SURF grant to support cancer study

Dr. Steven Runge, College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, and student Cody Cook received a $2,650 grant for a study titled, ?The Acidification Induced Exocytic Response in MCF-7 Cells and Correlating Apoptosis.?The funding agency is the Scholars Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). According to the authors, ?Our laboratory will use the grant to the best of our ability to uncover new … [Read more...]

UCA receives grant to host Insurance Education Institute

UCA faculty John Bratton, Kim Bradford, Victor Puleo and Sherry Roberts received a grant for $60,600 to host the 2005 Insurance Education Institute.This grant is a collaborative effort of UCA?s Academic Outreach and Extended Programs, College of Business, College of Education and Graduate School, and is funded by the Insurance Education Foundation. The goal of the institute is to improve the … [Read more...]

Grant to allow for study of Russia

Brooks Green, Department of Geography, received a $62,000 grant for the Understanding the Russian Far East: An Advanced Seminar on Its Problems and Prospects.The grant is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad. The grant will improve area studies, foreign language programs and schools. UCA students and faculty will gain world cultures experience. Public … [Read more...]

College Volunteer Day set for April 18

Students, faculty and staff from the University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix College and Central Baptist College will join forces on Monday, April 18 to participate in the 10th Annual Takin' It To The Streets - College Volunteer Day. Over 350 individuals from the three campuses are expected to volunteer their services throughout Faulkner County for the day. The event will kick-off with a volunteer … [Read more...]

Academic Honors Convocation set for April 17

University of Central Arkansas President Lu Hardin and Provost Gabriel Esteban will recognize outstanding student achievement at the 34th Annual Academic Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 17 at Reynolds Performance Hall. A reception will follow in Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. Members of the university community and the general public are invited. … [Read more...]

Wildlife Society papers added to UCA Archives

The latest addition to the University of Central Arkansas Archives is a collection of materials from the Arkansas Chapter of the Wildlife Society. Now approaching its 70th year nationwide (35th year in Arkansas), the Wildlife Society is an international, non-profit scientific and educational association dedicated to excellence in wildlife stewardship through science and education. Blake Sasse, … [Read more...]

Benefits Tickets Now Available for Complexions Dance

UCA Benefits Series tickets are now available for the contemporary dance company Complexions, who will perform at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 26 at Reynolds Performance Hall. Each UCA faculty, staff, retiree, and resident of College Square is eligible for two free tickets by calling UCA Ticket Central at 450-3265 during regular box office hours, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. The toll … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations, publications and accomplishments by UCA faculty and staff.Dr. James Murray, Department of Biology, and 2003 UCA graduate Roger Redondo co-published a paper titled, ?Pedal neuron 3 serves a significant role in effecting turning during crawling by the marine slug Tritonia diomedea (Bergh)," in the Journal of Comparative Physiology A: Neuroethology, … [Read more...]

Conway Syphony Orchestra to present final concert for season

The Conway Symphony Orchestra is proud to present the fourth and final formal concert of its 2004-05 season at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 22, at Reynolds Performance Hall.The concert, titled ?Love is in the Air,? will feature music from West Side Story by Leonard Bernstein, the world premiere of Variations on a Theme of Paganini for Marimba and Orchestra by Paul Dickinson, and Scheherazade by … [Read more...]

Art History Symposium to be held at UCA

The 15th Annual College Art History Symposium will be held Thursday and Friday, April 7-8, at the University of Central Arkansas in McCastlain Hall Room 143. The symposium began in 1991 to offer an opportunity for students in art history throughout the state to deliver papers in the field. In addition, the symposium includes a lecture by an outstanding scholar in art history. Since the beginning, … [Read more...]