UALR sign at the entrance on S. University Dr near University Plaza on January 28, 2016.

UA Little Rock to host Business Office Brown Bag Lunch event

The University of Arkansas Little Rock will host a brown bag lunch with representatives from the university’s business offices Tuesday, Nov. 5. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Business Office Brown Bag Lunch event”

UA Little Rock extends scholarship eligibility deadline

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has extended its scholarship eligibility deadline to Aug. 1, 2019, for first-time freshmen and transfer students planning to attend in the fall semester. Continue reading “UA Little Rock extends scholarship eligibility deadline”

Seventy-one-year-old Carolyn Wilkerson, left, credits her success as a late in life student to Ida Umphers, right, senior instructor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics. Wilkerson says Umphers is one of the teachers who has made a difference in her time at UA Little Rock. Photo by Ben Krain.

71-year-old working hard to fulfill dream of earning college degree

At 71, Carolyn Wilkerson of Little Rock loves life as a full-time college student at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, working to fulfill a lifelong goal of earning a college degree.  Continue reading “71-year-old working hard to fulfill dream of earning college degree”

Chelsea Bishop Ward (right), UA Little Rock's new director of admissions, is shown with her husband, Steve Ward, and children, Addison and Brady. Submitted photo.

Bishop Ward selected as UA Little Rock’s new director of admissions

After a national search, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has selected a familiar face to take over the post as the university’s new director of admissions.  Continue reading “Bishop Ward selected as UA Little Rock’s new director of admissions”

Katherine Zambrano stands next to the university's satellite dishes. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Venezuelan student finds new home at UA Little Rock

When Katherine Zambrano first moved to Little Rock to live with her aunt, whose husband was ill, Little Rock seemed like a different world compared to her hometown of Caracas, Venezuela, with a population of more than two million people.  Continue reading “Venezuelan student finds new home at UA Little Rock”

Boy next door leads to new campus family at UA Little Rock

A tip from the boy next door led Lucee Lugo, a senior interdisciplinary studies major, to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, where she gets the intimacy of a small, family campus that appeals to this small-town girl from De Queen, Arkansas. Continue reading “Boy next door leads to new campus family at UA Little Rock”

Online UA Little Rock student Jimmy Johnson does most of his school work by night so he can spend time with his 5-year-old son Blake. Photo by Ben Krain.

Veteran earning degree online to provide a better future for his family

When Jimmy Johnson, 52, of Benton, was called in for a fifth and final interview for a vice president position a few years ago, he was certain that his life was about to change.  Continue reading “Veteran earning degree online to provide a better future for his family”

UA Little Rock soccer players

UA Little Rock announces 2018 soccer schedule

University of Arkansas at Little Rock head soccer coach Mark Foster has announced the 2018 soccer schedule, a slate which includes some challenging non-conference foes for the Trojans as well as a strong home schedule with nine matches being played at the Coleman Sports and Recreation Complex.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock announces 2018 soccer schedule”

UA Little Rock students and staff line dance during the 2015 Discover event. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Discover event set for Nov. 3

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s premier student recruitment event, Discover, will offer prospective students and parents the opportunity to explore everything UA Little Rock has to offer Friday, Nov. 3.  Continue reading “Discover event set for Nov. 3”