Tagged: university of arkansas at little rock

Of Dollars and the Arts (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 2/12/2018 12:00 am

Alice Walton needs to have a talk with state Sen. Bart Hester. She needs to explain to him the economic impact of the arts in Arkansas.

Laura Fine on Keeping Small Businesses from Missing the Market

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/5/2018 12:00 am

Laura Fine, chief of the Arkansas Small Business & Technology Development Center, tells what it does, and says customers are king.

Reporter Marci Manley Turns to PR; It’s Not Shocking News

by Kyle Massey 1/15/2018 12:00 am

After nearly a decade in TV news, including three years as a top investigative reporter at KARK/Fox 16 in Little Rock, Marci Manley left her first love, journalism, for a state public relations job that better suits her marriage and family plans.

McKuin Takes New Public Radio Job, With Same Commute

by Kyle Massey 1/9/2018 11:10 am

Vanessa McKuin, who helped get Arkansas Public Media off the ground by managing business side of the regional journalism collaborative, has become development director for University of Arkansas at Little Rock public radio.

UA Little Rock Adds Rose, Andrews to Administration (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2018 12:00 am

Holly Rose has been named executive director of development at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, and JR Andrews is UA-Little Rock’s new director of planned giving.

Brian Berry Selected for UA Little Rock Commission (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/13/2017 12:00 am

Brian Berry will help lead reaccreditation efforts at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock as the new faculty co-chair of the Higher Learning Commission.

Jill Simons to Lead Retention Effort at Arkansas State (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/23/2017 12:00 am

Jill Simons has been named associate vice chancellor for retention and completion at Arkansas State University at Jonesboro, where she was previously assistant vice chancellor for undergraduate studies in the university’s Division of Academic Affairs.

Erin Finzer Promoted at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/18/2017 12:00 am

Erin Finzer has been named interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs-continuous improvement at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock effective Sept. 1.

UA Little Rock Names Interim Vice Chancellor For Academic Affairs

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/21/2017 11:22 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Monday named Erin Finzer interim associate vice chancellor for academic affairs-continuous improvement.

2 Arkansas Universities Partner for Affordable Education

by Associated Press 8/10/2017 3:37 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and the University of Arkansas Pulaski Tech are partnering to give students a more affordable path to earning their bachelor's degree.

Slimmed-Down Pulaski Tech Fits UA System

by Kyle Massey 8/7/2017 12:00 am

Pulaski Technical College had nearly 12,000 students in 2012 when Margaret A. Ellibee became its chief. Today it has about 6,000, and to Ellibee that’s a good thing.

UA Little Rock Professor Awarded $500K For Fuel Cell Research

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/27/2017 1:22 pm

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received $500,000 to develop high-performance, cost-effective transportation fuel cells.

Football At UALR — Who Pays? (Editorial)

by Arkansas Business Editors 7/17/2017 12:00 am

There’s a chance that school spirit will be lifted, student enrollment will increase and alumni and community members will be more engaged should the university start a football program, but it will almost certainly come at an increased cost to students.

UA Little Rock Teams with City, State Parks to Consider Football

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/12/2017 11:50 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock says it will conduct a feasibility study "to assess whether the university should consider adding a football and marching band program."

Arkansas Tech's Sandra Cheffer Leaves Ozark for New Role in Russellville (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2017 12:00 am

Sandra Cheffer has moved from the Ozark campus of Arkansas Tech University to the main campus in Russellville, where she will serve as the director of budget and financial reporting.

Medical Education Takes Leap With Virtual Reality

by Jan Cottingham 7/3/2017 12:00 am

Carolina Cruz-Neira of UA Little Rock and Dr. T. Glenn Pait of UAMS have devised "Anatomical Eyes" to train doctors, the military, students and more.

UA-Little Rock Names Director of Development, External Relations

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 10:56 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Monday named Christopher Dickie director of development and external relations for its College of Education & Health Professions.

Wendy Nembhard to Chair UAMS Epidemiology Department (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/26/2017 12:00 am

Wendy Nembhard has been named chair of the Department of Epidemiology in the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock.

Under New Name, UA-Little Rock Institute Aims to Promote Economic Growth

by Todd Traub 6/19/2017 9:45 am

Under its new name, the Arkansas Economic Development Institute, based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is refocusing as a proactive entity promoting economic growth in the state.

UA-Little Rock Professor Awarded $1.5M to Study Cyber Propaganda Campaigns

by Arkansas Business Staff 6/13/2017 10:25 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock announces that information science professor Nitin Agarwal has received more than $1.5 million to research ways to aid U.S. military forces in the fight against cyber propaganda campaigns.