JMNR Photo Contest Deadline November 1st

CNSM Events During Homecoming Week

This Week in CNSM

First Science Wednesday of Fall Semester 2019

Science Wednesday is back for Fall 2019 on August 28th!  Join us as we talk “The Science of Alcohol” at Kings Live Music. Discussion starts at 6:30 pm, but plan to arrive early as seating is limited.  Kings is located at 1020 Front St. in downtown Conway.Admission is free, and all are welcome!

Griffin Planetarium Fall Schedule Announced

Shows are at 8 pm on Friday and Saturday nights during UCA’s Fall 2019 schedule.

Please visit the Griffin Planetarium website for more information.

Biology Department Publications

Dr. David Dussourd and Dr. Arijit Mukherjee have recently published articles.

Congratulation to Dr. Mukherjee, his lab students  – Ha Ram Kim, Grant Wiggins, Qinqing Yang, and Raj Singh – and former UCA graduate student Jackie Thomas, for their recent publication “RNA-seq reveals differentially expressed genes in rice (Oryza sativa) roots during interactions with plant-growth promoting bacteria, Azospirillum brasilense”!   Please click on this link to read the article.

Congratulations to Dr. David Dussourd and UCA alum Madalyn Van Valkenburg on their publication, along with other authors: “A notodontid novelty: Theroa zethus caterpillars use behavior and anti-predator weaponry to disarm host plants”.   The UCA News website features a more detailed description of the findings, as well as a link to the article at this link.

Jewel Moore Nature Reserve Photography Contest

Digital photographs of nature or of humans interacting with nature must be taken in the Jewel Moore Nature Reserve, in the restored creek adjacent to the HPER, in the natural areas behind Lewis Science Center (including Culwell Natural Area and rain garden), or at the Steel Creek field station along the Buffalo River. Photographs of organisms taken from these areas and photographed in the lab may also be submitted (e.g. protists, algae, insects).

Contest is open to all UCA students, faculty, staff and alumni.  Deadline for submission November 1, 2019.

Please click here for submission guidelines.

 

Posters at the Capitol Wednesday 2/20/19

More than 110 undergraduate students will present 70 posters highlighting their original research in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) on Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 11 am to 1 pm 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 Coalition, Arkansas State University, and Arkansas NSF EPSCoR.  This marks the seventh year for the Arkansas STEM Posters at the State Capitol.  For more information about the event, please click here.

 

First Science Wednesday of 2019

Please visit the Science Wednesday website for more information.

Griffin Planetarium Spring Schedule Published

Please visit the Griffin Planetarium website for more information.