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”

Erin Fehr, Donna Rose, Karen Russ, and Carol Macheak hold volumes of “The Handbook of North American Indians,” the historic publication Ottenheimer Library has agreed to preserve.

Ottenheimer Library becomes first Preservation Steward Library in state

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Ottenheimer Library is the first library in Arkansas to become a Preservation Steward Library in the U.S. Government Publishing Office’s Federal Information Preservation Network.  Continue reading “Ottenheimer Library becomes first Preservation Steward Library in state”

Sherri and Jerry Damerow are the 2017 recipients of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Fribourgh Award. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Jerry and Sherri Damerow to receive UA Little Rock Fribourgh Award

Jerry and Sherri Damerow, longtime supporters of STEM education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will be honored during the eighth annual Fribourgh Award Reception.  Continue reading “Jerry and Sherri Damerow to receive UA Little Rock Fribourgh Award”

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UA Little Rock faculty members awarded grants for open educational materials

Ten University of Arkansas at Little Rock professors have received grants that will make learning more accessible by creating open educational resources for their courses.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock faculty members awarded grants for open educational materials”

Nitin Agarwal

Naval Research office awards Nitin Agarwal $1.5 million grant

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has received more than $1.5 million to research ways to aid U.S. military forces in the fight against cyber propaganda campaigns.  Continue reading “Naval Research office awards Nitin Agarwal $1.5 million grant”

Terry Richard

Professor Emeritus Terry Richard named Humanitarian of the Year

A retired University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor—an advocate for the Hispanic and Latino communities—will be recognized by Just Communities of Arkansas at its humanitarian awards ceremony. 
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Dr. Daryl Rice

Daryl Rice named associate vice chancellor of academic affairs

Dr. Daryl Rice has been appointed the associate vice chancellor of academic affairs at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Continue reading “Daryl Rice named associate vice chancellor of academic affairs”

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”