UCA Theatre to present ‘Radium Girls’

By Anastassiya Khvan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY—UCA Theatre will present Radium Girls by D. W. Gregory in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Performances are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, 30, Nov. 5 and 6 and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 31. The Radium Girls were female factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from painting watch d … [Read more...]

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre sets 2016 season

Arkansas Shakespeare Theatre will mark its 10th-anniversary season of professional theatre in repertory beginning in June 2016 with performances of the Shakespeare classics A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Romeo and Juliet, as well as West Side Story and a one-hour Family Shakespeare adaptation of Twelfth Night. “Looking toward my fifth year as the artistic director and the 10th anniversary year of … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery receives grant for art interns

(l to r) The 2015-2016 interns at Baum Gallery are Kimberlyn Fitts, Georgia Erger and Emilia Barrick. The internships are funded by a grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation.

The University of Central Arkansas’ Baum Gallery of Fine Art recently chose its first three interns funded by a grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation for the 2015-2016 academic year. “Thanks to the generosity of the Windgate Foundation, the Baum has three new talented staff members who will benefit from experience working in a museum setting and increase the Baum’s capacity to engage the … [Read more...]

UCA to host Octubafest, Tubaween

By Cassidy Crawford College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will host three Halloween concerts — Octubafest, Tubaween, and Toad Suck Buck’s Octubafest – to celebrate the tuba and euphonium. All three concerts are free and open to the public. The spooky celebrations will begin with an afternoon of tubas playing pol … [Read more...]

Board of Trustees meeting Oct. 9

The University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees will meet in a regularly scheduled meeting at 10 a.m., Friday, Oct. 9 in the Board of Trustees Conference Room. A printable copy of the agenda can be found at www.uca.edu/botagenda. The Board of Trustees will have lunch after the meeting in Wingo Hall Room 210. The Audit and Finance Committee will meet at 9 a.m. Friday, Oct. 9 in Wingo Hal … [Read more...]

Trombones to be featured in Oct. 18 concert

By Anastassiya Khvan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Music will present a concert by the BearBones Trombone Choir and Natural Slides Trombone Octet in the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall on Sunday, Oct. 18. The 7:30 p.m. concert is free and open to the public. The program for the one-hour concert will i … [Read more...]

Summer graduates

The University of Central Arkansas held Summer Commencement on Friday, August 7, 2015 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the campus. University officials conferred 242 undergraduate degrees and 250 graduate degrees. Summer 2015 Graduates     … [Read more...]

Wind Ensemble, Symphonic Band Performance set for Oct. 15

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION CONTACT: Christina Madsen (501) 852-2659; chrsitinam@uca.edu Dr. Ricky Brooks (501) 450-5764; rickyb@uca.edu October 1, 2015 WIND ENSEMBLE, SYMPHONIC BAND PERFORMANCE SET FOR OCT. 15  By Kendra Beattie College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Wind En … [Read more...]

Communication Week set for Oct. 12-16

PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Christina Madsen, chrsitinam@uca.edu Tami Phillips, tamip@uca.edu October 1, 2015 COMMUNICATION WEEK SET FOR OCT. 12-16 By Anastassiya Khvan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Department of Communication will present the third annual C … [Read more...]

Topping-Out ceremony for Conway Corp Center for Sciences

Dr. Stephen, dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics chats with Pres. Tom Courway

The University of Central Arkansas enjoyed another landmark day as the Conway Corporation Center for Sciences was ‘topped-out’ in a special ceremony on the campus today. The university broke ground in May on the Conway Corporation Center for Sciences, a 50,000-square-foot addition to the Lewis Science Center. “This space is really important to the university. It’s the basis of so many things … [Read more...]