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Community Residents Lead Effort to Gain Historic Status for Broadmoor Neighborhood

Broadmoor neighborhood leaders have succeeded in a years-long effort to gain historic status for the Little Rock neighborhood, making it the first University District neighborhood to earn the honor of being named to the National Register of Historic Places. Continue reading “Community Residents Lead Effort to Gain Historic Status for Broadmoor Neighborhood”

UA Little Rock Chancellor Christy Drale participates in a press conference with Mayor Frank Scott and community developers announcing the city’s plans to revitalize an area of Asher Avenue near the university. Photo by Ben Krain.

City of Little Rock, UA Little Rock announce revitalization plans for Asher Avenue Corridor

Chancellor Christina Drale joined Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr. at a Sept. 2 press conference at the Robinson Center to announce revitalization plans for the Asher Avenue corridor and the University Plaza shopping center.  Continue reading “City of Little Rock, UA Little Rock announce revitalization plans for Asher Avenue Corridor”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with THV11 to host the “Little Rock, Big Choice” mayoral forum in THV11’s primetime lineup on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

Little Rock mayoral candidates vie for voters in THV11 debate at UA Little Rock

The five men hoping to come out on top at the polls on Nov. 6 in Little Rock’s mayoral election took to the stage at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall on Oct. 16 to tackle a variety of tough questions on crime, education, jobs, the economy, legalizing marijuana, and more.  Continue reading “Little Rock mayoral candidates vie for voters in THV11 debate at UA Little Rock”

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with THV11 to host the “Little Rock, Big Choice” mayoral forum in THV11’s primetime lineup on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

UA Little Rock, THV11 to host ‘Little Rock, Big Choice’ mayoral forum Oct. 17

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is partnering with THV11 to host the “Little Rock, Big Choice” mayoral forum in THV11’s primetime lineup on Wednesday, Oct. 17.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock, THV11 to host ‘Little Rock, Big Choice’ mayoral forum Oct. 17”

Professor Barclay Key

History professor to discuss 1967 Little Rock School Board crisis

After the 1957 desegregation of Central High School, a coalition of blacks and whites banned together to elect school board members who would comply with federal court orders and work to completely desegregate schools in Arkansas’ capital. To fulfill these requests, the school board hired a team of researchers from the University of Oregon to construct the most effective plan to fully desegregate the Little Rock School District. Continue reading “History professor to discuss 1967 Little Rock School Board crisis”

Michael Warrick's sculpture, "Youth."

UA Little Rock to host exhibit on Michael Warrick’s Sister City sculpture

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock will host an exhibit detailing the creation of a sculpture built to commemorate the 25-year partnership and friendship between the sister cities of Little Rock and Hanam City, South Korea.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock to host exhibit on Michael Warrick’s Sister City sculpture”