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UALRPD chief resigns
August 27, 2012 – 4:56 pm | Comments Off

Brad King resigns from his position as chief of the UALR Department of Public Safety to take a job with the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and Training. His last day at the UALR Department …

UALR brings restoration to vintage mural
August 27, 2012 – 1:18 pm | Comments Off

The Department of Arkansas Heritage awarded the UALR gallery an $180,000 grant this June for the restoration of “The Struggle of the South,” a mural painted by artist Joe Jones in 1935.
Originally housed at Polk …

Alumni Association rates double among new graduates
August 27, 2012 – 1:17 pm | Comments Off

Though last year’s numbers of new Alumni Association members dwindled at 11 percent of new graduates, the amount of newcomers this year has nearly doubled the previous rates.
Part of the Association’s improvement comes with an …

McNair scholar picks up research conference win
August 27, 2012 – 1:17 pm | Comments Off

UALR student James Houston II, a senior and McNair Scholar, won second place at a research conference held in Atlanta this summer.
Along with 24 other McNair Scholars, he attended the 18th annual Southeastern Association of …

Tennis team hosts after school clinics
August 22, 2012 – 12:53 pm | Comments Off

The UALR women’s tennis team will be hosting two sessions of after school clinics on the UALR tennis courts in late August and early September.
Women’s tennis head coach Abby Wilson will host two sessions with …

Trojans net first goal at new field, fall to Austin Peay 3-1
August 22, 2012 – 12:52 pm | Comments Off

UALR sophomore midfielder Ariel Galletti scored the first ever goal at Coleman Sports & Recreation Complex in a 3-1 losing effort to Austin Peay on Sunday.
The Trojans (0-2) jumped out to an early lead with …

On-campus sports complex opens for play
August 22, 2012 – 12:51 pm | Comments Off

The UALR soccer team won’t have to carpool to Burns Park in North Little Rock for practices or games anymore.   On Wednesday Aug. 1, the UALR soccer team began practicing on their brand-new outdoor Recreation …

Trojan Spotlight: 2012 Volleyball season preview
August 22, 2012 – 12:50 pm | Comments Off
Trojan Spotlight:  2012 Volleyball season preview

When Van Compton first arrived on campus nearly three decades ago, she was hired as the women’s basketball coach. Two years later, the women’s basketball program was dropped due to a lack of funds. The …

Supplementary app offers networking for Instagram users
August 22, 2012 – 12:50 pm | Comments Off

Instagram became an addictive app for users to take pictures and like other users’  photos. But one thing you can’t do is send private messages to those you are following.  But now that has changed …

Program prepares math and science majors for classroom
August 22, 2012 – 12:49 pm | Comments Off

An innovative program named UALRTeach begins this fall, which gives students majoring in math or science the opportunity to learn from mentor teachers, receive experience of teaching at school and earn a teaching license while …

New faces join campus in top faculty positions
August 22, 2012 – 12:48 pm | Comments Off
New faces join campus in top faculty positions

Director searches for four different departments in three different colleges have ended and UALR  welcomes new faculty members to campus this semester.
College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
UALR’s College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences …

Master Plan takes step toward completion
August 22, 2012 – 12:46 pm | Comments Off
Master Plan takes step toward completion

Construction crews completed some of the major construction projects included in the Campus Master Plan while most students were on summer break, including the new Student One-Stop Center and Coleman Sports and Recreation Complex.
The buildings …

Rejected safety initiative idles money away
August 22, 2012 – 12:43 pm | Comments Off
Rejected safety initiative idles money away

Eight months have passed since the Trojan Trolleys were introduced as a safety initiative.
When introduced, a five-year contract was signed by UALR for Arkansas Destinations to operate the service. However, an escape clause was part …

Welcome Week to bring big fun
August 22, 2012 – 12:32 pm | Comments Off
Welcome Week to bring big fun

UALR will have its doors wide open Aug. 23 to 30, with fun activities, music, free food and games to welcome new incoming freshman as well as returning students.
Welcome Week has been put together by …