Presentations & Publications 4/21

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: The Title III team of Director Terry James, Activity Director Sherri Latimer, Technology Specialist Jan Hill, and Assistant Provost for Sponsored Programs Charlotte Cone, presented a paper titled "The Calf-Path: One University's Experience with Pen-Enabled Technologies" at the Workshop on the … [Read more...]

Academic Honors Convocation set for Sunday

The 35th annual Academic Honors Convocation will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 23rd, in Reynolds Performance Hall. President Hardin and Associate Provost Buchanan will recognize superior scholastic achievement and announce this year's Outstanding University Student award winners. A reception in the Brewer-Hegeman Center will follow the convocation. The public is invited. … [Read more...]

Noted director and actor to appear at UCA

Noted television director, actor, teacher, and author, Mary Lou Belli and professional actor, Charles Dougherty will present an ?acting for television? demonstration and screening showcase on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30 p.m. on Centre Stage of the Snow Fine Arts Center on the campus of UCA. Belli is an accomplished actor, having appeared in musical theatre and daytime television in New York, … [Read more...]

Staff Picnic set for May 9

The annual Staff Picnic will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, May 9 at the Student Center Courtyard (rain location: McCastlain Hall). The picnic is sponsored by the President?s Office and hosted by the staff senate. A variety of games and activities will be available during the picnic including a 1-mile fun walk, cake walk, ring toss, face painting and photos. Tickets will be available … [Read more...]

Russian National Ballet brings Swan Lake to UCA

Under the artistic direction of former legendary Bolshoi dancer Sergei Radchenko, the Russian National Ballet returns to the United States for the first time in five years, performing Swan Lake at Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall on Thursday, April 27, at 7:30 pm. Tickets, ranging in price from $12 to $35, are still available for the performance and can be reserved by calling toll free … [Read more...]

Physical therapy student earns prestigious scholarship

Leah Lowe, a third year doctor of physical therapy student at UCA, was recently awarded the prestigious 2006 Mary McMillan Scholarship from the American Physical Therapy Association. She is the first UCA entry-level physical therapy student to receive such an award from the national association. The Mary McMillan Scholarship Award, named after the founding president of the American Physical … [Read more...]

Honors High Table to examine genetic screening

Noelle Agan will present ?Genetic Screening and Counseling? during the Honors College High Table at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12 in the Honors College Forum, McAlister Hall Room 302.Agan will discuss the role of the genetic counselor, current uses of genetic screening, and pros and cons of genetic screening. Agan earned her M.S. from the University of Texas Graduate School for Biomedical … [Read more...]

Faculty Grants 4/6

The following grants have been received by UCA faculty and staff: Reid Adams, Department of Biology, recently received a $52,000 grant to study the abundance and distribution of fish in the floodplain wetlands of the Arkansas River. The grant is being funded by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. The study will provide a better understanding of how river fish are distributed in the Arkansas … [Read more...]

Composer Karel Husa to be honored at UCA

Acclaimed composer Karel Husa will be awarded an honorary doctorate at a concert featuring several of his works performed by UCA?s Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 19 in the Reynolds Performance Hall. A reception for Husa will be held in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center following the program. Both the concert and the reception are free and open to the public. Husa will receive the … [Read more...]

Inaugural Burgess Lecture set for Tuesday

Members of the UCA community are invited to attend the Inaugural Burgess Lecture at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, April 18 in the auditorium of Doyne Health Sciences Center. Dr. Mary Lidstrom from the University of Washington will give a lecture titled "Research and Education at the Biology/Technology Boundary: the Microscale Life Sciences Center at the University of Washington."Lidstrom is a … [Read more...]