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Gubernatorial debate to be held at UALR Oct. 7

UALR’s University Theatre will be the site of an Oct. 7 debate between Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross. Read more »

Giving is easy following launch of UALR e-commerce site

The UALR Department of Digital Strategy on Monday announced the launch of a new site at ualr.edu/giving that makes online donations and supporting scholarships easier than ever before. Read more »

Graduate student earns prestigious Mensa International scholarship

Dr. Harold Moses, a graduate student in UALR’s Master of Arts in Professional and Technical Writing (PTW) program, has received Mensa International’s 2014-15 Margot Seitelman Memorial Scholarship for best writing specimen.

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Theatre Department rolls out ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ this October

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Theatre Department is hosting several performances of the play, “Little Shop of Horrors,” about a hapless florist shop worker who raises a man-eating plant, in October. Read more »

Professor’s book focuses on art of communication

Dr. Julien C. Mirivel, an associate professor in the Department of Speech Communication at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, recently finished work on his book, The Art of Positive Communication: Theory and Practice. Read more »

Upcoming symposium highlights need for medical interpreters

Dr. Anarella Cellitti, a UALR faculty member,  is helping bring a medical interpreters symposium to the UALR campus Oct. 3 through 5.

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Department of Education awards multi-million dollar grant to UALR

The U.S. Department of Education has awarded a multi-year, multi-million dollar grant to the Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Read more »

Organizers to distribute thousands of books

Behind a mound of brightly illustrated children’s books piled high on a table at Dickinson Hall, Michelle Owen, a graduate of UALR and now a librarian at Hill Farm Elementary in Bryant, peers into her computer screen.
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Rave Guardian hits app store shelves

guardianwelcomeThe Department of Public Safety is encouraging students to turn their phone into a personal safety device this week by downloading the free app UALR Guardian.

Much like a guardian who provides protection, the app helps a student to check in with family, friends, the public safety department, or others, to ensure he or she is safe on campus.

 

Learn more about UALR Guardian

With the UALR Guardian safety app, students may set a safety timer to notify those they trust to check on them if they are alone or in an unfamiliar place, and to message family, friends, or others, as needed.

The app also provides an easy and convenient way to contact safety officials directly for help and send officers text tips, including photos, if suspicious activity is being noted.

UALR Guardian is available for download under the name Rave Guardian in the App Store for iPhone in the Google Play store for Android devices.

Download the iPhone app
Download the Android app

For more information, contact Officer Jennifer Lusk at jssibley@ualr.edu or 501.683.6599.


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Miller named inaugural Faculty Fellow at UALR

Dr. John Miller, an associate professor at the UALR School of Social Work, has been named UALR’s inaugural Faculty Fellow. Read more »