UCA to host "Save the Music Days" at UCA

In partnership with "Play It Again Arkansas," and a fine arts grant, the UCA Bands announce "Save the Music Days," Tuesday, April 19 and Wednesday, April 20, at the Reynolds Performance Hall. Jerry Horne, curator for the Arkansas Band Museum, will bring his collection of rare and antique instruments to the performance hall on both days. Free hourly tours of the museum exhibits for school groups … [Read more...]

Spring hike to explore birds in campus nature reserve

Dr. Vickie McDonald, associate professor of biology, will lead an informative nature hike highlighting the various birds that occupy this area during the springtime beginning at 8 a.m., Sunday, April 24 at the Jewel E. Moore Nature Reserve on the southwest corner of campus. McDonald is an ornithologist whose research involves the behavioral ecology of birds and their songs. Those interested in … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations, publications and accomplishments by UCA faculty and staff.Dr. William H. Friedman, Department of Management Information Systems, presented a paper titled, ?Some Problems with Outsourcing,? at the Society of Business, Industry and Economics annual meeting held March 23-26, in Hot Springs. … [Read more...]

UCA to host regional tuba euphonium conference

The University of Central Arkansas will welcome tuba and euphonium players from across 12 states for the Great Plains Regional Tuba Euphonium Conference, April 28-30. This is the first year for the UCA Department of Music to host the conference.The conference, held every other year for over 30 years, brings together tuba and euphonium faculty, artists and student groups from Arkansas and … [Read more...]

Grant to provide health service knowledge for rural areas

Rehta Zabel, College of Health & Applied Sciences, received an $8,294 grant for the Quentin N. Burdick Rural Health Interdisciplinary Program.The grant is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services through the Health Resources and Services Administration and the University of Arkansas for Medical Services. According to the author the grant will provide, ?More allied health-care … [Read more...]

SURF grant to support cancer study

Dr. Steven Runge, College of Natural Sciences & Mathematics, and student Cody Cook received a $2,650 grant for a study titled, ?The Acidification Induced Exocytic Response in MCF-7 Cells and Correlating Apoptosis.?The funding agency is the Scholars Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF). According to the authors, ?Our laboratory will use the grant to the best of our ability to uncover new … [Read more...]

UCA receives grant to host Insurance Education Institute

UCA faculty John Bratton, Kim Bradford, Victor Puleo and Sherry Roberts received a grant for $60,600 to host the 2005 Insurance Education Institute.This grant is a collaborative effort of UCA?s Academic Outreach and Extended Programs, College of Business, College of Education and Graduate School, and is funded by the Insurance Education Foundation. The goal of the institute is to improve the … [Read more...]

Grant to allow for study of Russia

Brooks Green, Department of Geography, received a $62,000 grant for the Understanding the Russian Far East: An Advanced Seminar on Its Problems and Prospects.The grant is funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad. The grant will improve area studies, foreign language programs and schools. UCA students and faculty will gain world cultures experience. Public … [Read more...]

College Volunteer Day set for April 18

Students, faculty and staff from the University of Central Arkansas, Hendrix College and Central Baptist College will join forces on Monday, April 18 to participate in the 10th Annual Takin' It To The Streets - College Volunteer Day. Over 350 individuals from the three campuses are expected to volunteer their services throughout Faulkner County for the day. The event will kick-off with a volunteer … [Read more...]

Academic Honors Convocation set for April 17

University of Central Arkansas President Lu Hardin and Provost Gabriel Esteban will recognize outstanding student achievement at the 34th Annual Academic Honors Convocation at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 17 at Reynolds Performance Hall. A reception will follow in Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center. Members of the university community and the general public are invited. … [Read more...]