Dr. John Kirk

Kirk Releases New Biography Covering Winthrop Rockefeller’s New York Life

Dr. John Kirk, George W. Donaghey Distinguished Professor of History at UA Little Rock, has published a new book examining the first 44 years of former Arkansas governor Winthrop Rockefeller’s life.  Continue reading “Kirk Releases New Biography Covering Winthrop Rockefeller’s New York Life”

Acadia Roher

UA Little Rock Public History Graduate Spotlight on Acadia Roher

Acadia Roher is graduating this month with a master’s degree in public history from UA Little Rock. After completing her thesis, “Urban Renewal in Little Rock’s Dunbar Historic Neighborhood: A Walking Tour,” the new graduate will begin her career as a historical research associate in Maryland. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public History Graduate Spotlight on Acadia Roher”

Public History Graduate Christy Hendricks and her family.

UA Little Rock Public History Graduate Spotlight on Christy Hendricks

A UA Little Rock student is graduating this fall with a master’s degree in public history. Christy Hendricks, a native of Ward, Arkansas, will graduate Dec. 18. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public History Graduate Spotlight on Christy Hendricks”

Aaron Shuman

UA Little Rock Student is Coordinating Living History Program at National Museum of the Pacific War

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock public history student has begun a new career running a living history program at the National Museum of the Pacific War, which provides the nation’s most comprehensive account of World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific theater. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Student is Coordinating Living History Program at National Museum of the Pacific War”

Dr. Moira Maguire celebrates the launch of her book in Ireland in 2010.

UA Little Rock Receives $40,000 Donation to Create Dr. Moira Maguire Student Support Fund for History Students

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a $40,000 donation to create a student support fund in honor of Dr. Moira Maguire, a history professor who worked at UA Little Rock for 15 years and had a reputation of going above and beyond to help students succeed.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Receives $40,000 Donation to Create Dr. Moira Maguire Student Support Fund for History Students”