The Special Collections division of the University Libraries has recently completed processing for the Gordon Morgan Papers, which document the life and work of the University of Arkansas’ first African American professor.
Successful applicants can receive $3,000 for adopting Open Educational Resources, $4,500 for adapting them, or $7,500 for creating their own for use in the classroom.
“A Continuum of Tenacity: Arkansas’ African American Attorneys,” curated by Catherine Wallack, includes handwritten legal documents, photos and newspaper clippings from attorneys with ties to Arkansas.
Samuel Ownbey, a graduate student in history, will give a presentation on Tee Davis, who spent 10 years in prison after defending his home from an intruder. The presentation will be at 5 p.m. Feb. 4 in Mullins 130.
Join us for a night of free jazz music with the Mingus Dynasty Quartet in honor of the late John Stubblefield at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 6, in the Jim and Joyce Faulkner Performing Arts Center.
The Libraries will sponsor several open education initiatives in 2020.
Creation of open textbooks and instructional resource materials break down the barriers of affordability and accessibility for students and give faculty customized teaching materials.
In Part II of this exploration of the University of Arkansas campus in 1969, we look at the controversy and racial tensions ahead of the “Game of the Century,” when the Razorbacks hosted Texas on December 6, 1969.
As finals approach, the University Libraries have teamed up with our partners across campus to offer study breaks that are free and open to all U of A students. Mullins Library will also offer extended hours.
One challenge associated with curating an exhibit is deciding what to leave out. Some items are too large or too fragile to be put in the case, and there is a finite amount of space. This post highlights some of the stories that we wish we could have included in our recent exhibit, Arkansas from Scratch: Recipes for Changing Communities.