The Arkansas Museums Association has named a University of Arkansas at Little Rock public history graduate student its “graduate student of the year.”
A nationally recognized Mexican-American scholar will present two lectures on the contributions of Mexican female journalists and writers during the late 19th and early 20th centuries Feb. 11-12 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
Historically significant Arkansas documents will be available and preserved together in digital formats for the first time, thanks to a $106,908 grant University of Arkansas at Little Rock researchers obtained.
The UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) received the award to digitize materials related to the history of segregation and integration in Arkansas’ education system.
The UALR Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) has been awarded $9,415.20 by the Arkansas Community Foundation’s Bridge Fund Endowment to design and lead a new interactive workshop, “Teaching a Web of Arkansas History.”
Former U.S. Congressman Vic Snyder was among several featured panelists exploring the steamboat’s influence on Arkansas in a day-long educational symposium at the Arkansas Studies Institute building.
The invention of Robert Fulton’s steamboat in 1807 is one of the defining moments in American history, a development that held ramifications for many states, Arkansas included.
Little Rock-area residents have the opportunity to hear from one of the founders of an organization working to stop migrant suffering and death on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Latino history will be in the spotlight as part of free public events organized by the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture and partner organizations.
Staff members of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Collections and Archives division plan to create a service to improve students’ research capabilities.
As the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, many take time to recall Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s leadership during the civil rights movement including the protest that inspired hundreds of thousands of people to descend on the nation’s capital in 1963.