Photo of Dr. Jess Porter by Ben Krain.

Porter Named Executive Director of Center for Arkansas History and Culture

Dr. Jess Porter, associate professor of geography at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been named the executive director of the university’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture. Continue reading “Porter Named Executive Director of Center for Arkansas History and Culture”

Harrison Mitchell

UA Little Rock Graduate Completes Thesis on Content in German-Language Newspaper During WWI

A graduating UA Little Rock student is thankful to the history department for helping prepare him for a career as an archivist through the extensive research he was required to do for his thesis.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Graduate Completes Thesis on Content in German-Language Newspaper During WWI”

Aaron Shuman, a 2021 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, receives the 2022 Public History Graduate Student of the Year Award from the Arkansas Museums Association.

UA Little Rock Alumnus Named AMA Public History Graduate Student of the Year

Aaron Shuman, a 2021 graduate of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been recognized as the 2022 Public History Graduate Student of the Year by the Arkansas Museums Association. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Alumnus Named AMA Public History Graduate Student of the Year”

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”