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...]

BA/BFA Juried Senior Exhibition set for Baum Gallery

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The fall 2011 BA/BFA Juried Senior Exhibition, an exhibition by graduating UCA art majors, will be available for viewing at the University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery of Fine Art Nov. 10-Dec. 8. Opening receptions for the exhibition will be held on Thursday, Nov. 10, from 4-6 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 13 fro … [Read more...]

Arkansas Saxophone Quartet to perform Nov. 20

By Han Zhao College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The Arkansas Saxophone Quartet will perform at 3 p.m. Nov. 20 in the University of Central Arkansas’s Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. This will be a lecture-recital presentation on the history of the Saxophone Quartet titled “In The Beginning… The Saxophone Quartet.” The lecture recital, which will use lecture, Powe … [Read more...]

UCA to Offer New Master of Fine Arts Degree in Creative Writing

The Arkansas Department of Higher Education today approved a Master of Fine Arts Program in Creative Writing at the University of Central Arkansas. The Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board approved the program in a special meeting this morning in Batesville. Housed in the university's Department of Writing in the College of Fine Arts and Communication, the Arkansas Writers MFA … [Read more...]

Tuskegee Airman to Speak at UCA

Milton Pitts Crenchaw, of the original Tuskegee Airmen, will speak on his experiences as one of Arkansas' first African American aviators and flight instructors with the original Tuskegee Airmen at Alabama's Tuskegee Institute. His lecture will take place on Thursday, Nov. 3 from 12-1:30 p.m. in the Ida Waldran Auditorium on the campus of the University of Central Arkansas. This event is free … [Read more...]

Nature, Environment Writers to Headline UCA Honors College’s Challenge Week

The University of Central Arkansas Honors College's Fall 2011 Challenge Week will feature nature and environment writers David Abram, Mark Spitzer and Ann Fisher-Wirth in a series of talks and events on UCA's campus and in Little Rock. Challenge Week runs from Oct. 31- Nov. 4. This year's theme, "Connect/Disconnect: Knowing Our Place," will address the divide between "the digital world" and … [Read more...]

Mashburn Center for Learning Awarded $280,000

The College of Education has received notice from the Arkansas Department of Education that UCA's Mashburn Center for Learning has been awarded $280,000 to improve academic outcomes for students at risk for school failure. The grant will be used to fund high-quality, research-based professional development to science, math, English, social studies, and special education teachers who work with … [Read more...]

University Chorus to perform with Parkview Magnet choir Nov. 17

By Andrew McClain College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s University Chorus will perform a joint concert with the Parkview Arts Science Magnet High School choir on Nov. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall on the UCA campus. The concert is free and open to the public. The two choirs will sing two selections together, “J … [Read more...]

Munich Symphony Orchestra to perform Mozart’s Requiem

By Rachel McAdams College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — UCA Public Appearances’ “Night-Out Series” continues with the Munich Symphony Orchestra’s performance of Mozart's Requiem with Gloriae Dei Cantores at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 3, in the Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus. Led by internationally renowned artist Phi … [Read more...]

Homecoming Activities Kick Off Today

UCA Homecoming 2011 kicks off today with a week packed with activities for students, faculty, staff and alumni to show their Bear pride. Homecoming activities begin today at noon with the banner competition. The winner of the competition will be announced Friday at the "Great Bear Spirit" bonfire at 8:30 p.m. at "The Pit" behind the Physical Plant. The annual homecoming pep rally will be on … [Read more...]