Tagged: university of arkansas at little rock

An Old LR Colleague, Tucker Carlson, Gets Naughty

by Kyle Massey 3/18/2019 12:00 am

The Fox News millionaire and I aren’t truly buddies, but we were friendly when we worked together at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in the 1990s.

Arkansas Electrical Engineers Ride a Power Surge

by Kyle Massey 3/4/2019 12:00 am

Arkansas’ college programs in electrical engineering are thriving, with enrollment up over the past 10 years in all of the state’s accredited programs.

Committee: Timing Not Right for Trojan Football Program

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/6/2019 10:37 am

A committee appointed to review the findings of a football feasibility study for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock recommends that the university hold off on establishing a football program.

UA Little Rock Names Chelsea Bishop Ward Director of Admissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2019 9:58 am

After a national search, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected Chelsea Bishop Ward, former associate director of admissions, to serve as its new director of admissions, effective Feb. 1.

UA Little Rock's Carolina Cruz-Neira on Taking Virtual Reality at Face Value

by Arkansas Business Staff 2/4/2019 12:00 am

Carolina Cruz-Neira, the director of UA Little Rock’s Emerging Analytics Center, describes how she and her team stay ahead of the curve in virtual reality.

UA Little Rock, UAMS Announce New 2+2 Degree Plans

by Arkansas Business Staff 1/8/2019 10:03 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences recently signed a series of 2+2 agreements that outline pathways for students to transfer to UAMS and complete a bachelor of science degree there.

AEDI Finds Family Income, Poverty Trends 'Hopeful'

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 12/7/2018 11:48 am

Average and median family incomes rose for 2013-2017, compared with 2008-2013, according to the American Community Survey released by the Arkansas Economic Development Institute.

UA Little Rock Hires Sterling Randle in Athletics (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/26/2018 12:00 am

Sterling Randle is the new associate director of communications for Little Rock athletics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Christina Drale Moves Into Interim Executive Spot at UA Little Rock (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 11/19/2018 12:00 am

Christina Drale has been named interim executive vice chancellor and provost at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Ashley Reid Added to UA Little Rock Athletics (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/22/2018 12:00 am

Ashley Reid has been announced as the new academic success coordinator for athletics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Fate of Arkansas Public Media Illustrates Struggles Facing Nonprofit Coverage Model

by Kyle Massey 10/15/2018 12:00 am

Bobby Ampezzan didn’t learn he was on the firing line till August, but he knew his nonprofit Arkansas Public Media project was in trouble when an 11th-hour appeal for additional national grant money crashed. Spectacularly.

Mia D.M. Phillips to Lead Multicultural Center (UA Little Rock Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/15/2018 12:00 am

Mia D.M. Phillips has been named director of the Multicultural Center in the Division of Student Affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

Public Media Project at UA Little Rock Cutting Back

by Arkansas Business Staff 10/1/2018 12:00 am

With grant money running out, cutbacks have arrived for Arkansas Public Media, the regional public journalism collaborative headquartered at the public radio stations of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

UA Little Rock, Arkansas State Receive $112K Innovation Grants

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/27/2018 4:28 pm

The U.S. Economic Development Administration awarded $2.5 million in grants to 20 colleges and universities in 13 states, including the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Arkansas State University.

Longtime Fan Gives Little Rock Trojans $250K

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/25/2018 3:42 pm

Dr. Bob Young, a former college student-athlete and longtime Trojan season ticket holder, has donated $250,000 to Little Rock Trojan Athletics.

UA Little Rock's Alumni Office Adds Three (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/24/2018 12:00 am

Anneliese Armstrong, Sarah Miller and Ross Owyoung have all joined the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Office of Alumni & Development.

UA Little Rock College's Auditorium Named For Thomas Schueck

by Arkansas Business Staff 9/17/2018 12:06 pm

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has named the auditorium of its Donaghey College of Engineering & Information Technology in honor of Thomas Schueck, founder and chairman of steel company Lexicon Inc. of Little Rock.

UA Little Rock Grants 2 Staffers New Titles

by Arkansas Business Staff 8/2/2018 11:44 am

Two members of the Chancellor's Cabinet at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have new titles.

Economist: Report Indicates Workforce Shortage Coming Soon

by Sarah Campbell-Miller 7/11/2018 3:17 pm

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute's 2018 Economic Report Card indicates that workforce participation rates, in Arkansas and the rest of the country, will continue to decline as baby boomers near retirement.

UA Little Rock Raised $18M in Private Funding

by Arkansas Business Staff 7/10/2018 9:45 am

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock finished the 2018 fiscal year with $18 million in private gift support, surpassing its annual goal and making this the third-best year in the university’s fundraising history.