UA Little Rock class investigates Elaine Massacre

In 1919, one of the deadliest racial conflicts in the country occurred in Elaine, Arkansas. Historians still do not know how many people died during the Elaine Massacre, a conflict with an estimated death toll ranging from 20 to more than 800. Continue reading “UA Little Rock class investigates Elaine Massacre”

Former and current chairs of the UA Little Rock Department of Art attend CRE8 on Feb. 16 at the Windgate Center for Design + Art. From Left: Don Van Horn (1988-93), Floyd Martin (1994-95), Jane Brown (1996-98), Win Bruhl (1998-2013), Tom Clifton (2013-2016), Mia Hall (2016-2017), Carey Roberson (2017-present).

CRE8 event showcases new Windgate Center, raises scholarship money

Hundreds of UA Little Rock supporters got a first look inside the Windgate Center of Art + Design on Feb. 16 at the signature event CRE8, honoring the Windgate Charitable Foundation for its gift that made the center possible. Continue reading “CRE8 event showcases new Windgate Center, raises scholarship money”

Chad Fitz

Alumnus gives back by joining Dean’s Science Council

Growing up in the 1970s, Chad Fitz has fond childhood memories of visiting the planetarium at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. It’s one of the things that got him interested in science as a child.  Continue reading “Alumnus gives back by joining Dean’s Science Council”

UA Little Rock theater presents “An Octoroon”

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will present the regional premiere of An Octoroon  Feb. 21-25 in the Haislip Theatre in the Center for Performing Arts on the UA Little Rock campus, 5900 University Dr. Continue reading “UA Little Rock theater presents “An Octoroon””

A delegation from Little Rock attends the dedication ceremony for Michael Warrick's sculpture, "Youth," which was gifted to Hanam City, South Korea. The group includes (L to R) Robert Coon, Warrick, Joon Park, Ashvin Vibhakar, and Melanie Berman.

Sister Cities Sculpture finds permanent home in South Korea

With hundreds of people gathered around, Michael Warrick, while wearing pure white gloves that matched the chilly Dec. 15, 2017, weather, pulled on a golden rope to reveal a beautiful 7-foot sculpture previously hidden by a white satin sheet.  Continue reading “Sister Cities Sculpture finds permanent home in South Korea”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Free tickets available for ‘Music City Hit-Makers’ concert

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra to bring incredible musical enrichment opportunities to the UA Little Rock community.  Continue reading “Free tickets available for ‘Music City Hit-Makers’ concert”

Prakash Jalihal, Photo by Larry Rhodes.

Prakash Jalihal joins Dean’s Science Council at UA Little Rock

In 1988, Prakash Jalihal was surprised to run into a fellow Arkansan, Jerry Damerow, while working overseas in Jakarta, Indonesia. Twenty years later and the two Little Rock citizens remain good friends who are actively involved in promoting science and math education in Arkansas.  Continue reading “Prakash Jalihal joins Dean’s Science Council at UA Little Rock”

Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya

UA Little Rock appoints interim dean for research and graduate studies

Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya​ has been appointed interim associate dean for research and graduate studies in University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s College of Arts, Letters and Sciences. Continue reading “UA Little Rock appoints interim dean for research and graduate studies”

Alecia Walls-Barton. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Walls-Barton explores identity and childhood memories through artwork

When Alecia Walls-Barton was a little girl, she loved watching her grandfather work with fabrics in the small shop in his home in Sheridan, Arkansas.  Continue reading “Walls-Barton explores identity and childhood memories through artwork”