Celebration of Women in STEM 3/3/17

The public is invited to a Day of Celebration of Women in STEM, Friday, March 3, 2017 at CNSM’s Lewis Science Center.  Professionals in STEM will be presenting in Computer Science, Biology, Physics and Chemistry, with a panel discussion at 1 pm, LSC 101.  Dr. Sethanne Howard of the US Naval Observatory will be presenting a lecture 4000 years of Women in Science in LSC 100 at 5:30 pm.  Please plan to come, learn, and enjoy! STEMWomen3.3.17

 

 

Posters at the Capitol Wednesday 2/15!

STEM posters in the Arkansas State Capitol rotunda.

STEM posters in the Arkansas State Capitol rotunda.

More than 110 undergraduate students will present 70 posters highlighting their original research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Arkansas State Capitol Rotunda in Little Rock.

The University of Central Arkansas is the primary organizer of the event, with support and participation from the Arkansas STEM Coalition and Arkansas State University. This is the fifth year for the Arkansas STEM Posters at the State Capitol.

For more details, please go to UCA’s News website.

Biology Seminar Friday, 2/10/17

This Friday’s topic is “Ecological Consequences of Rapid Gas Development” presented by Dr. Sally Entrekin.  The seminar is in Lewis Science Center Room 172 at noon on  Friday, 2/10.Screen Shot 2017-02-09 at 2.06.16 PM

Posters at the Capitol Wednesday 2/15

STEM posters in the Arkansas State Capitol rotunda.

STEM posters in the Arkansas State Capitol rotunda.

More than 110 undergraduate students will present 70 posters highlighting their original research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Arkansas State Capitol Rotunda in Little Rock.

The University of Central Arkansas is the primary organizer of the event, with support and participation from the Arkansas STEM Coalition and Arkansas State University. This is the fifth year for the Arkansas STEM Posters at the State Capitol.

For more details, please go to UCA’s News website.

STEM Students to Present Posters at the State Capitol

More than 110 undergraduate students will present 70 posters highlighting their original research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Arkansas State Capitol Rotunda in Little Rock.

The University of Central Arkansas is the primary organizer of the event, with support and participation from the Arkansas STEM Coalition and Arkansas State University. This is the fifth year for the Arkansas STEM Posters at the State Capitol.

For more details, please click here to go to UCA’s News website.

Scholarship Portal Open!

For Current Students ~ The scholarship portal is open!  Click on “Scholarships & Awards” from the CNSM website menu at uca.edu/cnsm/ and follow application instructions and links to apply for departmental awards, the Advancement of Undergraduate Research in the Sciences, and the CNSM Outstanding Student.

 

Partnership with Northark and Buffalo National River

Screen Shot 2016-12-20 at 2.21.45 PMThe signing ceremony took place Monday, December 19, 2016, at Steel Creek Campground near Ponca, Arkansas.

For all the details, please click here.

STEM Posters at the Capitol

Mark your calendars for Posters at the Capitol on February 15, 2017!

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) undergraduates from across the state will present their research to elected state officials, the media, the general public, as well as other undergraduates and faculty in the Arkansas State Capitol rotunda.

Dr. Patrick Desrochers, Professor and Chair of the Department of Chemistry at UCA is the primary organizer of this event and Dr. William Slaton, Associate Professor in the Department of Physics & Astronomy at UCA is the web page and social media organizer.

For more information or to check out past events, please visit http://faculty.uca.edu/wvslaton/ARposters

 

Southwestern Energy Endowed Fund for Student Research

The University of Central Arkansas received a gift of $300,000 from Southwestern Energy Company to support undergraduate and graduate student research.

The Southwestern Energy Endowed Fund for Student Research will be granted to students conducting research in the fields of environmental science, geography and physics.  Graduate student Christopher Robinson was announced as the first Southwestern Energy/Steven L. Mueller Research Fellow on December 5, 2016.   To read more, please click here.

CNSM Major Gift Announcement on 12/5

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