Coach Steve Wiedower and Coach Joe Foley. Photo by Ben Krain.

Legendary Head Coach Joe Foley to Step Down; Assistant Steve Wiedower Named New Head Coach of Little Rock Women’s Basketball

After 37 seasons and nearly 900 career wins, six regular season conference championships, five conference tournament titles and 12 postseason (NCAA and WNIT) appearances, Little Rock Women’s Basketball coach Joe Foley is calling it a career, officially announcing his retirement on Thursday. Continue reading “Legendary Head Coach Joe Foley to Step Down; Assistant Steve Wiedower Named New Head Coach of Little Rock Women’s Basketball”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier gives a presentation at UA Little Rock Downtown. Photo by Ben Krain.

Glazier Publishes Book on Little Rock Congregations Research

Dr. Rebecca Glazier, a professor of public affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has released an engaging new book culminating a dozen years of research on the intersection of religion, politics, and community engagement in Little Rock. Continue reading “Glazier Publishes Book on Little Rock Congregations Research”

Students walk the UA Little Rock campus during the fall semester. Photo by Ben Krain.

U.S. News and World Report Recognizes UA Little Rock for Graduate Programs

U.S. News and World Report has recognized the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for its excellent graduate programs in public affairs and social work. Continue reading “U.S. News and World Report Recognizes UA Little Rock for Graduate Programs”

Dr. Rachel Eells

Eells Named Inaugural Windgate Foundation Endowed Director of UA Little Rock’s School of Education

Dr. Rachel Eells, who served as interim director of the School of Education during the 2023-2024 academic year, has been named the inaugural Windgate Foundation Endowed Director of the School of Education at UA Little Rock.

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Headshot of Dr. Jennifer Dawes.

Dawes Selected for Rhetoric and Writing Chair Position

Dr. Jennifer Dawes has been selected as the next chair of the Department of Rhetoric and Writing at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, replacing Dr. Joyce Carter, who retired in June after nine years at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “Dawes Selected for Rhetoric and Writing Chair Position”