UA Little Rock to host Socrates Cafe Feb. 20

The traveling Socrates Cafe will host its latest philosophical discussion at UA Little Rock on Wednesday, Feb. 20, from 8:30-10 a.m. in the Donaghey Student Center Room 205D. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Socrates Cafe Feb. 20”

UA Little Rock theater students, from left, Taylor Green, Tre Whitley, Keith Harper and Char Dupins, rehearse scenes from the upcoming production of Detroit 67, which opens Feb. 27, 2019. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

UA Little Rock to host ‘Detroit ‘67’

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Theatre Arts and Dance will present a production of “Detroit ’67” Feb. 27 to March 3. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host ‘Detroit ‘67’”

Crystal Shurley is graduating with a master's degree in Fall 2018. Shurley has worked as an archival assistant for the Arkansas State Archives and the Arkansas for the Center of Arkansas HIstory and Culture.

UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is shedding light on long-overlooked contributions black communities in Arkansas made to the World War I effort.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I”

Epiphany Morrow brings ‘The Glow’ to UA Little Rock

Stanford-educated international emcee, speaker, and community builder Epiphany “Big Piph” Morrow will bring his unique one-man show, “The Glow: The Hopes and Ambitions of a Rhymer,” to UA Little Rock on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at 6:30 p.m. Continue reading “Epiphany Morrow brings ‘The Glow’ to UA Little Rock”

Mozart concert to feature faculty and guests

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Music Department will host a faculty and guest recital on Sunday, Feb. 17, featuring faculty members Meredith Hicks on violin and Naoki Hakutani on piano and guests Katherine Williamson on violin; Tze-Ying Wu on viola; Ethan Young, on cello; and Jaeyeon Park-Hakutani on piano. Continue reading “Mozart concert to feature faculty and guests”

SLUFY celebrates 40 years!

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Summer Laureate University for Youth (SLUFY) is gearing up for its 40th anniversary this year with a line-up of more than 30 courses for programs for students completing grades K-8. Continue reading “SLUFY celebrates 40 years!”

Dr. Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm

UA Little Rock professor joins international gender, justice, and security research hub funded by nearly $20 million grant

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is part of an international research network that has been awarded more than £15 million pounds, or $19.6 million, to address gendered dimensions of injustice and insecurity around the world.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor joins international gender, justice, and security research hub funded by nearly $20 million grant”

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UA Little Rock to celebrate Black History Month

This February, UA Little Rock will join the rest of the nation in celebration of the central role of African Americans in U.S. history. Several events will be held throughout the month to celebrate Black History Month. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to celebrate Black History Month”

Tamidra Marable

‘Proponent of Change’ will discuss leading transformational change in next Leadership Lecture Series

A successful graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock and proponent of change will showcase how to implement transformational change initiatives during the Department of Applied Communication’s annual Leadership Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 7. Continue reading “‘Proponent of Change’ will discuss leading transformational change in next Leadership Lecture Series”