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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 […]

Vivien Wambugu

Wambugu Named University’s 2021 Tutor of the Year

Recent graduate Vivien Wambugu has been named the University of the Ozarks’ 2021 Tutor of the Year by the University’s academic services program. The outstanding tutor awards were announced in May and given by academic services based on several factors, including evaluations from students receiving tutoring, GPAs, and staff members’ interactions and observations. Academic services […]

Dr. Hagaman and Dr. Skinner

Professors Skinner, Hagaman Co-Author Paper for Nutrition Reviews

University of the Ozarks professors Dr. Chris Skinner and Dr. Joel Hagaman have collaborated on a recent paper that has been published by the academic journal, Nutrition Reviews. The article is titled, “The Interplay of Western Diet and Binge Drinking on the Onset, Progression, and Outlook of Liver Disease,” and appears on the website of […]

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 […]

Rebecca McCarron

LENS Guides McCarron on Career Path

Rebecca McCarron just may be the ideal poster student for the University of the Ozarks’ LENS program. The senior from Covington, La., is graduating on Saturday with Magna Cum Laude honors with a major in health science and minors in English and business administration. The unique combination of disciplines is a trademark of LENS, which […]

Chris Skinner
April 11, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Skinner To Join Ozarks Faculty

West Virginia native Chris Skinner will join the University of the Ozarks faculty as an assistant professor of health science, beginning the Fall 2019 Semester. Skinner, who is expected to complete his Ph.D. in nutrition from West Virginia University (WVU) in May, is a native of Buckhannon, West Virginia. He earned his bachelor’s degree in […]