Clancy receives grant to continue study of preterm infants

Dr. Barbara Clancy, Department of Biology, received a grant of $8,334 to continue a study of the effects of adverse perinatal experiences on cortical organization. The grant is being funded through the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences by the National Institutes of Health. As medical advances enable the survival of more preterm human infants, concern is rising over the adverse … [Read more...]

Federal Grant makes lives healthier

A federal grant from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau is helping make the lives of Southeast Arkansas families healthier as the University of Central Arkansas connects these families with healthcares services that many in the region have never had before. ?The purpose of the grant is to recruit and retain health care providers for rural areas in Arkansas. We chose the Southeast because it … [Read more...]

Student Health Services

When students are sick, probably the last thing they feel like doing is trudging to a doctor?s office halfway across town only to wait three hours in a waiting room with sick children running around. UCA, however, offers an alternative - Student Health Services, which is located in the basement of Bernard Hall, a convenient and affordable way for students, faculty and staff to seek medical … [Read more...]

Arkansas State Science Fair at UCA

More than 300 of the state's best high school science students will test their skills against each other at the Arkansas State Science Fair and the Junior Academy of Science meeting, to be held April 2 and 3 at the University of Central Arkansas. The state science fair is sponsored by the Arkansas Science Fair Association, which is affiliated with Science Service of Washington, D.C. The Junior … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations and publications by UCA faculty and staff. Dr. Joe Horton, College of Business Administration, attended the Midwest Administration Association meeting in Chicago March 17-19. He was elected to the MBAA Advisory Council and as executive secretary of the Midwest Business Economics Association. He also discussed a paper on the Czech economy. Michael … [Read more...]

SAB comedian canceled

Student Activities Board Comedian Dane Cook has canceled his April 13 appearance at UCA due to a conflict with his filming schedule. For more information, call the Student Activities Board at 450-5873. … [Read more...]

Joan Schirle to perform in 'Second Skin' at UCA

Internationally renowned physical theatre performer Joan Schirle, co-artistic director of the Dell?Arte Company, will present a new solo performance, ?Second Skin,? at Center Stage Theatre in the Snow Fine Arts Center on the UCA campus at 7:30 p.m. on April 13. Admission is free and the performance is open to the public. For more than 20 years, Schirle has intrigued and entertained audiences … [Read more...]

UCA to lease downtown building for married student housing

The University of Central Arkansas formally announced, Thursday, an agreement between the university and American Management Corp. to lease a downtown building for married student housing. The two-story building, located at 1404 Caldwell, will be converted into 16 two-bedroom apartments. The apartments will be ready to house students in the fall. UCA has entered into a 5-year lease with … [Read more...]

Scoles receives grant to assist charter school program

Mike Scoles, Department of Psychology and Counseling, recently received an $18,240 grant to help maintain and improve a growing public charter school program in Arkansas. Scoles and Graduate Assistant Angela Behrendt will use the grant to provide assistance to the Arkansas Department of Education Charter School Office. Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Education through the … [Read more...]

UCA to host Center City Brass Quintet

The University of Central Arkansas will be host to a week of incredible activity for brass musicians. Wednesday, March 31 through Sunday, April 4 marks the collaboration of artists-in-residence, The Center City Brass Quintet. All events will be held in the Snow Fine Arts Center of UCA, and all events are free unless otherwise noted. Center City is spending three full days on the UCA campus, … [Read more...]