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Laney-Manion Hall Renaming/Dedication
August 21,2015 at 2:00 pm


UCA honors long-serving professor           Log Cabin Democrat front page

Laney Manion Renaming Ceremony Pictures

Newly installed bronze plaques honor Ben Laney and Jerry Manion in the renamed Laney-Manion Hall. You can see them here.


Li Chen’s artistic talent of Laney Manion stock room framed beautifully by Dr. Desrochers’ cedar frame.  We now enjoy it in the Chemistry office!


The February 11, 2015 poster session at the capital:

Dr. Jerry Manion

Dr. Manion

In loving memory of Dr. Jerald M. Manion our dear colleague, professor, and friend (UCA 1965-2014)
A memorial service was held 2pm, Thursday, July 24 at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center at UCA.
The UCA Jazz Ensembles performed a tribute to Dr. Manion and featured the Dixieland Band on his birthday September 24.  Obituary


Yang receives Foundation grant

Dr. Lei Yang has received a $500 faculty development grant from the Hunt/Farris Family Development Fund awarded by the UCA Foundation.  This grant will be used to help fund Dr. Yang’s  travel expenses to participate in the Virtual Inorganic Pedagogic Electronic Source program.


Yang receives ASTA award

Dr. Lei Yang was awarded $25,448 for his project “Activation of C-H bond by binuclear transition metal complexes with nitrous oxide”