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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Food, Music, Campus Safety…Oh My!
September 12, 2014 – 12:04 pm | No Comment
Food, Music, Campus Safety…Oh My!

by Alexander Mills
The UALR Alumni Association held their annual Burgers at Bailey event on Wednesday, September 10. Giving out hamburgers and hotdogs to faculty, staff, and students as a part as their annual picnic to …

Police Beat
September 10, 2014 – 4:50 pm | No Comment

Traffic Stop by Lot 13, Subject Arrested
At 1:51 a.m. on Saturday, August 30, a white Dodge Stratus was traveling south on East Campus Dr. approaching 28 St., when it bypassed a stop sign. The …

UALR splashes into social media with ‘The Fountain’
September 10, 2014 – 4:49 pm | No Comment
UALR splashes into social media with ‘The Fountain’

By Naty Dorris
This past summer the University of Arkansas at Little Rock introduced a new social media site called ‘The Fountain’.  The Fountain was designed to reach out to students by creating a platform to …

Trojan Elite Dance Team
September 10, 2014 – 4:48 pm | No Comment
Trojan Elite Dance Team

A new dance organization has been seen performing on several occasions across the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s campus—they are known as the Trojan Elite Dance Team.

Freshman Enrollment Up, University Enrollment Down
September 10, 2014 – 4:47 pm | No Comment
Freshman Enrollment Up, University Enrollment Down

Overall, there is a 5.6 percent drop in enrollment for fall 2014, but the percentage for first-year college students has climbed up 8.8 percent, according to the Office of Institutional Research. The numbers come after …

Students Unexpectedly Dropped from their Classes
September 10, 2014 – 4:45 pm | No Comment

On Friday August 22, 2014; 67 students were unexpectedly dropped from their UALR classes, after previously receiving e-mails that confirmed that they had met all required payments for the fall semester. Robert H. Adams the …

Not in Little Rock: A Community Forum
September 10, 2014 – 4:40 pm | No Comment
Not in Little Rock: A Community Forum

Monday, September 8, 2014 “Not in Little Rock: A Community Forum” event was held at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. This community event was led by Little Rock leaders and hosted by city, …

Chancellor nominates all UALR Students for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
August 28, 2014 – 3:54 pm | 2 Comments
Chancellor nominates all UALR Students for ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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.

Police Beat
August 27, 2014 – 2:26 pm | No Comment

Property Damage in Parking Deck
On August 16, a property damage report came in stating that there had been damage to a vehicle that was parked in the parking deck between May 26 and August 16.  …

Donaghey Scholars Program to support charity with silent auction
April 16, 2014 – 1:54 pm | 4 Comments

The Donaghey Scholars Program will host its fourth annual Live Silent Auction on Thursday April 24 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. The event will take place in the UALR Bailey Alumni Center.

Quiznos bankruptcy hits home
April 16, 2014 – 1:53 pm | One Comment
Quiznos bankruptcy hits home

A restaurant that is known for its toasted sandwiches and signature soups is filing Chapter 11 bankruptcy due to declining sales. Quiznos’ financial woes have prompted administrators to improve the restaurant’s UALR location.

Entrepreneurship Club breeds business leaders across disciplines
April 16, 2014 – 1:50 pm | One Comment

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock, like most universities, has an diverse student body. Irrespective of ethnicity, creed, ideology, nationality, students come and go to school every day proving the power of diversity and …

UA System’s new online university could create competition with UALR
April 16, 2014 – 1:49 pm | Comments Off

The University of Arkansas Board of Trustees voted to approve the implementation of a new online university called eVersity on March 20 at meeting in Fort Smith, Ark.  According to Chancellor Joel Anderson, the measure passed …

Alumnus attempts to save dissolving department
April 16, 2014 – 1:39 pm | Comments Off

The potential dissolution of the Department of Applied Sciences has graduate students and alumni worried about their futures and what the measure could mean for the value of their hard work towards degrees.