A student living in West Hall reacts to a mural painted by art students in the hallway of her dorm. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Unveils New Mural to Inspire Art Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has unveiled a beautiful new art mural designed to bring inspiration to the students living in UA Little Rock’s newest living and learning community for art students. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Unveils New Mural to Inspire Art Students”

Tripti Shukla

Shukla Named 2022 Whitbeck Memorial Award Winner at UA Little Rock

Tripti Shukla, a double major from Little Rock, has been named the winner of the 2022 Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Shukla Named 2022 Whitbeck Memorial Award Winner at UA Little Rock”

Earth Science students in UA Little Rock’s Geology and Ecology of The Bahamas class on San Salvador Island in the Bahamas.

UA Little Rock Students Have Unforgettable Experience in the Bahamas

For UA Little Rock students Mailee Xiong and Bria Hampton, swimming to what’s ominously known as “The Wall” in the waters off San Salvador Island in the Bahamas was a once-in-a-lifetime experience that would not have been possible a year earlier. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Students Have Unforgettable Experience in the Bahamas”

Professor Sonny Rhodes celebrates with students Chloe McGehee and Bryan Hernandez!

UA Little Rock Students Win 11 Awards in Newspaper Competition

Eight student journalists at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have won 11 awards in the 93rd annual Arkansas College Media Association (ACMA) conference for their work in The Forum, UA Little Rock’s student newspaper. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Students Win 11 Awards in Newspaper Competition”

UA Little Rock Chancellor Christina Drale and Amar Kanekar

Kanekar Receives Lifetime Teaching Commitment Award from Academy of Teaching and Learning Excellence

Dr. Amar Kanekar, associate professor and graduate coordinator of the Health Education/Health Promotion program, is so dedicated to professional development that UA Little Rock’s Academy of Teaching and Learning Excellence (ATLE) has created a new award to recognize his achievements. Continue reading “Kanekar Receives Lifetime Teaching Commitment Award from Academy of Teaching and Learning Excellence”

UA Little Rock to Celebrate Earth Day April 20

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is celebrating Earth Day with Teslas, a campus cleanup, energy-efficient giveaways, and an electronic recycling drive. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Celebrate Earth Day April 20”

Brad Cushman

UA Little Rock Gallery Director Brad Cushman Retires After 22 Years

Brad Cushman, art gallery director and curator of exhibits at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has retired after spending more than two decades bringing art and culture to Arkansas. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Gallery Director Brad Cushman Retires After 22 Years”

Dr. Rebecca Glazier on a city wall in the old city of Misfah.

UA Little Rock Professor Travels to Oman to Study Middle Eastern Food Security and Environmental Sustainability

Dr. Rebecca Glazier, a professor in the School of Public Affairs at UA Little Rock, spent two weeks in January studying food security and environmental sustainability in Oman, a small county on the southeastern coast of the Arabian Peninsula. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Professor Travels to Oman to Study Middle Eastern Food Security and Environmental Sustainability”