UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA Little Rock to ‘Take Back the Night’ April 10

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is joining a nationwide effort to raise awareness of sexual violence and human trafficking by hosting the “Take Back the Night” event on Wednesday, April 10. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to ‘Take Back the Night’ April 10”

Dr. Tusty ten Bensel. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Tusty ten Bensel

In honor of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is featuring stories about the “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock,” faculty, staff, students, and alumni who are serving as leaders and making a difference for the university and their communities.  

Dr. Tusty ten Bensel, graduate coordinator and associate professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at UA Little Rock, is a firm believer in using her research to make positive changes in the world.  Continue reading “Outstanding Women of UA Little Rock: Tusty ten Bensel”

UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

Volunteers needed to mentor youth offenders re-entering society during 2019-20 school year

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Criminal Justice is seeking student applications for a mentoring program to help youth offenders successfully re-enter society after being in the juvenile justice system during the 2019-20 school year.  Continue reading “Volunteers needed to mentor youth offenders re-entering society during 2019-20 school year”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Faculty Excellence Awards by honoring 17 of its top faculty members at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the College of Engineering and Information Technology Auditorium.

UA Little Rock announces college-level Faculty Excellence award winners

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Faculty Excellence Awards by honoring 17 of its top faculty members at 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 11, in the College of Engineering and Information Technology Auditorium.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock announces college-level Faculty Excellence award winners”

Dr. Michael Craw and Dr. Tusty ten Bensel

Neighborhood is key factor in recidivism rates for ex-offenders in Arkansas

The neighborhood that a person recently released from prison lives in is a key factor in whether that person will eventually return to prison, according to a study by two professors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “Neighborhood is key factor in recidivism rates for ex-offenders in Arkansas”

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Volunteers needed to mentor youth offenders re-entering society

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Criminal Justice is seeking volunteers for the second year of a mentoring program to help youth offenders successfully re-enter society after being in the juvenile justice system during the 2018-19 school year.  Continue reading “Volunteers needed to mentor youth offenders re-entering society”

Knock it out! Summer 2018

UA Little Rock offers unique class choices for summer 2018

Students who are on the lookout for an interesting summer class have many options recommended by the professors of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “UA Little Rock offers unique class choices for summer 2018”

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UA Little Rock to ‘Take Back the Night’ April 18

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is joining a nationwide effort to raise awareness of sexual violence and human trafficking by hosting its first “Take Back the Night” event on Wednesday, April 18.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to ‘Take Back the Night’ April 18”

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UA Little Rock criminal justice program earns top marks

The online criminal justice program at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been ranked as one of the best and most affordable in the nation at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Continue reading “UA Little Rock criminal justice program earns top marks”