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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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Disney animator offers words of wisdom
October 19, 2016 – 12:28 pm | No Comment

Don’t fear failure.
That was the message Disney animator Lewis Siegel offered UALR students Oct. 7.
Siegel, who has worked for Walt Disney Animation for 17 years, visited the university as a guest of the Donaghey College …

Phishing for personal information
October 19, 2016 – 12:20 pm | No Comment

Phishing attacks are on the rise, affecting people and their personal information. Students, faculty and staff are all susceptible to these sort of dangerous attacks.
According to Information Security Officer Veysal Erdag, phishing attacks are attempts …

Police Beat Oct. 19
October 19, 2016 – 12:13 pm | No Comment

Argument in University Village
On Sept. 20, multiple officers arrived at University Village’s basketball court regarding a fight.  When they arrived, they found a man and a woman arguing.  The woman told the police that she …

ASL professor appointed commissioner of accreditation board
October 19, 2016 – 11:58 am | No Comment

Glenn Anderson, a deaf associate professor in the interpreter education program at UALR, has had the honor of becoming appointed to the Collegiate Commission on Interpreter Education, or CCIE.
Originally from Chicago, Anderson attended Gallaudet University …

SGA discusses dorms and elects two new senators
October 19, 2016 – 11:56 am | No Comment

Safety and education are the reasons behind the dorms nighttime rules said Marc Glidden at a Student Government Association meeting.
Glidden, director of Campus Living and Assistant Dean of Students, met with members of SGA and …

Findings of two grant funded projects presented
October 16, 2016 – 10:21 pm | No Comment

Two UALR faculty-led teams joined in Ottenheimer Library on Oct. 10 to present their service-oriented projects, the culmination of over a year’s worth of research and a combined $100,000 in grant-awarded funding.
Each faculty team had …

Freshman dies after driving into pond
October 5, 2016 – 12:37 pm | No Comment

Eduardo “Eddy” Alvarez, 19, died Tuesday, Sept. 13, after crashing into a pond in Little Rock.  Police stated that a car was swerving in and out of traffic, drove off of Rahling Road and ended …

Davis succeeds Roberson as financial director
October 5, 2016 – 12:36 pm | No Comment

After 38 years of working at UALR, former Program Director Karen Roberson is retiring. In her place, Janet Davis has been named the new financial director of the Provost office.
Roberson started working in the …

Police Beat Oct. 5
October 5, 2016 – 12:35 pm | No Comment

Harassing Communication
On Sept. 14, an officer met with a student who had been receiving harassing text messages from an unknown person.  The student asked the person who they were, but they responded with a name …

Microaggression, an unintentional insult
October 5, 2016 – 12:34 pm | No Comment

Insults always have implications, but some insults mean more than you might think. Little insults called microaggressions can hurt people in ways that are unintended.
Merriam-Webster dictionary defines a microaggression as, “A comment or action that …

Regular trash pickup is inconsistent at Stabler Hall
October 5, 2016 – 12:32 pm | No Comment

A teacher enters her classroom and notices that the trash has not been taken out.
The next day, the teacher sees that the trashcan is now full. The next day the can is overflowing. On the …

UALR programs try for national accreditation by Mikayla Harris
September 28, 2016 – 12:17 pm | Comments Off

Two programs at UALR were recently reviewed for potential national accreditation, marking major milestones for both programs. The geology and construction management programs have now completed a milestone that may end with their accreditation by …

New FAFSA deadline announced
September 21, 2016 – 1:39 pm | Comments Off

Even though the fall semester has only just begun, students will soon be able to plan ahead for their financial aid for next school year. The FAFSA will be widening its deadline for the 2017 …

Student leaders unite in Hot Springs to discuss change
September 21, 2016 – 1:39 pm | Comments Off

Many of UALR’s student leaders convened on Aug. 26 to 28 in Hot Springs in order to discuss broad community issues affecting UALR as well as to set specific goals for their organizations. Hosted by …