UA Little Rock to screen “Dreamland: Little Rock’s West 9th Street”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s School of Mass Communication, along with the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity and the Multicultural Center will present a screening of “Dreamland: Little Rock’s West 9th Street” on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m. in the Stella Boyle Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Building. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to screen “Dreamland: Little Rock’s West 9th Street””

Chelsea Bishop Ward (right), UA Little Rock's new director of admissions, is shown with her husband, Steve Ward, and children, Addison and Brady. Submitted photo.

Bishop Ward selected as UA Little Rock’s new director of admissions

After a national search, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected a familiar face to take over the post as the university’s new director of admissions.  Continue reading “Bishop Ward selected as UA Little Rock’s new director of admissions”

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UA Little Rock grad appears on ‘The Blacklist’

A graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock got a boon in her acting career as she appeared in the sixth season premiere of the NBC crime drama, “The Blacklist.” 
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Graduate Carlene Akins (right) receives her diploma from Dr. Julien Mirivel, dean of the College of Social Sciences and Communication. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock student fulfills dream of earning college degree

On May 15, Carlene Akins, 44, of Little Rock, fulfilled her decades-long dream of  earning a college degree as she graduated from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication surrounded by family cheering for her.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student fulfills dream of earning college degree”

Katherine Zambrano stands next to the university's satellite dishes. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Venezuelan student finds new home at UA Little Rock

When Katherine Zambrano first moved to Little Rock to live with her aunt, whose husband was ill, Little Rock seemed like a different world compared to her hometown of Caracas, Venezuela, with a population of more than two million people.  Continue reading “Venezuelan student finds new home at UA Little Rock”

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UA Little Rock ranked top college for affordable online journalism education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been ranked among the most affordable colleges in the country offering online degrees in the journalism field.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock ranked top college for affordable online journalism education”

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UA Little Rock student journalists win Diamond Journalism Awards

Three University of Arkansas at Little Rock student journalists were recognized for their outstanding work with Diamond Journalism Awards, a regional competition sponsored by the Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Continue reading “UA Little Rock student journalists win Diamond Journalism Awards”

UA Little Rock professor to lead dialogue on fake news

Dr. Christopher Etheridge, assistant professor in the School of Mass Communication at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will speak on “Fake News: Implications for Democracy,” as part of the Arkansas Coalition for Peace and Justice’s Community Dialogue series taking place Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 5:30-7 p.m. in the Darragh suite of the Central Arkansas Library, 100 Rock St. in downtown Little Rock.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor to lead dialogue on fake news”