Halong Bay, Vietnam

Spring Break Abroad: Southeast Asia

While many college students spent their Spring Break on a beach, a group of UA Little Rock students spent their spring break exploring the historical and cultural sites in Vietnam, Cambodia and China. Continue reading “Spring Break Abroad: Southeast Asia”

Photos of Florence Price are courtesy of University of Arkansas Libraries Special Collections.

Arkansas Composer Florence Price honored by organization who denied her entry due to race

A famous Arkansas composer, teacher, and pianist has been honored by the Arkansas State Music Teachers Association for her lifetime of musical accomplishments after being denied entry to the organization nearly a century ago because of her race.  Continue reading “Arkansas Composer Florence Price honored by organization who denied her entry due to race”

David Briscoe

Professor presents Anderson Institute’s first Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity lecture

Dr. David Briscoe, professor of sociology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, recently kicked off the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity’s lecture series, Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity, with his presentation of “How Can Black Parents Rear Their Children to Be Black Americans in a Color Conscious Society?” Continue reading “Professor presents Anderson Institute’s first Plain Talk on Race and Ethnicity lecture”

Finalists for Staff Achievement Awards announced The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Staff Senate has announced the finalists for the 2018 Staff Achievement Awards. A $1,000 cash award is given to the top employee in each of three categories: Ben Fry Service to UA Little Rock, community service, and personal growth. The winners will be announced at the Staff Awards Ceremony at 10 a.m. Friday, April 20, in the Engineering and Information Technology Building Auditorium. “The staff members are a vital part of the success of UA Little Rock,” said Staff Senate President Richard Harper. “The Staff Achievement Award winners underscore UA Little Rock’s commitment to serving the university and community through hard work. Our staff’s dedication to these principles continues to amaze me.” The winners of the Staff Senate Scholarship and Jerry Crittenden Employee Book Scholarship will also be announced. Staff members who are celebrating work anniversaries, have graduated in the past year, and retiring will also be recognized. Members of the university and community are encouraged to attend the awards ceremony and reception to celebrate the achievements of UA Little Rock staff members and to wear UA Little Rock colors and apparel to show school spirit. For more information, contact Angie Faller at 501-907-9320 or amfaller@ualr.edu. The finalists include: Ben fry Service to UA Little Rock • Tom Coffin, senior visualization and operations manager, Emerging Analytics Center • Terry Harrison, higher education program coordinator, William H. Bowen School of Law • William Wagner, operations manager, KLRE/KUAR Community Service • Tiffani McAdoo, grant implementation specialist, School of Social Work/MidSOUTH • Melody Muldrow, research associate, Graduate Institute of Technology • Virginia Oswalt, administrative specialist, Department of Earth Sciences Personal Growth • Erin Fehr, archivist, Sequoyah National Research Center • Marty Mayfield, fiscal support analyst, TRIO Student Support Services • Pamala Stanley, administrative assistant, Department of Systems Engineering

Windgate Center subject of Architecture and Design Network lecture

The design of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s new Windgate Center of Art and Design will be the subject of an April 10 lecture by the Architecture and Design Network.  Continue reading “Windgate Center subject of Architecture and Design Network lecture”

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Signature Experience Award funds study of Argentina films and their role in LGBTQ rights

Dylan Wright, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock Spanish and political science double major, is using his Signature Experience Award to examine Argentina’s films and determine the role they play in citizens’ LGBTQ rights. Continue reading “Signature Experience Award funds study of Argentina films and their role in LGBTQ rights”

MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience returns June 25-29, 2018

Back this summer! MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience

There’s good news for middle school teens who can’t get enough of the ten-dollar-Founding-Father. For the second year, The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University for Arkansas at Little Rock will offer a free musical theatre program inspired by the Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit “Hamilton.” Continue reading “Back this summer! MT Stage: The Hamilton Experience”

Polygraph Lounge

Polygraph Lounge to close out Chancellor’s Concert Series

The UA Little Rock Chancellor’s Concert Series closes its inaugural season in April with a week-long residency of Polygraph Lounge – made up of the artists Rob Schwimmer, Mark Stewart and Melissa Fathman. Continue reading “Polygraph Lounge to close out Chancellor’s Concert Series”

Bangladeshi students to celebrate new year, April 15

University of Arkansas at Little Rock students from Bangladesh will celebrate the country’s new year on Sunday, April 15, in the College of Engineering and Information Technology auditorium. Continue reading “Bangladeshi students to celebrate new year, April 15”