UA Little Rock employees browse the teacup auction during the 2017 Staff Senate Fall Open House.

UA Little Rock Staff Senate to host Fall Open House Dec. 5

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate will host its annual Fall Open House on Wednesday, Dec. 5, to raise money for the holiday season for UA Little Rock families in need. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Staff Senate to host Fall Open House Dec. 5”

Members of the UA Little Rock Donaghey Scholars program cheer on runners who competed in the 2018 Little Rock Marathon.

UA Little Rock offering discounted rates to join Little Rock Marathon

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is offering all UA Little Rock students, employees and their families, and members of the Alumni Association the opportunity to participate in the Little Rock Marathon for a discounted rate to help promote personal health and personal fitness for members of the campus community.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock offering discounted rates to join Little Rock Marathon”

Visiting scholar, Huang Li, from Huaxia University in Xiamen, China teaches tai chi for the fitness center on Jan. 20, 2016, in DSC. Tai chi is an ancient Chinese tradition that, today, is practiced as a graceful form of exercise. It involves a series of movements performed in a slow, focused manner and accompanied by deep breathing.

Fall Fitness Challenge starts Oct. 15

With the academic year off to a great start, it’s time to stay in shape this fall with UA Little Rock’s Fall Fitness Challenge. Continue reading “Fall Fitness Challenge starts Oct. 15”

A UA Little Rock employee enjoys a free session in the university's new message chair. Photo by Ben Krain.

Massage chair newest addition to campus wellness program

University of Arkansas at Little Rock faculty, staff, and students now have a new option for health and wellness on campus.  Continue reading “Massage chair newest addition to campus wellness program”

UA Little Rock faculty and staff members are invited to join the employee wellness program that lasts from June 18 to July 29.

Employee Wellness step challenge starts June 18

It’s time to lace up those shoelaces and get fit for the summer with the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Summertime Staircase Step Challenge.  Continue reading “Employee Wellness step challenge starts June 18”

Kurt Lenser (left) and his twin brother, Karl Lenser (right), earned the top two spots in the men's 55-59 age group at the Little Rock Half-Marathon.

Love of running builds unbreakable bond between twin brothers

For the second year in a row, Karl Lenser, employee wellness coordinator at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, took first place in the men’s 55-59 age group at the Little Rock Half Marathon on March 3.  Continue reading “Love of running builds unbreakable bond between twin brothers”

Diane Johnson

UA Little Rock employee prepares for Little Rock Marathon

When Jewel “Diane” Johnson, 62, of Little Rock, saw that the University of Arkansas at Little Rock was helping sponsor employees participating in the Little Rock Marathon 5k, 10k, half marathon, and marathon, she was simultaneously intrigued and nervous by the prospect of competing in the 5K.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock employee prepares for Little Rock Marathon”

UALR's New Employee Wellness Coordinator: Mr. Karl Lenser works with Marie Sandusky, the director of health services.

Fitness consultations now available for employees

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Employee Wellness Program is now offering individualized fitness consultations to university employees. Continue reading “Fitness consultations now available for employees”

Volunteers needed for Little Rock Marathon

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is seeking at least 25 volunteers to help support the participants of the Little Rock Marathon.  Continue reading “Volunteers needed for Little Rock Marathon”