Honors High Table to review year in pop culture

University of Central Arkansas Honors College faculty Dr. Donna Bowman and Noel Murray will host a High Table featuring a review of pop culture in 2004 at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 19 in the Honors College Forum in McAlister Hall, Room 302.The New Year always sees a flood of "best of" lists, recollecting and celebrating the mass-media artistry of the previous year. These lists are usually a … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation accepting grant proposals

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation is currently requesting grant proposals from members of the faculty for Foundation funding. The Spring 2005 deadline for applications to be received in the Foundation office is Feb. 18. Information and grant application forms are available at: http://www.uca.edu/foundation/facultygrants.php … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations, publications and accomplishments by UCA faculty and staff.Dr. William Friedman, Department of Management Information Systems, : has published a refereed article, "Privacy Dangers and Protections," in the five volume Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology published by Idea Group, Inc., January, 2005. The article discusses technical obstacles … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation receives Bank of America grant

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation recently received a $5,000 grant from Bank of America. The money will be used to provide grants to UCA faculty for programs, research opportunities and other projects that support the mission of UCA and enhance student learning and community enrichment.Distribution of grant money occurs in the spring and fall semesters. The gift from Bank of America … [Read more...]

UCA Community School of Music Registration

The UCA Community School of Music will hold walk-in registration for the spring semester from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-6p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 14 and 15 in the Snow Fine Arts Center, Room 203. Registration will continue Jan. 4-7.The spring semester for the Community School of Music begins Tuesday, Jan. 18 and for most classes will continue for 13 weeks through April 14. The … [Read more...]

UCA presents top home builder with Distinguished Alumnus Award

On Saturday, the University of Central Arkansas presented its Distinguished Alumnus Award to Donald R. Horton, founder and board chairman of one of the top home-building companies in the country. Horton is only the 19th individual in the history of the university to receive this distinction, joining the ranks of five-time NBA All-Star Scottie Pippen, former U.S. Ambassador to Argentina James … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations, publications and accomplishments by UCA faculty and staff. Dr. James Murray recently co-published two papers with students. A paper titled ?Neuronal responses to water flow in the marine slug Tritonia diomedea? was published by Jeff Blackwell and Murray by the journal Impulse. A paper titled ?A single neuron serves a significant role in effecting … [Read more...]

Grant to allow for study of cavefish

Ginny Adams and Reid Adams, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, received a $6,000 grant titled Distribution and Population Status of Spring Cavefish in Missouri. The grant is funded through the Missouri Department of Conservation. Spring Cavefish are small (3 inch) fish that live in caves and springs of Missouri, Illinois, Tennessee, and Kentucky. They belong to the Northern … [Read more...]

Grant to provide marketing scholarship

Joe Cangelosi, College of Business, received a $1,000 grant for the Marketing Research Scholarship. The grant is funded through Central Arkansas American Marketing Association. The grant is an annual award to outstanding marketing research student, and will be used to encourage students toward careers in marketing research. … [Read more...]

Faculty Enhancement Grants

Proposals for faculty enhancement grants are due Jan. 17. A grant of $1,000 will be awarded to a faculty member from each college, and the highest-ranked proposal will receive a grant of $2,000. The proposal form and grant guidelines can be found on the IDC Web page: http://www.uca.edu/divisions/academic/idc/ Faculty are encouraged to read the guidelines before filling out the form. … [Read more...]