Dr. Sara Tariq is the Guest of Honor at Taste of Little Rock 2020. The annual event supports UA Little Rock student scholarships. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock to honor alum Sara Tariq at Taste of Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor alumnus Dr. Sara Tariq, associate dean for student affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), during the 17th annual premier food event, Taste of Little Rock, on Tuesday, April 7. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor alum Sara Tariq at Taste of Little Rock”

Members of the Blue & You Foundation and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock celebrate a grant to build a new continuing education center in the Department of Nursing. Photo by Brad Sims.

Blue & You Foundation grants $68k to UA Little Rock to create continuing education program

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas presented the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a $68,357 grant to support continuing education for healthcare professionals.  Continue reading “Blue & You Foundation grants $68k to UA Little Rock to create continuing education program”

UA Little Rock George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology

UA Little Rock graduate programs listed among the nation’s best by U.S. News and World Report

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been recognized as having some of the best online programs in computer information technology in the country. U.S. News & World Report ranked UA Little Rock 19th in its 2020 list of the “Best Online Master’s in Computer Information Technology Programs.” Continue reading “UA Little Rock graduate programs listed among the nation’s best by U.S. News and World Report”

Rehnuma Seheli

Seheli awarded Acxiom Diversity Scholarship

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has been selected as one of the 10 nationwide winners of a $5,000 scholarship from Acxiom’s Diversity Scholarship Program.  Continue reading “Seheli awarded Acxiom Diversity Scholarship”

Glenn Adamson

Adamson to serve as inaugural speaker of Windgate Distinguished Lecture Series

Renowned art historian and curator Glenn Adamson, senior scholar at the Yale Center for British Art, will serve as the inaugural speaker of the Windgate Distinguished Lecture Series at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Windgate Center of Art and Design 101.  Continue reading “Adamson to serve as inaugural speaker of Windgate Distinguished Lecture Series”

UA Little Rock employees in the Office of Financial Aid receive tote bags after completing 100 percent participation in the Campus Campaign.

UA Little Rock faculty and staff exceed national fundraising average in Campus Campaign

More than 50 percent of faculty and staff members at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock contributed to the 2019 ALL IN Campus Campaign. Nationwide, just 25 percent of college employees give to their institutions. Continue reading “UA Little Rock faculty and staff exceed national fundraising average in Campus Campaign”

Trojans set academic records for 2019 fall semester

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s commitment to Graduating Champions continued in the fall 2019 semester as Trojan student-athletes boasted a department grade point average of 3.281. It marks the 15th-straight semester Little Rock student-athletes have notched a GPA of 3.0 or better as eight programs accomplished the feat during their competition seasons. Continue reading “Trojans set academic records for 2019 fall semester”

Graduate student Zack Stine is doing reasearch on the of type of common language used across cultures in online religious discussions.

Stine joins HASTAC Scholar Program

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock doctoral student has been accepted into a scholar program for students who are working at the intersection of technology and the arts, humanities, and sciences.  Continue reading “Stine joins HASTAC Scholar Program”

Now a graduate of UA Little Rock’s dance performance program, Mimms has opened a nonprofit modern dance troupe to bridge her two worlds. Mimms created the Listen With Your Eyes Dance Troupe to provide more opportunities for dance performers in Arkansas and to raise awareness about deaf and hard of hearing performers.

UA Little Rock alum creates dance troupe to inspire deaf, hard of hearing dancers

While growing up as a deaf child in an adopted family with hearing parents, Brandy Mimms felt conflicted about whether she belonged in the hearing world or the deaf world.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock alum creates dance troupe to inspire deaf, hard of hearing dancers”