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.

Still time to register for the History Symposium and enjoy a UCA football game!

Discover something new at the 2011 History Symposium: Popular Culture in History. Keynote speaker and television talent, Dr. Randy Roberts, will enlighten educators with his presentation entitled, “Popular Culture Goes to War: America in the 1940s”.

Additional speakers will shed light on the dark side of the 1950s; examine the popular culture in Victorian Britain; expose the true identity of Superman as a metaphor for Twentieth-Century America and discuss graffiti in the Ancient World. Six (6) professional development credits are available.  The event is sponsored by The Point 94.1 FM and UCA History Department.  The Symposium will be held from 9:00 am until 2:30 pm at the Brewer Hegeman Conference Center at UCA. All participants will receive complimentary tickets to the UCA football game (Oct. 15) following the Symposium!

For more information and to register: http://uca.edu/historysymposium

FREE PD opportunity for teachers on Oct. 26th! Register for “The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made” seminar.

Teachers, administrators and anyone else interested in the Little Rock Central High Crisis should register for the FREE upcoming seminar “The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made: The Role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis.”

Featured films include “The Old Gray Lady: Arkansas’s First Newspaper” and “The Crisis Mr. Faubus Made: The Role of the Arkansas Gazette in the Central High Crisis,” produced by UCA.  Participants will receive a packet with both films and a teacher’s guide and hear research presented by Dr. Sondra Gordy, Angela Webster and Dr. Nancy Gallavan.  The seminar will start at 9:00 am and will be hosted at the Brewer Hegeman Conference Center at UCA.  Click for more information or to register.  Registration on site will also be available from 8:00 am – 9:00 am.