East meets West: Fusion Macbeth

UCA's Fusion Players will present their interpretation of Macbeth and Asian theater forms tonight at 7:30 p.m. in the Student Center Courtyard. The production is conceived, adapted, and performed by Honors Core IV: Asian Theater and is free and open to the public. … [Read more...]

Tuesday events: Acclaimed violinist, renowned hip-hop artist

Acclaimed violinist Alexander Markov will perform with the Conway Symphony Orchestra on Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at UCA's Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall as part of his residency with UCA?s College of Fine Arts and Communication. Tickets for the performance are $20 for the general public, $5 for UCA faculty and staff and free to UCA students. Markov, a Gold Medal winner at the Paganini … [Read more...]

Hardin featured on 'Talk Business' this weekend

UCA President Lu Hardin is the featured guest on this weekend's edition of Talk Business, a statewide television program hosted by Roby Brock. Hardin will discuss UCA's Centennial, and Brock also interviews Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones from the UCA campus. The episode will be broadcast on Sunday night at 10 p.m. on KLRT-Fox 16 in Central Arkansas, as well as Sunday morning at 10 a.m. on … [Read more...]

Honors Convocation on Sunday

The 36th Annual Academic Honors Convocation will take place Sunday at 2 p.m. at UCA's Reynolds Performance Hall. UCA President Lu Hardin and Provost Gabriel Esteban 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 to attend. … [Read more...]

UCA Tailgating spots on sale Monday

UCA's football tailgating spots will be available for purchase starting Monday at 8 a.m. The tailgating area around Estes Stadium on Bruce Street has been expanded and all sites are on a first come, first serve basis. Spots must be reserved for the entire season. Premium spaces alongside the north stadium fence are available for $250 for the entire season (five home games). Regular spots along … [Read more...]

UCA Faculty: Presentations

UCA history professor Dr. SONDRA GORDY will be a presenter at the Arkansas Historical Association's (AHA) 66th annual conference, which will take place April 26-28 in Little Rock. "Not Just Black and White: The Fight for Civil Rights in Arkansas" is the theme of the conference. Gordy's presentation is titled "Twice Removed," and it relates the story of three Japanese-American boys affected not … [Read more...]

Olson recognized as national 'Star'

Sandra Olson, the Acquisitions Supervisor at UCA's Torreyson Library, this week was named a "Star" by ALA-APA: the Organization for the Advancement of Library Employees. Olson, who also is the ALA/LSSIRT Vice President/President Elect, was nominated for the recognition for how she "touched lives through her work in libraries." … [Read more...]

UCA commencement exercises to mark centennial

The University of Central Arkansas on May 5 will hold commencement exercises for the 2007 Spring semester as the institution celebrates its 100th anniversary. The activities will include three separate ceremonies at the UCA Farris Center to confer degrees. At each ceremony, UCA President Lu Hardin will deliver an address to the graduates. James Bridges and Mary Lowe Good will receive honorary … [Read more...]

UCA professor featured at Ark. Literary Festival

UCA Honors College professor Allison Wallace this weekend will discuss her recently published book, "A Keeper of Bees: Notes on Hive and Home," at the Arkansas Literary Festival in Little Rock. This year's festival includes nationally recognized authors like Christopher Hitchens, Nikki Giovanni and Milton Viorst. Wallace's session is scheduled to take place at 4 p.m. on Sunday at the Cox … [Read more...]

Candlelight vigil planned to honor Va. Tech victims

The UCA Student Government Association on Monday will hold a candlelight vigil to honor the victims of the Virginia Tech tragedy. All members of the UCA community are invited to participate in the vigil, which will begin at 5 p.m. in front of the fountain at Harding Centennial Plaza. … [Read more...]