Maddie Becker

Transfer Student Spotlight on Maddie Becker

UA Little Rock is highlighting some of its outstanding transfer students in celebration of National Transfer Student Week, Oct. 18-22.

Maddie Becker is a senior mass communication major and intern at KUAR who transferred to UA Little Rock from ASU Beebe. Continue reading “Transfer Student Spotlight on Maddie Becker”

UA Little ROck Public Radio administrator Beth Wells reacts in shock and joy after learning about a $1.5 million gift to the station during its annual fund drive. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Public Radio Receives Anonymous $1.5 Million Donation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Public Radio, home of KUAR FM 89.1 and KLRE Classical 90.5, is closing its annual fall fund drive off on a high note with an anonymous donation of $1.5 million, the largest cash gift in UA Little Rock Public Radio history. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public Radio Receives Anonymous $1.5 Million Donation”

KUAR reporter Alex Brown is the 2021 recipient of the Arkansas Press Women annual scholarship. Photo courtesy of UA Little Rock Public Radio.

Brown Honored in 2021 Diamond Journalism Awards

Alexandria Brown, a senior mass communication major at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been honored for her work with the very first story she ever made for UA Little Rock Public Radio.  Continue reading “Brown Honored in 2021 Diamond Journalism Awards”

KUAR reporter Alex Brown is the 2021 recipient of the Arkansas Press Women annual scholarship. Photo courtesy of UA Little Rock Public Radio.

Brown Awarded Arkansas Press Women Scholarship

A rising star in student journalism at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Arkansas Press Women’s annual scholarship contest. Continue reading “Brown Awarded Arkansas Press Women Scholarship”

KUAR wins 10 awards from Society of Professional Journalists

News reports and two local programs aired on UA Little Rock Public Radio station KUAR 89.1 FM won 10 awards in the 2020 competition of the Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists.  Continue reading “KUAR wins 10 awards from Society of Professional Journalists”

UA Little Rock Public Radio employees raise money during the Fall Fund Drive.

UA Little Rock Public Radio receives nearly $37k grant from Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Public Radio has received a grant of $36,681 from the Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable and Educational Trust of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, for equipment upgrades for KLRE/KUAR.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public Radio receives nearly $37k grant from Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust”

Kolton Rutherford

Graduating student journalist selected for internship with Arkansas Newspaper Foundation

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock spring graduate with a passion for storytelling has been selected for a competitive summer internship that will serve as the next step in his promising career as a journalist.  Continue reading “Graduating student journalist selected for internship with Arkansas Newspaper Foundation”