ASBTDC Continues Build Your Own Business Series for Student Entrepreneurs

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is continuing its BYOB, or Build Your Own Business, initiative for University of Arkansas at Little Rock students this semester.

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The event, “The Making of a Leader: An Open Discussion with Prominent Black Community Leaders,” will take place Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 6-7 p.m. via Zoom. The event will feature Mayor Frank Scott Jr., Sen. Joyce Elliott, and Jannie Cotton, a mental health policy leader and advocate.

UA Little Rock to hold virtual conversation with Mayor Scott, Sen. Elliott, and Jannie Cotton

As a celebration of Black History Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association will hold a virtual conversation with prominent Black leaders in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to hold virtual conversation with Mayor Scott, Sen. Elliott, and Jannie Cotton”

February 11 is International Day of Women and Girls in Science.

UA Little Rock Celebrates International Day of Women and Girls in Science

In celebration of International Day of Women and Girls in Science, UA Little Rock has highlighted some of the women in science at UA Little Rock, their amazing research, and their journeys to pursue careers in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields.

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UA Little Rock addresses mental health challenges brought on by the pandemic by adding TAO Connect’s suite of digital mental health tools to its counseling center’s offerings.

UA Little Rock, TAO Connect Partner to Provide Students with 24/7 Access to Digital Mental Health Support

UA Little Rock has partnered with TAO Connect, a digital platform designed to make behavioral health therapy more accessible and effective, to provide the university community with unlimited access to TAO Connect’s digital mental health platform starting in the 2021 spring semester. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, TAO Connect Partner to Provide Students with 24/7 Access to Digital Mental Health Support”

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UA Little Rock online 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 2021 ranking of “Best Online Graduate Computer Information Technology Programs.”  Continue reading “UA Little Rock online graduate programs listed among the nation’s best by U.S. News and World Report”

UA Little Rock visitors tour the UA Little Rock Cyber Gym, which opened in December 2019. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Partners with Forge Institute to Grow Skilled Cybersecurity Workforce

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the Forge Institute have partnered to strengthen the cybersecurity workforce development in Arkansas by providing academic credit for those who complete professional development courses in cybersecurity at the Forge Institute. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Partners with Forge Institute to Grow Skilled Cybersecurity Workforce”

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Law student looks forward to a military career after graduation

Nathan Johnson, a third-year law student at the UA Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law, has made the most of his “COVID summer” and has been selected to join the U.S. Air Force JAG Corps.  Continue reading “Law student looks forward to a military career after graduation”

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UA Little Rock opens 3 new exhibits featuring Arkansas Women to Watch, Faculty Biennial Exhibition

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Art Gallery will open the new year with three new exhibits featuring Arkansas female artists to watch and the works of faculty members of the UA Little Rock Department of Art and Design.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock opens 3 new exhibits featuring Arkansas Women to Watch, Faculty Biennial Exhibition”

Nitin Agarwal. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Social Media Expert Nitin Agarwal to be featured in Jan. 29 Arkansas Research Alliance talk

Dr. Nitin Agarwal, Jerry L. Maulden-Entergy endowed chair and distinguished professor of information science and director of the Collaboratorium for Social Media and Online Behavioral Studies (COSMOS) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will be featured in a Jan. 29 discussion of science and discovery with the Arkansas Research Alliance (ARA).  Continue reading “Social Media Expert Nitin Agarwal to be featured in Jan. 29 Arkansas Research Alliance talk”

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UA Little Rock to host Jan. 19 roundtable discussion on 2020 election

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of History will host a roundtable discussion to talk about the historical significance of the 2020 election cycle. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Jan. 19 roundtable discussion on 2020 election”