Daily Digest – March 25, 2020


One of our own students, Gracie Nowlin, a junior Computer Science major will be a co-speaker in a national webinar 5 Tips for Staying Motivated and Healthy While Learning at Home, sponsored by Cengage. The webinar is Thursday, March 26, 12 p.m. CST. Registration via the following link is free.

The UA Little Rock student organization, the Humanitarian Society created a message to help reduce spread of COVID-19. See them on Channel 11

Watch the Humanitarian Society video.

Giving Day for UA Little Rock has been extended to “Ongoing Giving Day for UA Little Rock.” You may still access the giving day website at givingday.ualr.edu or text GivingDay2020 to 41444. Please make special consideration to give to the Student Support Fund. As of today, close to $7,000 has been pledged to help UA Little Rock students affected by the COVID-19 pandemic with micro-grants.


Adobe has provided temporary at-home access for students and faculty until May 31, so that they can continue their work remotely with Adobe Creative Cloud apps (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.).



KUAR News Updates 

Scott announced that the city will tighten its curfew. It will now start at 9 p.m. and end at 5 a.m. The previous hours were 12 a.m. to 5 a.m. (KARK)

State to ban gatherings over 10 people; virus cases at 280 (Dem-Gaz)

UAMS Covid-19 Information

The Office of Communications and Marketing must approve all UA Little Rock messaging regarding COVID-19. This includes announcements to employees, students, or the community. If you have an announcement to be included in the COVID-19 daily digest, the announcement should have vice chancellor approval and should be sent to Jeff Harmon at jwharmon@ualr.edu by 1 p.m. each day. If you have questions about what constitutes an appropriate announcement, please work with a member of the communications team.

At this time, please refrain from posting event modifications or office closings to university listservs without the appropriate vice chancellor approval.

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