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”

UALR student Andrea Elias rides a camel through the Moroccan desert during a trip to the International Model Arab League in Morocco.

UA Little Rock students to compete at International Model Arab League in Morocco

Seventeen University of Arkansas at Little Rock students will embark on a once-in-a-lifetime trip to experience the unique culture of Morocco while serving as international diplomats competing at the International Model Arab League conference.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students to compete at International Model Arab League in Morocco”

Photo by BENJAMIN KRAIN --03/26/18--Graduate student Nora Bouzihay brought the Human Library project to the UALR campus. Bouzihay is from Morocco and studied in Dubai.

First-generation college student builds legacy through education

Nora Bouzihay, a doctoral student of education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, became the influence that she wanted to see. She was the first female in her family to graduate from high school, attend college, obtain a bachelor’s and master’s degree, and pursue a doctorate. Continue reading “First-generation college student builds legacy through education”