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Little Rock police officers training for bicycle patrol

Shortly after the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Department of Public Safety reintroduced bicycle patrols last fall, Lt. Johnny Smith, alongside his bike, became a visible presence in and around the campus. Read more »

Professor celebrates 55 years at UALR

How do you express the proper gratitude to someone who has served UALR students for 55 years? Do you sing them a song? Tell them how awesome they are, or both? The campus community would like to celebrate faculty member, Dr. James (Jim) Fulmer, associate professor in the UALR Math Department. Read more »

UALR encourages public to dispose of medications Sept. 27

Area residents will have the opportunity to rid their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs as part of the ninth annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Initiative. Read more »

Sixth annual SpectacUALR event set for Oct. 9

The sixth annual SpectacUALR, set for Thursday, Oct. 9, at the Jack Stephens Center, will honor Betty Jo Stephens, a pioneer in women’s athletics at UALR. Read more »

American Chemical Society recognizes UALR chapter

UALR’s chapter of the American Chemical Society (ACS), which has been recognized nationally by the ACS and received numerous commendations, was recently recognized by the Central Arkansas Local Section of the ACS in its September newsletter for “taking initiative in continuing growth and notability around the campus.” Read more »

‘Strength in numbers,’ Campus Campaign kicks off

Beginning Sept. 15, the UALR Steering Committee and UALR Ambassadors are hosting informational sessions about the 2014 UALR Campus Campaign, with treats – free donuts to all departments provided by Sodexo. Read more »

Dr. Vander Putten collaborates with University of Bamberg officials

During a recent trip to Germany, UALR Associate Professor of Higher Education Dr. Jim Vander Putten discussed plans for international research collaborations with researchers based at the Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories at the University of Bamberg. Read more »

Bystander training provides recourse against on-campus assaults

Long before the White House released its report last April on sexual assaults on college campuses, UALR was taking measures to mitigate incidences of violence and sexual assaults through a program called Green Dot. Read more »

UALR names interim athletic director

Chancellor Joel Anderson has appointed Bob Denman, vice chancellor for university advancement, to serve as interim director of the UALR Department of Athletics. Denman, who came to UALR 13 years ago, will continue in his advancement position. Read more »

UALR artist named among 2014’s “Arkansas Visionaries”

David Bailin, a UALR adjunct professor in the Department of Art, was recently named among several 2014 “Arkansas Visionaries” in the Aug. 28 issue of Arkansas Times. Read more »