First Science Wednesday for 2020!

Please visit the Science Wednesday website for more information.

CNSM Wins SGA “Food Fight”

CNSM won the 2019 SGA Colleges “Food Fight” thanks to the efforts of Faith Halcom Yarberry of the Chemistry Department!  Emma Cheek, SGA CNSM Representative, presented the trophy to Dean Addison and Dr. Yarberry on Friday, 1/10/20.  This is the second year of the competition sponsored by the Student Government Association to benefit the Bear Essentials Food Pantry.  

Photo courtesy Rose McGarrity, SGA

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.

 

Geography Awareness Week 2018 Events

The Geography Department is hosting several events this week, November 12 – 16, for Geography Awareness Week.  Date, time, and location details on flyers below — no geography experience necessary to participate!  Please visit the Geography Department’s Facebook page for more information.

CNSM Events Week of 10/1/18

CNSM Annual Student Research Symposium on 4/20/18

The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics 24th Annual Poster Symposium will be held on April 20, 2018 in the Farris Center Gymnasium from 1 – 3 pm.  Deadlines below:

Abstract submission: Due by April 9, 2018 at noon.

Poster submission: Due by April 16, 2018 at noon.

For templates and submission guidelines, please go to the event website: https://uca.edu/cnsm/cnsm-annual-symposium/

Women in STEM Celebration 3/9/18

The Women and Minorities in STEM class is hosting a Celebration of Women in STEM on Friday, March 9 with speakers in Griffin Planetarium.  A lunch will be served at 11:30 am in Lewis Science Center 100, followed by a panel discussion with diverse STEM professional women.  Also, UCA’s STEM Institute will be hosting an event for central Arkansas high school girls in the Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center.  For more details, please see UCA News.  Registration is required for the lunch at https://form.jotform.com/80445049671156

UCA Day of Giving, 3/8/18

“I will be better prepared for a future because of my research.” – Kristen Jones.

UCA’s Day of Giving is Thursday, March 8, 2018.  The College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics has two different funds from which donors can choose — the CNSM Advancement Undergraduate Research Fund or the CNSM Enhancement Fund.

For more details, please read the full story on UCA News.

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

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