Students encouraged to write the new UALR fight song
November 19, 2014 – 2:40 pm | Comments Off

With more than 100 degrees, 60 graduate programs, and seven athletic teams, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock offers students a quality education and college experience. However, one element, common to other universities—a fight …

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Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today
October 8, 2014 – 4:58 pm | Comments Off

Allan Ward’s book, “Civil Rights Brothers: The Journey of Albert Porter and Allan Ward” commemorates the 50 years that friends Porter and Ward fought for racial equality and civil rights. -Left to right- Trevor Collins, Allan Ward, Michael R. Twyman, Director of Institute on Race and Ethnicity. Photo courtesy of Donna L. Shelton, Web Communications Specialist at the Institute on Race and Ethnicity.

by Carmien Penny

The UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity hosted a free event on Tuesday Sept. 30 at the Bailey Center to give people an opportunity to meet with Allan Ward, an author, civil rights activist, and speech communication professor emeritus. Read the full story »

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CALLING ALL TROJANS: costumed tricycle race registration now open
November 5, 2014 – 9:23 pm | 6 Comments

Junior political science major Aaron Lazenby demonstrates how difficult it is for a fully-grown adult to ride a child's tricycle. Photo by Alexis Williams

“Everyone deserves a childhood.” Read the full story »

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Human rights activist addresses issues in Pakistan
November 5, 2014 – 9:19 pm | One Comment

SAPAC's Summer 2014 Interns included students from around the United States

The political science department and international studies program hosted a presentation by Munawar “Sufi” Laghari on Monday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. The presentation, entitled “Pakistan-U.S. Relations: Human Rights Abuses in Sindh” gave Laghari the opportunity to discuss human rights abuses against Sindhis in Pakistan. Read the full story »

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The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:18 am | One Comment

Many of us complain about little things and wish our lives could be better, or at least easier, but we often forget that some people are less fortunate. Some people do not have enough money to sustain themselves, and have to go live in a shelter. Read the full story »

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Students host first undergrad honors conference alongside faculty mentor
November 20, 2014 – 11:23 am | One Comment

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With support from their professor, four students hosted UALR’s first annual graduate and honors conference on Oct. 23, 2014 at the Arkansas Studies Institute. Read the full story »

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Best Female Athlete: Paige Mason
December 11, 2014 – 8:44 am | No Comment

Mason plans to return to California upon graduation and pursue her dreams of illustrating for children’s books and the daily newspaper. Photo by KenDrell Collins

Senior Paige Mason was selected as the Best Female Athlete for the 2014-2015 Best of UALR Awards. Read the full story »

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BEST SORORITY: Delta Sigma Theta
December 11, 2014 – 8:43 am | No Comment

“Delta Sigma Theta President Renata Shirlee credits their success to their collective “energy, drive, and dedication.” Photo courtesy of Renata Shirlee

The votes are in, and students voted Delta Sigma Theta as the Best Sorority on campus. Read the full story »

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Most Dedicated Student: Dustin Brown
December 15, 2014 – 4:02 pm | No Comment

Dustin Brown was voted as UALR’s Most Dedicated Student. In hindsight of The Forum’s interview with him, that is no surprise.
Brown is a junior and will be a senior in the spring. He is double majoring in Biology and an Interdisciplinary Studies degree of History, Chemistry and Nonprofit Leadership Studies. This is Brown’s third year of school. Read the full story »

BEST SORORITY: Delta Sigma Theta
December 11, 2014 – 8:43 am | No Comment
BEST SORORITY: Delta Sigma Theta

The votes are in, and students voted Delta Sigma Theta as the Best Sorority on campus.

Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today
October 8, 2014 – 4:58 pm | Comments Off
Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today

by Carmien Penny
The UALR Institute on Race and Ethnicity hosted a free event on Tuesday Sept. 30 at the Bailey Center to give people an opportunity to meet with Allan Ward, an author, civil rights activist, …

CALLING ALL TROJANS: costumed tricycle race registration now open
November 5, 2014 – 9:23 pm | 6 Comments
CALLING ALL TROJANS: costumed tricycle race registration now open

“Everyone deserves a childhood.”

