14 April 2014

Top 5 reasons to come out for Canines on Campus

posted by UALR

Really, we don’t have to sell you on this event other than to screech the word DOGS. Cuddly, sweet, tail- and tongue-wagging, smart, helpful, wonderful DOGS. But we’ll still give you the Top 5 reasons to come to Ross Hall (the Arkla Room – 119) on Tuesday, April 22, at 12:30 p.m.  (more…)

7 April 2014

A mixer that could change your life

posted by Meaghan Milliorn

This week, Information Science student Debanjan Mahata tells us about a new UALR club that could change your life.


12 March 2014

Dodgeball for a cause

posted by Meaghan Milliorn
This week, we have a guest post by Emily Bruner, Vice President of Public Relations for Eta Sigma. She tells us about their annual dodgeball tournament and how you can get involved for a good cause.
10 March 2014

How I Work: Residence hall director

posted by Meaghan Milliorn
You might be surprised, but did you know some UALR employees live in their office? Leanna Payton, West Residence Hall Director and Student Development Specialist in housing, is one of the few that does. After she completed grad school at the University of Oklahoma, she landed at UALR and started working in her current position.
Today, Leanna gives us an inside look at what it’s like to both work and live on campus. (more…)
5 March 2014

How to keep your boat afloat

posted by UALR

We all know that cardboard boats tend to bob, sink, and generally fall apart faster than you can say Trojan Homecoming. That’s part of what makes this Friday’s Cardboard Boat Regatta so entertaining – that we get to see these marvels of engineering hold up as long as they do before they become jetsam themselves. (more…)

26 February 2014

The Man in Black

posted by UALR

He played for prisoners and the common folks of America. He was “The Man in Black,” the spokesman for blue collar workers, Native Americans, and forgotten soldiers. He recorded hundreds of songs that blended folk, country, blues, and rock and roll. He toured with Elvis and Carl Perkins. He was one of the most famous men ever to come from Arkansas. That man was Johnny Cash. (more…)

21 February 2014

How I Work: Graphic artist

posted by Meaghan Milliorn
Last year, we started a series showcasing how some people work at UALR. This week, we get an inside look into the workspace of Benny Scroggin, student development specialist, aka graphic artist, in the Office of Campus Life.
14 February 2014

Love, academic style

posted by UALR

This Valentine’s Day we wanted to bring you a story about love. Lucky for everyone, we found two UALR students who met, fell for each other, got married, and now are co-authoring a paper together. Maybe it’s the nerd in us, but we think Ben and Annie’s story is the sweetest thing, especially when they tell it.  (more…)

12 February 2014

Top 5 ways to celebrate Valentine’s Day

posted by Jennifer Godwin

It’s one of those holidays you love or love to hate. Whatever your affinity or relationship status, here are five things you can do this week for Valentine’s Day: (more…)

10 February 2014

‘A sea of resources and opportunity’

posted by UALR

Jeannie Kuang-Nguyen graduated from Mills High School in Little Rock in 2013 and could have gone out of state for college. Instead, she stayed close to home and came to UALR, which she says opened up her world in all new ways.

My senior year of high school, I had a great desire to leave the state, but when I began considering in-state options, specifically the Donaghey Scholars Program at UALR, I was convinced that it wasn’t necessary to leave to receive a good education or to have an enlightening undergraduate experience. (more…)

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