Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song
November 19, 2014 – 2:40 pm | No Comment

With more than 100 degrees, 60 graduate programs, and seven athletic teams, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers students a quality education and college experience. However, one element, common to other universities—a fight …

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Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today
October 8, 2014 – 4:58 pm | Comments Off

Allan Ward’s book, “Civil Rights Brothers: The Journey of Albert Porter and Allan Ward” commemorates the 50 years that friends Porter and Ward fought for racial equality and civil rights. -Left to right- Trevor Collins, Allan Ward, Michael R. Twyman, Director of Institute on Race and Ethnicity. Photo courtesy of Donna L. Shelton, Web Communications Specialist at the Institute on Race and Ethnicity.

by Carmien Penny

The UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity hosted a free event on Tuesday Sept. 30 at the Bailey Center to give people an opportunity to meet with Allan Ward, an author, civil rights activist, and speech communication professor emeritus. Read the full story »

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CALLING ALL TROJANS: costumed tricycle race registration now open
November 5, 2014 – 9:23 pm | 4 Comments

Junior political science major Aaron Lazenby demonstrates how difficult it is for a fully-grown adult to ride a child's tricycle. Photo by Alexis Williams

“Everyone deserves a childhood.” Read the full story »

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Human rights activist addresses issues in Pakistan
November 5, 2014 – 9:19 pm | No Comment

SAPAC's Summer 2014 Interns included students from around the United States

The political science department and international studies program hosted a presentation by Munawar “Sufi” Laghari on Monday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. The presentation, entitled “Pakistan-U.S. Relations: Human Rights Abuses in Sindh” gave Laghari the opportunity to discuss human rights abuses against Sindhis in Pakistan. Read the full story »

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The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:18 am | No Comment

Many of us complain about little things and wish our lives could be better, or at least easier, but we often forget that some people are less fortunate. Some people do not have enough money to sustain themselves, and have to go live in a shelter. Read the full story »

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Students host first undergrad honors conference alonside faculty mentor
November 20, 2014 – 11:23 am | No Comment

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With support from their professor, four students hosted UALR’s first annual graduate and honors conference on Oct. 23, 2014 at the Arkansas Studies Institute. Read the full story »

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French Pressed: College Graduation (A Closing Word)
November 20, 2014 – 11:32 am | No Comment

Pauline Mothu, graduating Dec. 2014

It is nearing the end of the semester, which means some students are one semester closer to finish college while others are about to graduate. I belong to the second category, after three years of being at UALR, I am about to go out in the ‘real world.’ Read the full story »

Students host first undergrad honors conference alonside faculty mentor
November 20, 2014 – 11:23 am | No Comment
Students host first undergrad honors conference alonside faculty mentor

With support from their professor, four students hosted UALR’s first annual graduate and honors conference on Oct. 23, 2014 at the Arkansas Studies Institute.

The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:18 am | No Comment

Many of us complain about little things and wish our lives could be better, or at least easier, but we often forget that some people are less fortunate. Some people do not have enough money …

Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today
October 8, 2014 – 4:58 pm | Comments Off
Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today

by Carmien Penny
The UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity hosted a free event on Tuesday Sept. 30 at the Bailey Center to give people an opportunity to meet with Allan Ward, an author, civil rights activist, …

CALLING ALL TROJANS: costumed tricycle race registration now open
November 5, 2014 – 9:23 pm | 4 Comments
CALLING ALL TROJANS: costumed tricycle race registration now open

“Everyone deserves a childhood.”

Human rights activist addresses issues in Pakistan
November 5, 2014 – 9:19 pm | No Comment
Human rights activist addresses issues in Pakistan

The political science department and international studies program hosted a presentation by Munawar “Sufi” Laghari on Monday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. The presentation, entitled “Pakistan-U.S. Relations: Human Rights Abuses in Sindh” gave Laghari the opportunity to …

Researchers propose benefits for showing thanks year-round, not just on Thanksgiving
November 20, 2014 – 11:32 am | No Comment

Around this time of year, gratitude gains the spotlight.

The struggle is real: road trips with big families
November 20, 2014 – 11:31 am | No Comment
The struggle is real: road trips with big families

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Some of my first memories in life, and quite honestly some of my favorites, are going on long trips with my family.

The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:18 am | No Comment

On Wednesday, November 12, I had the pleasure of visiting with a young man at a local shelter called Our House. Our House serves as a haven to the homeless as long as they abide …

The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:17 am | No Comment

Imagine moving away to an unfamiliar state, leaving behind everything you hold dear to your heart for a totally new lifestyle. Michelle Verree, current resident of Our House, did just that. She came to Arkansas …

The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:17 am | No Comment

It’s 7 a.m. The Wal-Mart employee just clocked out and is exhausted, not only because he just worked an overnight shift but because, in two hours, he has to be at his second job.

University appoints new police chaplain
November 20, 2014 – 11:17 am | No Comment
University appoints new police chaplain

Micah Maulden, an officer at the department of public safety, has been appointed to serve as the first police chaplain of UALR.

Health factors may influence decision between flu shot and flu mist
November 20, 2014 – 11:16 am | No Comment

by Ericka Henson
Does the flu shot trump the flu mist, or does the quick-and-easy flu mist reign over the flu shot?

Major Spotlight: Music
November 19, 2014 – 2:47 pm | No Comment

In today’s world, where music is all around us, it isn’t surprising that many campuses offer a music program.  The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is one of those campuses offering a Bachelors and …

Annual Fall Dance Harvest
November 19, 2014 – 2:46 pm | No Comment

The 2014 Fall Dance Harvest, entitled ‘7 Degrees of Separation’, will be held November 20-23, at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Performing Arts.  There will be four total performances, each one …

Staff Senate blood drive at UALR
November 19, 2014 – 2:45 pm | No Comment

From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on November 21, 2014, students at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have the opportunity to donate blood.

Police Beat
November 19, 2014 – 2:44 pm | One Comment

Juveniles Going Through Vehicle Content; Both Charged
On Tuesday, Nov. 11, two juveniles were seen in Lot 10 allegedly opening car doors and shuffling through the vehicles’’ contents.  When an officer arrived, he witnessed the males …

Voters successfully pass new minimum wage ballot measure
November 19, 2014 – 2:44 pm | No Comment

The new minimum wage ballot measure in Arkansas, which will increase the state’s minimum wage incrementally to $8.50 by 2017, was approved by voters earlier this month.