A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student gets some quality puppy time during the Rent-A-Puppy event.

UA Little Rock Campus Wellness Program to host De-Stress Fest May 1

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Wellness Program is hosting a De-Stress Fest on Wednesday, May 1, to help students de-stress in time for final exams. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Campus Wellness Program to host De-Stress Fest May 1”

L to R: Campus Garden Alliance supervisor Dr. Stephen Grace, President Marion Richard, and Secretary Quinshell Smith

Sustainability Day returns to UA Little Rock

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Alumni Plaza was transformed into an exciting and environmentally conscious market on Wednesday, Oct. 24, with the return of UA Little Rock’s annual Sustainability Day. Continue reading “Sustainability Day returns to UA Little Rock”

Dr. Stephen Grace works in the UA Little Rock Campus Garden. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Sustainability grant will lead to new greenhouse for Campus Garden, more fresh food for Trojan Food Pantry

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Sustainability Committee has awarded a $2,500 grant that will provide more growing opportunities for the UA Little Rock Campus Garden as well as an increase in fresh produce for the Trojan Food Pantry.  Continue reading “Sustainability grant will lead to new greenhouse for Campus Garden, more fresh food for Trojan Food Pantry”

J.T. Pooler, his fiance, Amber Mitchell, walk their two dogs. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Veteran finds love and success at UA Little Rock

When J.T. Poole graduated high school in 2005, he joined the U.S. Air Force and served his country as an emergency medical technician and military police officer in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Iraq.  Continue reading “Veteran finds love and success at UA Little Rock”

Dr. Stephen Grace works in the UA Little Rock Campus Garden. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock Campus Garden subject of first EARTHtalk lecture

During the first EARTHtalk lecture of the year, Dr. Stephen Grace, associate professor of biology, will discuss the progress of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Campus Garden and the benefits of sustainable urban gardening.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Campus Garden subject of first EARTHtalk lecture”

Pictured from left to right are Amber Mitchell, president of the Campus Garden Alliance, John Poole, Campus Garden Alliance member, Temeka Williams, operations director of the Arkansas Hunger Relief Alliance, Patty Barker, director of the Arkansas No Kids Hungry Campaign, Stephen Grace, professor of biology and Campus Garden Alliance faculty advisor, Betsy Hart, director of the Trojan Food Pantry, Whitney Bradford, assistant director of the Trojan Food Pantry, and Sarah Beth Estes, director of the Community Connections Center. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock gardeners to grow fresh food for Trojan Food Pantry

The hundreds of people who use the Trojan Food Pantry at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will soon have access to fresh produce grown in the UA Little Rock Campus Garden. Continue reading “UA Little Rock gardeners to grow fresh food for Trojan Food Pantry”