Presentations and Publications 4/28

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Mary Sue Passe-Smith, Department of Geography, presented ?Vulnerability to Tornadoes: A Cross-State Comparison with GIS,? at the Western Social Science Association meeting on April 21 in Phoenix. … [Read more...]

Youth Theatre registering for summer program

The Youth Theatre of Central Arkansas is accepting registration for its upcoming summer program. The Youth Theatre offers unique, creative, theatrical experiences for students in grades 3 through 12 and is sponsored by UCA Theatre. Dates for the program are June 2 through June 30. The program is divided into two age groups. The junior program includes students in grades 3-6 with the senior program … [Read more...]

Symposium to address importance of math and science education

The University of Central Arkansas, along with the Arkansas Science & Technology Authority and Arkansas Business Journal, will co-host a half day event early next month that is to address the importance of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics ( STEM ) education.The meeting,"Connecting STEM Education Stakeholders", will be held May 3 at the UCA Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center from … [Read more...]

Baum Gallery exhibit to feature historic homes of Conway

The UCA Baum Gallery of Fine Arts will feature an exhibit of winning entries from the art competition ?Art in Architecture: Historic Homes of Conway,? beginning with an opening reception from 2-4 p.m. on Sunday, May 7. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public. During the reception, special recognition will be given to those art educators who participated in this city-wide art … [Read more...]

Nolte-Behrens Lecture set for April 25

The English Department at UCA presents Professor Noel Polk, Nolte-Behrens Lecturer for 2006. Dr. Polk is a renowned scholar of American fiction and Mississippi writers and has authored a number of books and essays including "Outside the Southern Myth" and "Children of the Dark House: Text and Context in Faulkner." He will deliver his lecture "Living Outside History," a reflection on his own … [Read more...]

Academic Advising Center to celebrate 10th anniversary

The University of Central Arkansas Academic Advising Center will celebrate its 10th anniversary from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, May 2 with a reception in Harrin Hall Room 117. The celebration reception will feature a PowerPoint presentation highlighting the academic advising center?s work over the last decade. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Kevin Baer … [Read more...]

Scroll yearbooks available May 2-4

The 2006 Scroll yearbooks will be distributed from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., May 2-4 across from the bookstore in the Student Center. Yearbooks are free to full-time students with a student ID as long as supplies last. … [Read more...]

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...]