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Two-time graduate, former foster child, says ‘American Dream’ exists

Sedella White, who will be graduating with a second bachelor’s degree from UALR on Dec. 20, values education in a profoundly different way than many of her peers. Read more »

Using data ‘as a flashlight, not a hammer’

As the new assistant commissioner of research and technology and chief information officer at the Arkansas Department of Education, Cody Decker has spent close to a year repeating this mantra: “Use data as a flashlight, not as a hammer.” Read more »

Philanthropy through engineering

Philip Persson wants to use the skills he learned at UALR to improve harsh living conditions like the ones he saw growing up in Turkey. His father was an English teacher there, and he worked to build a school and a church during his free time. Read more »

Begic named to All-Region team

After the best season in UALR volleyball history, senior Edina Begic was recently named to the American Volleyball Coaches Association’s Division I All-Region Team and UALR Volleyball Head Coach Van Compton was named the Division I Southwest Region Coach of the Year. Read more »

Howell and Webre named to development posts

Bob Denman, vice chancellor for university advancement and interim athletic director at UALR, has announced two appointments in the UALR Office of Alumni and Development, Sheena Howell and Lloyd Webre. Read more »

Couple overcomes grief, reaches graduation through teamwork

There are few things harder to imagine as a parent than the prospect of losing a child. Read more »

Archivist’s book speaks to effect of Confederate’s attitudes on slavery

The first book of an archivist at the UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture’s explores Confederate soldiers attitudes on slavery and its long-term effects on military policy and decision making in the south.

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Theatrical lighting designer honored with memorial celebration, Dec. 17

UALR is honoring one of its own with a memorial celebration of the life of Warren E. Law, who spent nearly three decades designing lights for UALR productions big and small. Read more »

Crystal Bridges showcases art from Dr. J.W. Wiggins Collection

Dr. J.W. Wiggins is not only the collection manager and curator for the Sequoyah National Research Center (SNRC) at UALR, he is himself an avid collector and aficionado of contemporary Native American art. Read more »

Commencement ceremonies set for Dec. 20

More than 800 students are expected to participate in Fall Commencement ceremonies at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Saturday, Dec. 20, at the Jack Stephens Center. Read more »