Tagged: university of arkansas at little rock

UALR Gets $1M Endowment for Non-Traditional Students

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/14/2014 10:57 am

The university on Wednesday announced its selection for the endowment by the Bernard Osher Foundation of San Francisco. UALR is the only institution in Arkansas to offer the Osher Re-Entry Scholars Program.

Ex-Offenders Need Financial Literacy Too (Ken Galchus Commentary)

by Ken Galchus 4/28/2014 12:00 am

Each year, U.S. state and federal prisons return more than 600,000 prisoners back into society, at least half of whom are reincarcerated within three years. Many of these ex-offenders return to inner-city neighborhoods where income levels are low, jobs are scarce and crime rates are high.

Engineering Team From UALR to Compete in Texas

by Associated Press 4/23/2014 10:31 am

A mechanical engineering design team from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock is set to compete in an international event after winning first-place among 18 teams in the Student Professional Development Conference in Lubbock, Texas.

UALR Business College Retains AACSB Accreditation

by Lee Hogan 4/8/2014 12:56 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's College of Business retained an accreditation held by less than 5 percent of the world's business programs.

Record Number to Take Part in UALR Economic Development Course

by Lee Hogan 3/26/2014 11:17 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock's annual economic development course will be at room capacity next week.

Sustainability as a Business Strategy (Nancy Landrum Commentary)

by Nancy Landrum 3/17/2014 12:00 am

Sustainability in business is, at its core, about returning to old-fashioned business values: knowing your customers and neighbors, frugality and efficiency, doing the right thing and being accountable for your actions.

UALR Lab Translates Big Data Into Dollars

by Jan Cottingham 3/3/2014 12:00 am

Humans are digitizing every aspect of life, translating every thought, every endeavor into something that can be read on a computer screen. This act of translation is creating infinite bits of new information — big data, to use the phrase popular in the world of technology.

UALR Touts Athletic Grad Rates

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/24/2014 12:00 am

Graduation rates are looking good for student athletes attending the University of Arkansas at Little Rock — much better, even, than the school’s overall grad rate.

Church, Fitness Club to Locate in Little Rock's University District

by Associated Press 1/28/2014 6:59 am

The University District at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock says a church and a fitness club will move into a landmark vacant property near the campus.

UALR Proposes New Site for Tech Park

by Associated Press 8/14/2013 9:19 am

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel E. Anderson is proposing a new location for a planned technology park. The 20-acre parcel is near the UALR campus along Fair Park Boulevard.

Andrea Angel Named UALR Business College Development Director

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/11/2013 9:58 am

Andrea Angel, who has worked in sales and development for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Department of Athletics since 2005, has been named new development director for the university's business college.

UALR Names Paula Casey As Interim Vice Provost

by Associated Press 6/19/2013 8:10 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named Paula Casey as its interim vice provost for research and dean of the graduate school.

Video: Martha Shoffner, UALR, ASU & More in the Arkansas Business Week in Review

by Lance Turner 6/8/2013 10:43 am

Today in the Arkansas Business Week in Review on THV 11 News: Martha Shoffner's legal woes multiply, UALR announces a new high-tech center, ASU studies adding a new medical school in Jonesboro and much more.

UALR Science, Math Dean Michael Gealt Headed to Central Michigan University

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/23/2013 7:54 am

Michael A. Gealt, dean of the College of Science and Mathematics and professor of biology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has accepted a new position at Central Michigan University, according to UALR Provost and Vice Chancellor Zulma Toro-Ramos.

Here's Why March Madness Hasn't Returned to Verizon Arena

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/1/2013 12:00 am

It’s unclear if any NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament games will ever return to North Little Rock. UALR still lobbies, but there's one factor in the way.

Experts Recommend Insurance With Earthquakes, Floods Part of Life in Arkansas

by Mark Friedman 3/18/2013 12:00 am

With Arkansas overdue for a major earthquake, experts are warning Arkansans who live near earthquake activity and flood zones to be prepared by having flood and earthquake insurance.

Students Flock to Arkansas Engineering Programs

by Mark Friedman 2/11/2013 12:00 am

Arkansas colleges are experiencing a surge of students enrolling in engineering programs.

Business College Deans in Arkansas to Study Trends, Tailor Curricula for Jobs

by Lance Turner 1/16/2013 7:26 am

Business college deans in Arkansas are working together to survey economic development trends and pattern their respective colleges' curricula to meet job demands in the state, according to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock's Institute for Economic Advancement.

UALR Law Students 'Horse Around' To Relieve Stress

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

Law school finals are stressful. Your Whispers staff knows this from bitter experience. The Bowen School of Law at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has a unique plan to reduce students’ stress: therapy dogs and a therapy horse named Porsche.

Custom Aircraft Cabinets Buys New $3.7M Home (Real Deals)

by George Waldon 11/19/2012 12:00 am

A former National Home Center store in Sherwood is undergoing redevelopment to become the new location of Custom Aircraft Cabinets after a $3.72 million sale.