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22 hours ago • November 30, 2020 • Posted in , , ,

Fall 2020 Commencement Set for Virtual Format on Dec. 19

University of the Ozarks will hold its 2020 Fall Commencement in an all-virtual format at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 19. The ceremony will be livestreamed via the University’s Facebook page as well as through Zoom. The Zoom link for the ceremony is: The ceremony will include live speakers as well as visual and […]

Sara and Nedgee
1 week ago • November 23, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Biology Students Present Algae Research at State Conference

A pair of University of the Ozarks biology majors had the unique opportunity to present the results of their research projects on new species of soil algae at the Arkansas Idea Network for Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Conference, held in a virtual format in early November. Sara Ambrocio Paque, a junior biology major from Cobán, […]

For Hurting Hands
2 weeks ago • November 19, 2020 • Posted in , ,

University Theatre to Present “For Hurting Hands” Nov. 19-21

The University of the Ozarks Theatre will present the student-written and performed production, “For Hurting Hands,” on Nov. 19-21. The 40-minute production has been pre-recorded and will be available through Zoom at 7 p.m. each of the three evenings. Assistant Professor of Theatre Rebecca Bailey said the story “has its finger on the pulse of […]

Allison Freed
November 16, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Dr. Freed Named President-Elect of ArATE

Dr. Allison Freed, director of teacher education and assistant professor of education/science education at University of the Ozarks, has been selected as president-elect of the Arkansas Association of Teacher Education (ArATE). Her term as president-elect will run from January 2021 until July 2021, at which time she will take over as president of the state-wide […]

Dr. Nathan “Eric” Dickman
November 11, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Professor Dickman’s Book Contribution Leads to Articles, Presentations

Dr. Nathan “Eric” Dickman, assistant professor of philosophy at University of the Ozarks, recently published two academic journal articles and presented at a pair of virtual conferences. Both the articles and presentations were in support of a soon-to-be-published academic book in which Dickman contributed a chapter. The book, “The Just University: Paul Ricoeur and the […]

Science Building
November 9, 2020 • Posted in ,

Sunderland Foundation Provides $500K Grant for Science Center

University of the Ozarks has received a $500,000 grant from the Sunderland Foundation of Overland Park, Kan., for the University’s new science center project. The gift is part of the University’s Climb Higher Campaign that recently surpassed the $68 million mark, significantly exceeding the campaign’s initial goal of $55 million. The campaign will conclude on […]

Nicole England
October 26, 2020 • Posted in ,

England Moves to Director of Student Life

Nicole (Justice) England will become the University’s new director of student life, effective this week. A 2018 graduate of Ozarks, England has served in the University’s Office of Admission as the international program and global outreach manager since July 2019. In her new position, she will serve as the chief student life officer and will […]

Dr. Sherilyn W. Poole
October 22, 2020 • Posted in

Dr. Poole Elected U of O Board Chair

Dr. Sherilyn W. Poole of Park Forest, Ill., has been elected as chair of the University of the Ozarks’ Board of Trustees during the board’s annual fall meeting, held virtually on Oct. 2-3, 2020. Poole’s two-year term will begin Jan. 1, 2021. In addition, Susan Pinson of Edmond, Okla., was chosen as chair-elect and Peter […]