Daniel Littlefield sits among boxes of files at the UALR Sequoyah National Research Center, which will soon be home to one of the largest public collections of Alaska Native videos in the world.

UA Little Rock to Host April 7 Presentation on History of Trail of Tears in Arkansas

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”

Ashley Clayborn

UA Little Rock Downtown Welcomes New Staff Members

UA Little Rock Downtown operations have expanded with the addition of two new staff members: Ashley Clayborn, director, and Maha Ramzan, office administrator.   Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown Welcomes New Staff Members”

Dr. Carl Townsend

UA Little Rock receives grant to commemorate history of Arkansas civil rights leader William Townsend

The Center for Arkansas History and Culture (CAHC) at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has received a grant to explore the cultural and political sphere of Dr. William Townsend, an Arkansas civil rights leader and the first African American licensed to practice optometry in the state. Continue reading “UA Little Rock receives grant to commemorate history of Arkansas civil rights leader William Townsend”

UA Little Rock Downtown will host an exhibit of art projects by BFA students from 2-5 p.m. May 14.

UA Little Rock Downtown to celebrate student artwork at 2nd Friday Art Afternoon

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Downtown Center will host a free exhibit of artwork by graduating students in the Bachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) program during the 2nd Friday Art Afternoon on May 14.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Downtown to celebrate student artwork at 2nd Friday Art Afternoon”