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Nathan Eric Dickman
June 23, 2021 • Posted in , , ,

Dickman’s Book, “Using Questions to Think,” Released by Bloomsbury

University of the Ozarks Assistant Professor of Philosophy Nathan Eric Dickman has completed his first book, “Using Questions to Think: How to Develop Skills in Critical Understanding and Reasoning.” The book, published by Bloomsbury Academic, is currently available in digital format and will be available in hard copy in the United States in mid-July. The […]

Honors Day

Outstanding Students Recognized During Honors Day Ceremony

University of the Ozarks administrators and faculty presented the University’s top academic and division awards during the 64th annual Honors Day ceremony, held Wednesday afternoon via Zoom. Petron Brown, a theatre and environmental studies major from Nassau, The Bahamas, was the recipient of the 2021 Wiley Lin Hurie Memorial Award, presented to the outstanding senior […]

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 […]


Windel Planning to Make Impact Through Environmental Law

University of the Ozarks senior Maddy Windel is passionate about making a difference in the environment and she believes the best way to do that is through a career in law and policy. The political science and philosophy major and environmental studies minor from Deer, Ark., plans to pursue a career in environmental administrative law […]

Dr. Nathan “Eric” Dickman
November 11, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Professor Dickman’s Book Contribution Leads to Articles, Presentations

Dr. Nathan “Eric” Dickman, assistant professor of philosophy at University of the Ozarks, recently published two academic journal articles and presented at a pair of virtual conferences. Both the articles and presentations were in support of a soon-to-be-published academic book in which Dickman contributed a chapter. The book, “The Just University: Paul Ricoeur and the […]

Dr. Nathan “Eric” Dickman
July 23, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Philosophy Professor Presents Paper, Blog Discussion

Dr. Nathan “Eric” Dickman, who joined the University of the Ozarks faculty this summer as an assistant professor of philosophy, recently presented a paper at a national conference and had two syllabi discussions published in a national blog. Dickman previously served as an associate professor of philosophy and religious studies at Young Harris College in […]

Weave Williams

Williams Has Prestigious Options For Grad School

Harvard or Yale? That was the win-win decision facing University of the Ozarks senior religion and philosophy major Emilie “Weave” Williams earlier this month on where to pursue a graduate degree after she was accepted into both of the prestigious Ivy league universities. The Keller, Texas, native who will graduate with Magna Cum Laude honors […]

March 7, 2012 • Posted in

Students ask the big questions in “Pursuit of Wisdom” class

People often think of college as mostly a place for acquiring information. Sometimes, however, college is about learning to ask the questions better. "Pursuit of Wisdom" is a sophomore-level philosophy course taught by Dr. William Eakin where students read the works of the great thinkers and ask and discuss many of the most important questions […]

Jack Rossmaier
May 11, 2011 • Posted in

Rossmaier shares his thoughts on year one of law school

There are many students who think about going to law school when they graduate, and most of them probably wonder at some point what it’s really like. Jack Rossmaier knows, and he is happy to talk about it. Jack graduated from Ozarks in the spring of 2010 with a degree in Philosophy. Now law school might […]