UCA ANNOUNCES FALL 2016 GRADUATES

The University of Central Arkansas held Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016 in the Jeff Farris Health and Physical Education Center on the campus. University administration conferred 525 undergraduate and 260 graduate degrees. A list of graduates can be viewed below.   … [Read more...]

STEM STUDENTS PRESENT POSTERS AT THE STATE CAPITOL

More than 110 undergraduate students will present 70 posters highlighting their original research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 from 10 a.m. to noon in the Arkansas State Capitol Rotunda in Little Rock. The University of Central Arkansas is the primary organizer of the event, with support and participation from the Arkansas STEM … [Read more...]

BAUM GALLERY TO HOST 3 EXHIBITIONS THROUGH FEB. 22

By Audrey Forbes College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY — The University of Central Arkansas’s Baum Gallery will host three exhibitions through Feb. 22. The shows are Tripletta: A Show of Miniature Works by 46 Artists; the photography of Magdalena Solé and the sculptural works of UCA art professor Holly Laws. Solé will hold a public lecture Feb. 7 at 1:40 p.m. in McCas … [Read more...]

‘DANNY ELFMAN’S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON’ TO MAKE ARKANSAS PREMIERE AT UCA FEB. 11

By Waid Rainey College of Fine Arts and Communication Media Office CONWAY – “Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton” is scheduled for Reynolds Performance Hall on the University of Central Arkansas campus on Saturday, Feb. 11, at 7:30 p.m. "This is the first time that this show has ever been presented in Arkansas,” said director of Reynolds Amanda Horton.  “We are thrilled to be h … [Read more...]

UCA DOWNTOWN CELEBRATES FIRST YEAR

The University of Central Arkansas Division of Outreach and Community Engagement will host a celebration to commemorate the one-year anniversary of  UCA Downtown on Friday, Jan. 27 from 4–7 p.m. at 1105 West Oak Street in downtown Conway. At 5 p.m., President Houston Davis will make welcoming remarks to the public. The one-year celebration offers live entertainment, door prizes and re … [Read more...]

CONDUCTOR ANGEL NETWORK TO LAUNCH IN CONWAY

Group will provide investment opportunities for central Arkansas angel investors, education for new investors and funding opportunities for regional startups The Conductor, a public-private partnership between the University of Central Arkansas and Startup Junkie Consulting, announced plans on Monday to launch the Conductor Angel Network in Conway beginning Feb. 7. The Conductor Angel … [Read more...]

UCA ANNOUNCES FALL 2016 PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARS AND DEAN’S LIST

The University of Central Arkansas has announced the Presidential Scholars and Dean’s List for the fall 2016 semester. Presidential Scholar and Dean’s List honors are based on grades earned during each semester of the regular academic year. Students must achieve a 4.0 grade point average with a minimum course load of 12 credit hours to qualify for recognition as a Presidential Scholar. Rec … [Read more...]

INAUGURATION DAY WORKSHOP AT UCA

The University of Central Arkansas will host an inauguration day workshop on Friday, Jan. 20, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on the campus. The event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served, and participants are welcomed to bring their lunch. The workshop is part of the CitiZINE Project, which explores what it means to be a … [Read more...]

UCA STUDENTS ATTEND INAUGURATION 2017 ACADEMIC SEMINAR

Ten University of Central Arkansas students are attending the Presidential Inauguration 2017 Academic Seminar hosted by the Washington Center. The seminar began on Sunday, Jan. 8 and ends Saturday, Jan. 21. This year’s theme is “Elevating Political Discourse.” This is the ninth Presidential Inauguration Academic Seminar hosted by the Washington Center. The Inauguration Seminar marks the end the … [Read more...]

UCA PROFESSOR DEFENDS ENDANGERED ARKANSAS SALAMANDER ON KUAR

Mark Spitzer, associate professor of creative writing at the University of Central Arkansas, will be a guest on KUAR's Arts & Letters at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20. The 29-minute episode, “What the Hellbender Salamander!,” to be aired on the NPR affiliate at 89.1 FM, highlights Spitzer’s newest literary eco-effort, Glurk! A Hellbender Odyssey, about North America’s largest amphibian: the hellben … [Read more...]