CNSM Events during UCA’s Family Day September 30, 2017

Open House 10:30 am-12:00 pm Conway Corporation Center for Sciences Lobby

Bruce Street Tailgating 3:00 – 5:00 pm  – The STEM Residential College in Arkansas Hall, will be hosting a Family Day Tailgating Event from 3:00-5:00 pm at the CNSM Tailgating spot. We will be serving Pulled Pork BBQ, Cole Slaw, Chips and Drinks. The cost for the food is $2. Each Residential College has been tasked with preparing a BBQ sauce for competition (STEM is preparing Kentucky BBQ sauces). The BBQ sauce that receives the most donations wins. Finally, there will be a Corn Hole Tournament. Entry fee is $2.  All money earned from this event will go to the UCA Bear Food Pantry. Reminder: the CNSM tailgate spot is on Bruce street near the Crafton Alumni Pavilion.

Planetarium Show: “Invaders of Mars” 8:00-9:00 pm  Dr. Edmond E. Griffin Planetarium, UCA Conway Corporation Center for the Sciences (Bruce Street)

Enjoy a tour of the universe! Admission is free. Doors open 30 minutes before the show. No admittance once show has begun.

Tailgate with STEM Residential College 9/30!

Residential Colleges, including the STEM Residential College in Arkansas Hall, will be hosting a Family Day Tailgating Event from 3:00-5:00 pm at the CNSM Tailgating spot. We will be serving Pulled Pork BBQ, Cole Slaw, Chips and Drinks. The cost for the food is $2. Each Residential College has been tasked with preparing a BBQ sauce for competition (STEM is preparing Kentucky BBQ sauces). The BBQ sauce that receives the most donations wins. Finally, there will be a Corn Hole Tournament. Entry fee is $2.  All money earned from this event will go to the UCA Bear Food Pantry.
Reminder: the CNSM tailgate spot is on Bruce street near the Crafton Alumni Pavilion. We have a big purple sign so you can’t miss it! Hope to see you there!

Chalk Talk Thursday 9/28/17

The Science of Science on 9/27

1st CNSM Tailgate of the Season, 9/16!

Saturday, 9/16

Starting at 4 pm

On Bruce Street in front of the Crafton Alumni Pavilion

Hot dogs, hamburgers, and fixins will be provided starting at 5:30 pm — first-come, first-served! Hosted by the Physics Club (SPS) and Math Club. Please bring a side dish, chips, non alcoholic drinks or dessert to share! See you there! Football game starts at 7:15 pm! Go STEM Bears! 

Future tailgates and the associated CNSM student orgs can be found here:

 

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.