Civil rights author addresses state of racial equality today
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 »
Human rights activist addresses issues in Pakistan
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 »
Best Female Athlete: Paige Mason
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 »
BEST SORORITY: Delta Sigma Theta
“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 »
Most Dedicated Student: Dustin Brown
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 »