Weekly Academic Connections

As you explore your possibilities at UALR, don’t hesitate to get connected.  Below are some of the academic/departmental events that will be happening within the week.  Attending these events is a great way to meet other faculty and students, who may have similar interests, and at the least keep you informed of the latest.

Friday, March 8, 2013

  • Dr. Norman Boehm to Perform - Boehm and Annalisa Crosmer will perform a duo piano concert at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, March 8, in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. More→
  • Student Association for Computing and Machinery.  Weekly meetings include discussion of programming techniques, language specifics, strategies for problem solving, and upcoming technology competitions.  Meetings are held on Friday at 1:00 in EIT 323.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

  • Pianist McVey to Perform - Dr. Roger McVey will perform the works of Mozart, Mellits, Farr, and Brahms at 7:30 p.m. in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall. More→

Monday, March 11

  • Shakespeare Scene Festival - The UALR Department of English and Department of Theatre Arts and Dance present the 2013 Shakespeare Scene Festival from 9:30 a.m. to noon on Monday, March 11 through Tuesday, March 12. More→
  • UALR Clay Guild Sale - The UALR Clay Guild will hold their annual spring sale from Monday, March 11 through Wednesday, March 13 in the UALR Fine Arts Building. For more information, contact (501) 569-3182.

Tuesday, March 12

  • Fringe Festival - The UALR Department of Theatre Arts and Dance presents this annual celebration of student work from Tuesday, March 12 through Thursday, March 14.   UALR Department of Theatre Arts and Dance will present their annual “Fringe Festival,” at 8 p.m., March 12 to 14 in the Haislip Theatre in the UALR Center for the Performing Arts. Performances are written, produced, choreographed, or directed by students or alumni of the program.  Tickets to the festival are $7 for the general public and $5 for students. Call (501) 569-3456.

Wednesday, March 13

  • Philosophy Talk: Deleuze and Badiou - Dr. Clayton Crockett explores the tension between Deleuze and Badiou drawing from his recent book.  The UALR Department of Philosophy and Interdisciplinary Studies presents “Philosophical Enemies: Gilles Deleuze and Alain Badiou on the Event,” a talk by Dr. Clayton Crockett at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 13, 2013 in the Donaghey Student Center, Room D.  This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact the department at (501) 569-3312.
  • Huttlinger to Perform - Guitarist Pete Huttlinger will perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall.   The UALR Department of Music presents guitarist Pete Huttlinger at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday March 13, in the Stella Boyle Smith Concert Hall in the Fine Arts Building on the UALR Campus. This event is free, open to the public, and sponsored by the UALR Student Guitar Society and a local supporter of the arts.  For more information, contact Dr. Michael Carenbauer at (501) 569-8437 or at mgcarenbauer@ualr.edu.
  • Ford to Give Talk - Dr. Anabel Ford will give a talk titled: “The Ancient Maya and Their Forest: A Co-Creative Landscape,” at 7:30 p.m. in Stabler Hall 111.  The UALR Anthropology Club presents “The Ancient Maya and Their Forest: A Co-Creative Landscape,” a talk by Dr. Anabel Ford at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, March 13 in Stabler Hall 111 on the UALR Campus.  This event is free and open to the public. For more information about the talk, contact Dr. Katie King at (501) 569-3176 or at kaking@ualr.edu or contact Dr. Krista Lewis at (501) 569-8322 or kxlewis@ualr.edu.

Friday, March 15

  • Student Association for Computing and Machinery.  Weekly meetings include discussion of programming techniques, language specifics, strategies for problem solving, and upcoming technology competitions.  Meetings are held on Friday at 1:00 in EIT 323. More→

April 1

  • Stonewall Scholarship Application Deadline - April 1, 2013 is the deadline to apply for the 2013-14 Stonewall Scholarship Application. $2,000 available for scholarship for LGBTQ activism.  Contact Professor Nickole Brown (Department of English, Stabler Hall, 5th Floor) or email lnbrown@ualr.edu for more detail.