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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.

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.

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