Esthela Criollo Ventres is the MPA Student of the Year. She also volunteers at El Zocalo by helping them get health care services and as a translator at several local clinics. Photo by Ben Krain.

Criollo Ventres Named Master of Public Administration Student of the Year

Esthela Criollo Ventres, a recent graduate of UA Little Rock, has been honored as Student of the Year in the Master of Public Administration program at UA Little Rock. Continue reading “Criollo Ventres Named Master of Public Administration Student of the Year”

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock students works on his computer in Ottenheimer Library.

Ottenheimer Library prepares changes in digital resource system for improved user experience

UA Little Rock’s Ottenheimer Library will unveil changes to their online resource systems on Aug. 10 that will streamline the search process and create a more seamless user experience.  Continue reading “Ottenheimer Library prepares changes in digital resource system for improved user experience”

UA Little Rock finance and economics major Josiah Johnson represented a statistical analysis of the spillover effects and general efficacy of small business initiatives in small towns featured in the TV show Small Business Revolution for his project for the Student Research and Creatives Works Expo. Photo by Ben Krain.

Johnson Explores Economic Impact on Towns Featured in ‘Small Business Revolution’

Josiah Johnson, a senior finance and economics major from Sherwood, is researching the impact on small towns that have been nominated for and featured on the TV show “Small Business Revolution.”  Continue reading “Johnson Explores Economic Impact on Towns Featured in ‘Small Business Revolution’”

UA Little Rock student artist Emma Chambers, center right, poses in front of her winning mural with Student Government Association president Landon McKay, left, Chancellor Christy Drale center left, and Nancy Hamilton, Faculty Senate Building and Grounds committee member, far right, during a dedication ceremony for the mural at the Ottenheimer Library on campus. Chambers, a junior Bachelor of Fine Arts major with a concentration in painting, won the first student mural competition at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. The Student Government Association, in conjunction with the Faculty Senate Building and Grounds committee, created the mural contest open to all UA Little Rock students. Chambers received more than 750 votes and $1000 for her design of swimming koi fish.

UA Little Rock Dedicates New Student Mural “Koi” in Ottenheimer Library

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock dedicated a new student mural in the lobby of Ottenheimer Library during a ceremony on May 11.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Dedicates New Student Mural “Koi” in Ottenheimer Library”

Emma Chambers is the winner of UA Little Rock's first student mural competition.

Chambers wins UA Little Rock student mural competition

Emma Chambers, a junior Bachelor of Fine Arts major with a concentration in painting, has won the first student mural competition at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.   Continue reading “Chambers wins UA Little Rock student mural competition”

To celebrate Diversity Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Diversity Council has scheduled a variety of events set to take place throughout the month of March. Presentations will include discussions on a range of topics, research findings, and historical events.

UA Little Rock Announces Events to Recognize Diversity Month

To celebrate Diversity Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Diversity Council has scheduled a variety of events set to take place throughout the month of March. Presentations will include discussions on a range of topics, research findings, and historical events. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Announces Events to Recognize Diversity Month”

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

Student Mural Contest Open for Submissions

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association has teamed up with the Faculty Senate Buildings and Grounds Committee to sponsor a contest permitting students to compete for the chance to construct a mural on campus. Continue reading “Student Mural Contest Open for Submissions”

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Ottenheimer Library Sponsors NEA: Big Read Virtual Film Series

UA Little Rock’s Ottenheimer Library, in collaboration with the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), is sponsoring a series of five films that will be free to stream each Sunday from Oct. 25 to Nov. 22.

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