15 July 2013

Packing list: Essentials for your dorm room

posted by Meaghan Milliorn

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…)

3 July 2013

Summer reading: Educate yourself

posted by Jennifer Godwin

Last year we cobbled together a summer reading list complete with professor recommendations. (more…)

14 June 2013

Celebrating our 40 Under 40

posted by Robin Mizell

As Arkansas Business has been recognizing “40 Under 40″ for 20 years, we celebrate our Grads @ Work, who have been designated “40 Under 40″ for making an impact in their fields and communities or demonstrating leadership in business or politics. (more…)

5 June 2013

Early days and working up to first 5K

posted by Keli Jacobi

Some people greet the dawn like a steady friend they can’t wait to see again. I wake up at dawn ready to throttle the person who decided long ago that “normal working hours” should start so shortly after the sun has made his daily appearance to the east. (more…)

28 May 2013

Hot town: Summer in the city

posted by Judy Williams

In our office we talk a lot about what’s special about UALR. “Place” always figures as a top distinction because of the large impact Little Rock and central Arkansas have on our students’ total college experience. (more…)

24 May 2013

Relive the big moment

posted by Meaghan Milliorn

Spring commencement was last week and many, many came to the Jack Stephens Center and watched the more than 1,500 grads make the long-awaited walk across the stage.


22 May 2013

How you can help Oklahoma tornado victims

posted by Meaghan Milliorn

The devastating tornado that hit Oklahoma on Monday, May 20, was especially hard for Leanna Payton, the West Hall Director for Student Housing who attended grad school at OU. Leanna shares her thoughts on the tornado and asks the campus community to help those in need.


15 May 2013

Traveling This Summer? Snap a Pic and Win!

posted by Meaghan Milliorn

With spring classes now over, many are either starting to plan their summer vacation or are already counting down the days until they jet off on an adventure. (more…)

13 May 2013

Fare thee well, our three leaders

posted by Jennifer Godwin

Saying goodbye is never easy. Today, our campus bid farewell to three of its leaders in a touching tribute that combined grace, gratitude, and a touch of humor, courtesy of Chancellor Joel Anderson (who has a promising future as a comedian should he ever want to give up his day job, though we vehemently ask that he doesn’t). (more…)

9 May 2013

Batter up!

posted by Judy Williams

The only way the Trojans game Wednesday night against the University of Central Arkansas could have been sweeter was if my Dad were still alive to see it with me. (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…

Tell Us Your Stories

Know of something interesting we can feature on this blog? Let us know.

Have something to share? Send us your photographs, videos, and thoughts.
Learn How

Special Delivery

Get notified instantly when something new is posted.

Subscribe via Email

Subscribe via RSS