New faculty development initiative begins at UAPB

Dr. Mildred Pearson, Professor of Education at Eastern Illinois University, was the presenter during the newly created faculty professional development workshop at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently. With more than 100 faculty in attendance, the theme for this groundbreaking workshop was, “Higher Ground: Building, Sustaining and Assessing Faculty.” This on-going training for…

UAPB students study culture, history in Ghana

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Two students of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently returned from a month-long education abroad program in the West African country of Ghana. Ashlyn Carlton, a junior major of animal science from Chicago, Illinois, and Jael Frierson, a junior major of political science from Cincinnati,…

Hearty vegetable soup: ideal for fall

During the fall, Arkansan families can enjoy a comforting vegetable and beef soup, says Easter H. Tucker, interim family and consumer sciences program leader for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Frozen vegetables, canned tomatoes and chicken broth make this USDA Mixing Bowl recipe the ideal easy-to-make soup for a cold work night. “You…

UAPB students learn Chinese language, culture through immersion in China

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Six University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students recently returned from study abroad programs at two universities in China. The program was sponsored by the HBCU – China Scholarship Network, a consortium of 42 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that facilitates partnerships between member institutions and…

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UAPB students attend Monsanto 1890 leadership event

The Monsanto Company recently selected three students from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) to attend their annual 1890 Student Leadership Event in St. Louis, Missouri. Students from twenty of the 1890 Land Grant Institutions were chosen to attend the three-day event with all travel and accommodations provided by Monsanto. This event included…