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Wendell Griffen

Little Rock Judge To Give Thought Provoking Lecture

Arkansas circuit judge and pastor Wendell L. Griffen will speak at University of the Ozarks at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, March 27, in the Rogers Conference Center. The event was originally scheduled for February but was postponed because of illness. Griffen’s talk is titled, “Prophetic Hope, Religious Nationalism, and the Fate of Democracy in the 21st […]

Moot Court
November 8, 2017 • Posted in

Moot Court Competition

Four University of the Ozarks political science students had an opportunity to hone their legal research, analysis, debate and oral advocacy skills in a competitive environment this past weekend. The students competed in the American Moot Court Association’s South Texas Regional tournament, held Nov. 4 at the Texas A&M University School of Law in Fort […]

Armlovich - Manhattan Institute
October 6, 2017 • Posted in ,

Political Science Lecture

The political science department will present a talk by Manhattan Institute fellow Alex Armlovich on Monday, Oct. 16, as part of its annual lecture series. The lecture, which will begin at 4:30 p.m., will address minimum wage policy in the United States. The event will be held in the Boreham Business Building’s Baldor Auditorium and […]

Gerardo Navarrete
March 25, 2015 • Posted in

Visit with Central American dignitary leads to published paper for Navarrete

A meeting with the former vice president of Nicaragua has turned into a monumental opportunity for one aspiring economist and politician from Central America. Gerardo Navarrete, a senior economics and political science major from El Salvador, had the opportunity to present a paper to former Nicaraguan vice president Sergio Ramirez during the dignitary’s visit to […]

Mark Scully
March 24, 2015 • Posted in

Professor Scully named to “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire” list

University of the Ozarks Assistant Professor of Political Science Dr. Mark Scully has been named to the 2015 edition of “40 Under 40: Professors Who Inspire,” which is presented by the higher education website NerdScholar. Nerdscholar is the higher education branch of NerdWallet, a consumer finance website. According to the Nerdscholar website, the second annual […]

October 1, 2014 • Posted in

New professor ready to share passion for political science

Growing up in Washington, D.C., it was probably inevitable that Dr. Mark Scully would develop an interest in politics. That interest has evolved into a passion. Dr. Mark Scully, a new assistant professor of political science at Ozarks, has conducted considerable research on the connection between the American president and political parties. Dr. Scully is […]

April 30, 2014 • Posted in

Dippel examines 17th Century revolutions and religion in latest book

University of the Ozarks Professor of Political Science Dr. Stewart Dippel recently completed his third book, "The Fast Day Sermons before the Long Parliament (1640-1660): Their Role in Shaping Intellectual and Political Life in 17th Century England." The academic volume is being published by The Edwin Mellen Press and should be available in June. Considered […]

October 23, 2013 • Posted in

Washington D.C. internships prove invaluable for juniors Ray, Houserman

University of the Ozarks juniors Stephen Houserman and Cason Ray spent the summer of 2013 living and working in Washington, D.C. as interns for highly competitive programs. Ray, a junior accounting major from Fort Smith, Ark, attended the Engalitcheff Institute on Comparative Political and Economic Systems. In addition to early admittance, Ray was awarded a […]