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Encyclopedia > University of Arkansas at Little Rock
University of Arkansas Little Rock
UALR Logo
Motto Where Excellence Has Many Faces
Established 1927
Type Public University
Chancellor Joel Anderson
Students 12,000
Location Little Rock, AR, USA
Campus Urban
Nickname UALR Trojans [1]
Website www.ualr.edu
Dickinson Hall
Dickinson Hall

University of Arkansas at Little Rock is the third largest university, by enrollment, in Arkansas. Image File history File links UALR_logo_2006. ... A motto (from Italian) is a phrase or a short list of words meant formally to describe the general motivation or intention of an entity, social group, or organization. ... The date of establishment or date of founding of an institution is the date on which that institution chooses to claim as its starting point. ... The term public school has different (and in some cases contradictory) meanings due to regional differences. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... A Chancellor is the head of a university. ... Nickname: Rocktown, The Rock, Capital City Coordinates: Country United States State Arkansas County Pulaski Founded 1821 Incorporated 1831 Mayor Jim Dailey Mayor-Elect: Mark Stodola [1] Area    - City 302. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,732 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ... The athletic nickname, or equivalently athletic moniker, of a university or college within the United States of America is the name officially adopted by that institution for at least the members of its athletic teams. ... The UALR Trojans is the name by which the athletic teams of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock are known by. ... This page as shown in the AOL 9. ... Image File history File links Dickinson_hall1. ... Image File history File links Dickinson_hall1. ... Representation of a university class, 1350s. ... Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,732 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ...


Established as Little Rock Junior College by the Little Rock School District in 1927, it became a private four-year institution, called Little Rock University, in 1957. It returned to public status in 1969 when it was merged into the University of Arkansas System under its present name. In Canada and the United States, a community college, sometimes called a technical college, county college, junior college or a city college, is an educational institution providing higher education and lower-level tertiary education, granting certificates, diplomas, and Associates degrees to people like laertes. ... The Little Rock School District is a school district in Little Rock, Arkansas. ... 1927 (MCMXXVII) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will take you to calendar). ... 1957 (MCMLVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Plaque on University of Arkansas campus The University of Arkansas (also known as the U. of A. or simply Arkansas) is a public, coeducational, land-grant university system. ...


The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a dynamic metropolitan university with a student population of 12,000 full and part-time students, and has a large number of non-traditional students. As an active and integral part of the community, UALR is able to put its students in close contact with the state's most influential leaders in government, business, industry, medicine, and information technology. In fact, offering the state's only comprehensive information science and systems engineering program, UALR is a leader in the field of information technology, with projects such as the Development Information Network of Arkansas [2] — a host for 25 websites for communities around the state. UALR also has a leading law school.


Notable Campus Buildings and Facilities

The 150-acre UALR main campus features buildings finished in glass, concrete and orange brick, and wooded areas of pine and oak trees. Most of the buildings were built after 1970, and none were built before 1947. The campus features three fountains, most notable of which is the Elizabeth Cooper Fountain west of Student Union Building A.

UALR Donaghey Student Center
UALR Donaghey Student Center

The Donaghey Student Center, a 180,000 square-foot complex completed in 1993, connects with a three-building student activities complex built in 1952, 1970, and 1976. The upper level houses the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Educational and Student Services/Dean of University College and the Dean of Students, and the Office of Campus Life, which includes Student Activities, and the Adult Student Campus Connection. Also found on the upper level are dining and food service facilities and offices for student organizations, including the office of the UALR Forum. Health Services, Disability Support Services, and the UALR Barnes and Noble Bookstore may be found on the lower level, along with the gymnasium and an Olympic-sized swimming pool. UALR’s physical education facilities also include six lighted tennis courts. Image File history File linksMetadata Full_Exterior. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Full_Exterior. ...


The 180,000-square-foot Engineering Technology and Applied Sciences Building, completed in 1987, houses the Graduate Institute of Technology, the Office of the Dean of the Donaghey College of Information Science and Systems Engineering, the Office of the Dean of the College of Science and Mathematics, as well as classrooms, laboratories, and offices for the Departments of Applied Science, Computer Science, Engineering Technology, Nursing, and Systems Engineering.


The Fine Arts Building, completed in the fall of 1977, houses the Departments of Art and Music and the Office of the Dean of the College or Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences. In addition to general classrooms and highly specialized instructional space for the two departments, the building includes three galleries and the 312-seat Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall.


The Ottenheimer Library was completed in 1976, and holds more than 470,000 volumes. Other resources include the Government Documents Depository, microfilm and microfiche, recording equipment, subscriptions to 2,500 periodicals, and the UALR Archives and Special Collections. The fifth floor of the building is the location for the Instructional Media Services, and various other Library departments, as well as to part of the library's circulating collection.

