Dr. Jayant Lohakare appointed associate professor of animal science for UAPB

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Jayant Lohakare has been appointed associate professor of animal science for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Department of Agriculture. In this position he will teach undergraduate and graduate courses on subjects including animal science, poultry science, livestock production, animal nutrition, animal health issues and…

UAPB graduate hired by DuPont Pioneer

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff alumna Morgan Ely recently accepted a position with DuPont Pioneer in LeRoy, Illinois in the Commercial Sales Emerging Leaders Program.  The program is designed to provide participants with the necessary knowledge, experience and skills to fill future leadership positions within DuPont Pioneer. Her annual salary range is $55,000 –…

Funds Available for Purchase of Water Meters

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Beginning July 1, funds became available to land owners in Jefferson County for the purchase of water meters on wells and surface water pumping facilities. Approval for funding is on a first come, first serve basis and limited to available funding, said Dr. Henry English,…

Unique Summer Experiences for 15 AgDiscovery Students

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Fifteen junior and senior high school students from five states spent two weeks on the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) campus as part of the AgDiscovery residential career exploration program. Eight students from Arkansas participated in AgDiscovery including three from Pine Bluff –…

ARK-LSAMP receives $70,000 grant from AEDC

The Arkansas Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (ARK-LSAMP) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has been awarded a grant for $70,000 from the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) to support junior and senior ARK-LSAMP STEM majors across the Alliance and pre-first year summer institute participants. Having served 200 students since its inception in 2008,…

UAPB students garner opportunities with Tyson Foods

Six University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) graduates were selected for permanent positions at Tyson Foods, Incorporated at their corporate office in Springdale, Arkansas and the local plant in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Christopher Dutton, an Industrial Technology Management and Applied Engineering major from Pine Bluff, Arkansas; Jarrion Harris, an Industrial Technology Management and Applied…