Rikki Cobb; Bowen School of Law; Juris Doctorate; First-Generation student profile 2021

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Rikki Cobb

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

Rikki Cobb is a first generation law student pursuing a Juris Doctor degree from the William H. Bowen School of Law. She is in her second year. Continue reading “First-Generation Student Spotlight: Rikki Cobb”

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”

Chris Gerton Bowen School of Law First-Generation 2021

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Christopher Gerton

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

Chris Gerton, a first-generation student from Lexington, Kentucky, is currently pursuing his Juris Doctor (JD) degree at the William H. Bowen School of Law. Continue reading “First-Generation Student Spotlight: Christopher Gerton”

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UA Little Rock Bowen Law School Offers New Master of Studies in Law Degree

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law now offers a new graduate degree.

The Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.) will provide legal training for non-lawyers who wish to develop legal expertise in a specific area of the law that will aid them in their current jobs or facilitate career advancement. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Bowen Law School Offers New Master of Studies in Law Degree”

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Law school creates Center for Racial Justice and Criminal Justice Reform

The UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law has created the Center for Racial Justice and Criminal Justice Reform. The Center recently received approval by both the UA System Board of Trustees and the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.

The Center’s mission is to advance legal equity, access to justice, and fairness in Arkansas and the region. Bowen professors Anastasia Boles and andré douglas pond cummings co-founded the Center and will act as its co-directors. Continue reading “Law school creates Center for Racial Justice and Criminal Justice Reform”

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Law school names cummings associate dean for faculty development

Professor andré douglas pond cummings has been named the next associate dean for faculty development at the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law. He succeeds Professor Terrence Cain, who has served as associate dean since 2018. Cummings joined the law school faculty in 2018 and was recently named the Charles C. Baum Distinguished Professor of Law.

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Bowen Law School set to celebrate 45th anniversary

This year the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law will celebrate 45 years since the Arkansas General Assembly enacted legislation making it the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Law. This also marks the law school’s 55th year as the night program of the University of Arkansas Law School. Continue reading “Bowen Law School set to celebrate 45th anniversary”

Members of the Black Law Student Association at the William H. Bowen School of Law.

Black Law Students Association recognized as Bowen’s Student Organization of the Year

The UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law has recognized the Black Law Students Association (BLSA) as the 2020 Student Organization of the Year.
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William H. Bowen School of Law honors faculty excellence recipients

UA Little Rock annually celebrates the achievements of the top professors of the year who are making a difference in the community through their contributions in teaching, research and creative works, and public service. This is the highest honor UA Little Rock awards its faculty members. Continue reading “William H. Bowen School of Law honors faculty excellence recipients”