UA Little Rock alumni Mayor Frank Scott Jr., Dr. Sara Tariq, and the Hon. Annabelle Imber Tuck gathered in the Jack Stephens Center to participate in a Sept. 1 "Together Little Rock" panel with UA Little Rock students who studied abroad in Spain over the summer. Photo by Angie Faller.

Community Leaders Share Experiences with Improving Religious Tolerance in Arkansas

Three Little Rock community leaders and UA Little Rock alumni shared their efforts to promote religious tolerance in Arkansas during a Sept. 1 community event.  Continue reading “Community Leaders Share Experiences with Improving Religious Tolerance in Arkansas”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier leads a group of students in the Islam and Migration in Contemporary and Historical Spain course on a study abroad trip in Spain.

UA Little Rock Students, Community Members to Discuss Study Abroad Trip to Spain and Religious Tolerance Efforts in Aug. 31 Panel

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a free community panel where students will share their experiences studying abroad in Spain and prominent community members will discuss efforts to promote religious tolerance in Arkansas and their experiences with prejudice.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Students, Community Members to Discuss Study Abroad Trip to Spain and Religious Tolerance Efforts in Aug. 31 Panel”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier

Little Rock Congregations Study Dialogue Reveals How Congregations, Nonprofits Can Work Together to Address Community Issues

The Little Rock Congregations Study (LRCS) research team at UA Little Rock worked with a team of students from the UA-Clinton School of Public Service to host a series of community dialogue discussions during the spring semester to explore how congregations and nonprofits in Little Rock can come together to make an impact on important community issues. Continue reading “Little Rock Congregations Study Dialogue Reveals How Congregations, Nonprofits Can Work Together to Address Community Issues”

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”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier

Glazier signs contract to publish book on how teachers can build rapport with students in an online environment

While most have embraced the importance of online education because of the coronavirus pandemic, Dr. Rebecca Glazier has been researching its importance for the past decade and has plenty of advice to share.

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Mariam Bouzihay

UA Little Rock grad looks forward to career in tech industry, starting orphanage

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate is looking forward to a future in the tech industry, followed by fulfilling her lifelong goal of helping children.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad looks forward to career in tech industry, starting orphanage”

Rebecca Glazier

Little Rock Congregations Study seeks to benefit, connect congregations through new survey

When Rebecca Glazier first began the Little Rock Congregations Study in 2012, her goal was to learn about faith-based community engagement and to provide her students with an opportunity to learn outside the classroom. In 2020, her goal is to use the results to make a difference in the community by bringing together congregations and nonprofits who want to tackle Little Rock’s biggest problems.  Continue reading “Little Rock Congregations Study seeks to benefit, connect congregations through new survey”