Tagged: university of arkansas at little rock

UA Narrows Candidates for UALR Chancellor to 3

by Arkansas Business Staff 4/28/2016 9:32 am

University of Arkansas System President Donald R. Bobbitt said Thursday that he and a committee have narrowed their search for a new chancellor in Little Rock to three.

SBIR Road Tour Allows Entrepreneurs to Compete for $2.5B in Funding

by Alexis Hosticka 4/6/2016 4:16 pm

The state's science and technology entrepreneurs have an opportunity to meet with leaders of the $2.5 ­billion Small Business Innovation Research federal funding program when the SBIR Road Tour visits Arkansas on April 19.

Little Rock Trojans Name Wes Flanigan to Replace Chris Beard

by Associated Press 3/31/2016 11:40 am

Wes Flanigan is Arkansas-Little Rock's new basketball coach. He succeeds Chris Beard, who left last week to become UNLV's coach.

Arkansas Business Power List 2016: Economic Development

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/21/2016 12:00 am

An economic development resource to help navigate the leadership of the largest Arkansas companies or institutions.

KUAR/KLRE General Manager Ben Fry Dies at 54

by Arkansas Business Staff 3/10/2016 11:31 am

Ben Fry, the longtime general manager of Little Rock public radio stations KUAR and KLRE died early Thursday. He was 54.

UALR Team Finalist in Media Competition

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/29/2016 9:05 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock was selected as one of six finalists in a global competition geared at creating a social and digital media campaign to counter the online recruiting efforts of violent extremist groups.

UALR Names Christian O’Neal New Vice Chancellor

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/28/2016 8:53 am

University of Arkansas at Little Rock officials announced Wednesday that Christian O’Neal will take over as vice chancellor for advancement.

UALR Names Sheena Howell Director of Development in Business College

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/9/2015 9:39 am

Sheena Howell, who has worked as director of development for Trojan Athletics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock for the past year, has been named director of development and external relations for UALR's College of Business.

UALR to Host International Conference on Digital Security

by Arkansas Business Staff 12/1/2015 8:59 am

The conference connects digital forensics and information security researchers, as well as experts and policymakers, providing a forum for the exchange of ideas and a discussion of best practices and latest developments.

LaTonda Davis-Williams Takes Over Title IX at UALR (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/30/2015 12:00 am

LaTonda Davis-Williams was named employee relations manager and Title IX coordinator at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, effective Oct. 1.

UALR Receives $100,000 for Nursing Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/23/2015 11:13 am

The Blue & You Foundation recently awarded grant of nearly $100,000 to improve nursing education opportunities at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

UALR’s Virtual Reality Going Places, Really

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/23/2015 12:00 am

Last week, UALR's Emerging Analytics Center showcased its two VR student projects during Supercomputing 2015 (SC15), an international conference for high-performance computing, networking, storage and analysis held in Austin, Texas.

UALR Chancellor Joel Anderson Announces Retirement

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/2/2015 2:27 pm

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Chancellor Joel E. Anderson announced Wednesday that he will retire as chancellor effective June 30.

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.