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UAPB alumna Kacy Wright takes third place in 1890 graduate research competition

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences PINE BLUFF, Ark. – University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) alumna Kacy Wright took third place in a graduate student poster presentation at the 1890 Food Safety and Water Quality Symposium hosted by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Agricultural Research Service in Beltsville, Maryland. Wright’s presentation…

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UAPB Bus Tour heading to Memphis

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will cross state lines to continue their bus tour with a visit to Kirby High School in Memphis, Tennessee on Friday, April 17. The bus tour continues to travel to key parts of the state and region to raise awareness for the institution and…

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National Library Week set for April 13-16

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – The John Brown Watson Memorial Library staff at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will commemorate National Library Week April 13-16 with the theme, “Unlimited Possibilities at Your Library.” All of the events are free and open to the public and will be held in the  John Brown Watson Memorial…

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UAPB Theatre department garners most wins at NADSA conference

The John McLinn Ross Players at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) returned to campus with several trophies and certificates from their award-winning performance at the annual National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts, Incorporated (NADSA, Inc.) competition. Held at Jackson State University, the group received awards in 10 out of 11 categories,…

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UAPB sees increase in applications for fall 2015

PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Applications for admission to the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff have climbed dramatically for the 2015-16 academic year, with new freshmen applications increasing 33% since April 2014. Administrators credit the increase to focused recruitment and enhanced opportunities for new students. “The University has put together a very strong recruitment and admissions staff…

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Prevent grass tetany on lush spring pastures

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences PINE BLUFF, Ark. – Grass tetany is a common problem in livestock usually prevalent in the early spring grazing season, says Dr. David Fernandez, Cooperative Extension Program livestock specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Sheep and cattle are more susceptible than goats.…