Rupa Dash

A Star is Born: UA Little Rock Alum Rupa Dash Taking the Lead to Empowering Women Globally

A dozen years ago, Rupa Dash got her start in the fast-growing Indian film industry of Bollywood. At the time, she didn’t see a lot of women in leadership roles. That’s something Dash quickly set out to change.  Continue reading “A Star is Born: UA Little Rock Alum Rupa Dash Taking the Lead to Empowering Women Globally”

Ben Bowers. Photo by Ben Krain.

Veteran, alum making a difference through Medicaid fraud investigations

A veteran and 2018 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is helping to uncover Medicaid fraud as part of his journey to become a lawyer.  Continue reading “Veteran, alum making a difference through Medicaid fraud investigations”

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

UA Little Rock receives $21,000 for criminal justice scholarships in honor of John Boyeskie

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $21,000 gift to provide student scholarships in honor of the late John Boyeskie, a 1999 graduate of UA Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives $21,000 for criminal justice scholarships in honor of John Boyeskie”

Ann Marie Lott (left), interpreter and transcriber coordinator for the Disability Resource Center, received the Staff Achievement Award for Personal Growth, while Wanda Hoover (right), assistant dean for external relations in the William H. Bowen School of Law, won the Staff Achievement Award for Community Service. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock honors Seamon, Lott, and Hoover as Staff Achievement Award winners

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate honored three of its staff members for excellence in the areas of service to the university, community service, and personal growth. Each winner will receive a $1,000 prize. Continue reading “UA Little Rock honors Seamon, Lott, and Hoover as Staff Achievement Award winners”

Faculty and staff lead in giving to UA Little Rock

Faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have once again surpassed the national average for faculty and staff giving with the 2018 ALL IN Campus Campaign. Continue reading “Faculty and staff lead in giving to UA Little Rock”

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

Newlywed Game will raise funds for UA Little Rock Interpreter Education program

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is recreating “The Newlywed Game” to raise scholarship funds for students studying to become interpreters in UA Little Rock’s Interpreter Education program.  Continue reading “Newlywed Game will raise funds for UA Little Rock Interpreter Education program”

Bowen Law School graduate David Alan Bubbus created the successful hamburger restaurant chain David's Burgers. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Law school degree a must have for David’s Burgers president Alan Bubbus

A law degree has been a lifesaver for entrepreneur David “Alan” Bubbus Jr., who continues to make his mark on the central Arkansas restaurant scene as president of David’s Burgers, an expanding burger franchise with 10 locations.  Continue reading “Law school degree a must have for David’s Burgers president Alan Bubbus”

Dr. Julien Mirivel, dean of the College of Social Sciences and Communication (right), Christian O'Neal, vice chancellor of university advancement (middle), and Jake Goheen (right) sign papers signifying a $19,000 donation to the September Fund Endowed Scholarship Fund. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Gift to UA Little Rock September Fund will help children of Arkansas first responders

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $19,000 donation to help children of first responders in Arkansas afford a college education while carrying on the memory of first responders who tragically lost their lives on 9/11.  Continue reading “Gift to UA Little Rock September Fund will help children of Arkansas first responders”

Kayla Saptoka conducts habitat research in a cave in Arkansas for the Cave Research Foundation.

UA Little Rock alum using caving skills as a way to help others

A recent graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock celebrated the new year with a bang – by helping to rescue a caver in distress in a remote part of Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock alum using caving skills as a way to help others”