Yolanda Grayson; first-generation Bowen law student; student profiles Nov 2021

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Yolanda Grayson

In honor of First-Generation College Student Celebration Month, UA Little Rock is profiling some of its outstanding first-generation students.

Yolanda Grayson, from Marianna, Arkansas, is a first-generation law student at William H. Bowen School of Law. Continue reading “First-Generation Student Spotlight: Yolanda Grayson”

Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock to research smart health in Arkansas, West Virginia with NSF grant 

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is one of five institutions sharing a $4 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop a multi-scale integrative approach to digital health. This collaborative, multi-institution grant will be used to promote smart health in Arkansas and West Virginia.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to research smart health in Arkansas, West Virginia with NSF grant “

Heather Lageman, a summit participant and executive director of leadership development at Baltimore County Public Schools, uses an educational augmented reality application targeted to art museums.

Computer Science Education experts visit Emerging Analytics Center

Attendees of the first-ever National Computer Science Summit for State Leaders in Arkansas toured the Emerging Analytics Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on June 10 to learn about the latest innovations in virtual reality and computer science.  Continue reading “Computer Science Education experts visit Emerging Analytics Center”

Dr. Richard Wang

UA Little Rock Institute fills chief data officer role for state of Arkansas

The Institute for Chief Data Officers at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will fill an important role to help protect and maximize big data within the state of Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Institute fills chief data officer role for state of Arkansas”

KenDrell Collins, author of "Be Steady My Soul"

Alumni Success Story: College of Business graduate becomes first-time author

While living in a world surrounded by chaos and stress, KenDrell Collins, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business graduate, made it his mission to find peace and serenity in every adventure or encounter he experienced to help ease his mind and reinforce his purpose. Continue reading “Alumni Success Story: College of Business graduate becomes first-time author”

One of 13 newly released podcasts depicting life in Arkansas during World War I details the adventures of Doughboy Dunham Scott of Van Buren. Photo courtesy of Arkansas Historic Preservation Program.

UALR partnership creates podcasts commemorating history of WWI in Arkansas

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Mass Communication is doing its part to preserve the history of life in Arkansas during World War I as part of the centennial celebration of what was once known as the Great War.  Continue reading “UALR partnership creates podcasts commemorating history of WWI in Arkansas”