Dr. Tusty ten Bensel

Tusty ten Bensel Selected for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40

Dr. Tusty ten Bensel, associate professor and director of the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology at UA Little Rock, has been selected for this year’s cohort of Arkansas Business 40 Under 40. Continue reading “Tusty ten Bensel Selected for Arkansas Business 40 Under 40”

Anitrea Graydon

UA Little Rock Graduate Finds Success While Supporting the Community

Anitrea Graydon is a wife, mother of two, a student, a business owner, and community volunteer from Jacksonville, Arkansas. She will receive a Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice degree from UA Little Rock on Dec. 18. She is not only a dedicated community leader, but she worked consistently to maintain a 4.0 GPA throughout her academic career. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Graduate Finds Success While Supporting the Community”

exterior photo of UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law

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”

Dr. Tusty ten Bensel, director of the School of Criminal Justice and Criminology, and Dr. Robert Lytle, the graduate coordinator for the school, will examine the context and incidence of anti-Muslim sentiment in Arkansas through a grant from the National Science Foundation.

UA Little Rock Receives Nearly $325,000 NSF Grant to Shine Light on Muslim Hate Crimes in Arkansas

Two criminal justice professors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been awarded a $324,987 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to fund a three-year program to study anti-Muslim sentiment and Muslim hate crimes in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives Nearly $325,000 NSF Grant to Shine Light on Muslim Hate Crimes in Arkansas”

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

UA Little Rock’s graduate programs named to 2022 U.S. News and World Report Rankings

Several graduate programs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock were named in the 2022 Best Graduate School rankings by U.S. News and World Report.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s graduate programs named to 2022 U.S. News and World Report Rankings”

Rob Williams Raffle to raise money for criminal justice scholarship

The UA Little Rock School of Criminal Justice is encouraging people to purchase raffle tickets to raise money for student scholarships. The event also serves to memorialize the contributions of Rob Williams and other fallen law enforcement officers.  Continue reading “Rob Williams Raffle to raise money for criminal justice scholarship”