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University of Arkansas at Little Rock


Fall ’14 Discover UALR introduces students to university

Another successful Discover UALR concluded on Oct. 24, providing the opportunity for hundreds of students to preview the university and compete for scholarships. Read more »

Wordsworth curator to visit UALR

Jeff Cowton, curator of the Wordsworth Trust at Dove Cottage, will visit UALR at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 29, in meeting room G of the Donaghey Student Center.

Dove Cottage is poet William Wordsworth’s first family home located in Grasmere, Cumbria.Jeff Cowton

Cowton oversees care of the Wordsworth papers and is in charge of educational programs at Dove Cottage. In recognition of his 30 years of service to the Wordsworth Trust, Cowton was named a member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire.

His presentation will consider Wordsworth’s life and work as well as the research possibilities at Dove Cottage for students and faculty.

There will be a reception with hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. The presentation is hosted by UALR’s William G. Cooper Jr. Honors Program in English and is free and open to the public.

For more information, contact Dr. Paul Yoder at or 501.569.8321.


International scholar visits UALR, discusses democratic transitions in Tunisia and Libya

An assistant professor of international relations at the University of Groningen in Groningen, Netherlands, will address how Libya and Tunisia are dealing with post-conflict transitions following revolution and regime change three years ago. Read more »

Students cash in on TrojanCache for Cash

TrojanCache for Cash, a geocache event for students to learn beneficial information about UALR, will take place Monday through Friday, Oct. 27 to 31, and Nov. 3 to 7 in 10 locations throughout campus.

“This is a real-life campus treasure hunt for students to have the opportunity to learn more about the university, earn paraphernalia along the way and be entered to win cash prizes,” said Leanna Payton of the UALR Office of Student Housing. Read more »

Award-winning science reporter to address science and learning

Award-winning New York Times science reporter Benedict Carey will speak about what science can teach us about learning from 11 a.m. to noon Friday, Nov. 7, in the Student Services Center, Room 104, on the University of Arkansas at Little Rock campus. Read more »

Bowen School of Law honors students, alumni and faculty

The UALR William H. Bowen School of Law will honor alumni and faculty at its sixth annual Scholarship Luncheon on Wednesday, Oct. 29, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Doubletree Hotel in Little Rock. Read more »

Free seminar focused on realtor safety scheduled Oct. 27

Dr. Jeffrey Walker, chair of the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, is among the panelist to serve during a free Safety Seminar open to real estate agents from across the state. Read more »

‘Songwriter’s Showcase’ features student compositions Nov. 8

The “Songwriter’s Showcase” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall, featuring the work of six student composers that will premiere during the first half of the show. Read more »

Sindhi human rights activist to address UALR on Pakistan-US Relations

The executive director of the Sindhi American Political Action Committee (SAPAC) will discuss human rights abuses against Sindhis in Pakistan, including kidnapping, torture, assassination of political leaders, and persecution of minority religious groups. Read more »

Students partner to provide relief for Ebola victims

UALR’s chapter of Young Life College is partnering with other schools around the state to help deliver supplies to Ebola victims in West Africa. Read more »