Grant to support math achievement in public schools

Linda Griffith, Department of Math, received a $2,500 grant for ?Teachers in Special Settings Bonus for Secondary Mathematics Specialist.? The grant is funded through the Arkansas Department of Education. The grant will help support 7-12 mathematics teachers in Arkansas, and will assist in improving mathematics achievement among students. … [Read more...]

Grant to fund Arkansas Acoustic Festival

Brooks Walthall, College of Fine Arts, recently received a $6,925 grant for the Arkansas Acoustic Festival. The grant is funded through Arkansas Arts Council. The grant will fund the third Arkansas Acoustic Festival. It will provide a free concert, statewide competition, free workshops, and a performance by a national headliner. … [Read more...]

Conway Symphony to present "Peter and the Wolf"

The Conway Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with the University of Central Arkansas and First Security Bank, will present ?Peter and the Wolf? with the Das Puppenspiel Puppet Troupe at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 19 at Reynolds Performance Hall. Sergei Prokofiev?s classic "Peter and the Wolf" is brought to life with beautifully crafted lifesize puppets, in a performance that is both an excellent … [Read more...]

Cadron Company presents "Little Red and the Hoods"

UCA Theatre's traveling troupe of players, The Cadron Company, will continue its long history of bringing UCA the best in children's theatre when they present "Little Red and the Hoods" at 7:30 p.m., Jan. 26 and 27 at Reynolds Performance Hall. This classic tale takes on a new twist as Harry Wolf and Ma Sugar Lump team up to steal Little Red's cookie recipe. The play is appropriate for all ages … [Read more...]

Master class on photography this weekend

Internationally-known photographer Sandy Skoglund will conduct a master class of UCA photography students from Jan. 22-24 to create an exhibit installation that will be dedicated at the Visiting Artist Reception at 4 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 24, in the Fireplace Room in McCastlain Hall. Faculty, staff and students are invited to attend the reception. Sandy Skoglund burst upon the NYC art scene with … [Read more...]

Scroll portraits Jan. 24-28

Faculty, staff and student portraits for the UCA Scroll Yearbook will be taken from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Jan. 24-28 in Student Center Room 208B. For more information, call 450-5599. … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery to open spring season with reception Thursday

The UCA Baum Gallery of Fine Arts will host an opening reception for the spring season of exhibitions from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 20, in the Fireplace Room of McCastlain Hall. The reception is free and open to the public. The exhibit, titled ?Idea to Image,? will help viewers connect original works of art with individual artists in light of how the works are conceived of and … [Read more...]

Arkansas Acoustic Festival kicks off Jan. 28 at UCA

The Arkansas Acoustic Festival kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28 with a free concert by winners of the June 2003 Acoustic Showdown. Since bursting onto the Central Arkansas music scene in 2003, Hannah Blaylock and Lost & Found have quickly become one of the premier acoustic bands in the area. Incredibly, they won the 2003 Arkansas Acoustic Festival Showdown in their first public appearance, … [Read more...]

Edgar Meyer – Chris Thile to appear in concert

Virtuoso bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile (Nickel Creek) join forces as the headline act for the third Arkansas Acoustic Festival, Jan. 28?30, at Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas.Meyer and Thile perform Sunday, Jan. 30 at 7 pm. AETN will film the entire Meyer-Thile concert for statewide broadcast at a later date. Only 13 cities in the U.S. … [Read more...]

Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observance activities

The UCA community is invited to participate in the following activities in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Conway City March Monday January 17, 2005 9:00 am, Faulkner County Library Alpha Phi Alpha UCA Unity March Tuesday, January 18, 2005 X-period, Doyne Health Center Dr. King and Malcolm X in "The Meeting" Tuesday, January 18, 2005 7:00 pm, Ida Waldron Free The Meeting is a play … [Read more...]