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Argelia Saldivar
August 1, 2022 • Posted in , ,

Professor Saldivar’s Book Explores Impacts on Hispanic Societies

A new academic book authored by Dr. Argelia Garcia Saldivar, assistant professor of Spanish at University of the Ozarks, reviews the impact of capitalist values and the capacity of the transatlantic press to promote emancipated models in Hispanic societies at the beginning of the 20th century. The book, Conexiones transatlánticas: Expandiendo límites en el mundo […]

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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 […]

Marcelina Pop
September 26, 2019 • Posted in , , ,

Pop is Proud of Kekchi Heritage

Only about 500,000 people in the world speak the Mayan language called Kekchi and University of the Ozarks junior Marcelina Pop of Belize is proud to be one of those native speakers. This past summer she was able to put those skills to use as an interpreter in an immigration case. Pop, an English and […]

William Clary

Dr. Clary Pens Moya Book Review

University of the Ozarks Professor of Spanish Dr. William Clary has published a review of renowned Salvadoran novelist Horacio Castellanos Moya’s latest book for Latin American Literature Today (LALT). The review of the 2018 novel, “Moronga,” appears on the LALT website,, as well as in the February edition of its magazine. Clary said he […]

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A South American Adventure

With colorful macaws flying in formation overhead, the growls of howler monkeys echoing through the jungle and surrounded by walking palms — Tolkienesque trees that get its name from its tall, spiny root system that looks like multiple legs — Cherokee Gott found herself in disbelief as she stood in the rainforest of the Bolivian […]

Meghan Mansur
March 10, 2017 • Posted in

Mansur ready to put her Spanish degree to work

Meghan Mansur had never traveled outside the United States before she enrolled at University of the Ozarks. Now the soon-to-be graduate is a seasoned traveler who can’t wait to begin her professional career abroad. Since arriving at Ozarks, the senior Spanish major from Little Rock, Ark., has lived with a host family and studied Spanish […]

Bill Clary
May 7, 2014 • Posted in ,

Clary to present paper, chair panel at Latin American Studies conference

University of the Ozarks Associate Professor of Spanish Dr. Bill Clary will present a paper at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) Congress, scheduled for May 21-24 in Chicago. Associate Professor of Spanish Dr. Bill Clary will present a paper at the Latin American Studies Association Congress in late May. Clary’s paper focuses on Salvadoran […]

Shayla Morrow
May 25, 2012 • Posted in

Ozarks graduate headed for Columbia to study Spanish

Columbia, Missouri, that is. Shayla Morrow, who graduated this spring from U of O, has been accepted into the graduate program at the University of Missouri at Columbia for the fall to begin studying for her Master’s degree in Spanish literature. Shayla Morrow, who graduated this spring from Ozarks, will be studying at the University […]