Campus Update –
Read about Ozarks' ongoing response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
READ MORE

News

Caitlin Huckfeldt
July 29, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Huckfeldt Promoted to Assistant Dean of Students

Caitlin Huckfeldt has been promoted to assistant dean of students and director of residential life at University of the Ozarks, according to Luke Morrill, vice president for student affairs and dean of students. Huckfeldt has served as director of residential life at Ozarks since January and previously was assistant director of residence life and student […]

Campus
July 27, 2020 • Posted in ,

U of O Announces Revised Fall Semester Calendar

University of the Ozarks has announced a revised academic calendar for the 2020 Fall Semester that will end face-to-face classes on Nov. 20. The change is part of the University’s ongoing efforts to mitigate the risks involved with the COVID-19 pandemic. Ozarks will begin the Fall 2020 semester as scheduled, on Tuesday, Aug. 25. The […]

Alejandra “Ale” Polanco-Montoya
July 17, 2020 • Posted in , , ,

Polanco-Montoya ’05 is Making a Difference in HR

Alejandra “Ale” Polanco-Montoya leads the human resources department for one of the largest family-owned produce companies in Central America, a professional accomplishment that she credits her alma mater, University of the Ozarks, for helping her achieve. Originally from Honduras, Polanco-Montoya is a 2005 management and economics honors graduate and former Walton Scholar at Ozarks. She […]

Campus in Spring
July 1, 2020 • Posted in

University Receives Grant for Food Pantry

University of the Ozarks has received a $25,000 grant to create an on-campus food pantry for students beginning in the Fall 2020 Semester. The grant is from the Roy & Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee, in Dallas, Texas. Rev. Jeremy Wilhelmi, University chaplain and project director for the initiative, said the […]

Data Analytics
June 30, 2020 • Posted in ,

University Launches Data Analytics Program

University of the Ozarks has launched a new certification program in data analytics this summer. The all-online program was developed in partnership with Podium Education in Austin, Texas, and will be available as credit-coursework for U of O students as well as a stand-alone certificate for the general public. There are currently 18 Ozarks students […]

Fawleys
June 29, 2020 • Posted in , ,

Fawleys Author Two New Scientific Articles

University of the Ozarks biology professors Dr. Karen (Phillips) Fawley and Dr. Marvin W. Fawley are the authors of two new scientific papers. The married botanists have taught at Ozarks since 2018. Karen Fawley is an associate professor of biology and Marvin Fawley is an adjunct professor of biology. Each has been conducting research on […]

Warren Sconiers
June 23, 2020 • Posted in , , ,

Sconiers Publishes Paper on Insect Herbivores and Plant Drought

Dr. Warren Sconiers, assistant professor of biology at University of the Ozarks, is the lead author of a newly published research article in the May/June 2020 edition of Crop Science. The article is titled, “Pulsed Drought: The Effects of Varying Water Stress on Plant Physiology and Predicting Herbivore Response.” Diane L. Rowland and Micky D. […]

Campus in the Spring
June 15, 2020 • Posted in

Campus Update

The task force charged with guiding the University through its reopening process continues to meet and provide guidelines for the University community as we prepare for the 2020 Fall Semester. Here are some updates from the task force: Robson Library will be closed throughout the summer and will not be accessible until the start of […]