The two porcelain vessels were made by Julian Stair and are gifts of the Diane and Sandy Besser Collection.

UA Little Rock Downtown to host virtual art tour for 2nd Friday Art Night

If you are in the mood for some art and culture without leaving the comfort of your home, UA Little Rock Downtown is one of the city’s downtown venues participating in Virtual 2nd Friday Art Night on Sept. 11.

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Professor Stephen Stone leads a master class during the Arkansas High School Dance Festival.

Dance professor to participate in Dancing with Our Stars fundraiser

Local Arkansas stars are participating in a dance competition fashioned after the “Dancing with the Stars” television series to raise money for neurofibromatosis on Sept. 10.

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University District receives $76,500 match grant to boost affordable housing program

Several local banks have come together to support the University of Arkansas at Little Rock-based University District Development Corporation’s mission of providing affordable housing for those in the community.

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Bella Vita Jewelry owner Brandy McNair makes jewelry for her business.

How Bella Vita Jewelry adapts business during a pandemic with assistance from ASBTDC

Brandy McNair has had a passion for jewelry making since she was 10 years old. In 2008, she combined her creative and business skills to create Bella Vita Jewelry in Little Rock.

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Madeline Burke

Burke named associate editor for AY and AMP

Starting a new career is often a hectic, yet rewarding experience, but starting a new career in the middle of a pandemic was something else altogether, according to Madeline Burke, a December 2019 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

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

UA Little Rock researchers uncover forgotten African American history in Arkansas

University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor of history Dr. Brian Mitchell has been leading an effort to uncover forgotten moments in African American Arkansas history. Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers uncover forgotten African American history in Arkansas”

UA Little Rock Public Radio employees raise money during the Fall Fund Drive.

UA Little Rock Public Radio receives nearly $37k grant from Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Public Radio has received a grant of $36,681 from the Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable and Educational Trust of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, for equipment upgrades for KLRE/KUAR.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public Radio receives nearly $37k grant from Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust”

Kolton Rutherford

Graduating student journalist selected for internship with Arkansas Newspaper Foundation

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock spring graduate with a passion for storytelling has been selected for a competitive summer internship that will serve as the next step in his promising career as a journalist.  Continue reading “Graduating student journalist selected for internship with Arkansas Newspaper Foundation”