UALR Classroom
UALR Classroom

Donald W. Reynolds Center for Business and Economic Development was completed in 2004. This 98,700 square foot building houses the three units of the College of Business; the academic departments, the Institute for Economic Advancement, and the Arkansas Small Business Development Center state headquarters. The building anchors the campus’ northwest entrance. The College, government, and industry can work together in this facility to address economic development and important community issues. The building has state-of-the-art technology for computer technology with a distance learning center, a Geographic Information System Support Lab, and a video conferencing center. It includes spacious facilities for study and socializing in the food court, atrium, library, classrooms, and computer laboratories. Image File history File links Dickinson_hall_class. ... Image File history File links Dickinson_hall_class. ...


G. Robert Ross Hall opened during the 1981-1982 academic year. It houses all the activities of the College of Business Administration as well as the College of Professional Studies, Offices of Academic Advising, Institute of Government, Cooperative Education, Counseling and Career Planning, and Testing and Student Life Research. It also includes general purpose classrooms, including two small lecture halls.


H. Tyndall Dickinson Hall was completed in the fall of 1999. It houses the majority of the College of Education, as well as the Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the Department of Computer Science, and the George W. Donaghey Scholars Program. The building is structurally similar to Ross Hall, and is one of the most wired facilities in the Southeast. Dickinson’s smart-classrooms, auditorium, and offices rely on high-tech teaching tools to make sure UALR students are ready for the new marketplace.


The William H. Bowen School of Law is located near downtown Little Rock, separately from the main campus, in a building that originally housed the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. William H. Bowen School of Law The William H. Bowen School of Law is part of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR) and was established in 1975. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ...

UALR Stephens Center
UALR Stephens Center

Jack Stephens Center is a state-of-the-art sports arena for the UALR Trojans NCAA team. Furnished with 5,600 seats, an auxiliary practice court, and facilities for sports medicine, it was completed in the fall of 2005. Image File history File linksMetadata Stephenscenter. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Stephenscenter. ... Jack Stephens Center at UALR Jack Stephens Center is a 5,600-seat multi-purpose arena in Little Rock, Arkansas and was built in 2005. ...


The 700-seat University Theatre is the site of academic activities, theatre and dance, and many programs of public interest. Rehearsal hall and shop facilities were added to the Theatre early in 1977. The building also contains a smaller studio theatre.


Notable Graduates

Official language(s) English Capital Little Rock Largest city Little Rock Area  Ranked 29th  - Total 53,179 sq mi (137,732 km²)  - Width 239 miles (385 km)  - Length 261 miles (420 km)  - % water 2. ... Derek Lamar Fisher (born August 9, 1974 in Little Rock, Arkansas) is an NBA player for the Golden State Warriors. ... The National Basketball Association of the United States and Canada, commonly known as the NBA, is the premier professional basketball league in North America. ... Kimberly Forsyth Kimberly Forsyth is the current Miss Arkansas USA 2006. ... William Jefferson Bill Clinton (born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946) was the 42nd President of the United States, serving from 1993 to 2001. ... Equity Broadcasting is a broadcasting company based in Little Rock, Arkansas that owns and operates 31 television stations across the United States plus one radio station (KWBF-FM) in the Little Rock market. ... // Life Lynda Hull (December 5, 1954 - March 29, 1994) was a United States poet. ... Entergy Corporation (NYSE: ETR), based in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a Delaware chartered corporation engaged in electric power production, retail distribution operations, energy marketing and trading, and gas transportation. ... For information on the popular 20th century British vocalist by the same name, see Robert Palmer (British singer). ... Wesley Pruden is the editor-in-chief of The Washington Times, a position he has held for 13 years. ... The Washington Times[1] is a daily broadsheet newspaper published in Washington, D.C., United States. ... Michael Avery Ross (born September 1, 1961), American politician, has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 2001, representing the 4th District of Arkansas. ... For the Australian Weather Channel with the same name, see The Weather Channel, Australia The Weather Channel (TWC) is a cable and satellite television network that broadcasts weather and weather-related news 24 hours a day. ...

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  Results from FactBites:
 
University of Arkansas at Little Rock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1043 words)
University of Arkansas at Little Rock is the second largest university, by enrollment, in Arkansas.
Established as Little Rock Junior College by the Little Rock School District in 1927, it became a private four-year institution, called Little Rock University, in 1957.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is a dynamic metropolitan university with a student population of 12,000 full and part-time students.
Little Rock, Arkansas - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (4302 words)
Little Rock is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Arkansas.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock was founded in 1927 as Little Rock Junior College under the supervision of the city Board of Education.
The Little Rock area is also home to the Arkansas Twisters of the af2 arena football league and the Arkansas RimRockers of the NBA Development League as well.
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