UA Little Rock studio art major Caleb LeFevre, left, was awarded the Linda Blaine Flake Endowed Art Scholarship by philanthropist Lesley Shallom during an event at the Windgate Center for Art + Design in celebration of World Art Day. Shellam is holding one of LeFevre's charcoal art works.

UA Little Rock to Host Arts and Business Panel Discussion

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is working to connect the arts and business through an upcoming panel discussion. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Arts and Business Panel Discussion”

UA Little Rock alumni Mayor Frank Scott Jr., Dr. Sara Tariq, and the Hon. Annabelle Imber Tuck gathered in the Jack Stephens Center to participate in a Sept. 1 "Together Little Rock" panel with UA Little Rock students who studied abroad in Spain over the summer. Photo by Angie Faller.

Community Leaders Share Experiences with Improving Religious Tolerance in Arkansas

Three Little Rock community leaders and UA Little Rock alumni shared their efforts to promote religious tolerance in Arkansas during a Sept. 1 community event.  Continue reading “Community Leaders Share Experiences with Improving Religious Tolerance in Arkansas”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier leads a group of students in the Islam and Migration in Contemporary and Historical Spain course on a study abroad trip in Spain.

UA Little Rock Students, Community Members to Discuss Study Abroad Trip to Spain and Religious Tolerance Efforts in Aug. 31 Panel

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a free community panel where students will share their experiences studying abroad in Spain and prominent community members will discuss efforts to promote religious tolerance in Arkansas and their experiences with prejudice.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Students, Community Members to Discuss Study Abroad Trip to Spain and Religious Tolerance Efforts in Aug. 31 Panel”

UA Little Rock men's basketball coach Darrell Walker dances with students at the annual BBQ at Baileys back-to-school picnic.

UA Little Rock Will Celebrate BBQ @ Bailey Oct. 14

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the return of the campus community for the new school year with the popular BBQ @ Bailey event Friday, Oct. 14. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Will Celebrate BBQ @ Bailey Oct. 14”

Dr. Charles Chastain

Chastain Donates $100,000 to Create Endowed Criminal Justice Professorship in Father’s Memory at UA Little Rock

Sara Chastain, a registered nurse from Little Rock, has donated $100,000 to create an endowed professorship fund in memory of her father, the late Dr. Charles Chastain, who was the founder of the criminal justice program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Chastain Donates $100,000 to Create Endowed Criminal Justice Professorship in Father’s Memory at UA Little Rock”

UA Little Rock students study on campus. Photo by Ben Krain.

Brown Donation Creates First Chancellor’s Student Excellence Endowment at UA Little Rock

Julie Brown, a longtime supporter of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock from De Queen, has created an endowment that provides Chancellor Christina Drale with the opportunity to support annual priorities that benefit students at the university. Continue reading “Brown Donation Creates First Chancellor’s Student Excellence Endowment at UA Little Rock”

Aaron Shuman, a 2021 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, receives the 2022 Public History Graduate Student of the Year Award from the Arkansas Museums Association.

UA Little Rock Alumnus Named AMA Public History Graduate Student of the Year

Aaron Shuman, a 2021 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been recognized as the 2022 Public History Graduate Student of the Year by the Arkansas Museums Association. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alumnus Named AMA Public History Graduate Student of the Year”

Drew Higginbothom

Drew Higginbothom: Giving Back is the Right Thing to Do

Drew Higginbothom, an insurance agent from Forrest City, Arkansas, has always understood the value of education. Continue reading “Drew Higginbothom: Giving Back is the Right Thing to Do”