Michael Warrick stands by his sculpture, “Straight Lines on a Round World,” in front of the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock, which commemorates the 200th anniversary of the Louisiana Purchase Survey.

Arkansas Arts Council honors Warrick as 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure 

The Arkansas Arts Council has selected Michael Warrick, a professor of art at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, as the 2020 Arkansas Living Treasure for his work and dedication to the craft of metalworking.

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UA Little Rock Chancellor Christy Drale participates in a press conference with Mayor Frank Scott and community developers announcing the city’s plans to revitalize an area of Asher Avenue near the university. Photo by Ben Krain.

City of Little Rock, UA Little Rock announce revitalization plans for Asher Avenue Corridor

Chancellor Christina Drale joined Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr. at a Sept. 2 press conference at the Robinson Center to announce revitalization plans for the Asher Avenue corridor and the University Plaza shopping center.  Continue reading “City of Little Rock, UA Little Rock announce revitalization plans for Asher Avenue Corridor”

UA Little Rock social work graduate Cadie Foscue bought her house in the Oak Forest neighborhood through the University District first time homebuyer program. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock alum becomes homeowner through University District affordable housing program

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate has achieved her dream of becoming a homeowner with the help of the University District’s First Time Homebuyer Program.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock alum becomes homeowner through University District affordable housing program”

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”

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UA Little Rock, Emergency Management office host sports event risk management training Feb. 12-13

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Police Department, in partnership with the City of Little Rock Office of Emergency Management, will host the Sports Event Risk Management workshop Feb. 12-13.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock, Emergency Management office host sports event risk management training Feb. 12-13”

ASBTDC to offer free business start-up workshops

This fall, aspiring central Arkansas entrepreneurs can take advantage of free business startup workshops presented by the Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center in partnership with the City of Little Rock. Continue reading “ASBTDC to offer free business start-up workshops”

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Professor wins award for study showing connection between neighborhood, homeowner’s association and higher property values

Homeowners in the Little Rock area who are looking for a long-term return on their investment should look for neighborhoods with a neighborhood or homeowner’s association, according to a study by a University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor.  Continue reading “Professor wins award for study showing connection between neighborhood, homeowner’s association and higher property values”