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Toni Alexander Named Dean of the UAFS College of Arts & Sciences (Movers & Shakers)

She previously was chair of the department of history and anthropology at Southeast Missouri State University.  read more >
Education / Industry / Tourism

Frank Cuervo Named Director of Athletics at UA Little Rock (Super Mover)

He succeeds George Lee, who had been athletics director since 2019. read more >
Education / Health Care / Industry / Nonprofits

Brooke Magallanes Named Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment at UA Fort Smith (Movers & Shakers)

She previously was the interim director of the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. read more >
Education

UA Little Rock Partners With ACDS on Computer Science Program

The program is aimed at strengthening educational pathways for computer science and cybersecurity majors at the school. read more >
Education / Health Care

UA Little Rock Professor Receives Ann F. Isaacs Founder’s Memorial Award (Movers & Shakers)

Ann Robinson, a distinguished professor at UA Little Rock, has been named the winner of the 2023 NAGC Ann F. Isaacs Founder’s Memorial Award.  Crystal Rose has been named to […] read more >
Business Services / Education / Small Business / Technology

New Program Seeks to Bring International Tech Talent to Central Arkansas

AR Tech Launch will help tech entrepreneurs in other countries obtain work visas and relocate to the Little Rock area to build their business. read more >
Education / Health Care / Nonprofits

Jessica Rivera Named VP of Hospital Operations at Baptist Health NLR (Movers & Shakers)

She recently served as the CEO of Meridian Health in Houston, Texas. read more >
Banking & Finance / Education / Nonprofits

Arkansas Universities Announce Tuition-Free Programs Amidst ‘Last Dollar’ Scholarship TrendLock Icon

Some of Arkansas’ biggest universities are offering scholarships to make tuition essentially free for some students. read more >
Banking & Finance / Education

UA Little Rock to Announce New Freshman ScholarshipLock Icon

We’re told the University of Arkansas at Little Rock last week approved a “last dollar” scholarship, which would cover any remaining gaps in tuition payments and qualified fees for freshmen. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

Rodney Abston & Wesley Bland Honored as Distinguished UALR Alumni (Movers & Shakers)

Abston has been named the Distinguished Alumnus of the Year, and Bland will receive the Dean’s Award for Excellence. read more >
Business Services / Education

UA Little Rock Biz Analytics Degree Ranked Among Top in US

AnalyticsDegrees.org ranked UA Little Rock's online business administration in business analytics undergraduate program in the top ten in the country. read more >
Education

UA Little Rock Hosts STEM Training for Teachers

The STRIVE professional development program for Arkansas middle school and high school teachers helps better prepare students for jobs in science, technology, engineering, and math. read more >
Education / Transportation

UA Little Rock Appoints First Arkansas Space Grant Consortium Associate Director

Constance Meadors is the first associate director of the Arkansas Space Grant Consortium and the NASA Established Program to Stimulate Competitive Research. read more >
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ASU Department Chair Selected to Lead AACOM Educational Council (Movers & Shakers)

Regina Fleming is chair of the department of osteopathic manipulative medicine at the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro. read more >
Education / Health Care

Detecting Anemia Using AI & Human Eyes at UA Little Rock

Research student Nahiyan Noor began researching the blood disorder and how it is diagnosed using machine learning and artificial intelligence. read more >
Jess Porter, executive director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Education / Media & Marketing

Jess Porter Named Head of UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History

The center, which is housed in the Bobby L. Roberts Library downtown Little Rock, explores and promotes Arkansas' history by identifying, collecting and preserving records of enduring value to the state. read more >
UA Little Rock Ph.D student in computer and information science, Imran Sarker, right, and his computer science professor Mariofanna Milanova, left, received a $50,000 grant from the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Innovation Corps (I-Corps) program to help bring a new consumer product to market. Sarker is developing RightHand, an online marketplace fueled by artificial intelligence as part of his dissertation research.
Business Services / Education / Small Business

UA Little Rock Gets $50K Grant for Online Marketplace Project

The project, called "RightHand," is described as a "deep learning-based recommendation system" that connects service seekers and service providers. read more >
Education

UA Little Rock Scholarship to Support Working Students

The scholarship is funded through a $50,000 donation from Cyril Hollingsworth, a lawyer with Wright Lindsey & Jennings LLP of Little Rock. read more >
Education

UA Little Rock Announces $250M Fundraising Campaign

The school raised $163 million during the silent phase of the campaign, which began in 2017. read more >
The Jack Stephens Center, home to the UA Little Rock Trojan basketball teams.
Tourism

With Eye on Athletics Revenue, UA Little Rock Switches Conference

The school is joining the Ohio Valley Conference, where it believes it will fare better financially and competitively. read more >