Dr. Rebecca Glazier

Glazier awarded grant to create international religious freedom course

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and international studies scholar has received a grant from Notre Dame’s Global Religion Research Initiative to develop a new international religious freedom course that will be offered at UA Little Rock for the first time in spring 2020. Continue reading “Glazier awarded grant to create international religious freedom course”

From left, UA Little Rock students Jessica Olson, Jasmine Pugh, and Kaylyn Hager are researching how partnerships between churches and nonprofit organizations can provide services to the community. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock students conduct research with Little Rock Congregations Study

Three UA Little Rock students are helping to uncover the secret to successful community partnerships between religious and nonprofit organizations in Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students conduct research with Little Rock Congregations Study”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier (left) discusses the Little Rock Congregations Study with student researchers in fall 2018. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock investigates how churches, nonprofit partnerships can better help Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is researching how partnerships between churches and nonprofit organizations can provide services to the community at a time where more nonprofits are competing for fewer resources.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock investigates how churches, nonprofit partnerships can better help Little Rock”

Summit brings together city’s religious leaders to identify problems, find solutions

Little Rock’s faith leaders share concerns about the city’s future. They see education, race relations, poverty, and mental health as among the many issues affecting the city’s residents and their congregants. Continue reading “Summit brings together city’s religious leaders to identify problems, find solutions”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier (left) discusses the Little Rock Congregations Study with student researchers in fall 2018. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock researchers study impact of faith-based community engagement in Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is researching how places of worship in Little Rock work with nonprofit organizations to promote community engagement and provide social services to vulnerable populations.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers study impact of faith-based community engagement in Little Rock”