Students who won a trip to Washington, D.C. through an essay contest with the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Students win trip to Museum of African American History and Culture

While writing about the need for America to have museums that focus on African American history, Rebecca Doyne expressed how easy it is to feel lost without a way to discover the struggles and triumphs of the people who came before you.  Continue reading “Students win trip to Museum of African American History and Culture”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

UA Little Rock to host ‘Hamilton’-inspired student showcase

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host a student showcase featuring music inspired by the breakout Broadway hit, “Hamilton,” on Friday, June 30.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host ‘Hamilton’-inspired student showcase”

Zina Al-Shukri, Gushing with Confidence and Jealousy, Gouache, ink, charcoal, metallic pigment on paper

‘Nasty Woman’ exhibit coming to UA Little Rock

An art exhibit celebrating the female voice in art will be shown June 14 to Aug. 25 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “‘Nasty Woman’ exhibit coming to UA Little Rock”

The healing totem in the National Library of Medicine herb garden began its year-long journey in 2010, with the selection of a downed 500-year-old red cedar by Jewell Praying Wolf James.

UA Little Rock to host exhibit exploring health concepts of native populations

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Sequoyah National Research Center will host an exhibit exploring health and illness among Native Americans, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host exhibit exploring health concepts of native populations”

Brad Cushman's 2016 polymer etching, "Though False But Intended True II"

Boswell Mourot Gallery will display Brad Cushman’s art

New etchings and paintings from Brad Cushman, the director of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Art Gallery, will be on display at Boswell Mourot Gallery from June 10 to July 1. 
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Dr. Glenn Anderson delivers the commencement address at Gallaudet University's ceremony on May 12. Photo by Zhee Chatmon of Gallaudet University.

Anderson delivers commencement address at Gallaudet University

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and pioneer in deaf education delivered the commencement address to the Class of 2017 during Gallaudet University’s May 12 ceremony.
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Corrie Green

UA Little Rock student accepted to SpringboardNYC program

When Corrie Green was a sophomore at Wilbur D. Mills High School, a friend begged her to join the Forensics Team, where students compete by performing short scripted pieces and improvisations.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock student accepted to SpringboardNYC program”

Judith Hayn

UA Little Rock professor featured in HuffPost article on dystopian literature

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor was recently featured in a HuffPost (formerly Huffington Post) article on why dystopian literature is taught in high schools and the resulting controversy.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor featured in HuffPost article on dystopian literature”

Chancellor Andrew Rogerson

Chancellor Rogerson’s landscape paintings on display May 9-31

At the age of 18, Andrew Rogerson made a decision that would affect the rest of his life. Should he follow his love of art or his passion for science?  Continue reading “Chancellor Rogerson’s landscape paintings on display May 9-31”