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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.

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.

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.

New Student Life staff ready to welcome students

Date Released: 8/7/2014

The Student Life Office will have a few new faces ready to welcome new and returning students this fall. Steven Weaver has been named the new dean of students, while Bendex Stevenson and Rachel Jones have been hired as area coordinators.

Fall semester classes begin Aug. 26

Date Released: 8/6/2014

University of the Ozarks will begin classes for the Fall 2014 Semester on Tuesday, Aug. 26.

Barrett, HS coaches highlight Football Frenzy event on Aug. 7

Date Released: 7/28/2014

The Single Parent Scholarship Fund of Johnson County will present Football Frenzy 2014 featuring Chuck Barrett at 6 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 7, at the University of the Ozarks.

County high school students eligible to enroll at U of O

Date Released: 7/23/2014

Qualified high school juniors and seniors in Johnson County can get a head start on their college course work by taking tuition-free classes at University of the Ozarks as part of the university's Concurrent High School Program.

Professor helps secure NASA grant for Lamar first-graders

Date Released: 7/21/2014

University of the Ozarks Associate Professor of Physics Dr. Salomón Itzá has teamed with teachers from the Lamar (Ark.) School District to secure a space science grant that will benefit the school's first-graders.

U of O students earn honors at national FBLA-PBL conference

Date Released: 7/17/2014

A group of University of the Ozarks students were among more than 1,800 of America's best and brightest college students who traveled to Nashville to showcase their talents as future business leaders and vie for the opportunity to win $79,000 in cash awards.

Ozarks names Weaver as dean of students

Date Released: 7/7/2014

Steven Weaver has been named the new dean of students at University of the Ozarks, it was announced Monday by University officials. Weaver most recently served as director of residential life and housing at Carroll University in Waukesha, Wis.

Ozarks To Hold Open Tryouts For Cheer/STUNT

Date Released: 7/2/2014

New U of O head cheer/STUNT coach Tori Cox will hold an open tryout for individuals interested in competitive cheer/STUNT on August 18-20 in Mabee Gymnasium.

University bids farewell to Heil, Arey

Date Released: 6/26/2014

Two long-time administrators at University of the Ozarks have recently accepted positions at other universities.

Job Readiness Workshop for Single Mothers set for July 9 at U of O

Date Released: 6/26/2014

The Arkansas Single Parent Scholarship Fund will present a job and career readiness workshop for single mothers on Wednesday, July 9, on the campus of University of the Ozarks in Clarksville.

Art Professor Holder takes top honor at River Valley Invitational

Date Released: 6/24/2014

University of the Ozarks Assistant Professor of Art Dawn Holder took home top honors at the 66th annual River Valley Invitational, announced recently at the Fort Smith Regional Art Museum.

University announces 2014 Spring Semester honor lists

Date Released: 6/12/2014

University of the Ozarks has announced its honor lists for the 2014 Spring Semester.

Maymester gives mathematics, science students taste of the classroom

Date Released: 6/2/2014

It's a day before semester finals begin at Lamar (Ark.) High School and students in teacher James Smith's sophomore biology class are preparing for the comprehensive exams by …. playing Jeopardy?

Athletics program hires coaches for wrestling, cheer/STUNT

Date Released: 5/29/2014

University of the Ozarks has hired head coaches for two of its newest sports programs.

Shemanske '14 secures corporate position through Arkansas Fellowship

Date Released: 5/27/2014

Kurt Shemanske, 2014 University of the Ozarks graduate, recently secured a position working with the executive vice president of Dillard's, Inc. in Little Rock, Ark. as part of the Arkansas Fellowship.

University adds archery, expands shooting sports

Date Released: 5/23/2014

The University of the Ozarks athletic department has announced it will add competitive men's and women's archery and expand its current men's and women's clay target shooting team.

2014 grads Bradley, Moreland ready for pharmacy school

Date Released: 5/19/2014

According to a report by the Department of Health and Human Services, because of an aging population and a growing demand for services there could be a shortage of as many as 157,000 pharmacists in the United States by the year 2020.

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