UA Little Rock criminal justice doctoral student Marc Glidden, a visiting assistant professor of criminal justice is hooded during the commencement ceremony on May 11. Photo by Ben Krain.

Doctoral student lands criminal justice faculty position in California

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate will soon be sharing his knowledge of the criminal justice system with students on the west coast.  Continue reading “Doctoral student lands criminal justice faculty position in California”

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”

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

UA Little Rock to ‘Take Back the Night’ April 10

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is joining a nationwide effort to raise awareness of sexual violence and human trafficking by hosting the “Take Back the Night” event on Wednesday, April 10. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to ‘Take Back the Night’ April 10”

Dr. Tusty ten Bensel. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Tusty ten Bensel

In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.  

Dr. Tusty ten Bensel, graduate coordinator and associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at UA Little Rock, is a firm believer in using her research to make positive changes in the world.  Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Tusty ten Bensel”

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

Volunteers needed to mentor youth offenders re-entering society during 2019-20 school year

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Criminal Justice is seeking student applications for a mentoring program to help youth offenders successfully re-enter society after being in the juvenile justice system during the 2019-20 school year.  Continue reading “Volunteers needed to mentor youth offenders re-entering society during 2019-20 school year”

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”