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

Finalists for Staff Achievement Awards announced

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate has announced the eight finalists for the 2019 Staff Achievement Awards.  Continue reading “Finalists for Staff Achievement Awards announced”

Deborah Baldwin with archive of Vic Snyder's 700 boxes of papers at the Center for Arkansas History and Culture in downtown Little Rock.

Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Deborah Baldwin

In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.  

Dr. Deborah Baldwin, UA Little Rock associate provost of collections and archives and director of the Center for Arkansas History and Culture, has always had a passion for history.  Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Deborah Baldwin”

Ottenheimer Library employee Louise Lowe demonstrates some simple at-home exercises with a fitness ball. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock library staff steps up for fitness

In Ottenheimer Library, where UA Little Rock’s students, staff, and faculty are usually found quietly studying or working, the employees of Ottenheimer Library have challenged themselves to be more fit, active, and healthy.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock library staff steps up for fitness”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is part of a community partnership that will host a six-week public programming film and discussion series about immigration in America March 7 to April 16.

UA Little Rock, community partners to host six-week film, discussion series on immigration in America

A $1,300 grant from the National Endowment for Humanities brings the immigration program series, “Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience,” to Little Rock. The grant was awarded to UA Little Rock’s Ottenheimer Library and Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity, as well as the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), El Zocalo, and Philander Smith College. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, community partners to host six-week film, discussion series on immigration in America”

Dr. Andrew Amstutz is shown with a collection of 87 volumes of Urdu books donated to Ottenheimer Library. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock receives donation of Urdu book collection

When Dr. Andrew Amstutz was a child, he was fascinated by tales of the adventures of family members who once lived on the other side of the world.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives donation of Urdu book collection”

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UA Little Rock researchers showcase benefits of using open educational resources in the classroom

University of Arkansas at Little Rock faculty, staff, and students shared their experiences using open educational resources during the Open Education Southern Symposium held Oct. 1-2 at the University of Arkansas. Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers showcase benefits of using open educational resources in the classroom”

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center, based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will host a free “Get Started with Governor’s Cup” workshop from 10-11 a.m. on Thursday, Sept. 20, in Ottenheimer Library Room 535 for UA Little Rock students interested in joining the Governor’s Cup competition.

Get Started with the Arkansas Governor’s Cup

The Arkansas Governor’s Cup Collegiate Business Plan Competition brings an opportunity for teams of college students to win a grand prize of $25,000 while exploring their flare for entrepreneurship.  Continue reading “Get Started with the Arkansas Governor’s Cup”

The 2018 graduates of the ACCE program include (L to R): Back row: John Steele, ACCE instructor, and graduates John Rockefeller and Breah Hampton. Middle row: Graduates Ford McGahee, Jonmichal Walker, Joshua Fletcher, Davion Green, Juan Rodriguez, and ACCE Instructor Leslie Harms. Front row: Kari Lott, Curtina Jackson, Chasity Mathis, Nicholas Austin, and Aaron Sullivan.

Second ACCE cohort graduates from UA Little Rock

Kari Lott has a dream to one day save up enough money to open and run her own restaurant, a dream she is determined to make come true through her hard work and inspiring attitude.  Continue reading “Second ACCE cohort graduates from UA Little Rock”

Junior Todd Howard poses in his knight during the costume contest at Ottenheimer Library on October 31, 2017.

Ottenheimer Library to present DracoFest March 13-14

Celebrate a world of creativity with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s first DracoFest hosted by the Ottenheimer Library on Tuesday, March 13, and Wednesday, March 14. Continue reading “Ottenheimer Library to present DracoFest March 13-14”