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Destinee Manning

Manning Plans to Make Impact in STEM Field

According to the National Science Foundation, African American women are significantly under-represented in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) professions, holding less than five percent of those jobs in the workforce. University of the Ozarks senior Destinee L. Manning plans to help change that trend. Manning, a chemistry major from Memphis, Tenn., will graduate with […]

Science Center

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 […]

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 […]

Julio Molina Pinada
November 6, 2017 • Posted in ,

A Budding Scientist

University of the Ozarks junior Julio Molina-Pineda’s interest in scientific research just got ratcheted up a notch. The biology and chemistry major from Tegucigalpa, Honduras, took home first place in oral presentation in biology at the 2017 Arkansas IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) conference, held Oct. 27-28 at the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville. […]

Bal Khatiwada
October 6, 2014 • Posted in

Natural curiosity leads Dr. Khatiwada to chemistry

Dr. Bal Khatiwada’s love of chemistry emanates from a zealous curiosity. Dr. Bal Khatiwada, a new assistant professor of chemistry at Ozarks, is a native of Nepal who earned her Ph.D. at Oklahoma State University. “I like to know why something happens and chemistry allows you to examine how and why certain reactions happen,” said […]

Laura Calderon
October 3, 2014 • Posted in

Spain internship inspires Calderon

Laura Calderon looked long and hard to find a summer internship that matched her somewhat odd double major of chemistry and business management, but she finally found the perfect position in the perfect locale. Calderon, a senior from Guatemala City, served an eight-week internship in Madrid, Spain, this past summer. She worked for an environmental […]

May 19, 2014 • Posted in

2014 grads Bradley, Moreland ready for pharmacy school

According to a report by the Department of Health and Human Services, because of an aging population and a growing demand for services there could be a shortage of as many as 157,000 pharmacists in the United States by the year 2020. Recent University of the Ozarks graduates Katrina Bradley and Malorie Moreland plan to […]

June 4, 2013 • Posted in

From Honduras to Arkansas to Moldova: Andino to spend summer studying medicine in Eastern Europe

University of the Ozarks senior Alejandro Andino is crossing continents to chase his dreams of becoming a doctor and reforming healthcare in his home country of Honduras. Andino, from La Ceba, Honduras, is a biology and chemistry major at Ozarks and will spend four weeks participating in a medical internship in Chisinau, Moldova, throughout June […]