Arkansas Acoustic Festival kicks off Jan. 28 at UCA

The Arkansas Acoustic Festival kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28 with a free concert by winners of the June 2003 Acoustic Showdown. Since bursting onto the Central Arkansas music scene in 2003, Hannah Blaylock and Lost & Found have quickly become one of the premier acoustic bands in the area. Incredibly, they won the 2003 Arkansas Acoustic Festival Showdown in their first public appearance, … [Read more...]

Edgar Meyer – Chris Thile to appear in concert

Virtuoso bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile (Nickel Creek) join forces as the headline act for the third Arkansas Acoustic Festival, Jan. 28?30, at Donald W. Reynolds Performance Hall at the University of Central Arkansas.Meyer and Thile perform Sunday, Jan. 30 at 7 pm. AETN will film the entire Meyer-Thile concert for statewide broadcast at a later date. Only 13 cities in the U.S. … [Read more...]

Martin Luther King Jr. holiday observance activities

The UCA community is invited to participate in the following activities in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Conway City March Monday January 17, 2005 9:00 am, Faulkner County Library Alpha Phi Alpha UCA Unity March Tuesday, January 18, 2005 X-period, Doyne Health Center Dr. King and Malcolm X in "The Meeting" Tuesday, January 18, 2005 7:00 pm, Ida Waldron Free The Meeting is a play … [Read more...]

Honors High Table to review year in pop culture

University of Central Arkansas Honors College faculty Dr. Donna Bowman and Noel Murray will host a High Table featuring a review of pop culture in 2004 at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 19 in the Honors College Forum in McAlister Hall, Room 302.The New Year always sees a flood of "best of" lists, recollecting and celebrating the mass-media artistry of the previous year. These lists are usually a … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation accepting grant proposals

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation is currently requesting grant proposals from members of the faculty for Foundation funding. The Spring 2005 deadline for applications to be received in the Foundation office is Feb. 18. Information and grant application forms are available at: … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations, publications and accomplishments by UCA faculty and staff.Dr. William Friedman, Department of Management Information Systems, : has published a refereed article, "Privacy Dangers and Protections," in the five volume Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology published by Idea Group, Inc., January, 2005. The article discusses technical obstacles … [Read more...]

UCA Foundation receives Bank of America grant

The University of Central Arkansas Foundation recently received a $5,000 grant from Bank of America. The money will be used to provide grants to UCA faculty for programs, research opportunities and other projects that support the mission of UCA and enhance student learning and community enrichment.Distribution of grant money occurs in the spring and fall semesters. The gift from Bank of America … [Read more...]

UCA Community School of Music Registration

The UCA Community School of Music will hold walk-in registration for the spring semester from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-6p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Dec. 14 and 15 in the Snow Fine Arts Center, Room 203. Registration will continue Jan. 4-7.The spring semester for the Community School of Music begins Tuesday, Jan. 18 and for most classes will continue for 13 weeks through April 14. The … [Read more...]

UCA presents top home builder with Distinguished Alumnus Award

On Saturday, the University of Central Arkansas presented its Distinguished Alumnus Award to Donald R. Horton, founder and board chairman of one of the top home-building companies in the country. Horton is only the 19th individual in the history of the university to receive this distinction, joining the ranks of five-time NBA All-Star Scottie Pippen, former U.S. Ambassador to Argentina James … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations, publications and accomplishments by UCA faculty and staff. Dr. James Murray recently co-published two papers with students. A paper titled ?Neuronal responses to water flow in the marine slug Tritonia diomedea? was published by Jeff Blackwell and Murray by the journal Impulse. A paper titled ?A single neuron serves a significant role in effecting … [Read more...]