UALR hosts governor’s debate
October 7, 2014 – 10:25 pm | No Comment

On Tuesday, October 7, 2014 the University of Arkansas at Little Rock hosted a gubernatorial debate between Republican governor candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic governor candidate Mike Ross.

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Former provost candidate named UAPB chancellor
March 14, 2013 – 5:38 pm | Comments Off

A Florida administrator and former UALR provost candidate was appointed Feb. 28 by the University of Arkansas System as next chancellor of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff.
Laurence Alexander, 53, who currently serves as …

Michael Hibblen: A reporter returns to roots, ties up loose ends and turns to teaching
March 12, 2013 – 1:45 pm | Comments Off
Michael Hibblen: A reporter returns to roots, ties up loose ends and turns to teaching

In the southeastern corner of a modest Little Rock public radio station, he sits — adding a few details and cutting a few more — preparing for the just-after-noon broadcast. He started the day in …

University names new director for public safety
February 28, 2013 – 12:22 pm | One Comment
University names new director for public safety

UALR has recently appointed a longtime Oklahoma police officer as the Department of Public Safety’s new director/chief, ending a nationwide search that began last fall, according to university officials.

DREAM Act to again see floors of Arkansas legislature
February 14, 2013 – 3:19 pm | One Comment

Arkansas Sen. Joyce Elliott, who represents the district that houses UALR, has said that she will again introduce state legislation that is aimed at granting children of illegal aliens resident tuition to public colleges and …

Icy pond crash fatal for alum
January 31, 2013 – 4:42 pm | 3 Comments
Icy pond crash  fatal for alum

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock nursing school graduate was recently killed in a vehicular accident in which it took more than half an hour for emergency personnel to reach her submerged vehicle, according …

Tech park board leans toward selection of site
January 31, 2013 – 4:37 pm | Comments Off
Tech park board leans toward selection of site

Nearly 15 months since planning began for the $50 million Little Rock Technology Park — and after a few dead ends — the authority board has narrowed the search down to three final sites for …

Former provost candidate vies for UAPB chancellor position
January 31, 2013 – 4:34 pm | Comments Off
Former provost candidate vies for UAPB chancellor position

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has recently narrowed its search for a new chancellor to just four final candidates, one of whom was one of the three final candidates for the UALR provost …

Suicide attempts on rise; officials respond
January 17, 2013 – 5:31 pm | Comments Off

An increase in reports of suicidal behavior during the fall semester at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has led to attention and proposed action by university administration, according to officials.

Winter storm inflicts minimal damage to campus
January 13, 2013 – 10:25 pm | Comments Off
Winter storm inflicts minimal damage to campus


While the winter-weather system that swept into Arkansas Christmas Day left many without power and debris strewn across the state, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus received minimal storm damage, according to university …

Team manager turned team player is fueled by his past
November 19, 2012 – 2:01 pm | One Comment
Team manager turned team player is fueled by his past

UALR greeted a new men’s basketball player this year who once had the odds stacked against him, but has now assumed a senior position of leadership among the Trojans.
Ted Crass was once a kid with …

Best Academic Dean – Jamie Byrne
November 2, 2012 – 3:44 pm | Comments Off
Best Academic Dean – Jamie Byrne

The people have spoken; and the individual they have chosen as UALR’s best academic college dean is a woman whose presence is synonymous with the media.
Jamie Byrne has served as interim dean for the college …

Safety, security of campus community still a top priority, administrators say
November 1, 2012 – 12:41 pm | Comments Off
Safety, security of campus community still a top priority, administrators say

Members of the campus community recently joined the family of Patricia Guardado during a candlelight vigil to remember the slain student on the one-year anniversary of her death. On Oct. 16, 2011, Guardado’s body was …

HBO gets political in ‘The Newsroom’
October 18, 2012 – 2:16 pm | One Comment
HBO gets political in ‘The Newsroom’

The most recent mark made on a timeline where television revolving around journalists is scarce is one that deserves a shot at future syndication — a show that turns the camera on itself and brings …

On-campus housing requirement announced for incoming freshman
October 17, 2012 – 1:06 pm | Comments Off
On-campus housing requirement announced for incoming freshman

UALR administrators announced late last month a newly adopted policy that will require first-time freshman enrolled full time to live in campus residential housing beginning with the Fall 2013 academic semester.
The policy, which UALR officials …