Looking Up: UCA senior’s hobby yields stunning images

When Erik Stinnett is not in class or studying, he is spending time researching, teaching and mastering the art of astrophotography.  Stinnet, a senior computer science major, has been interested in astronomy for as long as he can remember. When he was in elementary school, Stinnett’s grandparents gifted him a motorized telescope, but it wasn’t until he was a freshman in college that he really s … [Read more...]

Three UCA alumni chosen for prestigious science fellowship

Three University of Central Arkansas alumni have been selected as part of the 50th class of Science and Technology Policy Fellows by the American Association of the Advancement of Science. Destiny Davis, Heather Masson-Forsythe and Jordan Wilkerson, all graduates from UCA’s Norbert O. Schedler Honors College and the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, will spend the year helping to i … [Read more...]

UCA student earns second place at statewide competition

A recent University of Central Arkansas graduate captured second place in the 2022 DART Annual Conference undergraduate poster competition. Aaron Moody, who is now pursuing a master’s degree in computer science at UCA, won the award at the event held in Little Rock in May. Moody’s poster outlined his on-going research into using artificial intelligence to summarize text-based comments, su … [Read more...]

UCA Researchers Awarded Grant on Ouachita River Basin Water Quality

University of Central Arkansas researchers have received funding from the Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment’s Division of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to study human impacts on water quality in the Ouachita River Basin. Halvor Halvorson, assistant professor of biology; Ginny Adams, associate dean of the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics; and Reid Adams, professor of b … [Read more...]