Stars of the Pharaohs Premiere 2/24/17

Premiere of “Stars of the Pharaohs” tonight and Saturday, 2/24 & 2/25! Show starts promptly at 8 pm in the Griffin Planetarium inside CCCS. Screen Shot 2017-02-24 at 2.15.18 PM

Please go to the website for the entire Spring Semester schedule:
http://uca.edu/physics/planetarium/

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 discusiion at 1, 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

 

 

Science of Love 2/22

Screen Shot 2017-02-20 at 2.53.02 PMOur panelists this month will be Dr. Rod Miller (Hendrix – Art), Dr. Amrita Puri (UCA – Biology), and Dr. Taine Duncan (UCA – Philosophy). Event is free and open to the public, and public participation is encouraged! Hope to see you there!

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.

Invaders of Mars! Premiere 2/10

Invaders of Mars! premieres at the Griffin Planetarium this weekend, playing both Friday, 2/10 and Saturday, 2/11 promptly at 8 pm.  The free public show includes a tour of the current night sky!Screen Shot 2017-02-10 at 10.23.21 AMFor the full Spring 2017 schedule and directions to Griffin Planetarium, please click here.

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.

Secret Lives of Stars Planetarium Shows 2/3 & 2/4

Screen Shot 2017-01-27 at 8.52.56 AMFor the Spring 2017 full schedule, please go to http://uca.edu/physics/planetarium/

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.

Science Wednesday 1/25/17

It’s January… have you made any New Year’s Resolutions? Are you headed back to the gym? Come out to “The Science of Exercise” for a panel discussion on the physics of working out, the benefits of exercise, and how to make the most of your exercise time!

Event starts at 6:30, but seating is limited so plan to arrive a little bit early.

Panelists for this event are:
Dr. Will Slaton – UCA, Physics
Mrs. Ary Servedio – UCA, Director – Fitness Center/HPER Associate Director
Dr. Brian Bolter – UCA, Psychology

Hope to see you there!

For the full Spring 2017 schedule, please go to Science Wednesday.

Public Planetarium Shows

This Friday and Saturday, January 20 and 21, from 8 – 9 pm, come see Two Small Pieces of Glass — The Amazing Telescope at the Dr. Edmond E. Griffin Planetarium inside the Conway Corporation Center for the Sciences.Planetarium Show 1:20 & 1:21

Please check out the entire spring 2017 schedule at CNSM’s Physics and Astronomy Planetarium website.