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Masks are required as the campus is at red status.

Winners of Photo Contest Announced

Congratulations to the winners of the 2017 Jewel Moore Nature Reserve Photography contest!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more details, please go the UCA News link.

CNSM Featured in UCA Magazine

UCA Magazine’s Fall 2017 issue focuses on science, thus CNSM faculty,  students and alum are featured in several articles.  “Passing the Torch” discusses undergraduate student research in Chemistry and Geography.  “Conway Corporation Center for Sciences” shows off our brand new state of the art science building and Griffin Planetarium.  Drs. Azida Walker, Ginny Adams, Uma Garimella, Karen Thessing, Debra Burris and alum Dr. Missy Clifton are featured in “Women in STEM” for the outreach they do.  UCA’s new partnership with the Research Learning Center at Steel Creek Campground is the topic of “Preserving Arkansas’s Natural Treasures”.  Please read these great articles by Chelsea Huckabay and Fredericka Sharkey of University Relations and Creative Services to see what CNSM has been doing!  UCA Magazine Fall 2017

New Planetarium Show

The “Edge of Darkness” is showing at Griffin Planetarium, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 pm on 10/6, 10/7, 10/13 & 10/14. 

The one-hour show include a tour of the evening sky, flights around the universe, and the new full-dome movie “Edge of Darkness” which features discoveries of space missions to comets, asteroids, and outer solar system worlds.

The planetarium is located in the Conway Corporation for the Sciences. Doors open at 7:30pm and close promptly at 8 pm. Seating Limited!

For directions and for the remaining Fall 2017 schedule, please click on Planetarium website. 

 

Eclipse Viewing Links for Monday 8/21

Dr. Scott Austin, Director of Astronomical Facilities at UCA, shares the following website links for your live eclipse viewing on Monday, 8/21:

https://www.nasa.gov/eclipselive

http://www.ustream.tv/nasahdtv

https://www.youtube.com/user/TimeMagazine

http://eclipse.stream.live

https://live.slooh.com

Stars of the Pharaohs Premiere 2/24/17

Premiere of “Stars of the Pharaohs” tonight and Saturday, 2/24 & 2/25! Show starts promptly at 8 pm in the Griffin Planetarium inside CCCS. Screen Shot 2017-02-24 at 2.15.18 PM

Please go to the website for the entire Spring Semester schedule:
https://uca.edu/physics/planetarium/

Invaders of Mars! Premiere 2/10

Invaders of Mars! premieres at the Griffin Planetarium this weekend, playing both Friday, 2/10 and Saturday, 2/11 promptly at 8 pm.  The free public show includes a tour of the current night sky!Screen Shot 2017-02-10 at 10.23.21 AMFor the full Spring 2017 schedule and directions to Griffin Planetarium, please click here.

Southwestern Energy Endowed Fund for Student Research

The University of Central Arkansas received a gift of $300,000 from Southwestern Energy Company to support undergraduate and graduate student research.

The Southwestern Energy Endowed Fund for Student Research will be granted to students conducting research in the fields of environmental science, geography and physics.  Graduate student Christopher Robinson was announced as the first Southwestern Energy/Steven L. Mueller Research Fellow on December 5, 2016.   To read more, please click here.

CNSM Major Gift Announcement on 12/5

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