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Elodi Jaoubin
1 day ago • February 25, 2021 • Posted in , , , ,

Business Students Collaborate with Paris College on Food Industry Project

Twenty University of the Ozarks business students are putting their classroom knowledge and experience to work this semester on a cross-cultural project to help the food industry navigate the Covid pandemic. The Ozarks students, who are in an upper level special studies elective in the Business Administration program, are collaborating with college students from the […]

University of the Ozarks and Lyon College logos
3 days ago • February 23, 2021 • Posted in , ,

U of O, Lyon College Explore Partnership Opportunities

Officials from Lyon College and University of the Ozarks have begun discussions of possible opportunities for strategic partnerships between Arkansas’ two Presbyterian-affiliated universities. Leadership from both U of O and Lyon, located in Batesville, have begun to discuss what a strategic partnership between the two institutions might look like and have appointed steering committees made […]

Theatre Poster
February 8, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

University Theatre to Present Professor Shook’s Murder’s Disposal

Valentine’s Day may never be the same, thanks to the University of the Ozarks Theatre’s dark comedy, Murder’s Disposal, written and directed by Dr. Rhonda Shook, associate professor of communication. John Dunn has been swindled. Twenty thousand dollars has disappeared, along with his new girlfriend. When he turns to Murder’s Disposal to recover the money […]

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January 14, 2021 • Posted in ,

Spring Semester Classes Begin Jan. 26

Classes for the Spring 2021 Semester will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 26, at University of the Ozarks. Residential housing will open on Sunday, Jan 24, for students to move in for the spring semester. Students, faculty and staff must submit a negative Covid test prior to moving on campus or prior to the start of […]

Dr. Scott
January 5, 2021 • Posted in , ,

Dr. Scott Named Dean of Social Sciences

Dr. Christine Scott has been named the dean of the Division of Social Sciences, University of the Ozarks officials announced this week Scott, an associate professor of business, began her new duties on Jan. 4, 2021. She succeeds Joel Rossmaier, who resigned in December in order to return to the classroom on a full-time basis. […]

December 20, 2020 • Posted in , , , ,

Pratt’s Artwork Selected for Fort Smith Exhibit

University of the Ozarks senior Ashante Pratt has had her video artwork, Peaceful Disturbance, accepted into the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum annual exhibition. The RAM Annual Invitational, “Exploring Mindscapes: An Artist’s Reflection,” will be on display from Jan. 8, 2021, to May 16, 2021, at the museum, located at 1601 Rogers Ave., in Fort Smith. Pratt, an art […]

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 […]

Blanca Almaraz Martinez
October 20, 2020 • Posted in , , , ,

Almaraz-Martinez to Present Senior Exhibit

Recent University of the Ozarks graduate Blanca Claudia Almaraz-Martinez of Clarksville will present her Senior Art Exhibit, “And a Million More…,” from Oct. 26 through Nov. 6 in the University’s Stephens Gallery. Almaraz-Martinez graduated in May with Cum Laude honors with a bachelor’s degree in art and psychology. Her senior show was postponed in the […]