Brian Mitchell is photographed in front of a portrait of his ancestor, Oscar James Dunn. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

A Monumental Achievement: UA Little Rock Professor Authors First Graphic History Book

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has taken his research into Reconstruction history to new heights with the launch of a graphic history book that he hopes will be the first in a series on racial history and justice in the United States. Continue reading “A Monumental Achievement: UA Little Rock Professor Authors First Graphic History Book”

Dr. John Kirk

Kirk Edits Landmark New Book on Civil Rights Movement

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has edited a new book on the civil rights movement that uses primary sources to highlight its important themes, issues, and figures. Continue reading “Kirk Edits Landmark New Book on Civil Rights Movement”

ASBTDC Continues Build Your Own Business Series for Student Entrepreneurs

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center is continuing its BYOB, or Build Your Own Business, initiative for University of Arkansas at Little Rock students this semester.

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The event, “The Making of a Leader: An Open Discussion with Prominent Black Community Leaders,” will take place Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 6-7 p.m. via Zoom. The event will feature Mayor Frank Scott Jr., Sen. Joyce Elliott, and Jannie Cotton, a mental health policy leader and advocate.

UA Little Rock to hold virtual conversation with Mayor Scott, Sen. Elliott, and Jannie Cotton

As a celebration of Black History Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Student Government Association will hold a virtual conversation with prominent Black leaders in Arkansas.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to hold virtual conversation with Mayor Scott, Sen. Elliott, and Jannie Cotton”

Two Arkansas State University professors will discuss awareness of public health campaigns in the next UA Little Rock Leadership Lecture Series on Feb. 22.

Next Leadership Lecture Series Discusses Public Health Campaigns

Two Arkansas State University professors will discuss awareness of public health campaigns in the next UA Little Rock Leadership Lecture Series on Monday, Feb. 22. Continue reading “Next Leadership Lecture Series Discusses Public Health Campaigns”

Dr. Charles Bolton

Professor Emeritus Bolton wins 2020 Booker Worthen Literacy Prize

Dr. Charles Bolton, a professor emeritus of history at UA Little Rock, has won the 2020 Booker Worthen Literary Prize for his book, “Fugitivism: Escaping Slavery in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1820-1860.” Continue reading “Professor Emeritus Bolton wins 2020 Booker Worthen Literacy Prize”