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University Theatre gearing up for regional festival performance

Date Released: 2/3/2016

As the University of the Ozarks Theatre prepares for the prestigious regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival, Professor Bruce B. Brown and the students are finding that their production of BUG continues to evolve.

Paz reaches new heights, depths in science research program

Date Released: 1/26/2016

University of the Ozarks junior Amanda Paz spent her summer scaling the jungle canopies of a rain forest, scuba diving at one of the most ecological-rich reefs in the world and working with some of the most diverse animals on the planet. And, it was all done in the name of science.

N.C. bluesman Lightnin' Wells to perform at Ozarks on Feb. 17

Date Released: 1/26/2016

North Carolina musician Mike "Lightnin'" Wells will perform an acoustic blues concert at University of the Ozarks on Wednesday, Feb. 17.

Frost to present at learning disabilities conference Feb. 14-18

Date Released: 1/25/2016

Jones Learning Center Director Julia Frost will be participating in a pair of presentations during the Learning Disabilities Association of America's national conference in Orlando, Fla., on Feb. 14-18.

JLC staff, students receive training in new text-to-speech technology

Date Released: 1/25/2016

The entire Jones Learning Center staff as well as six JLC students were trained recently in new text-to-speech software programs.

Istanbul residency program inspires Binns

Date Released: 1/22/2016

After spending six weeks of his winter break at a renowned art residency program in Istanbul, Turkey, a stimulated and invigorated Samuel Binns couldn't wait to get back on the University of the Ozarks campus to put his newfound inspiration to work.

Chilton beats the odds with dental school acceptance

Date Released: 1/19/2016

Sparked by best job rankings and bright job growth projections, applications into dental schools are at an all-time high and competition for the few spots has never been tougher.

Emporia State professor Lanter to showcase art exhibit

Date Released: 1/19/2016

Stephanie Lanter, an assistant professor of ceramics at Emporia State University in Kansas, will present her exhibit, "See Threads," at University of the Ozarks from Jan. 19 to Feb. 19 in the Stephens Gallery.

Spring Orientation to help kick off Spring 2016 Semester

Date Released: 1/14/2016

University of the Ozarks will present a Spring Orientation for new students on Monday, Jan. 18, to help kick off the Spring 2016 Semester.

Academic honor lists for Fall 2015 announced

Date Released: 1/8/2016

University of the Ozarks has announced its academic honor students for the 2015 Fall Semester.

Lester named director of major grants

Date Released: 1/6/2016

Rebecca Lester has been named the new director of major grants at University of the Ozarks.

KUOZ students named finalists for collegiate broadcasting awards

Date Released: 12/17/2015

Several students in the University of the Ozarks' communication department have been named finalists in this year's Intercollegiate Broadcasting System radio awards.

University Theatre chosen for prestigious regional festival

Date Released: 12/15/2015

For the second time in three years, the University of the Ozarks Theatre has been selected to perform in the regional Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival.

Shepherd presents art exhibit "The Nature of Fear"

Date Released: 12/10/2015

University of the Ozarks art major Tyler Shepherd uses his artwork to explore the human condition of fear in his Senior Art Exhibit, "The Nature of Fear," on display from Dec. 14-17 in the Stephens Gallery.

University introduces new chaplaincy program, Ozarks Collegiate Parish

Date Released: 12/10/2015

University of the Ozarks will launch a new chaplaincy program, the Ozarks Collegiate Parish (OCP), in January as part of an emphasis to enhance religious life on campus.

U of O receives $740,000 gift for student study abroad endowment

Date Released: 12/8/2015

University of the Ozarks has received a bequest of nearly three-quarters of a million dollars from the estate of Virginia L. King to endow a fund that will aid students in pursuing study abroad and international program opportunities.

Baston flourishing in RTV program with help of JLC

Date Released: 12/7/2015

D.J. Baston's high school senior English class assignment called for the students to apply to at least 10 colleges and universities. Baston applied to only one.

Fall Commencement scheduled for Dec. 19 in Munger-Wilson Chapel

Date Released: 12/4/2015

University of the Ozarks is expected to confer degrees upon 26 graduating seniors during the 2015 Fall Commencement, scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 19.

Keck's senior exhibit examines environmental issues

Date Released: 12/2/2015

Kurstein Keck explores the subjects of over-consumption and pollution in her Senior Art Exhibit, "Always More: An Exploration Into Mass Consumption," which will be on display from Dec. 8-12 in the Stephens Gallery.

University announces enhanced emergency alert system, Ozarks Alert

Date Released: 12/1/2015

University of the Ozarks has announced the launch of a new smartphone app to enhance safety and security on campus.

Lessons and Carols to highlight reopening of Munger-Wilson Chapel

Date Released: 12/1/2015

The University of the Ozarks' music department will present its annual Service of Lessons and Carols at 7 p.m. on Thursday, December 10, in the recently renovated Munger-Wilson Chapel.

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