Acclaimed MOMIX dancers to perform at UCA

MOMIX, the internationally acclaimed modern dance company, will perform its show Opus Cactus on the stage of UCA?s Reynolds Performance Hall at 7:30 p.m. on March 11 and 12. An innovative, imaginative blend of dance, spectacle, and visual wit, MOMIX stirs the senses and provokes the imagination, taking audiences to fantastic places where the impossible is always within reach. The MOMIX … [Read more...]

UCAPD chief to discuss law enforcement funding issues in Washington

Chief Larry James of the University of Central Arkansas Police Department is heading to Washington, D.C., on March 2-3 to meet with members of the Arkansas congressional delegation to discuss critical issues related to federal funding for state, tribal and local law enforcement agencies. Chief James, who will be representing the Arkansas Association of Chiefs of Police, will be joining with law … [Read more...]

Alumnus addresses same-sex debate at Honors High Table

In the wake Massachusetts? recent court ruling favoring same-sex marriages and San Francisco?s issuance of marriage licenses to gay and lesbian couples, the issue of same-sex marriage has become a hot topic across America. To address the subject, UCA Honors College alumnus Paul Hawkins gave a Honors College High Table presentation last week titled: ?Same-Sex Marriage: An Argument for Equal … [Read more...]

Trustees honor former, current senator

Former State Sen. Stanley Russ was awarded an honorary Doctor of Public Service degree from the University of Central Arkansas during the university?s board of trustees meeting Friday. UCA President Lu Hardin called Russ a tenacious senator and a friend of the university. ?If you look at the funding, you?ll see that Sen. Russ secured $200,000 more in capital improvement money for UCA than for … [Read more...]

Alumna to perform at UCA

Soprano Kristin Lewis, a UCA alumnus and two time Metropolitan Opera National Council Finalist, will be featured in a recital as part of the Stella Boyle Smith Recital Series on Wednesday, March 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Snow Fine Arts Recital Hall. Admission is free and the recital is open to the public. Lewis will be accompanied by pianist Stratsimir Pavlov and will be assisted in duets from … [Read more...]

ASID silent auction

The UCA student chapter of the American Society of Interior Designers will host a silent auction fundraiser from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Tuesday, March 2, in the Mirror Room of McAlister Hall. Many home d?cor items will be auctioned off including framed art, candles, rugs, lamps and wall hangings. For more information, contact Crystal Johnson at (870) 592-7574 or Toni Johnson at (501) 450-5950. … [Read more...]

College of Education to host ?Spring Fling?

The UCA College of Education will host Spring Fling from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 24 in Mashburn Hall, Room 103. All education majors and undeclared majors are invited to the event. Faculty and staff are also invited. The guest speaker will be Dr. Jane McHaney, dean of the College of Education. The Spring Fling is sponsored by Teachers United, a teacher education club based in the … [Read more...]

Kindermusik class begins in March

The UCA Community School of Music will offer an 8-week Kindermusik course for babies and their parents beginning Friday, March 5. Imagine your child swinging softly in a blanket or dancing with you around a maypole. Kindermusik Village provides a delightful environment unlike any other. Through a unique blend of multi-level activities that includes creative movement, vocal play, object and … [Read more...]

UCA employees earn $3 million in grants in 2003

The biggest gift to the University of Central Arkansas in 2003 came from its own employees who brought in nearly $3.3 million in grant money for academics and research, nearly $1 million more than in 2002. On Wednesday, the 127 faculty and staff who were instrumental in bringing those dollars into the university were honored during a reception. UCA President Lu Hardin, Provost Gabe Esteban and … [Read more...]

Researchers conducting cancer study

Dr. Steven Runge, College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, and student Brandon Walser received a $2,650 State Undergraduate Research Fellowship to conduct a study that could lay the groundwork for future cancer therapies. The team will study the identification of the proteins contributing to the regulation of intracellular pH in human breast cancer cells. … [Read more...]