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Aye Aye and Paw Moo Lar
2 days ago • May 13, 2021 • Posted in , , , ,

Karen Graduates Recall Journey of Mercies and Miracles

A journey of mercies and miracles. That’s how University of the Ozarks graduating seniors Aye Aye and Paw Moo Lar described their pathway from a refugee camp in Thailand to soon-to-be college graduates. Aye (pictured, left) and Lar will be among 148 graduates from the University’s Class of 2021 who will walk across the stage […]

Dr. Hagaman and Dr. Skinner
4 days ago • May 11, 2021 • Posted in , , , ,

Professors Skinner, Hagaman Co-Author Paper for Nutrition Reviews

University of the Ozarks professors Dr. Chris Skinner and Dr. Joel Hagaman have collaborated on a recent paper that has been published by the academic journal, Nutrition Reviews. The article is titled, “The Interplay of Western Diet and Binge Drinking on the Onset, Progression, and Outlook of Liver Disease,” and appears on the website of […]

Campus Flowers
1 week ago • May 7, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

PBL Students Place in State Event

Several U of O students recently placed in the Arkansas Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) 2021 State Leadership Conference. The conference was held online via Zoom in April. William Paiz placed first in the category of Cyber Security and Isaias Ortiz placed second in Economic Analysis & Decision Making. In addition, Katherine Martinez placed third in […]

Michel Brun and Kevin Nawa
1 week ago • May 6, 2021 • Posted in , , , , ,

Brun, Nawa Carry on Fulton’s Legacy in Communication Program

University of the Ozarks seniors Michel Brun and Kevin Nawa were presented with the prestigious Robert Berry Fulton Award in Communication earlier this week, carrying on the great tradition of excellence in the University’s communication program. The award is named in honor of the late Robert “Bob” Fulton, Jr., a 1942 Ozarks graduate who went […]

Petron Brown
1 week ago • May 5, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Petron Brown Named 2021 Hurie Award Recipient

Petron Brown, a theatre and environmental studies major from The Bahamas, was named the recipient of the University of the Ozarks’ prestigious 2021 Wiley Lin Hurie Memorial Award during the annual Honors Day ceremony, held Wednesday afternoon via Zoom. The Hurie Award is voted on by the faculty and is named after former Ozarks President […]

Honors Day

Outstanding Students Recognized During Honors Day Ceremony

University of the Ozarks administrators and faculty presented the University’s top academic and division awards during the 64th annual Honors Day ceremony, held Wednesday afternoon via Zoom. Petron Brown, a theatre and environmental studies major from Nassau, The Bahamas, was the recipient of the 2021 Wiley Lin Hurie Memorial Award, presented to the outstanding senior […]

Science Center
2 weeks ago • May 4, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

U of O Receives $5.3 Million from Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation

University of the Ozarks has received a $5.3 million gift from the Walton Family Charitable Support Foundation for its new science center project. The gift will go toward the current $18.6 million renovation and addition to the Thomas and Frances Wilson Science Center, the single largest capital construction project in University history. Construction began on […]

Destinee Manning

Manning Plans to Make Impact in STEM Field

According to the National Science Foundation, African American women are significantly under-represented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions, holding less than five percent of those jobs in the workforce. University of the Ozarks senior Destinee L. Manning plans to help change that trend. Manning, a chemistry major from Memphis, Tenn., will graduate with […]