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...]

World Languages seeks native German speaker for language lab

Each spring semester, the department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures offers a Presidential Scholarship to a native speaker of French, German or Spanish. In the spring, the department is inviting native German speakers on campus to apply to work in the language lab and departmental office. Applicants must be full-time students and will be expected to work 15 hours per week. The … [Read more...]

Major?s Fair set for Oct. 6

The 9th annual Majors Fair has been set for Thursday, Oct. 6 in the Student Center Ballroom. Student are invited to attend the fair from 12:30-3 p.m. Representatives from the academic departments will showcase their majors, programs, achievements and other highlights in a ?fair? atmosphere complete with games, door prizes and refreshments. The Major?s Fair is sponsored by the Academic Advising … [Read more...]

TOXIC AUDIO to perform at Reynolds Sept. 29-30

TOXIC AUDIO, a five-member vocal band, opens the UCA Public Appearances 2005-2006 Season with three shows on Thursday and Friday, September 29-30, in Reynolds Performance Hall. Using nothing but the human voice, this a cappella ensemble creates high-energy performances of contemporary pop songs and timeless classics. Tickets are on sale now for the two 7:30 p.m. performances. In addition, a 10 … [Read more...]

UCA dedicates Harding Centennial Plaza

Hundreds from the University of Central Arkansas community turned out Tuesday, Sept. 20, as UCA President Lu Hardin dedicated UCA?s new signature landmark Harding Centennial Plaza. The plaza is named in honor of UCA alumni Rush and Linda Harding of Little Rock. Last October the Hardings gave $1.2 million to UCA. It was the largest single gift in UCA history. The gift was divided between … [Read more...]