Dr. Xiu Ye, a professor of mathematics, has donated $20,000 to the Department of Math and Statistics to provide professional development opportunities for faculty and students. Photo by Ben Krain.

Math professor donates $20,000 to support faculty, students

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock math professor has donated $20,000 to help fund professional development activities for faculty members and students in the Department of Math and Statistics.  Continue reading “Math professor donates $20,000 to support faculty, students”

Sarah Beth Estes, right, UA Little Rock Dean for the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences, accepts a LULAC award for a Latino Destination Campus during the League of United Latin American Citizens of Arkansas Scholarship Gala.

LULAC recognizes UA Little Rock as Latino Destination Campus

The League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) honored the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a Latino Destination Campus award Sept. 13 during LULAC Council 750 Little Rock Scholarship Gala at the William J. Clinton Presidential Center. Continue reading “LULAC recognizes UA Little Rock as Latino Destination Campus”

UA Little Rock offers Weekend University for lifelong learning

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will begin a new Weekend University on March 9 that will offer central Arkansans a series of 90-minute micro-classes on topics ranging from Shakespeare to stargazing.

Continue reading “UA Little Rock offers Weekend University for lifelong learning”

UA Little Rock, UAMS announce new 2+2 degree plans

Students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will have an easy transition should they decide to transfer to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences to pursue study in an allied health specialty.

Continue reading “UA Little Rock, UAMS announce new 2+2 degree plans”

Former art student bequeaths $40,000 for UA Little Rock art scholarships

Mary Jane Stotts (MJ) Robbins loved creating art. It’s what drew her to Little Rock and then to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock to study art.

Robbins passed away last year at the age of 67. On Wednesday, Oct. 10, Robbins’ birthday, her estate announced a $40,000 gift to UA Little Rock to establish two new scholarships funds in her honor. Continue reading “Former art student bequeaths $40,000 for UA Little Rock art scholarships”

Linda Holzer (center) accepts Florence Price's award for being inducted into the Arkansas Women's Hall of Fame. Also pictured are Holly Fish (left), board chairperson, and Kristina Garlington, Girl of Promise awardee.

UA Little Rock-affiliated women honored at Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame

Several women associated with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock were honored during the fourth annual Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame Ceremony held Aug. 30 at the Statehouse Convention Center in Little Rock.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock-affiliated women honored at Arkansas Women’s Hall of Fame”

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”

Sarah Beth Estes

Estes named new interim dean of College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences

Dr. Sarah Beth Estes has been named the new interim dean of the College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Estes named new interim dean of College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences”