Chancellor nominates all UALR Students for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
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Ice-cold water came pouring down on UALR Chancellor Joel Anderson on Wednesday August 20, after he agreed to take the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in order to raise awareness and money.

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Best Professor – Dr. David Briscoe
November 2, 2012 – 3:45 pm | Comments Off
Best Professor – Dr. David Briscoe

David Briscoe, an accomplished professor in UALR’s Sociology and Anthropology department, is a man who adores teaching. His degrees and books tower above his desk in piles, yet he sits in his chair waiting to …

Best Academic Dean – Jamie Byrne
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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 …

Best Course – Psychosexual Behavior
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Best Course – Psychosexual Behavior

We whisper and joke about what happens behind closed doors and under the covers, but topics like sexual orientation, sex toys and atypical sex are openly discussed in Psychosexual Behavior.
“It’s the opportunity to learn the …

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 …

Best Sorority – The Deltas
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Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. has been recognized by its peers as the Best Sorority on campus.
Delta Sigma Theta is a private, non- profit organization that provides assistance and support to local communities.
UALR’s Mu Kappa …

Best Intramural Sport – Flag Football
November 2, 2012 – 3:44 pm | One Comment

After being absent from UALR’s intramural program for several years, flag football was brought back to the program this year to a supportive reaction from many students.“Well, it is a tremendous honor for flag football …

Best Fraternity – Pikes win second year in a row
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Pi Kappa Alpha, Zeta Eta chapter, was recently voted Best Fraternity, making this their second consecutive win for Best of UALR.
This award for the Pikes makes one of many for the fraternity in 2012, according …

Best Athlete – Taylor Gault
November 2, 2012 – 3:44 pm | 2 Comments
Best Athlete – Taylor Gault

Taylor Gault, a 5-foot-8 sophomore guard on the UALR women’s basketball team, won the title of Best Athlete in the Best of UALR. Gault downplayed the recognition and kept the focus on the team, “it’s …

Best Resident Assistant – Jimmy Johnson
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Being a resident assistant  involves patience, persistence and even a little knowledge in knowing how to balance your personal life with your work life.Sophomore finance major Jimmy Johnson knows just how to do this. Being …

Best Academic Chair – George Jensen
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Best Academic Chair – George Jensen

UALR students voted George Jensen of Rhetoric and Writing as the Best Academic Chair of 2012.
A professor of several courses, including Composition and Advanced Nonfiction, Jensen does more than fulfill his duties as educator. Yet …