The 12 exonerated defendants from the 1919 Elaine Massacre will become a permanent part of the Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail on Nov. 5. Markers commemorating each of them will be unveiled at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s annual Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail Induction Ceremony at 10 a.m. Nov. 5 at UA Little Rock Downtown, 333 President Clinton Ave. Continue reading “Civil Rights Heritage Trail Induction Ceremony to Honor Elaine 12”
Research by University of Arkansas at Little Rock Professor Dr. Brian Mitchell was instrumental to the awarding of a posthumous Purple Heart to a black veteran from Pine Bluff.
Dr. Srikanth B. Pidugu, chair of the Department of Engineering Technology at University of Arkansas at Little Rock and program coordinator for the Mechanical Engineering Technology program, recently visited with legislators to advocate for engineering technology education while attending the Engineering Technology Leadership Institute Oct. 11-12 in Arlington, Va. Continue reading “UA Little Rock professor visits Capitol Hill”
A group of Ukrainian health professionals who are working to reform their country’s healthcare system will be at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock on Friday, Sept. 14, to speak on “Public Health in Ukraine.” Continue reading “International delegation to discuss public health in Ukraine”
U.S. Congressman French Hill will be on campus Monday, June 18, to host a conversation about “Opioids in Our Community: Resources and Stories in Central Arkansas.” Continue reading “U.S. Congressman hosts opioid crisis conversation”
Dr. Lawrence Whitman, dean of the George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Technology at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, traveled to Washington, D.C. Feb. 6-8 to meet with members of the Arkansas congressional delegation. Continue reading “Dean Whitman meets with Arkansas lawmakers in Washington”