With more than 11,000 students and 100 programs, UA Little Rock offers learning, research, service, social and career opportunities that can only be found at a metropolitan university located in Arkansas' capital city.(see more)
Achievement is no stranger to University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law summa cum laude graduate Cara Tomlinson Butler. Making the highest score among all statewide participants on the Arkansas Bar Examination in July 2019 was just one of her many accomplishments.
Samantha Rolka has been selected as a 2019 CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America) Academic All-District First Team member, a recognition only awarded to the nation's top student-athletes in each respective sport. The senior soccer player earned the honors due to both her academic and athletic performances.
The winners of the 2019 Student Research and Creative Works Expo at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock were announced during an awards ceremony May 2 in the Student Services Center. Students presented more than 150 research and creative works April 18 in the Jack Stephens Center during the premiere student research event. Student projects were judged on the novelty and clarity of their research, the soundness of their methodology, the potential application of their findings, and the student's ability to explain their project to an expert and lay audience. "This year's expo was bigger and better than ever before, and was part of the first ever Research and Creativity in the Rock (RCR)," said Dr. Abhijit Bhattacharyya, interim vice provost for research and dean of the Graduate School. "The RCR was an ensemble of four different college events and the expo. The presentations - posters, demonstrations and performance - were spectacular. Faculty, family, and friends turned out to celebrate the undergraduate and graduate winners of the expo in a wonderful ceremony on May 2."
The Top Paper award recognizes the highest class grade for the fall 2018 semester at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock baseball team has earned the Team Academic Excellence Award from the American Baseball Coaches Association. The Trojans were one of only 50 schools at the Division I level to earn the recognition and one of just two Sun Belt Conference programs among the list.
A Donaghey Scholar who is passionate about preserving and sharing history through her work at museums has been chosen as this year's recipient of the Edward L. Whitbeck Memorial Award at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Nicole Ursin, 21, of Batesville, has earned a 4.0 GPA while double majoring in anthropology and history with a minor in nonprofit leadership studies, all while working at nine different museums and historical organizations throughout her college career. The Whitbeck Memorial Award is the single greatest distinction the university annually bestows on a graduating student through a competitive application process that comes with a $2,000 prize. Ursin will receive the award during a luncheon beginning at 11:30 a.m. Friday, May 10, at the Clinton Presidential Center Great Hall in Little Rock.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law has recognized recent Bowen graduate Cory Lee Bates as the recipient of the 2018 Student Public Service Award. Every year at commencement, the faculty, staff, and students at Bowen Law School select one of its graduating students who exemplifies the law school's core value of public service to receive the award. Bates will also receive $1,000 to go toward the cost of a course to prepare him to take the bar exam.
The winners of the 2018 Student Research and Creative Works Showcase at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock were announced during an awards ceremony May 1 in the Student Services Center.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock College of Arts, Letters, and Sciences recognized its top students and scholarship recipients during the college's awards ceremony on May 1.
The George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock honored nearly 100 awards winners during the college's annual awards ceremony on April 27.
The UA Little Rock School of Mass Communication recognized its top students during the 18th annual awards ceremony on April 12.
John Siratt, a graduate student studying mathematics at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, was recently named as a recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.
UA Little Rock Bowen School of Law announces Dean Certificate of Distinguished Public Service Recipients
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law recently hosted the inaugural Bowen Awards, honoring students who were awarded a Dean's Certificate of Public Service or achieved Top Papers in their classes for the Spring, Summer, and Fall semesters of 2017.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law recently announced its Dean's Fellow of the Year for 2017.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law recently named its Student Success Teams of the Year for 2017.
On a recent study abroad trip, nine University of Arkansas at Little Rock students visited Buenos Aires, Argentina, Nov. 15-22 to explore cultural hybridity, health disparities, and communications.
More than 20 University of Arkansas at Little Rock students completing a minor in information technology recently used their capstone projects to help nonprofit organizations and city governments in central and northwest Arkansas.
Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock William H. Bowen School of Law students attended the 25th anniversary of the American Bar Association Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources Fall Conference.
The Epsilon Pi chapter of Beta Alpha Psi at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock was awarded the Distinguished Chapter of the Year award from the organization's national office. Beta Alpha Psi, an international honors society in the College of Business, focuses on the recognition and success of financial information students and professionals. The organization is open to students majoring in accounting, finance, and business information systems who have a minimum 3.0 GPA.