In the midst of the coronavirus outbreak, UCA has temporarily suspended all institutional related travel to China .
A new “In God We Trust” sign was vandalized in an Irby Hall classroom Feb. 2, nearly a month after being hung.
The Student Government Association met Monday night to propose and pass new motions, celebrate Black History Month and appoint a new senator.
DXC Technology announced last year that they would be bringing 1,200 jobs to Conway and UCA is in close talks to help students get involved in DXC.
SGA met Monday, Feb. 3, to discuss new proposals and new plans for the current semester.
Language courses taught at universities can cost hundreds to thousands in tuition, but Korean language courses are free and accessible to UCA students.
Alex Flanders started her clothing shop, Crying Weasel Vintage, online in 2015, inspired by a saying her grandpa used to repeats: “The weasel cries at midnight.”
To kick off a series of lectures promoting its new Windgate Museum of Art, Hendrix College organized a lecture from muralist Dave Lowenstein Jan. 20 in the Hundley-Shell Theater.
The University of Central Arkansas Department of Chemistry has been awarded a grant of $650,000 from the National Science Foundation’s Scholarships in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (S-STEM) program to help the school develop a program geared toward supporting low-income ch…
SGA held its first meeting of the semester Jan. 27. Senators heard presentations, allocated event funding, and welcomed seven new senators who were sworn in to fill positions left vacant after the fall semester.
The newly-formed group LGBTQIA+ C.R.E.W. (Coalition for Resources, Encouragement, and Wellness) dedicates itself to exploring LGBTQIA+ positive books and is gearing up for its first book club meeting on Feb. 11, for which they will discuss “Song of Achilles” by Madaline Miller. The upcoming …
UCA has announced that Russ Pennell will not return as the head coach of the men’s basketball team according to a press release disclosed by ucasports.com on Jan. 7, 2020, following an earlier statement by the university that he would be taking an indefinite leave of absence.
The passing of Arkansas Act 604 in 2019 required a sign featuring the U.S national motto to be hung in a prominent place in all classrooms. UCA was one of the first universities to receive the signs.
Donaghey Avenue will undergo several construction projects as the year begins. One of several planned projects is Donaghey being improved between Prince Street and Dave Ward Drive, with the asphalt having reached a point where it simply needs to be replaced.
UCA sophomore Rebekah Harpool, 19, died Jan. 9 after suffering injuries from being struck by a vehicle the parking lot east of the HPER Center around 7:21 p.m. Jan. 8.
Arkansas voters passed a vote in 2018 to increase the minimum wage over the next three years. In the beginning of 2020, the Arkansas minimum wage was increased to $10 per hour, which is a 75% increase from 2019. According to ABC News, the raise in minimum wage this year will be one of the hi…
UCA established an early retirement plan last semester to allow teachers to retire in December 2019. Thirty-three staff and faculty members retired last December, and another 16 will retire at the end of spring semester, rounding out to 49 retirements in total.
UCA’s Division of Outreach & Community Engagement recently took home the award for Best Booklet from the Learning Resources Network (LERN), the world’s largest organization providing consulting and certifications for postsecondary educational institutions.
Goodwill Industries of Arkansas opened a second store in Conway Jan. 16, creating more than 20 staff positions and offering new employment resources to members of the Conway community and the surrounding towns and cities.
The UCA community came together in remembrance of late student Rebekah Harpool during a candlelight vigil at the campus amphitheater on Sunday, Jan. 12 at 6 p.m. The vigil was orchestrated by the UCA choir, Wesley Foundation and the Schedler Honors College.
UCA sophomore Rebekah Harpool died late Thursday morning after being treated for head trauma at a hospital for injuries she suffered from being struck by a vehicle around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the parking lot east of the HPER Center on campus.