Presentations and Publications 5/5

The following presentations, publications and accomplishments were submitted by UCA faculty and staff: Drs. Hao Liu and Myles Quiben, Department of Physical Therapy, have had the article ?Multivariant Analysis of Stroke Rehabilitation Outcomes: A Pilot Study in Chinese Population? accepted for publication in June 2006 in the journal of Physical & Occupational Therapy in Geriatrics. Co-authors … [Read more...]

UCA recognizes student achievements

University of Central Arkansas recognized outstanding achievements on the part of 87 graduates of the Honors College, 21 departmental undergraduate scholars, 32 members of Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges as well as 159 University Honors (no-thesis) graduates and 1,340 Presidential Scholars at the 35th annual Academic Honors Convocation held recently on the campus.In … [Read more...]

Faculty, staff honored at annual awards ceremony

The University of Central Arkansas held its 53rd annual Service Awards presentation recently with faculty excellence winners, top staff members, retirees and employees with lengthy tenure cited by President Lu Hardin.The 2006 Faculty Excellence Awards were presented in three categories. First was the Research, Scholarship and Creative Award that was presented to Danny Arrigo of the Department of … [Read more...]

Faculty Grants 4/28

The following faculty recently received grant funding for various programs and projects: Don Perry, Department of Chemistry, received a $4,000 grant to study surface-enhanced infrared absorption of various halogenated classes of pesticides/herbicides and lubricants. This grant is being funded by the National Aeronautics and Space Agency through the Arkansas Space Grant Consortium. Patrick … [Read more...]

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...]