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Becker using art and business to pursue career goal

Date Released: 9/18/2014

Around the University of the Ozarks campus, Chelsey Becker is known to many as the "Zumba Lady," but there's much more to the senior from Claremore, Okla.

Ozarks announces largest enrollment since 2011

Date Released: 9/16/2014

University of the Ozarks' 2014 Fall Semester enrollment is its largest in three years and marks the second consecutive year of rising numbers.

Alumni Golf Tournament set for Sept. 26

Date Released: 9/11/2014

The annual University of the Ozarks Alumni Golf Tournament will be held Friday, Sept. 26, at the Clarksville Country Club.

Rodgers presents paper at national psychology conference

Date Released: 9/11/2014

Positive psychology has already taken Clayton Rodgers to California, and he expects it take him much further in the future.

University Theatre to present "Always…Patsy Cline" Sept. 25-27

Date Released: 9/10/2014

University of the Ozarks Theatre will kick off the 2014-2015 with the musical "Always…Patsy Cline," with performances on Sept. 25, 26 and 27.

Ozarks ranked No. 4 in South by U.S. News

Date Released: 9/10/2014

University of the Ozarks has been ranked the fourth best college in the South in the latest college rankings by "U.S. News & World Report."

Theatre majors benefit from summer internships

Date Released: 9/9/2014

From the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina to the high plains of New Mexico, University of the Ozarks theatre students hit the road this summer to take part in several internships that led to increased knowledge, improved skills and greater confidence.

Frost's article on transitioning published in education magazine

Date Released: 9/5/2014

An article written by Jones Learning Center Director Julia Frost on helping students with learning disabilities transition from high school has been published by a leading education magazine.

Art Professor Harrington serves as juror for exhibit

Date Released: 9/4/2014

University of the Ozarks Professor of Art Tammy Harrington recently served as a juror at the 37th Annual Adult Competition at the Center for Art & Education in Van Buren, Ark.

Champion for Afghan women to speak at Ozarks on Sept. 17

Date Released: 9/3/2014

Faheema Eissar, a native of Afghanistan and a leading advocate for the education and empowerment of women from that country, will speak at University of the Ozarks on Wednesday, Sept. 17, as part of the University's 2014-15 Walton Arts & Ideas Series.

Smith gains valuable lessons at NY summer sports camp

Date Released: 9/3/2014

Alex Smith learned a little bit about baseball this summer, but he learned even more about himself.

Martin '14 finds calling in campus ministry

Date Released: 9/2/2014

Tyler Martin came to University of the Ozarks to play basketball and pursue a physical education degree. He left with a passion for God and a calling to serve Him through college ministry.

Conservation, sustainable agriculture drive Evans

Date Released: 8/27/2014

The rest of the state of Arkansas is quickly learning what the Ozarks community has known for some time: Nena Evans is passionate about conservation and the environment.

Alpha & Omega members touch lives during Guatemalan mission trip

Date Released: 8/27/2014

Fernando Valenzuela has been on numerous mission trips in his young life, but nothing impacted him like the one he participated in with the student organization Alpha & Omega this summer in Guatemala.

New men's wrestling program slowly taking shape

Date Released: 8/26/2014

It's early August on the University of the Ozarks campus and first-year men's wrestling coach Jason Zastrow's small, freshly-painted office in Mabee Gymnasium is lined with stacks of opened and unopened boxes of all shapes and sizes. The boxes contain the essential items and equipment for a wrestling program --- singlets, warmup jackets, head gear and mat tape. As Zastrow talks with a visitor, a delivery driver knocks on his office door with the latest treasure: an 18-wheeler full of wall mats.

O'Connor: International business internship "amazing experience"

Date Released: 8/26/2014

University of the Ozarks senior Jose O'Connor believes his summer 2014 internship with an elite global company will serve as a springboard to a successful career in international business.

Slater, Evans named top conservationists by Arkansas Wildlife Federation

Date Released: 8/25/2014

University of the Ozarks' Lynne Slater and Nena Evans took home two of the top honors Saturday at the Arkansas Wildlife Federation's Annual Conservation Awards Banquet, held in Bryant, Ark.

University welcomes new employees for 2014-15

Date Released: 8/21/2014

University of the Ozarks welcomed several new employees to the campus community during the University's opening workshop for faculty and staff on Thursday, Aug. 21, in the Rogers Conference Center.

Rackley to present exhibit of hand-painted photography

Date Released: 8/21/2014

Artist and photographer David Rackley will present his mixed-media exhibit "Frame of Reference" at University of the Ozarks throughout September as part of the University's Artist of the Month Series.

Marlow, Oatis named division chairs

Date Released: 8/20/2014

University of the Ozarks Professor of Communication Dr. Greta Marlow and Professor of History Dr. Steve Oatis have been named division chairs, University officials announced Wednesday. Both appointments are effective immediately.

University Launches Microsite for Jones Learning Center

Date Released: 8/12/2014

University of the Ozarks has launched a new microsite to promote the services and success stories of its Jones Learning Center, which has been helping students with learning disabilities earn a college degree at the University for more than 40 years.

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