UCA to host Parents? Night Out

The University of Central Arkansas Bears and Sugar Bears student-athletes will host a ?Parents? Night Out? on Friday, March 12 at the Farris Center. The UCA student-athletes will be entertaining children ages 5 through the fifth grade to allow parents a night off to enjoy dinner, a movie or shopping without their children. While the parents are out, the children will be taking part in a host … [Read more...]

Spring job fair

The Office of Career Services will host the spring job fair from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Wednesday, March 10 in the Student Center Ballroom. More than 55 employers will be available to discussion post-graduation options with students. For more information, contact Career Services at 450-3134. … [Read more...]

3rd Annual Arkansas Literary Festival to be held at UCA

The third annual Arkansas Literary Festival will be March 8-12 at UCA. Each year, the festival brings noted Arkansas writers in various genres to campus for public readings and workshops. This year, the festival will feature Jennifer Christman (journalism), Jo McDougall (poetry), and David Jauss (fiction). A student reading and a faculty reading also will be held. A complete schedule for … [Read more...]

Concert Choir to perform next week

The UCA Concert Choir will present two on-campus performances next week and one performance at Robinson Auditorium in Little Rock. Performance schedule: Sunday, March 7, at 3 p.m. at Reynolds Performance Hall Monday, March 8, at 7:30pm at the Snow Fine Arts Center Recital Hall Thursday, March 11, at 10:15 a.m. at Robinson Auditorium in Little Rock as part of the Southwest American … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations and publications by UCA faculty and staff. Submissions made to UCA Today are posted the following Friday. Dr. Jim Guinee, College of Education, presented two workshops at the annual conference of the Georgia Counseling Association on ?PTSD? and ?For dad?s only: A childbirth education class for men.? Also, he recently was included in the 2004 edition … [Read more...]

TRAIN concert set for March 15

The University of Central Arkansas Student Activities Board Presents: An Evening with TRAIN Monday, March 15 8:00 p.m. UCA Farris Center Tickets on sale beginning Monday, March 1, for UCA students ($10) and Wednesday, March 3, for general public, faculty and staff ($15). Tickets on sale from 9 a.m.- 4 p.m., First Floor Student Center For more information, please call (501) 450-5873 … [Read more...]

Biology professor to study pain, anesthesia effects on newborns

Dr. Barbara Clancy, from the Department of Biology, and students Brian Bowden and Kate Street recently received a $2,650 grant from the State Undergraduate Research Fellowship to study the effects of adverse neonatal experience on cortical neurons. Several other UCA students and Dr. K.S. Anand from the Arkansas Children?s Research Institute will be involved with the study which seeks to better … [Read more...]

Acclaimed MOMIX dancers to perform at UCA

MOMIX, the internationally acclaimed modern dance company, will perform its show Opus Cactus on the stage of UCA?s Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on March 11 and 12. An innovative, imaginative blend of dance, spectacle, and visual wit, MOMIX stirs the senses and provokes the imagination, taking audiences to fantastic places where the impossible is always within reach. The MOMIX … [Read more...]

UCAPD chief to discuss law enforcement funding issues in Washington

Chief Larry James of the University of Central Arkansas Police Department is heading to Washington, D.C., on March 2-3 to meet with members of the Arkansas congressional delegation to discuss critical issues related to federal funding for state, tribal and local law enforcement agencies. Chief James, who will be representing the Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police, will be joining with law … [Read more...]

Alumnus addresses same-sex debate at Honors High Table

In the wake Massachusetts? recent court ruling favoring same-sex marriages and San Francisco?s issuance of marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, the issue of same-sex marriage has become a hot topic across America. To address the subject, UCA Honors College alumnus Paul Hawkins gave a Honors College High Table presentation last week titled: ?Same-Sex Marriage: An Argument for Equal … [Read more...]