Dr. Rebecca Glazier on a city wall in the old city of Misfah.

UA Little Rock Professor Travels to Oman to Study Middle Eastern Food Security and Environmental Sustainability

Dr. Rebecca Glazier, a professor in the School of Public Affairs at UA Little Rock, spent two weeks in January studying food security and environmental sustainability in Oman, a small county on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Professor Travels to Oman to Study Middle Eastern Food Security and Environmental Sustainability”

UA Little Rock students complete at the Bilateral Chamber Regional Model Arab League.

UA Little Rock Students Win Awards at Model Arab League Conference

Five University of Arkansas at Little Rock students have won awards highlighting their skills in representing Arab countries in international politics. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Students Win Awards at Model Arab League Conference”

Landon DeKay

Graduating SGA President DeKay Headed to George Mason University to Pursue Law Degree

After just three years at UA Little Rock, Landon DeKay, of Maumelle, has completed his studies one year ahead of schedule and will graduate with a bachelor’s degree in political science this month. Continue reading “Graduating SGA President DeKay Headed to George Mason University to Pursue Law Degree”

Mariam Bouzihay

UA Little Rock grad looks forward to career in tech industry, starting orphanage

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate is looking forward to a future in the tech industry, followed by fulfilling her lifelong goal of helping children.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad looks forward to career in tech industry, starting orphanage”

Ra'phael Davis

UA Little Rock grad plans to transform the world through transitional justice, conflict research

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate wants to make the world a better place by becoming a scholar in transitional justice and peace building in countries affected by conflict and civil war.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad plans to transform the world through transitional justice, conflict research”

UA Little Rock students visit the Hassan II Mosque in Casablanca, Morocco, the largest mosque in Africa. Photo by Larry Rhodes.

UA Little Rock to share Moroccan adventures with community, honor Miguel Lopez

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a community event on Friday, Nov. 8, recounting the adventures of 17 students who competed at the International Model Arab League conference in Morocco in October.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to share Moroccan adventures with community, honor Miguel Lopez”

Mariam Bouzihay. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock student visits Qatar on international fellowship

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student will share her knowledge of the government and culture of the Middle Eastern nation of Qatar after being selected for a prestigious international fellowship that included a diplomatic visit to Qatar. Continue reading “UA Little Rock student visits Qatar on international fellowship”

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

High school students to participate in Model Arab League

More than 170 Arkansas high school students will participate in an annual international leadership program that gives students a taste of life as an international diplomat.  Continue reading “High school students to participate in Model Arab League”

Leon Kockaya, Dr. Rebecca Glazier, and Brenden Gammill

UA Little Rock wins first ever award at National Model Arab League

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students received the Distinguished Delegation Award for their representation of Jordan at the National Model Arab League Conference April 4-9 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock wins first ever award at National Model Arab League”