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Green joins Ozarks as visiting art professor
August 9, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Green Joins Ozarks as Visiting Art Professor

Ceramic artist Brandy J. Green has been selected to serve as a visiting assistant professor of art at University of the Ozarks for the 2021-22 academic year. Green has a degree in ceramics and fiber arts from the College of the Ozarks in Missouri and is completing a master’s of fine arts degree in ceramics […]

July 29, 2021 • Posted in ,

Fall Semester Classes Begin Aug. 24

University of the Ozarks will begin classes for the 2021 Fall Semester on Tuesday, Aug. 24. The University is planning to hold all of its classes in face-to-face, in-person formats throughout the semester. Masks and social distancing will be required in all classroom settings as well in large indoor gatherings on campus. Masks will not […]

Matthew Bumbach
June 28, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Bumbach Named Assistant Professor of Music

Dr. Matthew Bumbach will join University of the Ozarks as the new assistant professor of music, beginning the Fall 2021 Semester. Bumbach (Boom-bahk) has served as an assistant professor of music and director of choirs at South Dakota School of Mines and Technology in Rapid City since 2017. He held those same titles at College […]

Nathan Eric Dickman
June 23, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

Dickman’s Book, “Using Questions to Think,” Released by Bloomsbury

University of the Ozarks Assistant Professor of Philosophy Nathan Eric Dickman has completed his first book, “Using Questions to Think: How to Develop Skills in Critical Understanding and Reasoning.” The book, published by Bloomsbury Academic, is currently available in digital format and will be available in hard copy in the United States in mid-July. The […]

Steven Machek
June 22, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Machek Named Assistant Professor of Health Science

Baylor University Ph.D. candidate Steven Machek has been named an assistant professor of health science at University of the Ozarks, beginning the Fall 2021 Semester. Machek is expected to complete his doctorate in kinesiology, exercise nutrition and health promotion at Baylor in December. A native of the California, Machek earned a bachelor’s degree in dietetics […]

Crystal at Yale
June 16, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

Recent Graduate Spending Summer at Yale With Armadillos

Recent University of the Ozarks graduate Crystal Oudomvilay is spending her ideal summer working as a postgraduate associate at Yale University, thanks to some mammalian Ozarks connections. The May biology graduate from Paris, Ark., is working at the Yale School of Medicine where she is assisting with a research collaboration between Dr. Frank Knight, U […]

Macy Jones
June 15, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Dr. Macy Jones Joins Communication Faculty

Dr. Macy Jones will join University of the Ozarks as an instructor of communication, beginning in the Fall 2021 Semester. Jones, who earned a Ph.D. in theatre history from Louisiana State University in 2017, has served as an adjunct instructor at the LSU School of Theatre, the University of Arkansas-Fort Smith and Arkansas Tech University. […]