February 26, 2016 – 3:23 pm | Comments Off

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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Recycle this idea
April 27, 2016 – 10:38 am | Comments Off

UALR is getting new recycling bins placed around campus.  One big difference in these bins compared to the older ones we already have on campus is that the Sustainability Committee will be paid to have …

Dr. Mary L. Good receives Fribourgh Award
April 27, 2016 – 10:37 am | Comments Off

Mary L. Good will become the seventh person honored with the prestigious Fribourgh Award, recognizing her contributions in science to the state.
Good received her undergraduate degree in chemistry is from the University of Central Arkansas (formerly …

Police Beat
April 27, 2016 – 10:37 am | Comments Off

Contraband found in restroom
On April 1, an officer was sent to the EIT building concerning a crack cocaine pipe. When the officer arrived, they made contact with and talked to the man. He said that …

Expo showcases students’ hard work and talent
April 27, 2016 – 10:36 am | Comments Off

On April 11, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock hosted the Research and Creative Works Expo. The event is held each year to offer an opportunity for all students, both undergraduate and graduate, to …

Racial Attitudes Conference touches on hot issues
April 27, 2016 – 10:36 am | Comments Off

“Immigration has become a hot-button issue,” said John Kirk, Director of the Institute on Race and Ethnicity. With immigration becoming an increasing focus in the presidential primaries and Arkansas’s own Latino population is growing so …

Kathy Oliverio appointed Director of Military Student Success
April 27, 2016 – 10:35 am | Comments Off

The military student population has been increasing over the last few years at UALR. Last year, UALR was named in Victory Media’s 2015 Military Friendly Schools List. Recently, Kathy Oliverio was appointed Director of Military …

Chancellor Joel E. Anderson set to retire June 30
April 27, 2016 – 10:28 am | Comments Off

This summer will mark the end of an era for University of Arkansas at Little Rock and its Chancellor Joel E. Anderson. His 45-year career at UALR will come to an end on June 30, …

West Hall floods
April 27, 2016 – 10:28 am | Comments Off

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has become inundated recently with floods of unexpected water–both naturally occurring and manmade instances.
On Wednesday, March 30, officials at UALR had to cancel evening classes on the main …

In memory of Ben Fry
April 13, 2016 – 6:38 pm | Comments Off

KUAR’s longtime general manager died last month while sleeping.
Ben Fry, 54, worked a little over two decades at the general manager of UALR’s radio station and had worked there since 1988.
Fry “had both an exciting …

Trojan Career Closet preps students for business world
April 13, 2016 – 6:37 pm | Comments Off

For some college students, being able to afford professional business clothes can be a challenge.  Under the initiative of Lisa Palacios, Carmen Robinson and Amber Smith, the Trojan Career closet was started.  Brad Patterson and …

Patterson serving students in a new role by Gabrielle Phifer
April 13, 2016 – 6:37 pm | Comments Off

Same goal, new position. Brad Patterson is excited and humbled for being selected as vice provost for Student Affairs and Dean of Students.
Although he recently received the title as vice provost, he has had experience …

Police Beat
April 13, 2016 – 6:36 pm | Comments Off

Stolen shoes
On March 14, two officers were dispatched to the DSC gym in regard to stolen property. They met with a man who said that he had set his bag down on a bench while …

UALR to host first STEM Festival for Girls
April 13, 2016 – 6:36 pm | Comments Off

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is set to host a STEM Leadership Conference for Girls on April 22.
Organized by Keith Harris, a science instructional specialist at the UALR STEM Center, the conference is …

Jon Meacham provides presidential history lesson
April 13, 2016 – 6:35 pm | Comments Off

Pulitzer Prize winning author Jon Meacham visited UALR on April 5 to deliver a lecture called “The Art of Leadership: Lesson’s From the American Presidency.”
This lecture began with Congressman French Hill introducing Mr. Meacham. The …