The students who traveled to New York City include (L to R): Back row: Deuntay Bennett, Sean Corrothers, Tori Williams, Tieranee Ransom, and Mackenzi Baker. Front row: Kimberly Maurer, Ravon Gaston, and Jessica Doyne.

UA Little Rock essay contest winners explore African-American history in New York City

Eight University of Arkansas at Little Rock students who won a Black History Month essay contest took a free trip to explore African-American history in New York City.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock essay contest winners explore African-American history in New York City”

William H. Bowen School of Law students attend class.

Check out these unique course selections for fall 2018

The fall 2018 semester is right around the corner. For students still searching for an interesting course to fill out their fall schedule, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has some great choices.  Continue reading “Check out these unique course selections for fall 2018”

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Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail joins new U.S. Civil Rights Trail

The Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail, a project of the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity, has been named a part of the new U.S. Civil Rights Trail Continue reading “Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail joins new U.S. Civil Rights Trail”

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UA Little Rock’s 2018 Racial Attitudes Conference will discuss race, ethnicity, and education

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity will examine Pulaski County residents’ views on race, ethnicity, and education during the 15th annual Racial Attitudes in Pulaski County Conference on Tuesday, April 24.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock’s 2018 Racial Attitudes Conference will discuss race, ethnicity, and education”

Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller, nine others inducted into Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity honored the legacy of Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller and nine other individuals at the 2018 induction of the Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail honorees.  Continue reading “Gov. Winthrop Rockefeller, nine others inducted into Arkansas Civil Rights Heritage Trail”

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UA Little Rock to host suicide prevention walk

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is fighting the epidemic of suicide by holding a suicide prevention walk on Saturday, April 7.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host suicide prevention walk”

Nancy Tell-Hall, who is pursuing a master’s degree in public history at UA Little Rock, received a $200 prize and second place in the F. Hampton Roy Award competition, which is presented by the Pulaski County Historical Society each year to recognize a research article that makes a significant contribution to the expansion of knowledge of Pulaski County history.

Freedom knows no color

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student received an award from the Pulaski County Historical Society for her paper revealing the unusual history of Little Rock protestors who took on an African American-owned restaurant that practiced segregation.  Continue reading “Freedom knows no color”

UA Little Rock theater presents “An Octoroon”

The Department of Theatre Arts and Dance at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock will present the regional premiere of An Octoroon  Feb. 21-25 in the Haislip Theatre in the Center for Performing Arts on the UA Little Rock campus, 5900 University Dr. Continue reading “UA Little Rock theater presents “An Octoroon””

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John Kirk to reflect on 60th anniversary of desegregation of Central High School

Dr. John Kirk, director of the Anderson Institute on Race and Ethnicity at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, will present a lecture on the 60th anniversary of the desegregation of Little Rock’s Central High School as part of the Evenings with History series.  Continue reading “John Kirk to reflect on 60th anniversary of desegregation of Central High School”