Acadia Roher

UA Little Rock Public History Graduate Spotlight on Acadia Roher

Acadia Roher is graduating this month with a master’s degree in public history from UA Little Rock. After completing her thesis, “Urban Renewal in Little Rock’s Dunbar Historic Neighborhood: A Walking Tour,” the new graduate will begin her career as a historical research associate in Maryland. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public History Graduate Spotlight on Acadia Roher”

Public History Graduate Christy Hendricks and her family.

UA Little Rock Public History Graduate Spotlight on Christy Hendricks

A UA Little Rock student is graduating this fall with a master’s degree in public history. Christy Hendricks, a native of Ward, Arkansas, will graduate Dec. 18. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public History Graduate Spotlight on Christy Hendricks”

Aaron Shuman

UA Little Rock Student is Coordinating Living History Program at National Museum of the Pacific War

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock public history student has begun a new career running a living history program at the National Museum of the Pacific War, which provides the nation’s most comprehensive account of World War II in the Asiatic-Pacific theater. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Student is Coordinating Living History Program at National Museum of the Pacific War”

Pearle McCain

UA Little Rock grad Jason Littleton details heroic life of missionary Pearle McCain

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student has detailed the life of Pearle McCain, a missionary from Arkansas who spent 40 years serving in Japan and China, in his graduate research.

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Brian Mitchell is photographed in front of a portrait of his ancestor, Oscar James Dunn. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

UA Little Rock researchers uncover forgotten African American history in Arkansas

University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor of history Dr. Brian Mitchell has been leading an effort to uncover forgotten moments in African American Arkansas history. Continue reading “UA Little Rock researchers uncover forgotten African American history in Arkansas”

Brian Mitchell is photographed in front of a portrait of his ancestor, Oscar James Dunn. Photo by Lonnie Timmons III/UA Little Rock Communications.

Mitchell honors ancestor’s place in New Orleans history

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock professor is bringing to light the long, forgotten accomplishments of a historically significant family member by participating in a public project striving to preserve the erased history of New Orleans. Continue reading “Mitchell honors ancestor’s place in New Orleans history”

Grad Cody Besett stands between two Arkansas Highway Patrol vehicles. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock grad uncovers history of oldest state law enforcement agency in Arkansas

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate has honored his family’s legacy by devoting his graduate research to uncovering the history of the Arkansas Highway Police.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock grad uncovers history of oldest state law enforcement agency in Arkansas”

Crystal Shurley is graduating with a master's degree in Fall 2018. Shurley has worked as an archival assistant for the Arkansas State Archives and the Arkansas for the Center of Arkansas HIstory and Culture.

UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock graduate student is shedding light on long-overlooked contributions black communities in Arkansas made to the World War I effort.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of black activism during World War I”

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’”