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UALR Names New Director of Procurement Services

by Alexis Hosticka 8/21/2015 11:17 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named Rebecca Kee the new director of procurement services.

UALR, eStem to Partner on New High School

by Mark Carter 8/17/2015 2:15 pm

The project will entail new construction and renovation of existing UALR space. The new eStem High School, serving students in grades 9-12, is expected to open in July 2017.

UALR Names John Kirk Director of Institute on Race and Ethnicity

by Alexis Hosticka 8/14/2015 11:24 am

University of Arkansas at Little Rock said John Kirk will be the new director of the UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity.

UALR Expands Degree Options

by Alexis Hosticka 7/23/2015 3:28 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, in partnership with the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope-Texarkana has expanded its bachelor degree options beginning with the fall semester.

Transportation Department Appoints New Public Information Officer

by Alexis Hosticka 6/19/2015 3:09 pm

The Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department has named Danny Straessle the new public information officer.

Lawrence Whitman Named Dean of EIT College at UALR

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/18/2015 10:32 am

Lawrence Whitman has been named the new dean of the Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology (EIT) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the university Monday.

UALR Receives $20M for New Visual Arts Building

by Mark Carter 5/11/2015 11:04 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announces the second biggest gift ever made to the school, a $20.3 million grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.

UALR Partners with UACC-Hope to Offer Classes in Texarkana

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/2/2015 8:58 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has partnered with the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope to offer courses at its Texarkana branch, UALR announced Friday.

UALR's Bob Adams, VP for Finance, Announces Retirement

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/26/2015 1:46 pm

Bob Adams, the vice chancellor for finance and administration at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is retiring, the school announced Monday.

UNC Innovation Chief Addresses Business Leaders at UALR

by Mark Carter 1/13/2015 3:54 pm

Judith Cone, chief innovation officer for the University of North Carolina's flagship campus in Chapel Hill, told leaders of central Arkansas' business community Monday evening that innovation is not a synonym for creativity, but a process.

UALR Receives ASTA Grant to Develop Bioenergy Nanotech

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/17/2014 1:47 pm

The Arkansas Science and Technology Authority has awarded a $37,000 grant for a University of Arkansas at Little Rock biology professor who says nanomaterials could increase the germination rate and biomass yield of bioenergy crops.

ASTA Funds UALR Research into Solar Cell Technology

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/12/2014 11:22 am

The Arkansas Science and Technology Authority has awarded a grant of $46,500 to a University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor of physics who hopes to improve on a solar cell material as a stable source of sustainable energy.

UALR Taps Bond-Maupin as Founding Dean of College of Social Sciences, Communication

by Lee Hogan 5/27/2014 11:55 am

Lisa Bond-Maupin, the associate dean of associate dean for Planning and Department Affairs in the College of Arts and Sciences at New Mexico State University, has been named the founding dean of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's College of Social Sciences and Communication.

UALR Hosting SBIR Workshop on Feb. 7

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/16/2014 10:49 am

The workshop is designed for entrepreneurs, small business owners and university researchers who are developing products with high commercial potential.

Michael Pakko: Economic Recovery Still Slow in Arkansas

by Mark Carter 11/6/2013 1:09 pm

While Arkansas weathered the recession a little better than the rest of the nation, it has fallen behind the U.S. in terms of post-recession economic recovery, according to UALR economist Michael Pakko.

UALR Hosting International 'Big Data' Conferences

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/28/2013 3:25 pm

The Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology at UALR will host two international conferences focused on "big data" in November.

Larry Wilson Donates $50,000 to UALR College of Business

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/24/2013 3:16 pm

Wilson’s gift to the Stephen Harrow Smith Endowed Dean’s Fund will be doubled with a match from the Donaghey Foundation, bringing the total value of the gift to $100,000.

UALR: Analytics Center to Help Business Sift 'Big Data'

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/3/2013 10:34 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Monday announced plans to establish the UALR George W. Donaghey Emerging Analytics Center. The center features data visualization systems that the university said "are among the first of their kind in the world."

Dr. Zulma Toro-Ramos Takes UALR Leadership Position (Super Mover)

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/3/2012 12:00 am

Beginning in January, Toro-Ramos will assume the position of provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs at UALR, leading the university’s six colleges, Graduate School and William H. Bowen School of Law.

UALR Receives NASA Grant to Work on Moon, Mars Rovers

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2012 9:59 am

UALR is one of the 17 research colleges and universities across the country and the only one in Arkansas sharing more than $12 million in grants for research and technology development in areas important to NASA’s mission.