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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 […]

Ozarks Math Team
March 24, 2020 • Posted in , , ,

Ozarks Team Places Second at State Mathematics Competition

The University of the Ozarks team of David Bondy, Juan Fernando de la Cruz, Nicolas Dunsworth and Richard Javier Rodriguez took home second place overall in the 2020 Arkansas Undergraduate Mathematics Competition, held Feb. 29 at Henderson State University in Arkadelphia. It is the second consecutive year that a team from Ozarks has finished in […]

COVID-19 Update
March 14, 2020 • Posted in , , , ,

University Cancels Classes, Moves Online March 30

University of the Ozarks is extending Spring Break and cancelling all classes, effective immediately, for the next two weeks to best protect students and the broader community in response to risks associated with the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Classes will resume on Monday, March 30, in an all-online method of delivery and continue online for the […]