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”

‘Nonprofits’ the topic of next UA Little Rock Downtown lecture

The UA Little Rock Downtown Lecture Series continues Wednesday, Feb. 27, with a talk on “Nonprofit Capacity Building Strategies” by Dr. Kirk Leach, assistant professor in UA Little Rock’s School of Public Affairs. Continue reading “‘Nonprofits’ the topic of next UA Little Rock Downtown lecture”

Graduating senior Jessica Tate is an avid reader and origami artist. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Graduating student plans to make difference by teaching in high-needs urban schools

When Jessica Tate, a 22-year-old native of Nashville, Arkansas, spent this summer teaching English as a second language in China, what she experienced led her to make a life-changing decision.  Continue reading “Graduating student plans to make difference by teaching in high-needs urban schools”

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”

Mike Craw

Craw to discuss why neighborhood associations matter in next Anderson Institute “Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity” lecture series

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor will discuss the effects neighborhood and homeowner’s associations have on property values and crime rates during the next “Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity” lecture on Tuesday, Oct. 23.  Continue reading “Craw to discuss why neighborhood associations matter in next Anderson Institute “Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity” lecture series”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

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”

While touring Parliament, the study abroad group met with a member of the Scotland Nationalist Party, Alison Thewliss,

UA Little Rock students investigate migrant crisis in Europe

A group of University of Arkansas at Little Rock students saw firsthand how the growing migrant crisis has changed Europe in recent years.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock students investigate migrant crisis in Europe”

Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

Wiebelhaus-Brahm to teach at international summer program in South Korea

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has been selected to teach in a prestigious international college exchange program in South Korea.  Continue reading “Wiebelhaus-Brahm to teach at international summer program in South Korea”

Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

UA Little Rock professor investigates Syrians’ pursuit of peace and justice in the midst of war

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor visited Syrian refugees and activists in Turkey and Lebanon in May in the last of four trips to war-affected countries by an 18-member international research team investigating how peace can be achieved in societies emerging from conflict.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor investigates Syrians’ pursuit of peace and justice in the midst of war”