Dr. K. Bao Vang-Dings

New grant, National Fellowship for UA Little Rock Nanotechnology Researcher

Dr. K. Bao Vang-Dings, research assistant professor at the Center for Integrative Nanotechnology Sciences at UA Little Rock, is ringing in the summer with exciting news. Continue reading “New grant, National Fellowship for UA Little Rock Nanotechnology Researcher”

Wendell Scales Jr.

Scales Leads New Social Justice Initiative for Arkansas Lighthouse Academies

Wendell Scales Jr., a 2019 graduate of UA Little Rock, is leading a first-of-its-kind initiative to bring social justice courses to the Arkansas Lighthouse Academies’ five charter schools.  Continue reading “Scales Leads New Social Justice Initiative for Arkansas Lighthouse Academies”

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

UA Little Rock Beta Alpha Psi students win first place in Southwest Regional Best Practices Competition

UA Little Rock’s chapter of Beta Alpha Psi (BAP) won first place in the BAP Southwest Regional Best Practices competition and will present at BAP’s annual meeting for a chance to receive an additional monetary reward.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Beta Alpha Psi students win first place in Southwest Regional Best Practices Competition”

Jack Stephens Center

UA Little Rock Receives NCAA AASP $100,000 Grant for Greg and Marilyn Brown Academic Center

The UA Little Rock is one of 13 schools nationally selected to receive a NCAA Accelerating Academic Success Program (AASP) single-year initiative grant for the 2021-22 academic year. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives NCAA AASP $100,000 Grant for Greg and Marilyn Brown Academic Center”

Members of 100 Black Men of Greater Little Rock, UA Little Rock, Leadership Greater Little Rock Class XXXV, Ambitious Girls, Inc., Central Arkansas Water, and the Arkansas National Guard meet with students participating in the H20 Leadership Institute during a July 16 mentoring lunch at the Jack Stephens Center at UA Little Rock.

UA Little Rock Partners with 100 Black Men of Greater Little Rock and Community Partners for Summer STEM Program for Teens

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock partnered with 100 Black Men of Greater Little Rock, Ambitious Girls, Inc., Central Arkansas Water, and the Arkansas National Guard to host a weeklong summer environmental STEM (Summer, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) program for teens. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Partners with 100 Black Men of Greater Little Rock and Community Partners for Summer STEM Program for Teens”

Gerald Ganz Jr. is UA Little Rock's new vice chancellor of finance and administration.

UA Little Rock Names Ganz as New Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Gerald “Jerry” Ganz Jr. as the university’s new vice chancellor of finance and administration, effective Aug. 23. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Names Ganz as New Vice Chancellor of Finance and Administration”

Dr. Ann Robinson.

Robinson Awarded A. Harry Passow International Award for Leadership in Gifted Education

Dr. Ann Robinson, distinguished professor of education at UA Little Rock, has been honored for her dedication to serving and advocating for gifted children around the world.  Continue reading “Robinson Awarded A. Harry Passow International Award for Leadership in Gifted Education”