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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Blackboard issues welcome students back to campus
January 25, 2017 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off

A necessity in today’s higher education learning environment, technology has bridged the gap between many challenges that the modern student today face. From giving freedoms to students to work and learn in the comfort of …

State representative hints at new gun bill
January 25, 2017 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off

Arkansas gun laws on college campuses may not be a common conversation starter for most people but it is still a hot topic that faculty, staff, and students across the state should be aware of. …

I Am With You
November 16, 2016 – 12:00 pm | 2 Comments

To all the women, people of color, Muslims, immigrants, disabled, and LGBTQ people of America: I am sorry. I’m sorry that hate and bigotry won the presidential election. I’m sorry that we now live in …

Outnumbered sex
October 5, 2016 – 12:00 pm | One Comment

Apple recently held a keynote address in San Francisco on Sept. 7 to unveil the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus, Apple Watch Series 2, and Airpods, Apple’s latest attempt at pushing wireless headphones.
It seemed as …

Breaking the ground on eStem
September 21, 2016 – 1:35 pm | Comments Off

Construction officially began Sept. 14 on an innovative partnership between UALR and eStem Public Charter Schools, Inc. A groundbreaking ceremony was held to further release details about the joint effort to establish a tuition-free high …

Athlete to Watch: Sara Small by Marty McNally
September 7, 2016 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off

This issues featured athlete is UALR’s women’s soccer team Sara Small. Small is a transfer student from Wake Forest who came to Arkansas to further her soccer career. She is from Bend, Oregon and has …

From UALR to Rio by Antony Wanjala
September 7, 2016 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off

At an age when most people are contemplating their wasted years, Natasha Wodak is doing quite the opposite. Thirty-four years has brought her face-to-face with our planet’s finest athletes. Despite the appeal of the Olympic …

Women’s volleyball makes strides in invitational by Adrian Miller
September 7, 2016 – 12:00 pm | Comments Off

We had a great three days of volleyball over the weekend as the UALR Lady Trojans hosted the first ever Little Rock invitational. The invitational saw the likes of Big 12 powerhouse Oklahoma, SEC participant …

Freshman dies after skateboarding accident
September 7, 2016 – 9:33 am | Comments Off

Patrick Wilson, 18, a freshman from Little Rock, died Thursday, Sept. 1, from injuries he sustained from a skateboarding accident just east of the Student Services Center.
Wilson had been in critical condition at St. Vincent …

Introducing Chancellor Rogerson
September 7, 2016 – 9:27 am | Comments Off

Just over a year since Chancellor Joel E. Anderson announced his retirement after thirteen years as chancellor, UALR has found a new leader in Andrew Rogerson.
Chancellor Rogerson’s tenure as the tenth chancellor of UALR officially …

Financial aid readiness plan
April 28, 2016 – 2:44 pm | Comments Off

Passing proficiently in your college classes should be the most challenging aspect of higher education, not paying for it.
The Office of Financial Aid at the UALR knows this. That’s why they have several ways of …

Destination explore: River Market
April 28, 2016 – 2:42 pm | Comments Off

One of Little Rock’s hot spots for leisure and activity is a district known for its history as much as its entertainment.
The River Market District in downtown Little Rock is a lively area whether the …

Chancellor Joel E. Anderson set to retire June 30
April 27, 2016 – 10:28 am | Comments Off

This summer will mark the end of an era for University of Arkansas at Little Rock and its Chancellor Joel E. Anderson. His 45-year career at UALR will come to an end on June 30, …

West Hall floods
April 27, 2016 – 10:28 am | Comments Off

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has become inundated recently with floods of unexpected water–both naturally occurring and manmade instances.
On Wednesday, March 30, officials at UALR had to cancel evening classes on the main …