Arkansas Speech and Debate
Arkansas Speech and Debate is focused solely on public speaking, where speech focuses on formal speeches and performance speech and acting, while debate is formal debating in a regulated setting. These are fostered to be used in a competition setting in a variety of both speech and debate events.
Arkansas Animal Rights Club
As members of the Arkansas Animal Rights Club, we believe in living and promoting a vegan lifestyle to the best of our abilities by eliminating our purchase and consumption of animal products, and by advocating the benefits of a cruelty free lifestyle.
The Pre-Law Society is designed to help students interested in going to law school find a place to network with like-minded individuals.
Pi Sigma Alpha
Pi Sigma Alpha is a nationally-recognized political science honor society that has given students resources, connections, and leadership opportunities since its creation in 1920.
International Justice Mission
The Arkansas Chapter of International Justice Mission exists to advocate for the end of modern-day slavery by supporting the work of International Justice Mission and other NGO’s. Our chapter brings students and Fayetteville residents the ability to join the effort to free people trapped in slavery through various advocacy campaigns, prayer and worship events, and information meetings.
Normally meetings of the UARK Film Club are dedicated to film viewing and discussion, while some meetings are dedicated to filming content that is written and produced in-club.
College Republicans is a national committee where we express our conservative beliefs and values by holding meetings, guest speakers, and actively campaigning.
Black Law Students Association
The mission of BLSA is to increase the number of culturally responsible Black and minority attorneys who excel academically, succeed professionally, and positively impact the community.
The University of Arkansas Young Democrats is an organization dedicated to helping UofA students get involved in the Democratic Party. We work to create political opportunities, register voters, and create a stronger and more inclusive community on the UofA’s campus. We also strive to equip students with the skill sets and opportunities for social activism.
Undergraduate Mock Trial
Mock Trial is a competition in which students simulate a real trial. The trial concerns an official AMTA case that remains the same through the entire academic year. The case alternates between a civil and a criminal case every year. The case is entirely fictional, taking place in the fictional state of Midlands. Teams consist of six to ten members, but only six compete at any given time – 3 attorneys and 3 witnesses.
Students With Refugees
Students With Refugees aims to serve, advocate with, and learn about the refugee community in NW Arkansas and around the world. We help students utilize their skills and disciplines to foster change in our community!
Student Congress strives to create a place for students who are interested in politics and debate to learn and further improve their public speaking skills through Congressional Style debate. Our team travels to the Arkansas Communications and Theatre Arts Association’s (ACTAA) Student Congress tournament every fall in an effort for students to write mock legislation, write and give speeches, interact with other students who have similar interests from both UARK and around the state, and further gain skills useful to their daily lives.
Students Advocating for the Environment
SAFE is a community of students who care about the environment and support each other’s personal efforts while working together to encourage change on a larger scale. The club focuses on educating the student body on various environmental issues, encouraging choices that are less harmful for the planet, and connecting students to each other and outside opportunities to make a difference.