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There has been an interesting development on campus, as the higher-ups at The University of Arkansas at Little Rock are in the process of hiring a Founding Dean for the new UALR Honors College. The …

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Faculty Spotlight: Professor Kinko Ito
February 19, 2015 – 2:16 pm | No Comment
Faculty Spotlight: Professor Kinko Ito

Professor Kinko Ito teaches sociology courses at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Ito offers courses in the sociology of Japanese culture and society, organization of sociologies, and in classical sociological theory. When asked …

The search for the Honors College Founding Dean continues
February 4, 2015 – 6:07 pm | No Comment

There has been an interesting development on campus, as the higher-ups at The University of Arkansas at Little Rock are in the process of hiring a Founding Dean for the new UALR Honors College. The …

Conque selected as athletic director
January 6, 2015 – 9:17 pm | Comments Off
Conque selected as athletic director

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chancellor Joel Anderson announced Tuesday that UALR’s new athletic director is Chasse Conque. He will assume the position Jan. 20.
Conque is senior director of development at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and has …

Best Female Athlete: Paige Mason
December 11, 2014 – 8:44 am | Comments Off
Best Female Athlete: Paige Mason

Senior Paige Mason was selected as the Best Female Athlete for the 2014-2015 Best of UALR Awards.

The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:17 am | Comments Off

It’s 7 a.m. The Wal-Mart employee just clocked out and is exhausted, not only because he just worked an overnight shift but because, in two hours, he has to be at his second job.

Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song
November 19, 2014 – 2:40 pm | Comments Off
Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song

With more than 100 degrees, 60 graduate programs, and seven athletic teams, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers students a quality education and college experience. However, one element, common to other universities—a fight …

Donaghey Scholars carve countless pumpkins for art’s sake
November 5, 2014 – 9:22 pm | Comments Off
Donaghey Scholars carve countless pumpkins for art’s sake

On Oct. 24 at 2:30 p.m., several Donaghey Scholars met in the Scholars’ Student Lounge and brought with them both their props and implements of destruction. The victim? A fleet of pumpkins ready to be …

French Pressed: Food Habits *SPOILER: Cultural Differences*
November 5, 2014 – 9:21 pm | Comments Off
French Pressed: Food Habits *SPOILER: Cultural Differences*

France and the U.S. are different on many levels, and it is particularly true when it comes to food.

Students describe anthropology professor as eccentric, ‘wicked smart’
October 8, 2014 – 6:50 pm | Comments Off
Students describe anthropology professor as eccentric, ‘wicked smart’

Simon Hawkins is an anthropology professor who has recently been charged with taking over the Donaghey Scholars Program as new interim director.

Energy conservation project to save nearly $2.4 million annually
October 8, 2014 – 4:25 pm | Comments Off
Energy conservation project to save nearly $2.4 million annually

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The university plans to save nearly $2.4 million each year in utility costs through the “Campus Energy Conservation Project” carried out by Facilities Management.

UALR hosts governor’s debate
October 7, 2014 – 10:25 pm | Comments Off
UALR hosts governor’s debate

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.

The struggle is real: 5 experiences only sports fanatics understand
September 24, 2014 – 11:55 pm | Comments Off
The struggle is real: 5 experiences only sports fanatics understand

 
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People who can be both rational and die-hard sports fans are probably one of the biggest mysteries in the world.

‘How is Village life?’ Residents and RAs weigh in
September 24, 2014 – 11:24 pm | Comments Off
‘How is Village life?’ Residents and RAs weigh in

What is life really like at the Village?

Little Rock businesses offer student discounts to attract college clientele
September 24, 2014 – 11:10 pm | Comments Off
Little Rock businesses offer student discounts to attract college clientele

With tuition costs on the rise, according to statisticbrain.com, students are struggling to afford gas, food, insurance and general living expenses. They are are always looking for deals and discounts to fit their “brown …