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”

Dr. Brian Mitchell

Newly discovered historic records reveal new details surrounding the Elaine Massacre

As Arkansas honors the 100th anniversary of the Elaine Massacre this year, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor and alumnus are uncovering more secrets surrounding one of the worst race massacres in the country’s history.  Continue reading “Newly discovered historic records reveal new details surrounding the Elaine Massacre”

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Check out these unique course selections for spring 2019

The spring 2019 semester is right around the corner. For students still searching for an interesting course to fill out their schedule, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has some great choices.  Continue reading “Check out these unique course selections for spring 2019”

Dr. Yupo Chan. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock professors named ‘Visionary Arkansans’

Two professors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock have been named “Visionary Arkansans 2018” by the Arkansas Times for their extraordinary research accomplishments. The list recognizes “inspired men and women who are making great things happen.”  Continue reading “UA Little Rock professors named ‘Visionary Arkansans’”

Elaine Massacre victim to posthumously receive medals for service in World War I

A black World War I veteran and victim of the 1919 Elaine Massacre will posthumously be honored with the Purple Heart and other World War I honors that he was denied a century ago.  Continue reading “Elaine Massacre victim to posthumously receive medals for service in World War I”

Leon Kockaya, Dr. Rebecca Glazier, and Brenden Gammill

UA Little Rock wins first ever award at National Model Arab League

Two University of Arkansas at Little Rock students received the Distinguished Delegation Award for their representation of Jordan at the National Model Arab League Conference April 4-9 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock wins first ever award at National Model Arab League”

Kristen Mann

UA Little Rock receives 20K grant to digitize historical records for K-12 education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture has received a nearly $20,000 grant to digitize historical materials related to Arkansas for use in K-12 social studies education.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives 20K grant to digitize historical records for K-12 education”