UCA’s Feminist Union organized and hosted an open mic event titled “Feminism Isn’t A Dirty Word: A Poetry Slam” in the Student Center Amphitheater during X-period Nov. 15 to allow students to share their thoughts on topics like feminism, equality, human rights and advocacy.
People walk down Bruce Street at the University of Central Arkansas as Family Day gets underway on Saturday, Oct. 12. The tailgating was just part of the festivities for the day as people enjoyed themselves in the hours before the UCA vs McNeese State football game, which saw UCA win 40-31.
Three UCA professors were published in the International Journal of Psychological Studies on Nov. 6.
UCA recently installed a campus-wide streaming service that is available for all students on the UCA Wireless network. As of Nov. 1t, the Swank Media App is now available for students to watch movies on whenever they’re connected to UCA WiFi. Cable connections will no longer work without the…
Camille T. Dungy, a 2019 Guggenheim Fellowship recipient and author of numerous books of poetry as well as a book of essays, provided humorous and moving insight into her work during her presentation in the McCastlain Hall Ballroom on the evening of Nov. 8 as the keynote reader of The C.D. W…
Female writers gathered Nov. 8-9 to attend the C.D Wright Women’s Conference, an event hosted by UCA that focused on connecting and empowering women writers. The conference featured a panel discussion with keynote speakers like Eliza Borné, the editor of the Oxford American, and Erin Wood, t…
As a way to commemorate veterans for their service to the United States, the Veterans Day Celebration took place in UCA’s McCastlain ballroom on Thursday, Nov. 7, during X-period.
The UCA Feminist Union and UCA Creative Writing Program have teamed up to host a poetry slam Nov. 14.
The Arkansas Center for Research in Economic and the UCA Poverty studies Working Group came together to host author Nan Alexander Doyal, who lead a lecture on community Nov. 5 during X-period.
The University of Central Arkansas’s Poverty Studies Work Group, in partnership with the Conway Homelessness Taskforce, hosted a public forum on homelessness Nov. 6.
Brian Buford, the director of employee development and success at the University of Louisville presented to UCA students during X-period Oct. 31 in Ida Waldran about how UCA can become a more inclusive community.
Audience chairs sat in a circle in the Bridges Larson Theatre in the Snow Fine Arts Center as people trickled into a dimly-lighted auditorium to watch UCA Theatre’s production of Shakespeare’s “Richard III.”
Musical artist Shanice Green graced the student center food court Oct. 31 during x-period with a collection of original songs, as well as classics known by the masses.
Pamela Ashcraft, research and scholarship coordinator and associate professor of nursing, will have her research published in the peer-reviewed journal Reseach in Nursing and Health (RINAH) in December.
Thanks to UCA’s wide variety of campus activities recorded in the annual campus Diversity Strategic Plan Report and the Minority Recruitment and Retention Report, the university has been honored as an institution committed to diversity for 2019 by Minority Access, Inc. — a nonprofit organiza…
The UCA Center of Community and Economic Development (CCED) have selected junior Kennedy Neely, senior Ariel Smith and graduate student Ophelia Akofo for their fall fellowship.
UCA’s Bear Essential Food Pantry collected 1,384 lb. of food during their homecoming week food drive.
UCA students were hit with a jolt of motivation and inspiration Oct. 9 in McCastlain’s Mirror Room provided by guest speaker Samantha Ramirez-Herrera.
The School of Communication hosted its annual communication week Oct. 7-11. The theme for this year was “Find Your Voice”, which was reflected throughout the numerous events that were available to students and faculty.
The UCA Board of Trustees promptly began their meeting at 10:30 Oct. 11 to award a Bear C.L.A.W. recipient, discuss the updates to the free-speech policy and approve an early-retirement plan that will soon be available to eligible faculty members.