CNSM Major Gift Announcement on 12/5

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Science Wednesday 11/30

November and December are traditionally months of feasting and celebration. We hope you will join us for the final Science Wednesday of the semester– The Science of Food! Together we will discuss food, food chemistry, and the impact of food and feasting on societies around the world. Event starts at 6:30pm, but plan to arrive early as seating is limited. We hope to see you there!!

Screen Shot 2016-11-28 at 9.52.35 AMConfirmed panelists: 

Dr. Stacey Schwartzkopf — Hendrix College, Anthropology
Dr. Melissa Kelley — UCA, Chemistry
Dr. Alicia Landry — UCA, Family and Consumer Sciences



Observatory Open 11/16

UCA Observatory Public Night
Tonight: Wednesday November 16th 6:00pm-8:00pm

Join Dr. Scott Austin to look through the UCA telescope.

Stairs to the observatory located in the front lobby of Lewis Science Center.

Last Home Football Tailgate of the Season 11/12

CNSM Tailgate and Charity Cook-off — Saturday, 11/12 at 12 noon during the UCA tailgate on Bruce Street for a Charity Cook-Off between Dr. George Bratton, Dr. Brad Teague, and President Tom Courtway. Please bring canned food and/or cash donations which benefit the UCA Food Pantry.

The Cook-Off will occur at the CNSM tailgating spot on Bruce Street in front of the Crafton Alumni Pavilion.

Math Seminar – Wednesday 11/9/16

The Department of Mathematics invites you to attend a seminar entitled “Lessons Learned Coordinating Calculus” on Wednesday, November 9, at 2 pm in MCS 220.

Speaker: Dr. Jason Martin, UCA Department of Mathematics
Title:       Lessons Learned Coordinating Calculus
Date:      Wednesday., November 9, 2016
Place:     MCS Room 220

Physics Seminar – Friday 11/11/16

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Science Night 11/3

The last Science Night for the Fall Semester is taking place at Bob & Betty Courtway Middle School on Thursday, 11/3, from 5:30- 7:30 pm. Different student groups from CNSM, including the STEM Residential College, STEMteach, Pre-Med and Biology Clubs, Fish and Wildlife, and many more, will be sharing science with the community!

Science night is an opportunity for school children and their families to participate in a broad range of scientific activities.  These activities aim to spark interest in science by exposing children to the importance of science in our communities, the enjoyment and exploration found in science careers, and simple scientific concepts.  This CNSM outreach project is coordinated by Dr. Zaida Gomez-Cramer in the Biology Department.

Google Hangout Friday 10/28

Physics Seminar about tissue engineered biorobotics at 3 pm Friday, Lewis Science Center Room 168Screen Shot 2016-10-28 at 8.51.39 AM

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Science Wednesday 10/26

Just in time for Halloween, we’ll be talking about “The Science of Death” at this month’s Science Wednesday! Join us at Kings Live Music for an in-depth discussion on death from an artistic, religious, and biological perspective with our wonderful interdisciplinary panel.
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Panelists include: 

Dr. Clayton Crockett – UCA, Religion and Philosophy
Mr. Kyle Hurley – UCA, Biology
Ms. Beth Wilson Norwood – Arkansas Tech, Art

The panel starts at 6:30pm, but seating is limited so please plan to arrive early.  Hope to see you there!

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2nd Annual Pseudoscience Fair 10/24

Please join STEM Residential College’s 2nd Annual Pseudoscience Fair today from Noon-4:00 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom.

50 freshman group research projects involving over 200 students from STEM@Arkansas and HPaW@Baridon — their work is interdisciplinary and involved the following classes:
Biology~Prof. Steve Karafit
Chemistry~Dr. Faith Yarberry
Gender, Race & Class~Dr. Taine Duncan
American History~Dr. Jayme Millsap Stone
Psychology~Dr. Allen Thomas
Do come and support our students. They’ll be excited to tell you about their research.