Paula Casey retired on June 30 from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she was the interim vice provost for research and dean of the graduate school. She had held that position since 2013.
Harry Truman said “It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” Example: Joel Anderson, who has just retired from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock after 45 years there, the last 13 of them as chancellor.
A legal case between Dr. Eren Erdem and Dr. Scott Schlesinger serves as a cautionary tale about the importance of having a contract in place and how quickly a friendship can sour when money is involved.
Barber Law Firm hosted a cocktail reception at the Arkansas Arts Center to celebrate the firm’s centennial anniversary. The event included a dedication of the Barber Law Firm Century Fund, a charitable trust with an inaugural donation to Arkansas Children’s Hospital for diabetes research. The firm also donated 15-foot oak trees to the UALR William H. Bowen School of Law, the Downtown Little Rock Partnership and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.