UA Little Rock graduate student Nancy Hall will stands among statue of the Little Rock Nine memorial at the State Capitol. Photo by Ben Krain.

Tell-Hall receives Little Rock Nine Endowed Scholarship

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student with a passion for history has received a $5,000 scholarship from the Department of History for her inspirational civil rights research.  Continue reading “Tell-Hall receives Little Rock Nine Endowed Scholarship”

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students are in awe over all the support shown for their dog rescue shelter simulation game, whose $16,000 fundraising campaign on Kickstarter was reached in just over 48 hours.

‘To The Rescue’ game designers break fundraising goal in just two days

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students are in awe over all the support shown for their dog rescue shelter simulation game, whose $16,000 fundraising campaign on Kickstarter was reached in just over 48 hours. Continue reading “‘To The Rescue’ game designers break fundraising goal in just two days”

UA Little Rock Downtown offers first for-credit courses

UA Little Rock Downtown has reached another milestone with the addition of the center’s first for-credit class offerings for the fall 2019 semester.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown offers first for-credit courses”

New exhibit pairs collections of Arkansas artists

A new exhibit opening Aug. 16 at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock showcases more than 30 works that offer a snapshot of the 1980s and reflect on an active and expanding art community in Arkansas.  Continue reading “New exhibit pairs collections of Arkansas artists”

Emily Fendley visits France.

Recent grad lands international teaching position in France

A recent graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been accepted into a prestigious international teaching program and will spend the next year gaining valuable professional experience teaching in France.  Continue reading “Recent grad lands international teaching position in France”

Michael Warrick stands by his sculpture, “Straight Lines on a Round World,” in front of the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock, which commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase Survey.

Warrick creates public sculptures for Arkansas, Texas

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock art professor is spending his summer break creating two public works of art for a university in Arkansas and a community in Texas. Continue reading “Warrick creates public sculptures for Arkansas, Texas”

Ginsburg lecture moves to Verizon Arena

The location for the Kumpuris Distinguished Lecture Series featuring the Honorable Ruth Bader Ginsburg has been moved from the Jack Stephens Center at UA Little Rock to Verizon Arena to accommodate more people.

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A special calling: UA Little Rock alumna Brenda Harrison writes a children’s book inspired by her nephew 

When Brenda Harrison’s 3-year-old great nephew Oliver Goodwin was born with Down syndrome, she didn’t worry a bit. As a longtime special education teacher and graduate of UA Little Rock’s Master of Education in special education program, Harrison knew she was prepared to be a resource for Oliver.  Continue reading “A special calling: UA Little Rock alumna Brenda Harrison writes a children’s book inspired by her nephew “

SLUFY celebrates 40th anniversary 

The gifted and talented kids attending UA Little Rock’s Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) are doing the cool things they don’t get to do in a typical school classroom. They’ve designed roller coasters and mixed potions. They’ve built caves, launched rockets, solved mysteries, broken codes, created art, and even cracked a few eggs in their quest to design a safe car. And while they’re having lots of fun, they’ve also learned a thing or two.   Continue reading “SLUFY celebrates 40th anniversary “