Sinatra Sings Sinatra during Homecoming

Frank Sinatra Jr. will perform ?Sinatra Sings Sinatra? at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 13, at Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall. Accompanied by eight members of his father?s band, a 36-piece orchestra, and with Musical Director/Conductor Terry Woodson on the podium, Frank Sinatra Jr. will treat the audience to reminiscences about his father and stirring renditions of the songs that define the … [Read more...]

UCA Theatre to present Dangerous Liaisons

The UCA Theatre will present Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Dangerous Liaisons) by Christopher Hampton at 7:30 p.m., Oct. 14-15 and 26-28, and at 2 p.m. on Oct. 16, on Centre Stage of the Snow Fine Arts Center. Adapted from the novel by Choderlos de Lacios, this intriguing play brings together two bored French aristocrats who, just for sport, scheme to ruin the lives of their unsuspecting friends … [Read more...]

UCA Staff Senate accepting applications for scholarships

The UCA Staff Senate is now accepting applications for the following scholarships. The application deadline is Friday, Nov. 11 at 4:30 p.m.Staff Senate Employee Book Scholarship The Employee Book Scholarship was established by the UCA Staff Senate to assist a full-time UCA staff employee in pursuing a degree at the University of Central Arkansas. The application is available … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications 9/30

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff:Garry Craig Powell, Department of Writing and Speech, has had his short story, ?Kamila?s Price,? accepted for publication by the literary magazine, Talking River. Mark Mullenbach, Department of Political Science, recently published the following: Mullenbach, Mark J. (2005) "Deciding to Keep … [Read more...]

Faculty Grants 9/30

The following grant awards have been presented to UCA faculty:Drs. Paul Hamilton, Steve Addison and Jacquie Rainey, Colleges of Natural Sciences and Mathematics and College of Health and Behavioral Sciences, recently received a $49,411 grant to be used for enhancement of the information technology network capacity. The grant is being funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Center … [Read more...]

Model UN sets United Nations commemoration conference

The Department of Political Science/Arkansas Model United Nations (AMUN) Program and the UCA Model United Nations (MUN) Organization are hosting a conference on Oct. 21 in Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center to commemorate the 60th Anniversary of the United Nations. The pre-registration deadline is Saturday, Oct. 1, 2005. Information regarding the conference, including registration and schedule, can … [Read more...]

Campus Master Plan Committee seeks input

The University of Central Arkansas Campus Master Plan Committee wants input from the campus community regarding a new Campus Master Plan, which is expected to be completed by February.The Campus Master Plan is a document that guides the university?s decisions about the use of its land, the location of its buildings, the navigability of its outdoor spaces and the face the campus presents to the … [Read more...]

International enrollment up 33% at UCA

The University of Central Arkansas welcomed 100 new international students this semester from 29 different countries. This was up from 61 new international students one year ago.The overall international enrollment at UCA is 240 students, a 33 percent increase over last year's international enrollment of 180 students. This is also the highest international student population on UCA's campus in … [Read more...]

UCA faculty grant awards announced

The following grant awards were recently reported to the Office of Sponsored Programs:Dr. Barbara Clancy, Department of Biology, recently received a $104,024 grant to study the effects of adverse perinatal experiences on cortical organization. The grant is being funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Center for Research Resources, Biomedical Research Infrastructure Networks and the … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications – 9/23

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff:Carol Ann Fitzgerald, Oxford American, and Gary Powell, Department of Speech and Writing, were recently awarded fiction writing art fellowships by the Arkansas Arts Council. The awards ceremony will take place at the Peabody Hotel in Little Rock in October. Governor Mike Huckabee will present … [Read more...]