Aleigha Smith

UA Little Rock Student Wins Legal Writing Contest for Exploration of Jock Taxes During COVID-19

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has placed second in a national legal writing competition for her paper that explores the increasing complications of taxing professional athletes during the pandemic.    Continue reading “UA Little Rock Student Wins Legal Writing Contest for Exploration of Jock Taxes During COVID-19”

Latambria Hampton

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Latambria Hampton

In honor of First-Generation College Student Celebration Month, UA Little Rock is profiling some of its outstanding first-generation students.

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Dr. Jaafer Golzar and Helaine Williams are UA Little Rock's 2021 Distinguished Alumni.

UA Little Rock to honor Golzar, Williams as 2021 Distinguished Alumni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor outstanding graduates Dr. Jaafer Golzar and Helaine Williams with the UA Little Rock Distinguished Alumni awards during a Nov. 4 ceremony at the Clinton Presidential Center. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor Golzar, Williams as 2021 Distinguished Alumni”

Kristi Smith

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Kristi Smith

In celebration of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women in leadership positions who are making a difference at UA Little Rock and in the community. The next Woman to Watch at UA Little Rock of 2021 is Kristi Smith, senior director of alumni and development.  Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Kristi Smith”

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”

Student Government Association president Katie Zakrzewski. Photo by Ben Krain.

Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Katie Zakrzewski

In this special series for Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women leaders who are making a difference at the university. As president of the UA Little Rock Student Government Association and a senior, Katie Zakrzewski has a busy role representing students on campus and preparing for graduation. As SGA President, Zakrzewski takes seriously her opportunity to show appreciation for UA Little Rock through serving the campus community. Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock: Katie Zakrzewski”

UA Little Rock Donaghey Scholar Dylan Wright will graduate Dec. 14 with a bachelor’s degree in political science and minors in economics, math, and creative writing. The Little Rock native has also studied human rights and social movements at the University of Buenos Aires in Argentina during a study abroad trip offered by the Donaghey Scholars program.

Grad believes UA Little Rock has prepared him for future career of public service

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate is grateful for the personalized yet flexible college education he received that helped him gain experience in politics, public policy, and nonprofits that will be invaluable to his future career.  Continue reading “Grad believes UA Little Rock has prepared him for future career of public service”

UA Little Rock alum Brian Gregory, right, is working on the presidential campaign of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, in Iowa.

Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail

A former University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association president is putting his passion for politics to work as a political organizer trying to elect the next president of the United States.  Continue reading “Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail”