Opera Theater Workshop to present comic opera

The UCA Opera Theater Workshop will present the comic opera "Gianni Schicchi" by Puccini at 7:30 p.m. on March 31, April 1 and April 2 at Reynolds Performance Hall. Admission is free and open to the public.The hour-long opera is about a rich uncle who passes away and the relatives who descend like vultures into the dead man's home and cannot locate the will. When the will is finally discovered, … [Read more...]

Latino Comedy Project coming to UCA

The University of Central Arkansas Hispanic Pride Organization will present the award-winning sketch comedy troupe, The Latino Comedy Project, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, April 10 at Ida Waldran Auditorium in Main Hall. The show is free and open to the public.The Latino Comedy Project is a popular, award-winning sketch comedy ensemble sponsored by Texas? premier bilingual theatre company TEATRO … [Read more...]

World-renowned clarinetist to perform at UCA

The world-renowned clarinetist James Campbell, professor of music at Indiana University, will visit the University of Central Arkansas, March 22-23. Campbell will give a master class and play a recital during his visit. On Tuesday, March 22, at 1:40 p.m., Campbell will coach two UCA students, Christina Bruce and Kristen Huge, in a master class in the Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall. On Wednesday, … [Read more...]

College of Business to sponsor presentation on Africa

Joseph Rugumyamheto, permanent secretary of the president?s office for public service management of Tanzania, will give a presentation titled, ?How Africa can claim the 21st Century" at 1:40 p.m., on Thursday, March 24 in BBA Room 205. The presentation is free and open to the public.Rugumyamheto's professional duties include: -Overseeing the management of Tanzania's Public Service, -Providing … [Read more...]

Honors College celebrates Parents Day

More than 300 University of Central Arkansas Honors College faculty, staff, students and their parents gathered to celebrate the college?s annual Parents Day on Friday, March 11. This year, the celebration also honored Founding Director Dr. Norbert O. Schedler, who will retire this spring.The day began with parents gathering in the Honors College Forum for coffee and doughnuts, followed by a … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations, publications and accomplishments by UCA faculty and staff.Jeff Allender, Department of Geography, and several of his students were notified by the Institute of Transportation Engineers that a series of their surveys and collected data have been accepted for inclusion in the next publication of Parking Generation, a technical publication used by city … [Read more...]

Nationally-known skeptic to lecture at UCA

Dr. Michael Shermer, publisher of Skeptic magazine, the director of the ?Skeptics Society? and the host of the Skeptics Lecture Series at Caltech, will give a guest lecture titled ?The Value of Skepticism? at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 4 at Reynolds Performance Hall. His appearance is sponsored by the Psi Chi Honors Society and Psychology Club. The lecture is free and open to the public.Shermer … [Read more...]

Fraternity to raise funds for prostate cancer research

The Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity will host a two-day fundraiser for prostate cancer awareness and research outside the University of Central Arkansas Student Center, March 23-24. Organizers of the event say they hope the fundraiser will call attention to the plight of prostate cancer victims and raise awareness about prevention measures and the search for a cure. All profits from the fundraiser … [Read more...]

Chanticleer to perform at Reynolds

Chanticleer, the world-renowned 12-person male a cappella vocal ensemble, will perform for one-night only at Reynolds Performance Hall, Tuesday, March 8 at 7:30 pm. Tickets for the Tuesday night concert are available by calling 450-3265. Tickets are $15 for UCA faculty and staff and $10 for non-UCA students. UCA students may receive one free ticket with valid UCA I.D. Advance ticket … [Read more...]

Stage combat demonstration set for Thursday

Professional Stage Combat Choreographer Paul Steger will hold a public demonstration on Thursday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall. UCA Theatre students will join Steger during the performance to demonstrate techniques they acquired during a four-day workshop this week. Audiences will be able to preview some of the fight sequences especially choreographed for the upcoming UCA … [Read more...]