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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 […]

May 6, 2010 • Posted in

Stories grow like kudzu from pen of teacher and author

Sort of like Thomas Wolfe on acid, or James Joyce on moonshine, Bill Eakin takes the words, the rhythms, the heat, the mud, the cicadas and the kudzu of the south and turns them into stories that touch your heart while messing with your brain stem and possibly tampering with your DNA. A truly original […]

September 10, 2008 • Posted in

Ruse, Cahill, Lascivious Biddies to highlight U of O series

Clarksville, Ark. --- Philosopher and scientist Michael Ruse; Tierney Cahill, a sixth-grade teacher who ran a grassroots campaign for Congress from her classroom; and the New York City-based quartet The Lascivious Biddies highlight the University of the Ozarks' 2008-2009 Walton Arts & Ideas Series. The theme for the upcoming series will be "New Horizons" and […]