Tickets on sale for Bowfire performance

Tickets for Bowfire, a concert by 10 critically acclaimed violinists and fiddlers, are on sale now in the Reynolds Performance Hall Box Office for the Nov. 16 performance. The show will be at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 16. Tickets are on sale at the Reynolds Performance Hall Box Office at UCA. Call toll free 1-866-810-0012 from anywhere in Arkansas. Ticket prices range from $5 for UCA students … [Read more...]

UCA students link cancer patients with insurance companies

A community service project that began with students wanting to help link uninsured cancer patients with insurance companies is setting its foundation for the future. UCA business students, Nicole Daigle and Jordan Rosenbaum, along with the business organization, Student in Free Enterprise, have created a service that would help uninsured cancer patients learn about affordable insurance … [Read more...]

World-class photographer and printmaker to visit campus

World-class photographer and printmaker Byron Brauchli will visit the UCA campus on Thursday and Friday, Nov. 6-7 and make three presentations about his work. At 1 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 6, Brauchli will give a slide presentation in McCastlain Hall Room 143. At 9 a.m. and then at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, Brauchli will give an informal talk about his work in Baum Gallery, which is located in … [Read more...]

Presentation on Navajo Culture

Sunny Dooley, a native Dine? (Navajo) storyteller will present ?An Introduction to Navajo Culture,? at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 7 in the Student Center Room 215A. Dooley comes to UCA from a community called Chi Chil? Tah (Where the Oaks Grow) in New Mexico. Her presentation will use objects of everyday life to show the spiritual basis of Navajo life. As she describes the things she uses each day … [Read more...]

Staff senate plans tailgate for Saturday

The UCA Staff Senate has planned a tailgate for the final home football game on Saturday in an effort to bring more staff together and to support the UCA community. Senator Bobby Tucker proposed the tailgate idea to the senate at its meeting last Wednesday. "I feel like we don't do enough to get the staff together," he said. "I would like to see the staff senate host a tailgate party next … [Read more...]

Flu shots available this week

The annual flu shot campaign will be from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday and Wednesday, Nov. 4 and 5, in the Student Center, rooms 214 and 215. The cost is $10. Please bring correct cash amount or check. For more information, call Student Health Services at 450-3136. … [Read more...]

Hardin rewarded for outstanding first year

Last week, the UCA Foundation affirmed the board of trustees previous action increasing President Lu Hardin's salary from $190,000 to $210,000 recognizing a highly successful first year at the helm. Earlier this month, the board of trustees voted unanimously to raise Hardin's salary from $190,000 to $210,000 including the Foundation supplementing the salary with private funds to bring it line … [Read more...]

Preserving books for generations to come

It?s like a crafter?s dream. Paper in different textures and sizes, scissors, glue sticks and paintbrushes cover two large tables that serve as a workstation for Rita Mackintosh, a library academic technician, in Torreyson Library. Though her work area stirs fond memories of primary school, Mackintosh is charged with a task that is far more complicated than the glue sticks might let on. Her … [Read more...]

Honors College senior spends summer in France

Traveling abroad is a life-changing opportunity that no student should ever pass up, if given the chance. Anna-Kate Mayhew, a senior French major, didn?t pass up her chance when the Honor?s College gave her the opportunity to travel in Europe for a semester, courtesy of a travel abroad grant. ?This was a great experience that I couldn?t of gotten anywhere else,? she said. Mayhew began her … [Read more...]

Even Good Things Come in Threes

Graduation at any level in academic study ? heck, even kindergarten ? is always an emotional occasion for students and their parents alike. For sons and daughters, it?s the turning of a page, an exciting new chapter in life. Meanwhile, the parents are left bursting with pride over the accomplishment but feeling remorseful that their child ? their baby ? is growing up. And there?s handling … [Read more...]