If you were on campus during the first two days of school, there’s a good chance you saw the Welcome Wagon rolling through handing out cold bottled water and maps – and even giving the occasional ride to class. (more…)
Monica Mylonas is an archival assistant at the UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture. She got to know Dr. Cal Ledbetter through his papers as well as a long conversation about his life, his time in office, and Pikes Peak.
It was an honor to be asked to process Cal Ledbetter’s legislative papers. An honor, but a terrifying one. (more…)
Through the eyes of a “typical” young teenager, a two-week educational camp may not seem very appealing. However, to me, it was way more than “just a camp.” At a very young age, my parents instilled in me the importance of education and making the most out of every opportunity. As I grow up, all of the teachings from my early childhood register in my mind constantly whenever I participate in activities- whether they be sports, extracurricular lessons, education, church, or anything in between. (more…)
It may not be a new calendar year, but many of us are gearing up for a new school year. We have a little more than a month until students will be back on campus and parking lots will again be filled. (more…)
In exactly one month, our residence halls will be filled with new and returning students as they move in to their new homes. Last year, I asked Rikki Turner, assistant director for residence life, what are some of the most important items students should bring with them. Take a look at her list as you figure out what you’ll need to bring to your new home. (more…)
Last year we cobbled together a summer reading list complete with professor recommendations. (more…)
About Sights & Sounds
A lot happens at UALR.
Interesting things often go unnoticed or under-reported. Think of this blog as a modest attempt at providing an inside look at the workings of our university. Continue reading…