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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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‘Red Tails’ fly high on history
January 19, 2012 – 4:41 pm | One Comment
‘Red Tails’ fly high on history

In February 1914, D.W. Griffith’s “Birth of a Nation” became the first feature film ever to be privately screened for a U.S. President. In January 2012, George Lucas’s “Red Tails” became the first feature film …

Business dean relieved of duties
January 19, 2012 – 4:07 pm | One Comment
Business dean relieved of duties

The UALR College of Business experienced a change in leadership when Dean  Anthony Chelte was relieved of his position earlier this month.

New trolleys offer free rides
January 19, 2012 – 3:54 pm | One Comment
New trolleys offer free rides

UALR began providing free rides from nearby private apartment complexes and parking lots on the perimeter of campus into the heart of campus Tuesday using the new UALR Trojan Trolley service.

Goodwill celebrates 85 years
January 19, 2012 – 10:38 am | 3 Comments

In 1927, Arkansas experienced its most devastating natural disaster to date. One day in April, over seven inches of rain fell in less than two hours. This flash flood was so bad, it caused the …

Taking cheating to the bank
January 11, 2012 – 10:48 am | Comments Off

This semester began with a bang as the national media reported on a cheating ring scandal at Corona del Mar High School in Newport Beach, Calif. About a dozen sophomores were accused of cheating on …

UALR safest, stats say
November 15, 2011 – 6:22 pm | One Comment

The unsolved murder of Patricia Garcia Guardado has given rise to campus security concerns throughout the community.  Students, faculty, staff and administration alike are discussing ways to make UALR a safer place to work, live …

Campus security chief speaks regarding safety
November 2, 2011 – 5:50 pm | Comments Off

In light of recent events involving students, the UALR police chief wants to ensure that all students, faculty and staff keep security and safety in mind while they are on campus. Chief Brad King begins …

Stain remover pen inventor visits College of Business
November 2, 2011 – 5:39 pm | Comments Off

Professor Roy Sandbach, a global household care research fellow at Proctor & Gamble Co., who invented the Tide-to-Go stain remover stick, visited UALR last week at the invitation of College of Business Dean Anthony F. …

Speedy senator hits fast lane for appeal
October 17, 2011 – 8:43 pm | One Comment

As the story goes, Arkansas State Sen. Bruce Holland (R-Greenwood) was allegedly speeding in excess of 100 mph and was chased by Ray Byrd, a Perry County Sheriff’s Office criminal investigator, for 20 miles before …

Pro Bono Week to be celebrated at Bowen
October 15, 2011 – 11:13 pm | Comments Off

The third annual observance of National Pro Bono Week will be held Oct. 23 – 29 with events sponsored by the UALR Bowen Law School. Held in conjunction with the Central Arkansas Legal Services and …

SGA Senate candidates for fall 2011
October 2, 2011 – 10:43 pm | 2 Comments
SGA Senate candidates for fall 2011

Seven students have submitted their names for candidacy in the SGA Senate elections Oct. 3-4. An attempt was made to contact each of the candidates, and those who responded are listed below, along with information …

Panel on sales tax at Clinton School
September 17, 2011 – 12:38 pm | Comments Off

The UALR Clinton School of Public Service hosted a panel discussion Tuesday on the City of Little Rock’s upcoming one cent sale tax special election to be held  Sept. 13.

Campus to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month
September 8, 2011 – 3:56 pm | Comments Off

The annual 31-day observation known as National Hispanic Heritage Month will commence Sept. 15 and conclude on Oct. 15.