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News and Events
Join us on April 26th at 6:30 pm at Kings for the final Science Wednesday of the semester! This month’s event is co-hosted by UCA’s American Chemical Society chapter, and will encourage discussion on the regulations and repercussions of environmental pollution.
Panelists for the event include:
Dr. Rick Tarkka — UCA, Chemistry
Dr. Matthew Connolly — UCA, Geography
Dr. Laurie Warren — UCA, Biology
Invite your friends and spread the word! Public participation is encouraged. Please plan to arrive early as seating is limited.
Congratulations are in order for several CNSM faculty members that were recognized at UCA’s Annual Service Awards. Dr. Andrew Mason, Physics and Astronomy, and Dr. William Taylor, Chemistry, were both finalists for the Research, Scholarship, and Creative Activity Award. Dr. Melissa Kelley, Chemistry, was awarded the Teaching Excellence Award. Way to go CNSM faculty!!For the full story, please see the UCA News.
Earth Day will be celebrated at the Student Center from 10 am until 3 pm on Friday, 4/21. A Scavenger Hunt will take place from 1 – 3 pm at the Jewel Moore Nature Reserve.
Tonight, Wednesday, 4/19, is the last scheduled Observatory Public Night for the Spring semester. The telescope will be open for viewing from 9 – 11 pm.
For more details, please go to the Observatory website.
UCA’s Fish and Wildlife Society is hosting Kendall Moles from Arkansas Game and Fish Commission.
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.
Secret Lives of Stars is showing at the Griffin Planetarium on 3/31, 4/1, 4/7 & 4/8 at 8 pm.For the remainder of the Spring 2017 schedule, please go to http://uca.edu/physics/planetarium/
The 62nd Annual Southwestern Energy Arkansas State Science and Engineering Fair is being held Friday, 3/31, and Saturday, 4/1, at the University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR, 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.
For more details about this year’s event, please go to the website.