April Chatham-Carpenter

Chatham-Carpenter Selected for National Position in Braver Angels

Dr. April Chatham-Carpenter, chair of the Department of Applied Communication at UA Little Rock and the former state co-coordinator for Braver Angels of Arkansas, has been selected to serve as co-director of field communications for Braver Angels National. Continue reading “Chatham-Carpenter Selected for National Position in Braver Angels”

Dr. April Chatham-Carpenter

Chatham-Carpenter to Moderate Discussion on Teaching Race in Public Schools

Braver Angels of Arkansas is seeking participants for a new workshop coming to Arkansas to discuss teaching about race in public schools.  Continue reading “Chatham-Carpenter to Moderate Discussion on Teaching Race in Public Schools”

Parker Lehnen graduated in the spring 2021 semester with a bachelor's degree in applied communication. Photo by Ben Krain.

GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON PARKER LEHNEN

Parker Lehnen, a native of Van Buren, Arkansas, graduated this semester with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication. He eventually wants to work in higher education so he can advocate for students with disabilities. He also aspires to speak at conferences on Autism awareness.  Continue reading “GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON PARKER LEHNEN”

Jennifer Blanks communicates in sign language to other staff members at the Arkansas School for the Deaf about boarding students onto buses before the school’s weekend dismissal. Photo by Ben Krain.

GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON JENNIFER TIPPIT

Jennifer Tippit, of Benton, Arkansas, graduated in the spring 2021 semester with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication. She transferred to UA Little Rock from UA-Pulaski Technical College and is the first in her family to get a bachelor’s degree.  Continue reading “GRADUATE STUDENT SPOTLIGHT ON JENNIFER TIPPIT”

Carletta Rainey is achieving a lifelong dream of earning her bachelor’s degree as she graduates this month from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication.

Graduating Student Spotlight: Carletta Rainey

Carletta Rainey is achieving a lifelong dream of completing her bachelor’s degree as she graduates this month from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock with a bachelor’s degree in applied communication.  Continue reading “Graduating Student Spotlight: Carletta Rainey”

Dr. Allan Ward talks with members of the audience following a discussion of his book.

UA Little Rock Remembers Allan Ward

Dr. Allan Ward, a professor emeritus of speech communication at UA Little Rock, recently passed away in Woodland, California.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Remembers Allan Ward”

Dr. Marquese McFerguson

UA Little Rock Alum Marquese McFerguson is using spoken word poetry and hip-hop to make a difference

Spoken word poetry became a lifeline for UA Little Rock alumnus Marquese McFerguson, an assistant professor of intercultural communication at Florida Atlantic University, to express his thoughts and emotions during the turbulent time following the death of his mother in 2005.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alum Marquese McFerguson is using spoken word poetry and hip-hop to make a difference”

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”

Two Arkansas State University professors will discuss awareness of public health campaigns in the next UA Little Rock Leadership Lecture Series on Feb. 22.

Next Leadership Lecture Series Discusses Public Health Campaigns

Two Arkansas State University professors will discuss awareness of public health campaigns in the next UA Little Rock Leadership Lecture Series on Monday, Feb. 22. Continue reading “Next Leadership Lecture Series Discusses Public Health Campaigns”