Jesse Jackson to continue UCA lecture series

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office The Rev. Jesse Jackson will continue the Log Cabin Democrat Lecture Series at the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, Feb. 23. Jackson, president and founder of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, one of America’s foremost political figures, will speak at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the U … [Read more...]

Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later set for Black History Month

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will host a film screening and panel discussion on the role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis as part of its Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later, on Thursday, Feb. 23. The 30-minute documentary film, The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made: The Role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis, will be s … [Read more...]

Susan Eisenhower to visit UCA to discuss grandfather’s intervention in 1957

CONWAY — Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of President Dwight Eisenhower, will discuss his intervention in the 1957 Little Rock Central Crisis in a lecture at the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, Feb. 23. Eisenhower’s 11 a.m. lecture in the College of Business Auditorium, part of UCA’s Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later, is free and open to the publi … [Read more...]

Susan Eisenhower to Visit UCA to Discuss Grandfather’s Intervention in 1957 Crisis

Susan Eisenhower, granddaughter of President Dwight Eisenhower, will discuss his intervention in the 1957 Little Rock Central Crisis in a lecture at the University of Central Arkansas on Thursday, Feb. 23. Eisenhower's 11 a.m. lecture in the College of Business Auditorium, part of UCA's Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later, is free and open to the … [Read more...]

Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later

The University of Central Arkansas will host a film screening and panel discussion on the role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis as part of its Arkansas Civil Rights Symposium: Little Rock Central 55 Years Later, on Thursday, Feb. 23. The 30-minute documentary film, The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made: The Role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis, will be screened at 2 … [Read more...]

Our Town to be Presented

UCA THEATRE TO PRESENT OUR TOWN UCA Theatre will present Our Town byThornton Wilder on February 9, 10, 15, 16, and 17 at 7:30 pm in the Bridges/Larson Theatre of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the UCA campus, 201 Donaghey, in Conway. This Pulitzer Prize-winning drama follows the people of Grover’s Corners as life’s fundamental meaning and significance are contemplated. The Gibbs and Webb fam … [Read more...]

Danny Glover, Felix Justice to Present “An Evening with Martin & Langston”

UCA Public Appearances' Broadway Series will continue with "An Evening with Martin & Langston," featuring Felix Justice and Danny Glover, on Thursday, Feb. 9. The show will appear at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the University of Central Arkansas campus. "An Evening with Martin & Langston" draws audiences inside the worlds of two of the greatest orators of … [Read more...]

Danny Glover, Felix Justice to present An Evening with Martin & Langston

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — UCA Public Appearances’ Broadway Series will continue with “An Evening with Martin & Langston,” featuring Felix Justice and Danny Glover, on Thursday, Feb. 9. The show will appear at the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on the University of Central Arkansas campus. “An Evening with Martin &a … [Read more...]

Wagner’s Götterdämmerung to continue Met series at UCA

CONWAY — The Metropolitan Opera’s new Ring cycle comes to its resolution in Wagner’s Götterdämmerung, the next installment of the 2011-12 season of Captured Live from the Met @ UCA at 2 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 12. The opera, sung in German with Met titles in English, German and Spanish, will be aired in high definition in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas camp … [Read more...]

Grant to Recruit Women to Computer Science Field

The University of Central Arkansas has received a $10,000 grant that will help bridge the gender gap in computer science. NCWIT Academic Alliance Seed Fund grant will help build a more female-friendly environment for computing majors by recruiting a first-year cohort of women and retaining them with opportunities for learning, research, service and leadership. The grant is funded by the … [Read more...]