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”

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UA Little Rock to host Jan. 19 roundtable discussion on 2020 election

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of History will host a roundtable discussion to talk about the historical significance of the 2020 election cycle. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host Jan. 19 roundtable discussion on 2020 election”

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$2.25 million gift to UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to help secure Rockefeller legacy in Arkansas

The Winthrop Rockefeller Charitable Trust has gifted $2.25 million to the University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to preserve and educate the public about the history of Arkansas, including the notable contributions of Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller.  Continue reading “$2.25 million gift to UA Little Rock Center for Arkansas History and Culture to help secure Rockefeller legacy in Arkansas”

UA Little Rock graduate student Nancy Hall will stands among statue of the Little Rock Nine memorial at the State Capitol. Photo by Ben Krain.

Tell-Hall receives Little Rock Nine Endowed Scholarship

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student with a passion for history has received a $5,000 scholarship from the Department of History for her inspirational civil rights research.  Continue reading “Tell-Hall receives Little Rock Nine Endowed Scholarship”

Carl Moneyhon

Moneyhon to give lecture on the end of Reconstruction Era

Dr. Carl Moneyhon, a University of Arkansas at Little Rock history professor and Civil War expert, will give a lecture on the end of the Reconstruction Era in the South on April 2. Continue reading “Moneyhon to give lecture on the end of Reconstruction Era”

Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series to feature Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Desmond

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Matthew Desmond will be the featured speaker this fall during the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series. Continue reading “Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series to feature Pulitzer Prize winner Matthew Desmond”

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Spring Break Abroad: Southeast Asia

While many college students spent their Spring Break on a beach, a group of UA Little Rock students spent their spring break exploring the historical and cultural sites in Vietnam, Cambodia and China. Continue reading “Spring Break Abroad: Southeast Asia”

UA Little Rock to host best teachers panel discussion

Five of the best instructors at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will share their secrets for successful teaching during a panel discussion on Thursday, March 9. 

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