Dr. Jess Porter, associate professor of geography at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, has been named the executive director of the university’s Center for Arkansas History and Culture. Continue reading “Porter Named Executive Director of Center for Arkansas History and Culture”
Researchers at the UA Little Rock Sequoyah National Research Center are helping to determine if Native American soldiers who served during World War I should receive posthumous honors. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Researchers Assist in Identifying Native American Soldiers Who Should Receive Posthumous Honors from World War I”
One University of Arkansas at Little Rock researcher has made it her mission to uncover the history of American Indian women who served as Army nurses during World War I. Continue reading “UA Little Rock researcher uncovers history of American Indian nurses in World War 1”
A University of Arkansas at Little Rock historian will give a presentation on the history of the Trail of Tears and the Federal Indian Removal Act in Arkansas on April 7. Continue reading “UA Little Rock to Host April 7 Presentation on History of Trail of Tears in Arkansas”
In celebration of Women’s History Month, UA Little Rock is profiling women in leadership positions who are making a difference at UA Little Rock and in the community. Continue reading “Women to Watch at UA Little Rock 2022: Erin Fehr”
To celebrate Diversity Month, the University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s Diversity Council has scheduled a variety of events set to take place throughout the month of March. Presentations will include discussions on a range of topics, research findings, and historical events. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Announces Events to Recognize Diversity Month”
The Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has created a website and touchscreen table that brings the journey of American Indians who traveled through Arkansas on their way to Indian Territory to life.
Dr. Daniel Littlefield, director of the Sequoyah National Research Center at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, recently saw a piece of his local history restored to life.