Tagged: university of arkansas at little rock

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 Vice Chancellor Bob Denman to Retire in March

by Lance Turner 8/13/2015 10:28 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock said Thursday that Bob Denman, vice chancellor for advancement, will retire in March.

State Economic Forecaster Michael Pakko Says Arkansas Economy Could Be Dampened by These Two Industries

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/13/2015 12:00 am

Michael R. Pakko took on the job of chief economist and state economic forecaster position at the Institute for Economic Advancement at UALR in August 2009.

Former FBI Specialist Cyrus Smith Takes Over Public Safety at University of the Ozarks (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/6/2015 12:00 am

Cyrus Smith has been named the University of the Ozarks’ new director of public safety, replacing Jeannette Willis, who retired this month. Smith’s duties began July 1. A 2006 graduate of the university, Smith had worked as an investigative specialist with the FBI in San Antonio, Texas, since 2010.

Here's the New UALR Trojans Logo

by Lance Turner 7/1/2015 11:46 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock this morning unveiled its athletic department logos. Chasse Conque, the UALR athletic director, said a new Trojans website will also go live at noon.

Diane Gilleland on the 'Dramatic Change' of a Diverse Board of Directors

by Alexis Hosticka 6/30/2015 8:56 am

Diane Gilleland, an adjunct professor at UALR and an independent director for Navient Corp., talks to Arkansas Business about how the company worked to achieve more diversity on its board of directors.

UALR Engineering Project Wins National Engineering Award

by Associated Press 6/9/2015 6:53 am

A team of civil and construction engineering students, industry sponsors and faculty members at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has won a national award for a senior design project submitted for the American Red Cross of Greater Arkansas.

Supporting Homegrown Innovation (Michael Singleton Commentary)

by Michael Singleton 3/30/2015 12:00 am

In reality, innovative research with world-changing implications happens every day in our universities and private companies. But what good is the best research discovery, technology or innovation if it never leaves the lab?

Report: Maumelle Police Close Murder-Suicide Case Involving UALR Professor

by Lance Turner 2/25/2015 10:52 am

Maumelle police have closed that murder-suicide case from last weekend involving University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor James Wilbanks.

Communication as a Management Skill (Karen Leonard Expert Advice)

by Karen Leonard 2/9/2015 12:00 am

Often a manager uses communication without realizing its effectiveness as a tool to enhance employee performance. In fact, research shows that the amount and duration of employee motivation and commitment are directly tied to how well a manager communicates. But effective communication is a skill a manager must spend time and effort to perfect.

Brett Powell Named Next Director of Higher Ed Department

by Associated Press 2/5/2015 7:11 am

The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board has appointed a University of Arkansas at Little Rock alumnus to be the next director of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education.

National Science Foundation Gives UALR $36K Environmental Grant

by Associated Press 1/23/2015 7:36 am

The National Science Foundation has awarded the University of Arkansas at Little Rock a $35,773 grant for a conference on hydraulic fracturing and environmental pollution.

Employee Contributions to UALR Campaign Surpass 2014 Goals

by Associated Press 1/14/2015 7:27 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock says nearly 59 percent of its employees contributed more than $286,000 last year to the school's campus campaign.

Chasse Conque Hired as UALR Athletic Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/6/2015 11:32 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named Chasse Conque as its new athletic director.

Sheena Howell, Lloyd Webre Named to Development Posts at UALR

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/15/2014 10:26 am

Sheena Howell and Lloyd Webre have been named to positions in the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Office of Alumni & Development.

UALR Bowen School of Law Ranks Second in Student Yield

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/10/2014 3:33 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law ranks second in the nation in student yield, a term used to describe the percentage of accepted students that choose to enroll in a given school.

Heartland Foundation Donates $97k to Nonprofits in 2014

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/8/2014 2:02 pm

Throughout 2014, the Heartland Foundation of Little Rock, the charitable outlet of Heartland Bank, has donated nearly $100,000 to nine nonprofits.

Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance Leads Giving Tuesday Events Across the State

by Lee Hogan 12/3/2014 1:07 pm

The Arkansas Nonprofit Alliance spearheaded a philanthropic event Tuesday to raise money and awareness for various causes around the state.

UALR School of Mass Communication Gets $1.4M Bequest from Winn Trust

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/25/2014 10:09 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Mass Communication has received a $1.4 million bequest from the Johnnie A. Winn Revocable Trust.

Mahony Center at UALR Gets $2M Education Grant

by Associated Press 9/30/2014 1:42 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a $2 million grant for its gifted education program.