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Soccer icon Brandi Chastain to speak at U of O on Sept. 11

Date Released: 8/26/2016

The University of the Ozarks' annual Walton Arts & Ideas Series will kick off its 2016-17 season with a presentation by two-time women's soccer World Cup champion Brandi Chastain on Sunday, Sept. 11.

Youth ministry prepared Rev. Wilhelmi for University chaplaincy

Date Released: 8/25/2016

The Rev. Jeremy Wilhelmi believes his diverse 13-year career in youth ministry has been the perfect precursor to his new position as the chaplain at University of the Ozarks.

Searcy printmaker to present exhibit in Stephens gallery

Date Released: 8/17/2016

Daniel Adams, a printmaker from Searcy, Ark., will present his exhibit, "Window on the World," at University of the Ozarks from Aug. 22 to Sept. 23.

U of O celebrates The Power of Sport in 2016-17 Walton series

Date Released: 8/11/2016

Statesman and Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela once said, "Sport has the power to change the world. It has the power to inspire. It has the power to unite people in a way that little else does. It speaks to youth in a language they understand. Sport can create hope where once there was only despair. It is more powerful than government in breaking down racial barriers."

Students expand their knowledge at Paris School of Business

Date Released: 8/5/2016

Nine University of the Ozarks students took their business education abroad to the City of Light this summer.

Dr. Stone receives honor from education cooperative

Date Released: 7/28/2016

University of the Ozarks Associate Professor Dr. Brett Stone has been awarded the 2016 Outstanding Professor of the Year Award by the Guy Fenter Education Cooperative, which encompasses more than 44,000 students in 22 school districts throughout western Arkansas.

Leding '84 named controller at Ozarks

Date Released: 7/18/2016

Albert Leding has been named the new controller at University of the Ozarks. He began his duties on July 5.

University to host Ozark coverlets presentation and book-signing

Date Released: 7/15/2016

University of the Ozarks will host a presentation and book-signing titled "Cracking the Code of Ozark Historical Coverlets," at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 3, in the newly renovated lower level of Munger-Wilson Memorial Chapel.

FIRST Week 2016 to welcome new students to campus Aug. 14-21

Date Released: 7/11/2016

University of the Ozarks will welcome its incoming freshman class to campus on Sunday, Aug. 14, for the start of FIRST Week 2016, an eight-day orientation program to help new students become acclimated to the university.

U of O bringing preschool book program to Johnson County

Date Released: 6/10/2016

University of the Ozarks is helping to bring free books to preschool children in Johnson County.

U of O physical plant to be managed by National Management Resources

Date Released: 6/9/2016

University of the Ozarks officials have announced a partnership with National Management Resources of LaGrange, Ga., to provide physical plant services for the University beginning July 1, 2016.

U of O named one of nation's "Best Disability Friendly" universities

Date Released: 6/2/2016

University of the Ozarks has been ranked as one of the "50 Best Disability Friendly Colleges and Universities" in the country by the online publication College Choice.

University announces Spring 2016 academic honor roll

Date Released: 6/2/2016

University of the Ozarks has announced its academic honor students for the 2016 Spring Semester.

Graduates from Class of 2016 receive diplomas

Date Released: 5/17/2016

University of the Ozarks awarded 86 undergraduate degrees during its 2016 Spring Commencement ceremony, held Saturday, May 14, on the campus mall.

Sturch turns love of music into thriving business

Date Released: 5/12/2016

Corbin Sturch has found a way to turn his love of music into a lucrative entrepreneurial endeavor.

U of O leadership course benefits local at-risk youth

Date Released: 5/10/2016

University of the Ozarks teamed up with Community Service Inc., (CSI) of Clarksville recently to present a Johnson County Youth Leadership Course for local at-risk youth.

Feezell selected for national program that prepares leaders

Date Released: 5/10/2016

University of the Ozarks Provost Dr. Travis Feezell is one of 20 senior college administrators selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in a year-long Presidential Vocation and Institutional Mission program for prospective college and university presidents.

Cantu takes top prize in Earth Day Essay contest

Date Released: 5/3/2016

Janae Cantu's essay "Parks vs. Reserves: The Implications of a Name," took top honors in the University of the Ozarks' fourth annual Earth Day Essay Contest, announced last week.

Valencia elected SGA president for 2016-17

Date Released: 5/3/2016

Daniel Valencia, a senior-to-be from El Salvador, has been elected by the University of the Ozarks student body to serve as president of the Student Government Association (SGA) for the 2016-17 academic year.

Wellborn's Senior Exhibit depicts life with ADHD

Date Released: 5/2/2016

University of the Ozarks art major Matt Wellborn will present his Senior Exhibit, "A. Deviant. Has. Disorders," from May 7-11 in the Stephens Gallery.

Hutto finds harmony in mathematics and history

Date Released: 5/2/2016

University of the Ozarks student Samantha Hutto has found an illuminating harmony in the unlikely double majors of history and mathematics.

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