The UA Little Rock Staff Senate will hold a fundraiser at Chipotle on Feb. 7 to raise money for the Helping Hands Campaign.

Staff Senate to Hold Helping Hands Fundraiser at Chipotle Feb. 7

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate will hold a fundraiser at Chipotle on Tuesday, Feb. 7, to raise money for holiday food baskets for UA Little Rock employees and students. Continue reading “Staff Senate to Hold Helping Hands Fundraiser at Chipotle Feb. 7”

Students explore the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology Career Expo.

UA Little Rock Creates New Virtual Investigative Mystery App

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has created a new app featuring a virtual “Who Done It” mystery that will spark interest in criminal justice education and investigative work. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Creates New Virtual Investigative Mystery App”

Philip Huff, assistant professor of cybersecurity, and Sandra Leiterman, managing director of the UA Little Rock Cyber Gym

UA Little Rock Receives $150,000 NSA Grant to Host Cybersecurity Educational Program Across Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a nearly $150,000 grant from the National Security Agency to hold a year’s worth of free cybersecurity educational events for junior high and high school students in Arkansas. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives $150,000 NSA Grant to Host Cybersecurity Educational Program Across Arkansas”

Dr. Yupo Chan

Chan Family Marks Professor’s Legacy with $6.75 Million Gift to Benefit UA Little Rock Engineering Programs

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $6.75 million gift from the family of a beloved engineering professor who was responsible for establishing some of the university’s first engineering programs. Continue reading “Chan Family Marks Professor’s Legacy with $6.75 Million Gift to Benefit UA Little Rock Engineering Programs”

Dr. Christine Deitz photo

Deitz becomes National Association for Gifted Children Board Member

Dr. Christine Deitz, associate director of the Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Children at UA Little Rock, has been elected as a state representative to the National Association for Gifted Children (NAGC) Board of Directors, the largest advocacy association focused on the needs of talented children and adolescents in the U.S.

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Ben Coupet Jr.

Ben Coupet Jr. Named Lou Henson National Mid-Major Player of the Week

On the heels of a career weekend, Little Rock senior guard Ben Coupet Jr. has been named the Lou Henson National Mid-Major Player of the Week, announced Jan. 4 by College Insider. The accolade for Coupet comes hours after he was tabbed the Sun Belt Conference’s Player of the Week for the first time in his career. Continue reading “Ben Coupet Jr. Named Lou Henson National Mid-Major Player of the Week”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor outstanding graduates Ron Sheffield, ’72 and ‘89, and Becky Blass, ’73 and ’82, with its Distinguished Alumni awards during a virtual ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23.

UA Little Rock to honor Sheffield, Blass, and Zakrzewki as 2020 Distinguished Alumni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor outstanding graduates Ron Sheffield, ’72 and ‘89, Becky Blass, ’73 and ’82, and Katie Zakrzewki, ’20, with its Distinguished Alumni awards during a virtual ceremony at 11:30 a.m. Friday, Oct. 23. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor Sheffield, Blass, and Zakrzewki as 2020 Distinguished Alumni”

Spring graduate Katie Zakrzewski is the 2020 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award. Photo by Ben Krain.

Zakrzewski named 2020 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner

This year’s president of the Student Government Association not only captured the hearts and minds of the student body of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, but her impressive achievements during her UA Little Rock career also earned her the 2020 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award.  Continue reading “Zakrzewski named 2020 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner”