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University District receives $24,000 matching grant to boost affordable housing program

UA Little Rock-based University District Development Corporation has received a $24,000 matching grant from the Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) of Dallas and four local members: Arvest Bank, Bank OZK, First Security Bank, and Simmons Bank. These funds will be used to help University District’s mission of providing affordable housing to the neighborhoods surrounding the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.  Continue reading “University District receives $24,000 matching grant to boost affordable housing program”

Dr. John Kirk

UA Little Rock professors featured in podcasts recalling city’s conflicted past

As the director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity and Donaghey Distinguished Professor of History, Dr. John Kirk often serves as an expert source for journalists, students, and researchers looking to learn more about Arkansas’s history in race relations and civil rights.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professors featured in podcasts recalling city’s conflicted past”

Janea Snyder

University District recognized as ‘Thriving Community’ for healthy community initiatives

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock University District has been named a “Thriving Community” in recognition of the district’s efforts to promote health and wellness in partnership with the UA Little Rock School of Counseling, Human Performance and Rehabilitation.  Continue reading “University District recognized as ‘Thriving Community’ for healthy community initiatives”

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”

The farmers markets will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Thursday from May 10 to Sept. 27 in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock University Plaza Parking Lot at 5820 Asher Ave.

University District Farmers Market offers program to encourage healthy eating on a budget

The UA Little Rock University District will host a special program during its weekly Farmers Market on Thursday, Sept. 13, to encourage shoppers to learn how to plan a healthy meal on a budget.  Continue reading “University District Farmers Market offers program to encourage healthy eating on a budget”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Student entrepreneurs raise money for UA Little Rock Children International Scholarship Fund

Young entrepreneurs participating in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Children International “ACHIEVE” summer camp will sell their business products July 14 and July 19 to raise money for the UA Little Rock Children International Scholarship Fund.  Continue reading “Student entrepreneurs raise money for UA Little Rock Children International Scholarship Fund”