Our News on Newswise

UA Little Rock joins coalition to launch health care cybersecurity curriculum and pilot focused on veterans and first responders

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is part of a coalition of universities and industry partners that are developing a curriculum to increase cybersecurity talent focused on health care with $6.3 million in funding from the National Security...
10-Nov-2020 11:10 AM EST Add to Favorites

Newswise: 2017-05-18_nitin-argarwal_ltt6232.jpg

UA Little Rock researchers investigate information campaigns designed to influence 2019 Canadian election

A group of researchers from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have published an article that examined the possible use of online media campaigns orchestrated to influence the 2019 Canadian federal election. The article, “The Role of...
30-Oct-2020 5:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: RS692_2015-10-15_daniel-littlefield_ltt0366center.jpg

UA Little Rock’s Sequoyah National Research Center creates website visualizing American Indian removal through Arkansas

The Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has created a website and touchscreen table that brings the journey of American Indians who traveled through Arkansas on their way to Indian Territory to life. The...
20-Oct-2020 11:20 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: jonesgift21.jpg

UA Little Rock alumni begin endowed scholarship to help students who have lost loved ones because of domestic or gun violence

A pair of University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduates have made a donation of $30,000 to start a scholarship for students who have lost loved ones due to domestic or gun violence.
15-Oct-2020 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

AEDI creates new COVID-19 Initiative to track virus’s social and economic impact on Arkansas

The Arkansas Economic Development Institute (AEDI), based at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has developed an interactive COVID-19 data dashboard that tracks the social and economic impact of COVID-19 on Arkansas. The dashboard will...
14-Oct-2020 5:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: Chancellor-Christy-Drale-18.jpg

Chancellor Drale delivers priorities for UA Little Rock in State of the University Address

Chancellor Christina Drale provided her vision and priorities for the University of Arkansas at Little Rock during the University Assembly on Oct. 9.  “The state of UA Little Rock in 2020 is good and getting better. We have a clear course ahead...
13-Oct-2020 12:15 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: vincent-vinikas.jpg

Arkansas professor donates planned gift to promote study of history at UA Little Rock, preservation of history collection

A retired University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has made a planned giving agreement that will honor his love of Arkansas history and encourage more students to enter the field for years to come. Dr. Vincent Vinikas, professor emeritus of...
12-Oct-2020 11:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Newswise: sharon-ballard-1024x717.jpg

NuShores Biosciences receives $2.8 million contract for intelligent manufacturing automation of bone regeneration technology

NuShores Biosciences, a spin-off company of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has received a three-year, $2.8 million contract from the Medical Technology Enterprise Consortium, a biomedical technology consortium associated with the U.S....
12-Oct-2020 11:10 AM EDT Add to Favorites

See All News

Our Experts on Newswise

Newswise: MariyaKhodakovskaya1_1.jpg

Khodakovskaya Co-Edits Book on Benefits of Nanotechnology for Crops

University of Arkansas at Little Rock Biology Professor Mariya Khodakovskaya, her collaborators, and her graduate students are among a handful of scientists around the world pioneering research on the potential benefits of nanotechnology for crops....
2-Mar-2017 2:05 PM EST

Newswise: JohnKirk_1.jpg

Little Rock University Tabs Native of Great Britain for Institute on Race and Ethnicity Post

A native of Great Britain who has written numerous books on the life of Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement in the United States and Arkansas is the new director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Institute on Race and...
11-Sep-2015 12:05 PM EDT

Newswise: web_wigand_rolf.jpg

Professors Contribute Collaborative Model for European Union

A $7.5 million European Union-funded research project of more than four years proposes new public-private partnerships between government and private businesses that enhances security and controls and also employs intelligent software tools to...
12-May-2015 10:05 AM EDT

Newswise: Dr.J.W.Wiggins.jpg

National Museum Showcases Art From Dr. J.W. Wiggins Collection at UALR

Dr. J.W. Wiggins, the collection manager and curator for the Sequoyah National Research Center (SNRC) at UALR, has in-depth knowledge of Native American artists and their works. Curators and artists alike seek his counsel and occasionally request...
11-Dec-2014 12:00 PM EST

Newswise: DSC_0001.jpg

What Online Gaming Can Tell Us About Organizational Trust

Dr. Rolf Wigand's article, “The Dynamics of Shared Leadership: Building Trust and Enhancing Performance,” was published as the lead story in volume 99, issue 5 of the Journal of Applied Psychology. The article’s publication is a direct result...
24-Nov-2014 1:00 PM EST

Newswise: Unknown.jpeg

Atmospheric Mercury Review Raises Concerns of Environmental Impact

The UALR Professor and Chair of Chemistry examines the cycling of mercury through soil and water as it impacts atmospheric loadings in a recently published peer-reviewed journal article.
28-Aug-2014 10:00 AM EDT

Professor Mines Social Media for Insight on Ukraine

A UALR assistant professor has received military grant funding that could provide insight into the crisis in Ukraine, using social media tracking tools
5-Aug-2014 12:00 PM EDT

The Upshot of 'Heartbleed'? Jobs

The Internet bug "Heartbleed" was a stark reminder of how vulnerable our information is on the web, but also a sign that future job growth is rooted in securing that information. Higher education plays a significant role in helping fill these jobs.
18-Apr-2014 11:00 AM EDT

See All Experts

Our YouTube Videos


UA Little Rock is a metropolitan university on the move, a dynamic learning institution where students find unique learning and internship opportunities provided through one-of-a-kind connections to the state’s thriving capital city.

With more than 100 programs of study, UALR has an academic program to suit many interests – and an equal number of social and service organizations as well.


Angelita Faller
News writer



Angela Parker
Media Relations Director, Broadcast Media



Judy Williams
Communications Director