Dr. Rhet Smith

Study shows marijuana dispensaries reduce local opioid mortality rates

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor’s research has shown that local access to legal drugs at the county level reduces opioid and heroin-related mortality rates.  Continue reading “Study shows marijuana dispensaries reduce local opioid mortality rates”

Dr. Sarah Quintanar, associate professor of economics and associate faculty member for the Anderson Institute, will give her talk, “Uncovering Data: How Ordinary Police Work Can Provide Insights on Critical Influences and Bias,” at noon Wednesday, Sept. 26, in Ottenheimer Library Room 202.

Quintanar to launch fall “Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity” lecture series

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity will kick off its 2018 lecture series with a talk on how to use objective measures to determine the existence of potential bias in police behaviors.  Continue reading “Quintanar to launch fall “Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity” lecture series”

Students Ian Wren (right) and Maddie Burke (middle) are shown with their advisor, Dr. Casey Rockwell. 

UA Little Rock students selected as finalists in national legal writing competition

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students were selected as finalists for a national legal writing competition held by the Academy for Legal Studies in Business.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students selected as finalists in national legal writing competition”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Undergraduate Research Signature Experience Awards at work

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Business students recently put their Signature Experience grants to use and traveled to Palm Springs, California, to present their research during the Pacific Southwest Academy for Legal Studies in Business (PSWALSB) conference. Continue reading “Undergraduate Research Signature Experience Awards at work”

Stina Resen on the golf course

Graduating athlete Stina Resen finds success in the classroom

A native of Oslo, Norway, Stina Resen came to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as a transfer student-athlete looking for a fresh start.

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