UCA students present new brain mapping research

UCA research students working in the neuroscience labratory of Biology professor Barbara Clancy have characterized a region of the brain that has never been mapped before, and today they will present their results at a State Neuroscience Conference in Little Rock, in advance of a presentation at the International Society for Neuroscience Conference in San Diego on Nov. 4. Clancy and current UCA … [Read more...]

Japan exchange program reps on campus today

Representatives from the Consulate of Japan in New Orleans today will visit UCA to talk about the Japan Exchange and Teaching (JET) Program, which offers new graduates and young professionals from around the world the opportunity to participate in international youth exchange; to assist with foreign language education in Japanese schools; and to promote better cross-cultural understanding. They … [Read more...]

UCA Homecoming begins today

Today marks the beginning of a full week of events celebrating UCA's 2007 Homecoming. More information, including an online reservation form, is available at www.uca.edu/alumni/homecoming. A full schedule events is available by clicking below.UCA 2007 Homecoming Schedule of Events Mon., Oct. 22 9 a.m. ? 5 p.m. Alumni Homecoming Art Exhibition, Baum Gallery 7 p.m. Movie Night for UCA … [Read more...]

UCA Business College ranked by The Princeton Review

UCA's College of Business is ranked in the 2008 edition of The Princeton Review's "Best 290 Business Schools," which was released last week. The Princeton Review compiled the lists based on its surveys of 18,000 students attending the 170 law schools and 19,000 students attending the 290 business schools in the books, and on school-reported data. The Princeton Review has posted the ranking lists … [Read more...]

Communication honors society inducts new members

UCA's Mu Theta Chapter of Lambda Pi Eta last Thursday inducted eleven new members during a ceremony that featured a keynote address by Sally A. Roden, Dean of Undergraduate Studies. The inductees inlcuded: Sara C. Adams, Whitney Farris, S. Kate Fletcher, Katie Grant, Kara McGhee, Ashley Pettit, Brooke Pittman, Amy R. Ruple, Carmen Robinson, and Keri A. Sims. An honorary membership was also … [Read more...]

UCA faculty news

Roy Whitehead, professor of business law, and Walter Block, an economics professor at Loyola University New Orleans, recently had their article, "Christian Landlords and the Free Exercise Clause: an Economic and Philosophical Analysis of Discrimination," accepted for publication in the Fall 2007 issue of the Oklahoma City University Law Review. Mark Spitzer, assistant professor of writing, … [Read more...]

Johnelle Hunt to present Centennial Lecture

UCA alumna Johnelle DeBusk Hunt will present the Centennial Lecture for UCA's College of Business Administration on Wednesday, Oct. 31 at 1 p.m. in Ida Waldran Auditorium at Main Hall. Hunt, co-founder of J.B. Hunt Transport, attended the University of Central Arkansas from 1950 to 1951 where she majored in elementary education. After a year, however, she accepted J.B. Hunt's proposal of marriage … [Read more...]

UCA professor teaches seminar at U. of Memphis

Barbara Clancy, an associate professor in Biology at UCA, today is presenting an invited seminar at the University of Memphis entitled, "Of Mice and Monkeys and Men ? What Might Translations From Experimental Species Tell Us About Human Brain Development?" Her talk will describe the value and implications of a model and website (www.translatingtime.net), published earlier this year in the journal … [Read more...]

UCA to host state flag football championship

UCA this weekend will host the 12th annual Arkansas State Flag Football Championship. The tournament is open to all two- and four-year universities and colleges in Arkansas. Forty-five teams will be competing, which represents significant growth since the tournament was founded in 1995 by Laura Monroe and David Dennis, who currently is UCA's Director of Campus Recreation. Deane Amyx, UCA's … [Read more...]

Alloy Orchestra venue change

The Tuesday 7:30 p.m. performance of Alloy Orchestra, which composes and performs music for silent films, has been moved to East McCastlain from the courtyard of Short-Denney Residential College because of rain and wet conditions. … [Read more...]