Real Deal in the Rock

More than 500 high school basketball teams will compete in a national tournament, “Real Deal in the Rock,” April 17 to 19, at gyms all over Little Rock and North Little Rock. The Jack Stephens Center will be the major center for the tournament, and games are open to the public. A festival featuring live music, food, and games will take place from 4 to 10 p.m. Friday, April 17, on the Jack Stephens Center parking lot. The tournament is the former “Real Deal On The Hill” that started in Northwest Arkansas in 2005.

‘Losing or Refinishing the Buckle on the Bible Belt?’

Discussion from the Socratic Society on Bible-based religions, reason, faith, gender, sexual orientation, and the lingering effects of racism and colonialism. The discussion will be held at 7 p.m. April 7 in the Wesley Foundation yurt.

UALR to Honor Prof., Legislator Cal Ledbetter

Chancellor Joel E. Anderson will unveil new signs and a plaque designating the three-sectioned assembly room at the Donaghey Student Center as the Calvin R. Ledbetter Jr. Assembly Hall in honor of the emeritus professor, chair, and dean of political science.

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Difference Makers: Jennifer Buie Hune


Difference Makers


received her doctorate in Kentucky, then returned to lead the UALR Department of Special Education. Read more

Difference Makers: Andrew Eshleman


Difference Makers


is passionate about religious studies and philosophy, and instills in his students a broad world-view. Read more