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”

Online UA Little Rock student Jimmy Johnson does most of his school work by night so he can spend time with his 5-year-old son Blake. Photo by Ben Krain.

Veteran earning degree online to provide a better future for his family

When Jimmy Johnson, 52, of Benton, was called in for a fifth and final interview for a vice president position a few years ago, he was certain that his life was about to change.  Continue reading “Veteran earning degree online to provide a better future for his family”

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UA Little Rock to honor members of military with week of events

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor its veterans and military service members with celebratory events during “Heart of Servicemember” Week Nov. 12-16.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor members of military with week of events”

The UA Little Rock Kappa Sigma chapter will host a food truck fundraiser on Oct. 10, 17, and 24 to raise money for the Military Heroes Campaign.

Kappa Sigma to host fundraiser for Military Heroes Campaign

The UA Little Rock Kappa Sigma chapter will host a food truck fundraiser on Oct. 10, 17, and 24 to raise money for the Military Heroes Campaign.  Continue reading “Kappa Sigma to host fundraiser for Military Heroes Campaign”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a special Memorial Day observance in honor of those who died while serving our country at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29, at the Donaghey Student Center Ledbetter Hall.

UA Little Rock to hold Memorial Day Service on May 29

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will hold a special Memorial Day observance in honor of those who died while serving our country at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, May 29, at the Donaghey Student Center Ledbetter Hall.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to hold Memorial Day Service on May 29”

Doyle Rankins stands on the Union Pacific 1960s patio caboose that bears his name. Photo by Ben Krain.

Doyle Rankins’ graduation day is nearly 50 years in the making

The first time Doyle Rankins was a student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1970, he was a 19-year-old rail service worker for Missouri Pacific Railroad (now Union Pacific) as well as a member of the Arkansas Air National Guard.  Continue reading “Doyle Rankins’ graduation day is nearly 50 years in the making”

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Bowen law student selected for Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law student has been selected for the highly competitive U.S. Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class.  Continue reading “Bowen law student selected for Marine Corps Platoon Leaders Class”

William H. Bowen School of Law students attend class.

UA Little Rock offers unique course choices for spring 2018

Anyone who is on the lookout for an interesting course to take during the spring 2018 semester has many options recommended by the professors of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock offers unique course choices for spring 2018”

J.T. Pooler, his fiance, Amber Mitchell, walk their two dogs. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Veteran finds love and success at UA Little Rock

When J.T. Poole graduated high school in 2005, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served his country as an emergency medical technician and military police officer in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Iraq.  Continue reading “Veteran finds love and success at UA Little Rock”