Eclipse Viewing Links for Monday 8/21

Dr. Scott Austin, Director of Astronomical Facilities at UCA, shares the following website links for your live eclipse viewing on Monday, 8/21:

https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive

http://www.ustream.tv/nasahdtv

https://www.youtube.com/user/TimeMagazine

http://eclipse.stream.live

https://live.slooh.com

Math & Science Summer Programs

Math & Science Summer Programs for kids sponsored by the Math Department and the STEM Institute. Please contact 450-3147 with questions.

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62nd Annual State Science Fair

The University of Central Arkansas was host to the 62nd Annual Southwestern Energy Arkansas State Science and Engineering Fair.   It is held every spring at UCA, and is affiliated with the Society for Science and the Public’s International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF).  The State Science and Engineering Fair is open to students in grades 9-12 who have finished in the top 4 places in their respective categories at one of Arkansas’ regional ISEF-affiliated science fairs.  CNSM’s Biology Department’s Dr. Mark Bland is the director for this annual event.

For pictures and more details, please go to the full story on UCA’s Bear Blog.

Arkansas Academy of Sciences 4/7 – 4/8/2017

The 101st annual meeting of the Arkansas Academy of Science will be held
on April 7 – 8, 2017, hosted by the University of Central Arkansas.  Oral presentations will begin on Friday afternoon in the Conway Corporation Center for Sciences.  Friday evening will feature an informal mixer, followed by a dinner with keynote speaker Dr. Sally Entrekin, an ecologist with UCA’s Department of Biology.  Oral presentations will continue on Saturday morning, and all posters will be on display at the Poster Session in the Health, Physical Education, Recreation (HPER) Building gym from 9:30 – 11:30 am Saturday morning.
Screen Shot 2017-04-04 at 1.42.24 PMFor more information about the 2017 ASA annual meeting, please click here.  For information about the Academy, please click here.

STEM Leadership for Girls March 8

The University of Central Arkansas STEM Institute will host the STEM Leadership for Girls Wednesday, March 8 starting at 8 a.m. in Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the campus.

Girls from high schools in central Arkansas such as Conway, Vilonia, Bigelow and Mayflower are invited to attend the event that will feature a keynote address from Ark. Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin.

Representatives in STEM fields from Arkansas businesses and organizations such as Acxiom, Arkansas Children’s Hospital and the FBI will host learning sessions throughout the day.

For more information, click here.

Day of Celebration of Women in STEM Friday, 3/3

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!

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Public Lecture Friday 3/3/17

As part of our Celebration of Women in STEM on Friday, 3/3/17, the public is invited to a special presentation by Dr. Sethanne Howard of the US Naval Observatory at 5:30 pm in Lewis Science Center 100.  Lecture3.3.17

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

 

 

Math Seminar 2/8/17

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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.