Act Recovery Assistance grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration (EDA) to boost the state’s workforce recovery from the economic impact of COVID-19. Continue reading “UA System Awarded $900,000 Workforce Training Grant”

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

Sustainability grant proposals accepted through April 12

The UA Little Rock Sustainability Committee is accepting submissions of innovative research and teaching proposals for five grants of up to $2,500 toward the development and promotion of the principles of sustainability.  Continue reading “Sustainability grant proposals accepted through April 12”

Dr. Marquese McFerguson

UA Little Rock Alum Marquese McFerguson is using spoken word poetry and hip-hop to make a difference

Spoken word poetry became a lifeline for UA Little Rock alumnus Marquese McFerguson, an assistant professor of intercultural communication at Florida Atlantic University, to express his thoughts and emotions during the turbulent time following the death of his mother in 2005.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Marquese McFerguson is using spoken word poetry and hip-hop to make a difference”

Krista Hinton

Hinton publishes first children’s book inspired by her grandfather

A UA Little Rock graduate student in gifted, creative, and talented education has achieved her lifelong dream of becoming an author with the recent publication of a children’s book inspired by her grandfather. Continue reading “Hinton publishes first children’s book inspired by her grandfather”

Dr. April Chatham-Carpenter

UA Little Rock professor to lead April 5 panel on Media and Polarization

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor will lead a panel discussion on how members of the media affect the polarization of politics.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor to lead April 5 panel on Media and Polarization”

UA Little Rock Alumni Share Secrets to Success in Couple’s First Book

Drs. Stanley and Jessica Ellis, both 2011 graduates of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, share a love of life, education, and mentoring that they are now sharing with the world through their first book, “Winning is Planned: A Guide for Young Men Who Plan Their Greatness.”  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alumni Share Secrets to Success in Couple’s First Book”

Gertrude Thompkins

UA Little Rock’s newest student support specialist wants to help students succeed

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has hired a new student support specialist to provide students with the support and resources they need to succeed in college. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s newest student support specialist wants to help students succeed”

UA Little Rock's 2021 Giving Day is March 18.

Trojan Community Raises Nearly $168k during UA Little Rock Giving Day 2021

Friends and supporters of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock came together for the university’s 2021 Giving Day that raised almost $168,000 for scholarships, student-athletes, diversity and inclusion initiatives, UA Little Rock Public Radio, emergency support for students affected by COVID-19, and more.  Continue reading “Trojan Community Raises Nearly $168k during UA Little Rock Giving Day 2021”