Rebecca Moreira stands in front of the 12th Street Health and Wellness Clinic where she volunteers. Photo by Ben Krain.

Future doctor plans to use language skills to help people get better access to healthcare

As a Spanish interpreter at the 12th Street Health and Wellness Center in Little Rock, Rebecca Parker Moreira sees the challenges medical professionals and patients face when they cannot communicate with each other.  Continue reading “Future doctor plans to use language skills to help people get better access to healthcare”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Signature Experience Award funds study of Argentina films and their role in LGBTQ rights

Dylan Wright, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock Spanish and political science double major, is using his Signature Experience Award to examine Argentina’s films and determine the role they play in citizens’ LGBTQ rights. Continue reading “Signature Experience Award funds study of Argentina films and their role in LGBTQ rights”

Dr. Erin Finzer

Finzer named associate vice chancellor for continuous improvement

Dr. Erin Finzer has been named the permanent associate vice chancellor for academic affairs for continuous improvement at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Finzer named associate vice chancellor for continuous improvement”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Summer language programs available in Costa Rica, France, and Spain

The UA Little Rock Department of World Languages is offering three opportunities for students to improve their language skills while studying abroad in Costa Rica, France, and Spain.  Continue reading “Summer language programs available in Costa Rica, France, and Spain”

Zac Hagins

Book sale to raise money for study abroad scholarships

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is collecting book donations to raise money for UA Little Rock students hoping to attend a summer language program in France.  Continue reading “Book sale to raise money for study abroad scholarships”

One of 71 artists’ books created by the Cuban publishing house, Ediciones Vigía, on display at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Ottenheimer Library March 14 to April 19.

Rare book collector lends Vigía collection to UA Little Rock for Cuban art exhibit

In 1998, Bill Fisher visited the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, also known as the MARCO, with his brother and grandmother during a trip to Mexico. At the art museum’s gift shop, Fisher spotted something that took his breath away.  Continue reading “Rare book collector lends Vigía collection to UA Little Rock for Cuban art exhibit”

UA Little Rock student wins award to transcribe music of world-renowned Arkansas fiddle player

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student hopes to make the musical stylings of a famous Arkansas fiddle player easier to learn by identifying the unique elements of his signature music style.

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UALR offers new certificate in professional Spanish

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is offering a new interdisciplinary certificate in professional Spanish this fall that will help students develop a strong working foundation in the Spanish language and Hispanic cultures.

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