UA Little Rock graduates are honored during a 2021 Spring Hybrid Commencement Ceremony.

UA Little Rock Celebrates Spring Commencement May 14

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will celebrate its spring 2022 graduates with three commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 14, at the Jack Stephens Center. More than 1,250 students are eligible to graduate during the spring 2022 semester. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Celebrates Spring Commencement May 14”

Dr. Jaafer Golzar and Helaine Williams are UA Little Rock's 2021 Distinguished Alumni.

UA Little Rock to honor Golzar, Williams as 2021 Distinguished Alumni

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will honor outstanding graduates Dr. Jaafer Golzar and Helaine Williams with the UA Little Rock Distinguished Alumni awards during a Nov. 4 ceremony at the Clinton Presidential Center. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to honor Golzar, Williams as 2021 Distinguished Alumni”

Dr. April Chatham-Carpenter

UA Little Rock professor to lead April 5 panel on Media and Polarization

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor will lead a panel discussion on how members of the media affect the polarization of politics.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor to lead April 5 panel on Media and Polarization”

Sonny Rhodes

Arkansas Press Association names Rhodes 2020 Educator of the Year

Sonny Rhodes, associate professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock School of Mass Communication, is the 2020 recipient of the Arkansas Press Association Journalism Educator of the Year award. Rhodes received the award during a virtual ceremony during the Arkansas Press Association’s convention.

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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”

Old editorial cartoon on the Geneva negotiations and the prospect of a nuclear freeze

Virtual exhibit examines effect of political cartoons on Arkansas history

A newly published online exhibit, “No Laughing Matter: Political Cartoons and the Arkansas Historical Perspective,” examines the profound effects political cartoons have had on Arkansas history and culture.  Continue reading “Virtual exhibit examines effect of political cartoons on Arkansas history”