News - Outdoors

Shaw to Lead Ozarks Outdoors
September 22, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

Shaw to Lead Ozarks Outdoors Program

Darrell Shaw III has been named the new director of Ozarks Outdoors, the outdoor education and recreation program at University of the Ozarks. He will begin his new duties on Oct. 1. A native of Lamar, Ark., Shaw served as director of outdoor education and recreation at Lyon College in Batesville, Ark., from 2013 to […]

Film Tour
November 27, 2018 • Posted in , ,

Ozarks Outdoors To Present NOLS Film Tour

University of the Ozarks will host the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) film tour titled, The Exploration, at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Nov., 29. The event, which is presented by the University’s Ozarks Outdoors program, will be held in the Rogers Conference Center. It is open to the public and there is no charge for […]

Natty Parks Landscape
September 27, 2018 • Posted in , , , ,

Weiss’ “Natty Parks” Film To Premiere Oct. 3

University of the Ozarks Professor Dr. Jesse T. Weiss will premiere his documentary, “Natty Parks,” on the Ozarks campus at 7 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 3, in the Rogers Conference Center’s Hanna Room. The film was written, directed, filmed and edited by Weiss, professor of sociology and environmental studies. The documentary chronicles the journey that capped […]

Charlotte Austin
March 28, 2018 • Posted in ,

Adventure Writer and Mountain Guide

Adventure writer and mountain guide Charlotte Austin will speak at University of the Ozarks at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 4, in the Rogers Conference Center. The event, which is sponsored by the University’s Ozarks Outdoors organization, is open to the public and there is no cost for admission. A resident of Seattle, Austin has guided […]

Wilderness First Aid
December 21, 2017 • Posted in , ,

Wilderness First Aid Course

A two-day wilderness first aid course will be held on campus Feb. 10-11, 2018. The course is being presented by the University’s Ozarks Outdoors program and will be taught by members of the Ozark Safety and Rescue Educators organization. It will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day and will consist of […]

Jake Sawyer
April 5, 2017 • Posted in , ,

Sawyer finds ideal fit with BookTrails internship

As Jake Sawyer was reading the Office of Career Services’ weekly Career Corner newsletter last semester, a line under the internship opportunities section with the title, “BookTrails: Steamboat Springs, Colorado,” suddenly caught his eye. “As an English major and an avid lover of the outdoors, the plain combination of “book” and “trails” in the same […]

May 13, 2013 • Posted in

Ozarks Outdoors to offer Leadership, Safety and Rescue camp

Ozarks Outdoors and Ozark Safety and Rescue Educators are teaming up to offer a week-long camp on Leadership, Safety & Rescue for high school age students. This camp will take place along the Buffalo National Scenic River and includes backpacking, paddling, and rock climbing activities. The theme will be Leadership, Safety & Rescue. Successful participants […]