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Data Analytics
June 30, 2020 • Posted in ,

University Launches Data Analytics Program

University of the Ozarks has launched a new certification program in data analytics this summer. The all-online program was developed in partnership with Podium Education in Austin, Texas, and will be available as credit-coursework for U of O students as well as a stand-alone certificate for the general public. There are currently 18 Ozarks students […]

Fawleys
June 29, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Fawleys Author Two New Scientific Articles

University of the Ozarks biology professors Dr. Karen (Phillips) Fawley and Dr. Marvin W. Fawley are the authors of two new scientific papers. The married botanists have taught at Ozarks since 2018. Karen Fawley is an associate professor of biology and Marvin Fawley is an adjunct professor of biology. Each has been conducting research on […]

Joel Hagaman
May 12, 2020 • Posted in ,

Hagaman Named Dean of NSM Division

Dr. Joel A. Hagaman, associate professor of psychology, has been named the dean of the Division of Natural Sciences and Mathematics, effective July 1. He will replace Dr. Sean Coleman, who will leave the University following this semester to take a teaching position at Wartburg College in Iowa. “I am delighted that Dr. Hagaman will […]

Geoshan Lee

Lee Continues Family Legacy at Ozarks

When Geoshan Lee graduates from University of the Ozarks this month, he will continue a family legacy that began approximately 40 years ago when his parents met as students on the Ozarks campus. Lee, from Penang, Malaysia, will graduate with a communications degree and minors in marketing and theatre. His parents, George Lee and Naomi […]

Honors Day 2020
May 7, 2020 • Posted in , , ,

Students Recognized During 63rd Honors Day

University of the Ozarks administrators and faculty presented the University’s top academic and division awards during the 63rd annual Honors Day ceremony, held Thursday afternoon via Zoom. Jake Sawyer, an environmental studies and English major from Mena, Ark., was the recipient of the Wiley Lin Hurie Memorial Award, presented to the outstanding senior in the […]

Dr. Amy Oatis
April 27, 2020 • Posted in ,

Dr. Amy Oatis Granted Tenure by Board

University of the Ozarks Associate Professor of English Dr. Amy Oatis has been granted tenure by the University’s Board of Trustees, effective immediately. During its April 25 meeting, the board approved the unanimous recommendation of the University’s Professional Affairs Committee that Oatis receive tenure. Oatis joined Ozarks in 2000 as an instructor and served as […]

Dr. Bill Eakin
March 30, 2020 • Posted in ,

Professor Eakin Announces Retirement

A wind comes up the snowy slopes of the great mountain. It comes from the Valley of Muses where grass is imprinted by sheep hooves and shepherds’ feet. The wind is made eloquent by something too deep to be seen or heard or even felt in human terms. Do you hear it, there along the […]