Human rights activist addresses issues in Pakistan
November 5, 2014 – 9:19 pm | One Comment
Human rights activist addresses issues in Pakistan

The political science department and international studies program hosted a presentation by Munawar “Sufi” Laghari on Monday, Oct. 27 at 7 p.m. The presentation, entitled “Pakistan-U.S. Relations: Human Rights Abuses in Sindh” gave Laghari the opportunity to …

The untold stories: From Our House to your house
November 20, 2014 – 11:18 am | One Comment

Many of us complain about little things and wish our lives could be better, or at least easier, but we often forget that some people are less fortunate. Some people do not have enough money …

Students host first undergrad honors conference alongside faculty mentor
November 20, 2014 – 11:23 am | One Comment
Students host first undergrad honors conference alongside faculty mentor

With support from their professor, four students hosted UALR’s first annual graduate and honors conference on Oct. 23, 2014 at the Arkansas Studies Institute.

Best Female Athlete: Paige Mason
December 11, 2014 – 8:44 am | No Comment
Best Female Athlete: Paige Mason

Senior Paige Mason was selected as the Best Female Athlete for the 2014-2015 Best of UALR Awards.

Best Staff Member: Leanna Payton
December 15, 2014 – 4:00 pm | No Comment

This year the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s students have voted Leanna Payton the best staff member of the year and she cannot be more excited.

Best Female Personality-Madeline White
December 15, 2014 – 3:59 pm | No Comment

The votes are in for UALR’s “Best of,” and Madeline White from Sherwood has been voted “Best Female Personality.”  White, a 19-year-old sophomore, graduated from Sylvan Hills High School.  White works as a daycare teacher …

Most Entertaining/Comedic Male- Eddie Lee
December 15, 2014 – 3:58 pm | No Comment

Out of the six men entered in the most entertaining/comedic male category, UALR junior Eddie Lee pulled through for the victory. Lee said that he was overwhelmed with excitement when he found out about his …

Best Male Personality: Corrigan Revels
December 15, 2014 – 3:56 pm | No Comment

The votes are in for the Best of UALR and the winner of Best Male Personality is Corrigan Revels.

Most school-spirited: Alexa Treml
December 15, 2014 – 3:54 pm | No Comment

Alexa Treml, a junior double majoring in biology and music performance, came to UALR after graduating from Cabot High School. She is embracing her college life at UALR by being involved in events and organizations.

Best Fraternity: Delta Chi
December 15, 2014 – 3:52 pm | No Comment

The Best of UALR left Delta Chi on top as the Best Fraternity.  New to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Delta Chi wasted no time leaving their mark.

Best Dressed Male: Jermaine Marshall
December 15, 2014 – 3:51 pm | No Comment

The award for best dressed male at the UALR goes to Jermaine Marshall. The senior computer science major has a style that he says adopted just a year ago.

Most Entertaining/Comedic Female: Anesia Scott
December 15, 2014 – 3:50 pm | No Comment

I am Anesia Scott (known on-campus as “Nesi”). I am a double major in Criminal Justice & Dance. I am also a Resident Assistant in East Hall.

Best Dressed Female: Adoree Bridges
December 15, 2014 – 3:48 pm | No Comment

When it comes to fashion, Adoree Bridges has made it her life goal to make sure that she’s not only looking good, but that she feels good in the clothes that she is wearing. This …

Best Student Organization: CLC
December 15, 2014 – 3:47 pm | No Comment
Best Student Organization: CLC

Four student organizations competed for the title of best student organization. Student Government Association (SGA), International Club, Chancellor’s Leadership Corps (CLC), and University Programs Council were nominated, but CLC received the most votes for the …

Best male athlete: Brandon Gil
December 15, 2014 – 3:47 pm | No Comment

Brandon Gil has been picked as the best male athlete for the best of UALR.

Best Professor: David Briscoe
December 11, 2014 – 8:44 am | No Comment
Best Professor: David Briscoe

David Briscoe has been voted Best Professor for the second year in a row. Thanks to his enthusiasm for his students and the passion that he puts into the subjects he teaches, Briscoe has been …

Best Male RA: Dustin Rhodes
December 11, 2014 – 8:44 am | No Comment
Best Male RA: Dustin Rhodes

The votes are in, and the best male resident assistant is Dustin Rhodes. Rhodes is a senior theatre arts major in the hopes of becoming a professional stage manager after graduation.