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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 / Health Care

UA Little Rock Gets $300K Planned Gift to Support Nursing Students

The gift comes Bill Stovall III, longtime operator of Cobb Funeral Home of Blytheville. read more >
Education / Government & Politics / Technology

Constance Meadors Named Director of Arkansas Space Grant Consortium

Meadors is the first African American and first woman space grant director for the state of Arkansas. read more >
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Arkansas Universities Build Cybersecurity Hub with $5M GrantLock Icon

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Cyber Security, Energy Security & Emergency Response allocated the money to further work at the Emerging Threat Information Sharing & Analysis Center — a sort of cybersecurity clinic — at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. read more >
Education

Frank Cuervo Named Athletics Director of UA Little Rock

He comes to UA Little Rock from the University of Illinois Chicago, where he was the deputy director of athletics/chief revenue officer. read more >
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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 / Industry

John Brown University to Offer AI Degree; Other Universities Plan New Classes

University of Arkansas at Fayetteville and Arkansas State University in Jonesboro, offer or are planning to offer AI classes. read more >
Business Services / Education / Government & Politics / Small Business / Technology

ASBTDC Gets $2M Grant to Help Underserved and Very Small Businesses

The five-year grant will help the center assist hundreds of businesses with securing capital through the U.S. Treasury's Technical Assistance Grant Program. read more >
The University of Arkansas Little Rock to host solar eclipse celebration April 8.
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UA Little Rock to Host Solar Eclipse Celebration April 8

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a solar eclipse celebration on April 8 for students, faculty, and the public. read more >
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Education / Legal

Bowen Law School Expands Pathway Program to 3 More Universities

The law school in Little Rock has partnered with Arkansas Tech University, Lyon College and the University of Arkansas at Monticello.  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 >
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 / Government & Politics

US Army Funds UA Little Rock Project to Combat Social Media Manipulation

A $5 million grant will help professor Nitin Agarwal evaluate and develop methods to defend against "emerging cognitive threats" in cyberspace. read more >
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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 >
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Jarred Rego Hired as Director of Advancement at Arkansas Colleges of Health Education (Movers & Shakers)

He previously was senior development officer at Mercy Fort Smith. read more >
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2 Hired at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

Nikolas Doshier has been hired as assistant professor of music, and Chanell Smith has been named the university’s director of health services. read more >
Business Services / Education / Small Business

UA Little Rock Offers Professional Workshop on AI-Powered Marketing

The workshop will be offered in October as part of UA Little Rock Extended Education’s professional development series. read more >
Education / Energy

UA Little Rock Expands Efforts to Strengthen Cybersecurity in Energy Sector

The project is supported by a $1 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. read more >
Education / Nonprofits

UALR Professors Receive Award from Little Rock Sustainability Commission (Movers & Shakers)

Rene Shroat-Lewis and Jessica Scott have received the Sustain the Rock Award. read more >
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Windgate Foundation Awards $3.5M to UA Little Rock Teacher Education Program

The gift will support the transformation of teacher education at UA Little Rock in its quest to become a premier provider of teachers in the state. read more >