Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced two new strategies to combat vaccine hesitancy after the state saw its largest single-day increase in COVID-19 hospitalizations since January.
In this episode, we learn about the Derek Olivier Research Institute for the Prevention of Violence, which was established at Arkansas Baptist College in 2016 to create awareness and seek solutions to violence against African American males.
Razorback wide receiver Trey Knox has inked a deal with PetSmart. The partnership is permitted under a new NCAA policy that allows college athletes to benefit from their name, image and likeness.
All around Arkansas, communities are celebrating the 4th of July with baseball, live music, food and fireworks displays.
Magnolia native Jeff Flanigan is the new principal of George Jr. High in Springdale. He assumes his new role July 1.
Arkansas Blood Institute’s blood supply remains at a critical level heading into the July 4th holiday weekend. The nonprofit supports inventory for patients in more than 40 hospitals, medical facilities and air ambulances statewide.
Rep. Fred Love seeking the Arkansas State Senate District 31 seat. The Democrat from Little Rock is serving his sixth term in the Arkansas House.
UAMS Chancellor Dr. Cam Patterson says the highly transmissible Delta variant is contributing to a substantial increase in COVID-19 cases and may be leading to a third wave of the pandemic in Arkansas.
The Marshallese Educational Initiative is hosting a series of events June 29-July 1 to mark the 75th anniversary of the first nuclear test on Bikini Atoll.
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Cooperative Extension Program has received a nearly $27,00 grant to address health disparities among rural and underserved communities.
UAMS is seeking participants for its first Phase 1 cancer clinical trial. Researchers are testing a new way to protect hearts while treating cancer.
A nearly $4 million grant will support efforts to improve health literacy and reduce health disparities among Latino and Marshallese communities in Northwest Arkansas.
In this week’s Museum Monday segment, the Delta Cultural Center highlights a King Biscuit Flour and Sonny Boy Cornmeal advertising display container.
The goal of the inaugural March for Black Women and Girls is to bring awareness to issues impacting this community. The event begins at noon June 26 in Little Rock.
Little Rock teacher Anthony Bland is seeking the Democratic nomination for Arkansas governor. He formally announced his candidacy Wednesday in Hot Springs.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is conducting a first-of-its-kind study that will assess prison culture and climate in Arkansas.
Arkansas Baptist College is providing 500 students the chance to attend the 2021 fall semester debt free. The initiative is supported through state and federal funding.
Arkansas Community Foundation and the Arkansas Black Philanthropy Collaborative have announced 40 grants from the Building Black Communities Fund are being awarded to Black-led and Black-serving nonprofit organizations in Central Arkansas.
The governor has created the Office of Outdoor Recreation, which will reside in the Arkansas Department of Parks, Heritage and Tourism.
In this week’s Museum Monday segment, the Delta Cultural Center shares photos of Arkansas field hands from the 1940s. Their names and exact location are unknown.
June 20 marks the 20th anniversary of World Refugee Day. Northwest Arkansas-based organizations are celebrating with a picnic and virtual panel discussion.
Arkansans are celebrating Pride Month with parades, pageants and picnics. Several events are planned in Fayetteville and Little Rock over the next two weeks.
Arkansas native Chris Jones is seeking the Democratic nomination for governor. He previously served as the director of the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub.
During his weekly press briefing, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced a timeline for implementing the state’s new Medicaid expansion program, and the creation of a cyber advisory council.
Sociology professor David Briscoe is the first University of Arkansas at Little Rock faculty member appointed the honorific title of university professor.