Nikkita Lambert

Rotary Club Scholarship Recipient Wants to Make a Difference in Community

A UA Little Rock student and scholarship recipient is looking to use her criminal justice education and experience in law enforcement to make a difference for those in the community. Continue reading “Rotary Club Scholarship Recipient Wants to Make a Difference in Community”

Professor Robert Lytle leads two students participating in a criminal justice summer research program at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Student Researchers Investigate Muslim Hate Crimes in Arkansas

A second group of undergraduate students from across the country spent the summer at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock investigating Muslim hate crimes and anti-Muslim sentiment in Arkansas as part of a three-year National Science Foundation grant project. Continue reading “Student Researchers Investigate Muslim Hate Crimes in Arkansas”

Dr. Charles Chastain

Chastain Donates $100,000 to Create Endowed Criminal Justice Professorship in Father’s Memory at UA Little Rock

Sara Chastain, a registered nurse from Little Rock, has donated $100,000 to create an endowed professorship fund in memory of her father, the late Dr. Charles Chastain, who was the founder of the criminal justice program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Chastain Donates $100,000 to Create Endowed Criminal Justice Professorship in Father’s Memory at UA Little Rock”

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”