On Campus



One of the obligations of a university is to provide a forum for the exchange of ideas. UALR and the many academic departments facilitate this by inviting a diverse group of guest speakers to campus.

Speakers such as Angela Davis discussing Race and Justice and Dr. Jeanette Norden discussing how to Inspire Students to Achieve Deep Learning.




Dr. Jeanette Norden

is a master science teacher and director of medical education at Vanderbilt University.  She has been a maverick in medical education, stressing not only intellectual but also personal and interpersonal development in students.  Her approach is to “integrate humanity” into a basic science course has been recognized nationally.

Dr. Angela Davis

author, educator and social activist spoke at UALR about Race, Justice and the Consequences of Mass Incarceration.