Fifty years ago, the United States was undergoing tremendous change and challenges, and the University of Arkansas in 1969 had its own share of controversy and excitement. Guest speakers such as Muhhammad Ali brought new ideas to the students in Fayetteville, and the campus saw protests and remarkable events draw national attention. In this first of two blogs, we look at the counterculture on campus though the lens of remarkable guest speakers.
200 years ago today, William E. Woodruff published the first issue of the Arkansas Gazette. Learn more in this blog post by processing archivist Adam Heien.
Just in time for Thanksgiving, the exhibit “Arkansas from Scratch: Recipes for Changing Communities” highlights Arkansas foodways and the communities that grow around food.
Beginning at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, the campus is invited to make some noise in Mullins Library before the third and fourth floors close for renovation.
The Office of Scholarly Communications and Honors College invite all honors undergraduate students to an open house Nov. 19-20 in the upstairs Honors College lounge in Gearhart Hall (GEAR 258).
Marie Totten will present “Political Outcast: ‘Justice Jim’ Johnson and Massive Resistance in Arkansas” at 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, in Mullins Library room 130. This event is free and open to the public.