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Alumni Award Winners
3 hours ago • September 19, 2019 • Posted in ,

Alumni Association to Honor Three at Homecoming

The University of the Ozarks Alumni Association will present its 2019 alumni awards to three distinguished alumni — Ananias “A.B.” Blocker ‘70 of Laurel, Md.; Paulette Nieuwenhof ’80 of Maumelle, Ark.; and Boulton “Bo” Thomas ’14 of Fayetteville, Ark. The awards will be presented as part of the Ozarks Awards Ceremony at 6 p.m. on […]

MacLean
1 week ago • September 11, 2019 • Posted in ,

MacLean Hall Rededication Set for Oct. 4

University of the Ozarks will hold a rededication ceremony for the newly renovated MacLean Residence Hall at 5 p.m., Friday Oct. 4. The ceremony will include remarks by University officials as well as guided tours of the building. The public is invited to attend. MacLean Hall recently underwent a $10 million renovation, the most extensive […]

Heavy Metal Artwork
2 weeks ago • September 6, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Heavy Metal” Exhibit to be Featured

The University of the Ozarks’ Stephens Gallery will host the Women to Watch exhibit, “Heavy Metal,” from Sept. 9 through Oct. 4 as part of the University’s Artist of the Month Series. There will be a reception to meet the exhibit artists from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, in the gallery, which is located […]

Matriculation
September 4, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Fall Semester Enrollment at 825

A record number of students from both Johnson County and abroad highlight University of the Ozarks’ 2019 Fall Semester enrollment numbers. A total of 825 students are enrolled at U of O as of Tuesday afternoon, the official day of record for the semester. It’s the second-largest enrollment in the University’s 185-year history and 47 […]

JR Martinez
August 22, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Actor, Motivational Speaker Martinez to Speak at Ozarks Sept. 19

J.R. Martinez, an actor, best-selling author, motivational speaker, advocate and wounded U.S. Army veteran, will speak at University of the Ozarks on Thursday, Sept. 19. Martinez’s talk, titled “Facing Adversity with Optimism and Resilience,” will kick off the University’s 2019-20 Walton Arts & Ideas Series. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Rogers Conference […]

Moonshine Blue
August 20, 2019 • Posted in ,

Moonshine Blue Highlights First Friday

River Valley multi-genre band Moonshine Blue will kick of the inaugural First Friday of the 2019 Fall Semester on Friday, Sept. 6, in downtown Clarksville. The event begins at 5:30 p.m. with the music starting at 6 p.m. Presented by University of the Ozarks and the Clarksville-Johnson County Chamber of Commerce, First Friday is an […]

New Employees 2019-20
August 16, 2019 • Posted in ,

University Welcomes New Faculty, Staff

University of the Ozarks welcomed more than 30 new faculty and staff to the campus community this week during the University’s annual opening workshop, held on Aug. 14, in the Rogers Conference Center. Among the new employees for the 2019-20 academic year are (pictured, seated, from left) Dr. Argelia Garcia Saldivar, visiting assistant professor of […]

Walton Scholars
August 12, 2019 • Posted in , , , ,

López and Castro Making an Impact in Central America

Though they’re doing it in markedly different ways, 2016 graduates Liliam López and Debora Castro are each using their University of the Ozarks business degrees to make a positive impact in their respective Central America countries. The two former Walton International Scholars visited campus recently and talked about their professional careers. López, (pictured, left) a […]