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 […]

Justin McCormick
August 6, 2019 • Posted in ,

McCormick to Lead Alumni Engagement

Justin McCormick has joined University of the Ozarks as the new associate director of alumni engagement. McCormick will be a part of the University’s Advancement and Alumni Engagement Office and, working with the director of development and alumni engagement, will lead Ozarks’ alumni relations efforts. He brings experience in event planning, fundraising and managing volunteers. […]

August 6, 2019 • Posted in , ,

First Week 2019 to Welcome New Class

University of the Ozarks will welcome more than 300 new students to campus on Aug. 16 for the start of First Week 2019, the official kickoff for the 2019-20 academic year. Classes for the Fall 2019 Semester will begin on Tuesday, Aug. 20. Total enrollment is expected to top 900 for the first time in […]

Jennifer Amatya
August 2, 2019 • Posted in ,

Amatya to Lead Walton Scholars Program

Jennifer Amatya has joined University of the Ozarks this week as the new director of the Walton International Scholars Program (WISP). Amatya most recently served as the SEVP (Student and Exchange Visitor Program) compliance officer and international student and scholar advisor at the University of Missouri – St. Louis since 2013. As the director of […]

Alumni Board Community Project
July 29, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Alumni Board Adds Community Service Component

The University of the Ozarks’ Alumni Association Board of Directors mixed business with a dose of community service during its recent board meeting on July 27 in Clarksville. Following its annual summer meeting, several board members took part in a community service project to paint the outside store front of a downtown business, Master Printing […]

Al Faouri
July 29, 2019 • Posted in , ,

Dr. Al Faouri to Have Paper in Scientific Reports

Dr. Radwan Al Faouri, visiting assistant professor of physics at University of the Ozarks, has had a paper accepted for publication in the prestigious academic journal, Scientific Reports. Scientific Reports is an online, open access journal from the publishers of Nature.  Nearly 1.5 million people visit Scientific Reports each month and the journal has an […]

WAIS Banner 2019-20
July 29, 2019 • Posted in , ,

2019-20 Walton Series Features Art in Motion

A motivational actor and wounded U.S. Army veteran, productions of “The Nutcracker” and “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” and a rising star on the Caribbean music scene highlight the University of the Ozarks’ 2019-20 Walton Arts & Ideas Series. The theme for the upcoming series is “Art in Motion,” and the lineup will feature six engaging […]