Gov. Asa Hutchinson, right, presents Dr. Albert Baker, left, chair of the Department of Computer Science at UA Little Rock, and Dr. Erin Finzer, center, associate vice chancellor for academic affairs at UA Little Rock, with a certificate honoring their recent workforce development grant by the Arkansas Office of Skills Development.

UA Little Rock Awarded $1.96 Million Workforce Development Grant to Support a Regional Cyber Learning Network

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $1.96 million workforce development grant to fund further development of the Cyber Learning Network (CyberLearN) – a regional cyber-learning partnership with six other schools in the University of Arkansas System to address Arkansas’s talent gap in cybersecurity. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Awarded $1.96 Million Workforce Development Grant to Support a Regional Cyber Learning Network”

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UA Little Rock to Host Cybersecurity Panel Discussion Oct. 21

In celebration of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a panel discussion with the top cybersecurity experts at the university. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host Cybersecurity Panel Discussion Oct. 21”

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate holds his diploma during commencement.

UA Little Rock to hold hybrid commencement ceremony for spring 2021 graduates

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a hybrid spring commencement ceremony with both a virtual ceremony and an in-person experience to celebrate the university’s spring 2021 undergraduates. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to hold hybrid commencement ceremony for spring 2021 graduates”

UA Little Rock visitors tour the UA Little Rock Cyber Gym, which opened in December 2019. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Partners with Forge Institute to Grow Skilled Cybersecurity Workforce

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Forge Institute have partnered to strengthen the cybersecurity workforce development in Arkansas by providing academic credit for those who complete professional development courses in cybersecurity at the Forge Institute. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Partners with Forge Institute to Grow Skilled Cybersecurity Workforce”

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

UA Little Rock’s Road to Reaccreditation: What You Need to Know About Criterion 2

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is preparing for a campus visit from the Higher Learning Commission to achieve reaccreditation for the university. Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s Road to Reaccreditation: What You Need to Know About Criterion 2”

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”

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”

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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”