“Exploring Our World” Lecture Series Announces Spring Lineup

The “Exploring Our World,” lecture series continues with three new Spring offerings: Conway’s Creative Approach to Battling Obesity Through Active InfrastructurePersons in the World: Perspectives on Human Ecology, East and WestWomen in the World: Pornography, Abuse and Sexualization of Young Girls;  and Ain’t I a Man: If I Act Like a Women and Think Like a Man?

The series kicks off April 5th with Conway’s Creative Approach to Battling Obesity Through Active Infrastructure Projects and Programs. Dr. Duston Morris, Assistant Faculty in the Department of Sciences at UCA, will share information on current projects within the Conway community designed to stimulate physical activity through the utilization of active infrastructure. Topics of discussions include: the impact of active infrastructure on healthy lifestyle characteristics, developing active infrastructure plans, and how to promote that infrastructure to Conway residents.

All lectures within the Exploring Our World series are open to the public and no cost to attend. For more information, visit uca.edu/world or call 501.450.5261. Participants are advised to sign up early.

 

FREE Sustainability Theory and Practice Lecture

Come join the discussion about sustainability, in theory and practice, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm on Thursday, December 1, 2011 at UCA in the College of Business Building Room 105! Information and knowledge about sustainability in these times of our country have never been more important. This event is FREE and open to the public!  Find out more information and register!

Dr. Brian Campbell, Assistant Professor for the Department of Sociology at UCA, will lecture and lead the audience in a discussion of this important topic. His current focus and research interests includes agricultural biodiversity conservation, sustainability, and visual anthropology in the Ozark Highlands.  He is heavily involved in helping Arkansans find more ways to practice sustainability as evidenced by his Seed Swap Documentary production.