UALR athletic director Chris Peterson under fire for ‘insensitive’ comments
September 11, 2014 – 2:43 pm | No Comment

On Sept. 2, UALR Athletic Director Chris Peterson resigned without giving any reason why on the matter. He will remain in the position until Sept. 15. In Peterson’s contract, his yearly salary with the school …

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Pursuit of armed robbery suspect leads to injured public safety officer
November 19, 2012 – 2:37 pm | 2 Comments
Pursuit of armed robbery suspect leads to injured public safety officer

A Department of Public Safety official sustained minor injuries in a wreck at the intersection of University and Asher Oct. 31 while in pursuit of an armed robbery suspect, according to officials.
The driver of the …

Water quality affects hair health
November 19, 2012 – 2:18 pm | Comments Off

Water affects many of the aspects of our daily lives.  We drink it, cook with it, clean with it, shower in it.
According to the 2011 Little Rock Water Quality Report, “Central Arkansas Water receives its …

Best Staff Member – Nick Steele
November 2, 2012 – 3:44 pm | One Comment
Best Staff Member – Nick Steele

Voted Best Staff Member at UALR, Nick Steele is more than thrilled to have won the title.
“I’m elated and excited and certainly grateful, but not necessarily surprised,” Steele said.
I feel like I do a good …

See-A-Song displays artistic use of language
November 2, 2012 – 3:28 pm | Comments Off
See-A-Song displays artistic use of language

Students performed songs in American Sign Language at the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall for an enthusiastic crowd of  both deaf and hearing members of the community at the Department of Interpreter Education and the Sign …

How to up-cycle Styrofoam for Halloween costumes
October 23, 2012 – 1:55 pm | 2 Comments
How to up-cycle Styrofoam for Halloween costumes

 
Are you stuck on campus and still need a Halloween costume? Up-cycle your leftover Sodexo Styrofoam containers with a little creativity.
Hula dancer
Using string and an opened small square Styrofoam container, decorate it as a …

Nonprofit program operates food drive to ‘Reach 13,000’
October 18, 2012 – 2:36 pm | Comments Off

Reach 13,000 is a service project managed by Chancellor’s Leadership Corps senior student Amber Standridge, who is working to amass more food for the needy.
“The big goal is to [gather] 13,000 nonperishable items to donate …

Freshman dives right in
October 18, 2012 – 1:47 pm | Comments Off
Freshman dives right in

Freshman Megan Scott, hoping to pursue a degree in nursing, made a splash at UALR’s first home swimming and diving meet.
Scott won the inaugural Sun Belt Conference Diver of the Week for her performance against …

Arkansas native provides spark on volleyball defense, uses height to advantage
October 18, 2012 – 1:45 pm | Comments Off

Allison Wyatt, a sophomore majoring in health sciences with an emphasis in health education and promotion, has always aspired to play volleyball for a Division I school, like UALR.  Even though she only stands at …

Nonprofit program operates food drive to ‘Reach 13,000’
October 17, 2012 – 1:13 pm | Comments Off

Reach 13,000 is a service project managed by Chancellor’s Leadership Corps senior student Amber Standridge, who is working to amass more food for the needy.
“The big goal is to [gather] 13,000 nonperishable items to donate …

Hawaiian native kicks her way to the Natural State
September 24, 2012 – 12:14 pm | Comments Off
Hawaiian native kicks her way to the Natural State

Ashley Asuncion is a freshman soccer who was born and raised in Oahu, Hawaii.
Soccer has been a part of her life since she was in Kindergarten.
“I just fell in love with it after a …

Freshman finds unique lab at UALR
September 24, 2012 – 11:51 am | Comments Off
Freshman finds unique lab at UALR

Hunter Dunne, a freshman systems engineering major with a focus in mechanics, has been working on an anti-icing research project at CINS.
According to Dunne, anti-icing coatings can potentially be used on automobiles or the surfaces …