TEDx speakers announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Date: 2/1/16 Contact: Christina Madsen or Kandace Keeney | tedx@uca.edu TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas Speakers Announced Conway, AR – TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas has announced the speaker lineup for the inaugural TEDxUniversityOfCentralArkansas conference, themed “Ideas Whose Time Has Come,” to be held on March 4, 2016 in the Ida Waldran Auditorium on the campus … [Read more...]

‘Doktor Kaboom’ performs at Reynolds Feb. 5


By Julia Dossett Morgan College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Creatively blending theatre arts with the wonders of scientific exploration, Doktor Kaboom keeps his crowds riveted with interest and rolling with laughter. Doktor Kaboom will entertain students and families at University of Central Arkansas’ Reynolds Performance Hall on February 5 as part of the Main Stage Edu … [Read more...]

Fiber artists to be in residence Thursday

  PRESS RELEASE UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL ARKANSAS COLLEGE OF FINE ARTS AND COMMUNICATION Contact: Dr. Deborah Kuster, dkuster@uca.edu; (501) 450-5785 January 27, 2016 FIBER ARTISTS TO BE IN RESIDENCE FOR BAUM EXHIBITION CONWAY — As part of the ongoing exhibit at the Baum Gallery of Fine Art, Ann Coddington and Jo Stealey, fiber artists, will be in residence at the University … [Read more...]

UCA students to present devised puppet slam

Alpha Psi Omega, University of Central Arkansas’s honorary theatre society, will host a devised theatre puppet slam titled “Peace, Love, and Refugee” on Saturday, Feb. 6, at 5 p.m. at UCA Downtown, 1105 West Oak Street in Conway. “Peace, Love, and Refugee” will consist of short collaborative theatre performances. These productions will be written by UCA students and focus on their interpret … [Read more...]

N. Katherine Hayles is Schedler Scholar in Residence

On Monday March 7, 2016 the renowned scholar and author N. Katherine Hayles will visit UCA and give a lecture titled “Non-Conscious Cognition and the Digital Humanities” at 7pm in the College of Business Auditorium. The lecture is free and open to the public, and will be followed by a reception. Dr. Hayles is the 2016 Norb and Carol Schedler Scholar in Residence. Professor of Literature at Duke … [Read more...]

Davis Family Lecture Series Continues

Marcy Doderer, President and CEO of Arkansas Children’s Hospital, plans to give a talk on "The Business of Healthcare: What Makes it Special" for the lecture at 1:40 p.m. in the College of Business Auditorium on Thursday, Feb. 11 as part of the Davis Family Lecture Series. Doderer took the helm as President and Chief Executive Officer of Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) on July 15, 2013. P … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present Dead Man’s Cell Phone

CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas will present the production, Dead Man’s Cell Phone, by Sarah Ruhl in the Black Box Theatre (Studio 210) of Snow Fine Arts Center on UCA’s campus. This production will be Feb. 11, 12,18,19, at 7:30 p.m. and Feb. 13 at 2 p.m. This play explores the paradox of modern technologies ability to both unite and isolate people in the digital age. This play wa … [Read more...]

Symphonic Band to present Feb. 10 concert

By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas Symphonic Band will give its first concert of 2016 on Feb. 10 at 7:30 p.m. in the university’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. This concert, free and open to the public, is the only one of the 2015-2016 academic year that will feature just the symphonic band, comprising both … [Read more...]

‘ELVIS LIVES’ coming to UCA on Jan. 28


By Austin DuVall College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — Elvis Lives!, a musical journey through the life of rock n’ roll’s greatest performer, will be at the University of Central Arkansas’s Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Jan. 28 for a 7:30 p.m. performance. “Elvis lovers will not be disappointed with this dynamic show that celebrates the life of the beloved ent … [Read more...]

UCA Debate Team continues to be successful

UCA Debate and Forensics competed in the State Line Swing Debate and Forensics Tournament, co-hosted by John Brown University and the University of Oklahoma on Jan. 15 to 17. The team took third place in overall debate sweepstakes and third place in the individual event sweepstakes for the OU half of the tournament. In debate, the team of Danielle Casey and Leia Smith were tournament … [Read more...]