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Construction Begins on Wilson Science Center

Construction began this week on the University of the Ozarks’ new $18.1 million science center, the largest single capital construction project in University history. The Thomas and Frances Wilson Science Center is expected to be completed by next January, in time for the Spring 2022 Semester. The project includes a complete renovation of the current […]

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 […]

Warren Sconiers
June 23, 2020 • Posted in , , ,

Sconiers Publishes Paper on Insect Herbivores and Plant Drought

Dr. Warren Sconiers, assistant professor of biology at University of the Ozarks, is the lead author of a newly published research article in the May/June 2020 edition of Crop Science. The article is titled, “Pulsed Drought: The Effects of Varying Water Stress on Plant Physiology and Predicting Herbivore Response.” Diane L. Rowland and Micky D. […]

Tri-Beta Ceremony
April 26, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Tri-Beta Inducts New Members

The University of the Ozarks’ Nu Eta Chapter of Tri-Beta, the National Biological Honor Society, inducted nine full members and three associate members into its organization during a special ceremony held on April 23. Among the full member inductees were, Breanna Aguilar, Mason Badour, Marana Fulmer, Brittany Holt, Joelle Long, Crystal Oudomvilay, Chloe Peacock, Hannah […]

Karen Fawley
May 1, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Fawley Joins Biology Faculty

Dr. Karen Phillips Fawley has been hired as an associate professor of biology at University of the Ozarks, beginning the Fall 2018 Semester. Fawley most recently served as a professor of biology at the University of Arkansas at Monticello (UAM), where she has worked since 2006. Prior to that, she taught at North Dakota State, […]

Dr. Sean Coleman

Newly Appointed Division Dean

Dr. Sean Coleman, professor of biology, has been appointed dean of the Division of Sciences and Mathematics at University of the Ozarks, effective June 1, 2018. Coleman replaces Stacy Key, associate professor of practice of mathematics, who has served as dean since 2012. “I am thrilled that Dr. Coleman has accepted the position of dean […]