UA Little Rock faculty to discuss wedding dress culture, fashion history

Yslan Hicks, chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at UA Little Rock, will discuss the cultural and fashion history of the wedding dress as part of University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Weekend University on Saturday, April 20. Continue reading “UA Little Rock faculty to discuss wedding dress culture, fashion history”

The 2018 Little Rock Golf Shamble.

2019 Golf Shamble to honor Kim Backus

The fifth annual Little Rock Golf Shamble has been set for Monday, Aug. 26, at Pleasant Valley Country Club. This year’s event will honor Kim Backus, who has been a tremendous supporter of the Little Rock golf programs for a number of years.  Continue reading “2019 Golf Shamble to honor Kim Backus”

UA Little Rock to showcase Student Research And Creative Works

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will showcase the best of its students’ research and creative works on Thursday, April 18, at the 2019 Student Research and Creative Works Expo from noon – 3 p.m. in the Jack Stephens Center. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to showcase Student Research And Creative Works”

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UA Little Rock presents Earth Day festivities April 22

The University of Arkansas Little Rock Sustainability Committee invites faculty, staff, students, and members of the community to celebrate Earth Day on Monday, April 22.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock presents Earth Day festivities April 22”

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UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers

The Jodie Mahony Center for Gifted Education at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $55,241 grant from the Arkansas Department of Education to provide workshops and training to candidates seeking National Board Teacher Certification.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Jodie Mahony Center receives $55k grant to provide workshops for Arkansas teachers”

Taste of Little Rock draws record crowd, raises $100,000

Taste of Little Rock set new records this year, with nearly 800 people attending and more than $100,000 raised for student scholarships. Continue reading “Taste of Little Rock draws record crowd, raises $100,000”

UA Little Rock Downtown joins 2nd Friday Art Night line-up

Art patrons will now have one more option for their monthly art walks through Little Rock’s River Market District and Creative Corridor. UA Little Rock Downtown will be participating in 2nd Friday Art Night for the first time, beginning April 12. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown joins 2nd Friday Art Night line-up”

The top 2019 Faculty Excellence winners in each category are from left, Jin Wook Lee, for Teaching, Mariya Khodakovskaya, for Research and Creative Endeavors, and Alicia Mitchell, for Public Service. Photo by Benjamin Krain.

Lee, Khodakovskaya, and Mitchell named Faculty Excellence Award winners

University of Arkansas at Little Rock professors Dr. Jin Wook Lee, Dr. Mariya Khodakovskaya, and Alicia Mitchell have been named the 2019 winners of the Faculty Excellence Awards.  Continue reading “Lee, Khodakovskaya, and Mitchell named Faculty Excellence Award winners”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Children International will celebrate the 25th anniversary of a one-of-a-kind partnership that has transformed tens of thousands of lives in central Arkansas over the past 25 years.

UA Little Rock Children International to celebrate 25th anniversary

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock and Children International will celebrate the 25th anniversary of a one-of-a-kind partnership that has transformed tens of thousands of lives in central Arkansas over the past 25 years.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Children International to celebrate 25th anniversary”

Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail. Photo by Lonnie Timmons/UA Little Rock Communications.

Grant will support purchase of Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail markers to honor Elaine 12

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity received a $4,000 grant from Second Presbyterian Church of Little Rock’s Social Justice Advocacy Committee toward the purchase of markers for the 2019 Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail.  Continue reading “Grant will support purchase of Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail markers to honor Elaine 12”