UA Little Rock student artist Emma Chambers, center right, poses in front of her winning mural with Student Government Association president Landon McKay, left, Chancellor Christy Drale center left, and Nancy Hamilton, Faculty Senate Building and Grounds committee member, far right, during a dedication ceremony for the mural at the Ottenheimer Library on campus. Chambers, a junior Bachelor of Fine Arts major with a concentration in painting, won the first student mural competition at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The Student Government Association, in conjunction with the Faculty Senate Building and Grounds committee, created the mural contest open to all UA Little Rock students. Chambers received more than 750 votes and $1000 for her design of swimming koi fish.

UA Little Rock Dedicates New Student Mural “Koi” in Ottenheimer Library

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock dedicated a new student mural in the lobby of Ottenheimer Library during a ceremony on May 11.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Dedicates New Student Mural “Koi” in Ottenheimer Library”

Photo of Ibram X. Kendi by Stephen Vosssmall

UA Little Rock to host Ibram X. Kendi as closing Diversity Month Speaker

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host Dr. Ibram X. Kendi, National Book Award-winning historian and author of “How to Be an Antiracist,” as the final speaker for Diversity Month.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Ibram X. Kendi as closing Diversity Month Speaker”

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

UA Little Rock Announces New Partnership to Bolster Marketing Efforts

After undergoing the competitive bid request for proposal (RFP) process, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has chosen MHP/Team SI, a TraDigital™ marketing agency headquartered in Little Rock, Arkansas, as its agency of record (AOR). This partnership will further strengthen the university’s marketing and communications endeavors as it seeks to fulfill its mission of improving students’ lives and enhancing its communities. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Announces New Partnership to Bolster Marketing Efforts”

Chancellor Drale

UA Little Rock Rises to the Challenge to Implement Key Priorities

The year 2020 was a year unlike any other, where the University of Arkansas at Little Rock faced major challenges that included a global pandemic that has redefined the education landscape.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Rises to the Challenge to Implement Key Priorities”

The National Day of Racial Healing will be observed Jan. 19.

UA Little Rock Issues Proclamation on National Day of Racial Healing 2021

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has issued a proclamation joining the State of Arkansas in designating Jan. 19 as the National Day of Racial Healing 2021.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Issues Proclamation on National Day of Racial Healing 2021”

Holiday Wish Campaign

UA Little Rock celebrates giving season with launch of Holiday Wish Campaign

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is celebrating Giving Tuesday and the holiday season with the launch of the Holiday Wish Campaign, a first of its kind fundraising campaign where donors become more intimately involved with the university by meeting the specific needs of academic departments. Continue reading “UA Little Rock celebrates giving season with launch of Holiday Wish Campaign”

Bowen Dean Theresa Beiner (center left) presents alum Wylie Cavin III (center right) with a plague naming the Dean's Conference Room in his honor. Also pictured are Christian O'Neal (left), vice chancellor for university advancement, and Wanda Hoover (right), Bowen's assistant dean of external relations. Photo by Tina Medlock.

UA Little Rock Foundation gifts total nearly $48 million in record-breaking fundraising year

While 2020 has been a year full of challenges, the generosity of supporters of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has resulted in the university’s highest fundraising year to date with UA Little Rock alumni and friends donating a record-breaking $47,941,061.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Foundation gifts total nearly $48 million in record-breaking fundraising year”

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

UA Little Rock announces new diversity initiatives

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has announced new diversity initiatives and events in response to open forums held last month with students, faculty, and staff that centered on race and ethnicity.

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