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”

Grants available for faculty members using open education resources in online classes

Grant applications are available for UA Little Rock faculty members who are helping lower classroom costs by offering alternative textbook material for online classes.  Continue reading “Grants available for faculty members using open education resources in online classes”

Author Luis Urrea

Celebrated author kicks off NEA Big Read Program

Author Luis Alberto Urrea Tuesday drew a crowd to the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall for the Sept. 19 kickoff of the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Big Read program. 
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Luis Urrea

Bestselling author kicks off September Big Read event at UA Little Rock

An award-winning author hailed by NPR as a “master storyteller with a rock and roll heart” will discuss his celebrated novel at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock this month. Continue reading “Bestselling author kicks off September Big Read event at UA Little Rock”

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Ottenheimer Library receives $13k grant to create community reading program

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Ottenheimer Library has received $13,000 from the National Endowment of the Arts to create a community-wide reading program.  Continue reading “Ottenheimer Library receives $13k grant to create community reading program”