Nationally-known skeptic to lecture at UCA

Dr. Michael Shermer, publisher of Skeptic magazine, the director of the ?Skeptics Society? and the host of the Skeptics Lecture Series at Caltech, will give a guest lecture titled ?The Value of Skepticism? at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, April 4 at Reynolds Performance Hall. His appearance is sponsored by the Psi Chi Honors Society and Psychology Club. The lecture is free and open to the public.Shermer … [Read more...]

Fraternity to raise funds for prostate cancer research

The Phi Sigma Kappa fraternity will host a two-day fundraiser for prostate cancer awareness and research outside the University of Central Arkansas Student Center, March 23-24. Organizers of the event say they hope the fundraiser will call attention to the plight of prostate cancer victims and raise awareness about prevention measures and the search for a cure. All profits from the fundraiser … [Read more...]

Chanticleer to perform at Reynolds

Chanticleer, the world-renowned 12-person male a cappella vocal ensemble, will perform for one-night only at Reynolds Performance Hall, Tuesday, March 8 at 7:30 pm. Tickets for the Tuesday night concert are available by calling 450-3265. Tickets are $15 for UCA faculty and staff and $10 for non-UCA students. UCA students may receive one free ticket with valid UCA I.D. Advance ticket … [Read more...]

Stage combat demonstration set for Thursday

Professional Stage Combat Choreographer Paul Steger will hold a public demonstration on Thursday, March 10 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Performance Hall. UCA Theatre students will join Steger during the performance to demonstrate techniques they acquired during a four-day workshop this week. Audiences will be able to preview some of the fight sequences especially choreographed for the upcoming UCA … [Read more...]

Staff Senate accepting applications for book scholarships

The deadline for applications for the UCA Staff Senate Student Book Scholarship and for the Staff Senate Employee Book Scholarship is Tuesday, March 15. The student book scholarship is for dependents of full-time UCA staff employees who are in good standing academically and have completed at least 30 hours of college credit. The employee book scholarship is for full-time UCA … [Read more...]

Napoleon Dynamite Tickets Sold Out

Tickets for a special appearance by Jon Heder, star of Napoleon Dynamite are sold out.Heder will make two appearances at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Monday, March 21, at Reynolds Performance Hall. … [Read more...]

Presentations and Publications

A weekly listing of submitted presentations, publications and accomplishments by UCA faculty and staff. Yuen Chan, Department of Marketing, Management and Information Systems, has been notified that his research paper titled " A Social Exchange-Driven Structural Equation Model Analysis of Psychological Empowerment" has been accepted by Organization Behavior Track of the Academy Of Management … [Read more...]

Psychology workshop scheduled

The Graduate Association of Counseling and Psychology Students (CAPS) is pleased to announce the first annual workshop in their professional development workshop series. This year's workshop will be presented at UCA?s Brewer-Hegeman Conference Center on Friday, April 15. Dr. John J. Murphy, associate professor of psychology at UCA, award-winning author and internationally recognized trainer and … [Read more...]

Psychology and counseling department to move to different college

Last month, the University of Central Arkansas Board of Trustees approved the reorganization of the College of Education and the College of Health and Applied Sciences. The Department of Psychology and Counseling, which has been a part of the College of Education, has been removed from that college and placed in the College of Health and Applied Sciences. Dr. David Skotko, chair of the Department … [Read more...]

TOEFL exam scheduled

The Institutional Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) will be given at UCA on Monday, April 25, from 9a.m. to noon in Student Center, Room 215A. Anyone wishing to take the test should see Ruth Clayton in Irby Hall, Room 207 in order to register. The deadline to register is 4 p.m., Monday, March 21. The fee for the test is $25 and must be paid at the time of registration. The … [Read more...]