Lecture Exams Sustainability Theory and Practice

Brian Campbell, an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Central Arkansas, will give a lecture Thursday, Dec. 1 on Sustainability Theory and Practice. The lecture will begin at 6 p.m. in the College of Business Room 105. Campbell will discuss the key components of sustainable ecological systems and how those ideas apply to our contemporary human society. He will touch on … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to Present Festival of One Act Plays

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT FESTIVAL OF ONE ACT PLAYS   UCA Theatre will present the Festival of One Act Plays on December 6-8 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the UCA campus, 201 Donaghey in Conway.   The festival has become one of the most popular events at UCA Theatre and involves over fifty cast and crew members.   Three to … [Read more...]

Coffman Awarded the J. D. and Mary Lou Mashburn Award

Deborah Coffman, coordinator of professional development for the Arkansas Department of Education, is the recipient of the first J. D. and Mary Lou Mashburn Award presented by the Mashburn Center of Learning at the University of Central Arkansas. The J. D. and Mary Lou Mashburn Award recognizes professionals who demonstrate a resolve and commitment to grow and sustain the UCA's Mashburn Center … [Read more...]

UCA to Host Arkansas Model United Nations Conference

The 46th annual Arkansas Model United Nations (AMUN) conference will be held Nov.18 -19 on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. About 400 high school students and teachers from 25 high schools in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Florida are expected to attend this year's conference. The Opening Session of the 2011 AMUN Conference will take place on Friday, Nov.18 at 1:30 … [Read more...]

Researchers to Study Rebuilding New Orleans

Researchers at the University of Central Arkansas have been awarded a grant to investigate the effects of non-profit assistance on home rebuilding after Hurricane Katrina. Dr. Jennifer M. Wang, a research associate in the Department of Biology, and Dr. David Mitchell, an assistant professor of economics, are the recipients of a $34,996 grant from the Mississippi-Alabama Sea Grant … [Read more...]

James Carville to Continue Lecture Series

The University of Central Arkansas's Log Cabin Democrat Lecture Series continues Monday, Nov. 21 with media personality and presidential and political consultant James Carville. Carville will speak at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the UCA campus. Carville is known as the man who has devised the most dramatic political victories of our generation. His winning streak … [Read more...]

EDGE Residential College to Host Open House

A new residential college that allows students to immerse themselves in global learning will officially open its doors on Wednesday, Nov. 9. The EDGE Residential College open house will begin at 3:45 p.m. in the lobby of State Hall on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. EDGE, EDucating for Global Engagement, provides students a living and learning community filled with students, … [Read more...]

UCA, City of Conway to Host Veterans Day Celebration

The University of Central Arkansas and the City of Conway will host the annual Veterans Day Celebration Nov. 11 at the football practice field next to Estes Stadium on the UCA campus. A special ceremony honoring veterans will be held at 11 a.m. More than 100 balloons will be released in honor of each Arkansan killed in service since Sept. 11, 2001. Guest speakers for this year's ceremony … [Read more...]

Artificial Intelligence Explored in Public Lecture

University of Central Arkansas and the College of Liberal Arts will be hosting a free public lecture on the topic of artificial intelligence. The lecture, Mind and Machines: Artificial Intelligence, will be held Tuesday, November 8th from 6-8pm at the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center located on the UCA campus. The lecture explores the possibility of artificial intelligence and what it reveals … [Read more...]

Filmmaker Evan Glodell to be in residence Nov. 10

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Filmmaker Evan Glodell will be on the University of Central Arkansas campus Thursday, Nov. 10, as an artist in residence. He will conduct a workshop at 9:25 a.m. in Stanley Russ Hall, Room 108 and another at 10:50 a.m. in Stanley Russ Hall, Room 103. He will also screen his most recent film, Bellflower, and w … [Read more...]