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”

Spring graduate Katie Zakrzewski is the 2020 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award. Photo by Ben Krain.

Zakrzewski named 2020 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner

This year’s president of the Student Government Association not only captured the hearts and minds of the student body of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, but her impressive achievements during her UA Little Rock career also earned her the 2020 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award.  Continue reading “Zakrzewski named 2020 Whitbeck Memorial Award winner”

Joni Hollowell

UA Little Rock grad dreams of helping children in the juvenile justice system

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate who celebrated her 53rd birthday on the day of commencement is looking forward to a future of helping children in the juvenile justice system.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad dreams of helping children in the juvenile justice system”

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

Criminal justice students, professors present research at American Society of Criminology

University of Arkansas at Little Rock criminal justice students presented their research on criminology topics at the American Society of Criminology conference Nov. 13-16, 2019, in San Francisco, California. Continue reading “Criminal justice students, professors present research at American Society of Criminology”

Dr. John Kirk

UA Little Rock professors featured in podcasts recalling city’s conflicted past

As the director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity and Donaghey Distinguished Professor of History, Dr. John Kirk often serves as an expert source for journalists, students, and researchers looking to learn more about Arkansas’s history in race relations and civil rights.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professors featured in podcasts recalling city’s conflicted past”

Graduate Vivian Littrell, right, reacts with tears of joy after her niece Chauntee Coleman, left, makes a surprise visit to Littrell;s graduation ceremony at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

Surprise family visit makes commencement even more special for UA Little Rock grad

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate got the surprise of a lifetime when her family from California flew all night to surprise her on graduation day.  Continue reading “Surprise family visit makes commencement even more special for UA Little Rock grad”

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

UA Little Rock receives $21,000 for criminal justice scholarships in honor of John Boyeskie

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $21,000 gift to provide student scholarships in honor of the late John Boyeskie, a 1999 graduate of UA Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives $21,000 for criminal justice scholarships in honor of John Boyeskie”

UA Little Rock police officers

UA Little Rock’s online master’s criminal justice programs earns top rank

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s online master’s degree program in criminal justice has been ranked among the best in the country for the second time in 2019. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s online master’s criminal justice programs earns top rank”