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”

UA Little Rock alum Brian Gregory, right, is working on the presidential campaign of Sen. Elizabeth Warren, left, in Iowa.

Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail

A former University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association president is putting his passion for politics to work as a political organizer trying to elect the next president of the United States.  Continue reading “Former UA Little Rock SGA president utilizes political expertise on presidential campaign trail”

Ben Bowers. Photo by Ben Krain.

Veteran, alum making a difference through Medicaid fraud investigations

A veteran and 2018 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is helping to uncover Medicaid fraud as part of his journey to become a lawyer.  Continue reading “Veteran, alum making a difference through Medicaid fraud investigations”

Summit brings together city’s religious leaders to identify problems, find solutions

Little Rock’s faith leaders share concerns about the city’s future. They see education, race relations, poverty, and mental health as among the many issues affecting the city’s residents and their congregants. Continue reading “Summit brings together city’s religious leaders to identify problems, find solutions”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier

Religion, community engagement the topic of next UA Little Rock Downtown lecture

The UA Little Rock Downtown Lecture Series continues on Wednesday, March 6, with a talk on “Religion and Community Engagement in Little Rock” by Dr. Rebecca Glazier, associate professor in UA Little Rock’s School of Public Affairs. Continue reading “Religion, community engagement the topic of next UA Little Rock Downtown lecture”

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”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier (left) discusses the Little Rock Congregations Study with student researchers in fall 2018. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock researchers study impact of faith-based community engagement in Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is researching how places of worship in Little Rock work with nonprofit organizations to promote community engagement and provide social services to vulnerable populations.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers study impact of faith-based community engagement in Little Rock”

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UA Little Rock awards funding to six projects in Seed Grant Competition

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has awarded funding to six research projects by UA Little Rock faculty members through the 2018-19 Seed Grant Competition.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock awards funding to six projects in Seed Grant Competition”

Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series to feature Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Desmond

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond will be the featured speaker this fall during the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series. Continue reading “Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series to feature Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Desmond”