Dr. Frank Braun and Dr. Deborah Baldwin

Braun Stepping Down as Dean

Dr. Frank Braun, dean of the College of Business, Health, and Human Services at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, announced Thursday that he will be stepping down as dean of the college effective July 31.  Continue reading “Braun Stepping Down as Dean”

Ashley Clayborn

UA Little Rock Downtown Welcomes New Staff Members

UA Little Rock Downtown operations have expanded with the addition of two new staff members: Ashley Clayborn, director, and Maha Ramzan, office administrator.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown Welcomes New Staff Members”

A sign in front of Little Rock Central High School declares the closing of the city’s four public high schools, thus beginning the Lost Year of 1958-1959. Photo courtesy of the Center of Arkansas History and Culture.

UA Little Rock receives $325,000 grant from National Endowment for the Humanities

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $325,043 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to create a rich collection of digitized material integrated into a map-based website that tracks how urban renewal changed the City of Little Rock in the decades following the Central High School desegregation crisis.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives $325,000 grant from National Endowment for the Humanities”

Dr. Vincent Vinikas

Vinikas donates planned gift to promote study of history at UA Little Rock, preservation of history collection

A retired University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor has made a planned giving agreement that will honor his love of Arkansas history and encourage more students to enter the field for years to come.

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Linda Pine

UA Little Rock remembers Linda Pine

Linda Pine, an assistant professor emeritus of Ottenheimer Library at UA Little Rock and former senior archivist with the Center for Arkansas History and Culture, passed away Sept. 17.

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UA Little Rock releases virtual exhibit to commemorate history of Elaine Massacre

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture has launched a virtual exhibit to commemorate the 1919 Elaine Massacre, the deadliest racial conflict in Arkansas history. Continue reading “UA Little Rock releases virtual exhibit to commemorate history of Elaine Massacre”

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UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture receives $20,000 to digitize issues of Oxford American Magazine

The Center for Arkansas History and Culture at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received $20,360 to digitize and make searchable issues of Oxford American, a quarterly literary publication based in Little Rock, Arkansas, that showcases the best in southern writing. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture receives $20,000 to digitize issues of Oxford American Magazine”

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$2.25 million gift to UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to help secure Rockefeller legacy in Arkansas

The Winthrop Rockefeller Charitable Trust has gifted $2.25 million to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to preserve and educate the public about the history of Arkansas, including the notable contributions of Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller.  Continue reading “$2.25 million gift to UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to help secure Rockefeller legacy in Arkansas”

Grad Cody Besett stands between two Arkansas Highway Patrol vehicles. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock grad uncovers history of oldest state law enforcement agency in Arkansas

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate has honored his family’s legacy by devoting his graduate research to uncovering the history of the Arkansas Highway Police.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad uncovers history of oldest state law enforcement agency in Arkansas”