Daily Archives: December 9, 2010


Silas Hunt was the first black student in modern times to attend a major Southern public university when he was admitted to the University of Arkansas School of Law in February of 1948. Though his experiences were not like those of students today, Hunt was a trailblazer for many and an inspiration to those who followed in his footsteps.

Silas Hunt Legacy Alive on the Web


The Toller Celebration Bell at the Janelle Y. Hembree Alumni House will ring at noon Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010, in honor of UATV's 15th anniversary and the launch of the new channel. Cox Communications has moved UATV to Channel 214, and the station will be operated exclusively by University of Arkansas students 24 hours a day, year-round.

For Whom the Bell Tolls, UATV