Ra'phael Davis

UA Little Rock grad plans to transform the world through transitional justice, conflict research

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate wants to make the world a better place by becoming a scholar in transitional justice and peace building in countries affected by conflict and civil war.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad plans to transform the world through transitional justice, conflict research”

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”

Ben Bowers. Photo by Ben Krain.

Veteran, alum making a difference through Medicaid fraud investigations

A veteran and 2018 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is helping to uncover Medicaid fraud as part of his journey to become a lawyer.  Continue reading “Veteran, alum making a difference through Medicaid fraud investigations”

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

Check out these unique course selections for summer 2019

The summer 2019 session is right around the corner. For students still searching for an interesting course to fill out their summer break, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has some great choices.  Continue reading “Check out these unique course selections for summer 2019”

Ra’phael Davis is researching which type of conflict reperations are most effective. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock student studies effects of reparations in post-civil war countries

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student is conducting research on how measures to address histories of violence affect conflict-affected societies after spending the summer at a prestigious research and graduate preparatory program.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student studies effects of reparations in post-civil war countries”

Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

UA Little Rock professor joins international gender, justice, and security research hub funded by nearly $20 million grant

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is part of an international research network that has been awarded more than £15 million pounds, or $19.6 million, to address gendered dimensions of injustice and insecurity around the world.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor joins international gender, justice, and security research hub funded by nearly $20 million grant”

Graduating senior Jessica Tate is an avid reader and origami artist. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Graduating student plans to make difference by teaching in high-needs urban schools

When Jessica Tate, a 22-year-old native of Nashville, Arkansas, spent this summer teaching English as a second language in China, what she experienced led her to make a life-changing decision.  Continue reading “Graduating student plans to make difference by teaching in high-needs urban schools”

Dylan Wright overlooks Esquel in Argentina's Chubut province, where he and fellow students learned about local organized resistance to large mines.

UA Little Rock student researches the role of Argentinian films in LGBTQ rights

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student spent the summer at a prestigious study abroad program where he examined Argentina’s films to determine the role they play in citizens’ LGBTQ rights.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student researches the role of Argentinian films in LGBTQ rights”