Update: The Phil Plait talk that was originally scheduled for July 20 has been postponed until later in the fall.
UA Little Rock’s Arkansas Space Grant Consortium and the Central Arkansas Library System will sponsor a presentation and book signing with astronomer Phil Plait Wednesday, July 20. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, CALS to Host Phil “Bad Astronomer” Plait July 20″
UA Little Rock Downtown will showcase a special exhibit on the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) during 2nd Friday Art Night April 8. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown to Host Civilian Conservation Corps Exhibit During 2nd Friday Art Night”
The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $2.5 million grant to engage in targeted outreach to small businesses in underserved communities. Continue reading “U.S. Small Business Administration Awards ASBTDC $2.5 Million Grant for Community Navigator Pilot Program”
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is hosting an exhibit of photographs from the William Davis Collection through Aug. 13 in the Windgate Center of Art and Design. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Hosts Photo Exhibit from William E. Davis Collection”
Dr. Charles Bolton, a professor emeritus of history at UA Little Rock, has won the 2020 Booker Worthen Literary Prize for his book, “Fugitivism: Escaping Slavery in the Lower Mississippi Valley, 1820-1860.” Continue reading “Professor Emeritus Bolton wins 2020 Booker Worthen Literacy Prize”
UA Little Rock’s Ottenheimer Library, in collaboration with the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), is sponsoring a series of five films that will be free to stream each Sunday from Oct. 25 to Nov. 22.
The UA Little Rock-based Arkansas Space Grant Consortium is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the 1969 Apollo 11 moon landing with two out-of-this-world events this summer. Continue reading “Arkansas Space Grant Consortium celebrates 50th anniversary of moon landing”
Acclaimed scholar Richard T. Hughes will speak on “Understanding White Supremacy: Why We Must Hear Black Voices” on June 11 as part of the Central Arkansas Library System’s Rabbi Ira E. Sanders Lecture Series, presented in partnership with UA Little Rock’s Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity. Continue reading “CALS, UA Little Rock to host scholar on race”
UA Little Rock poetry professor H.K. Hummel published her first poem when she was just 21 after winning the grand prize in a love poetry contest. She has since published numerous poems, co-founded an online poetry journal, and written a creative writing guide now being used in college classrooms across the country. This weekend, she’s one of the featured authors at the 2019 Arkansas Literary Festival. Continue reading “Arkansas Literary Festival features UA Little Rock poet, Equinox launch”
A $1,300 grant from the National Endowment for Humanities brings the immigration program series, “Becoming American: A Documentary Film and Discussion Series on Our Immigration Experience,” to Little Rock. The grant was awarded to UA Little Rock’s Ottenheimer Library and Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity, as well as the Central Arkansas Library System (CALS), El Zocalo, and Philander Smith College. Continue reading “UA Little Rock, community partners to host six-week film, discussion series on immigration in America”