February 26, 2016 – 3:23 pm | Comments Off

The excitement was on at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Friday, Feb. 12. A new sorority was announced at a probate that night. Sigma Lambda Gamma made their debut on the Arkansas …

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Veterans to receive recognition during appreciation week
November 2, 2016 – 1:16 pm | Comments Off

To honor the men and women who put their lives on the line for the country, UALR will host Veterans Appreciation Week. The week will start on Monday, Nov. 7, and go through Friday, Nov.11.
The …

Job opportunities on campus
October 30, 2016 – 12:17 am | Comments Off

EIT Office Assistant
EIT is seeking a work-study student for an office assistant position. The job will consist of answering phones, filing, running errands on campus and other duties as assigned. To apply contact …

Science Says: Let’s Face It
October 19, 2016 – 12:05 pm | Comments Off

Though beards seem to be one of the hottest trends for this generation and a symbol of “manliness,” for some men growing one can be difficult, or even virtually impossible. Most of the time, …

The Struggle is Real: “My head says gym, but my heart says tacos.”
October 13, 2016 – 2:48 am | Comments Off

With the cold weather season approaching, a lot of us are heading to the gym to get a head start on our beach bodies for the summer. I always feel productive when I set …

Science Says: Up All Night
October 5, 2016 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off

It always amazes me when I meet other college students who tell me they manage to get a full night’s sleep every night. I just don’t see how. Between classes, multiple jobs, sorority …

The Struggle is Real: Wake Up and Makeup
October 5, 2016 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off

They say that when you look good, you feel good. I’m a big believer in this saying and always try my best to look presentable every day. However, it’s usually pretty simple …

Art and Design Department to get new building
September 21, 2016 – 1:36 pm | Comments Off

Through a gift from the Windgate Foundation, construction is now underway for UALR Art & Design’s new building.  The Windgate Foundation dedicates itself to arts and art education and has donated to UALR for this …

Job opportunities on campus
September 21, 2016 – 11:07 am | Comments Off

The library is currently looking for work study students to fill the positions of Stacks Assistant, Interlibrary Loan Assistant and Assistant to the Director. Students who wish to apply for current or future library non-work study …

The Struggle Is Real: Do I Really Need to Buy This Textbook?
August 31, 2016 – 1:01 pm | Comments Off

Each semester, I face the same question: which classes can I get away with not buying a textbook for? Every college student knows how expensive textbooks can be. It’s not rare for us …

Trojan Career Closet preps students for business world
April 13, 2016 – 6:37 pm | Comments Off

For some college students, being able to afford professional business clothes can be a challenge.  Under the initiative of Lisa Palacios, Carmen Robinson and Amber Smith, the Trojan Career closet was started.  Brad Patterson and …

Patterson serving students in a new role by Gabrielle Phifer
April 13, 2016 – 6:37 pm | Comments Off

Same goal, new position. Brad Patterson is excited and humbled for being selected as vice provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students.
Although he recently received the title as vice provost, he has had experience …

McClellan serves as new Vice Chancellor of Finance by Zoe Harris
March 30, 2016 – 6:25 pm | Comments Off

Steve McClellan is the new Vice Chancellor of Finance at UALR. He moved to the Natural State after spending the first 25 years of his degree in Cleveland Mississippi.
McClellan is an alumnus from Delta State …

New interim study abroad director aims to increase global study
March 9, 2016 – 12:30 pm | Comments Off

Emily Bell Cox was asked to step in on interim as the new study abroad director.  With students currently abroad and many study abroad trips planned for spring break and the summer, the position could …

Food pantry open to serve campus
February 25, 2016 – 5:05 pm | Comments Off

Being one of eight campus food pantries in the state, the Trojan Food pantry celebrated its grand opening on Feb. 4 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house.  The pantry began as a way to …