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Keeping it in the Family Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention Meeting Set for Dec. 13 in Hope

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The second Keeping it in the Family Sustainable Forestry and Land Retention informational meeting is set for 6 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 13, at Antioch Baptist Church, 799 Hwy. 332 East, Hope, Arkansas. Joe Friend, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff forester with the Sustainable Forestry and African…

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UAPB alumni conserve state’s aquatic resources in careers with AGFC

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Two alumni of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Aquaculture/Fisheries Center of Excellence who formerly worked together as research associates during their graduate studies are now collaborating in their careers at the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC). Chris Racey, chief of fisheries for the…

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Dr. Mamie Parker receives American Fisheries Society award for promoting diversity in fisheries

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Mamie Parker, an alumna of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, was recently awarded the Emmeline Moore Prize by the American Fisheries Society (AFS) at its annual meeting held this year in Kansas City, Missouri. According to the AFS, the Emmeline Moore Prize recognizes the…

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UAPB joins global #GivingTuesday movement to benefit student scholarships

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has joined #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of individuals, communities and organizations to encourage philanthropy and to celebrate generosity worldwide. With the objective of raising funds to benefit student scholarships, the day of giving will occur this year on November 29. #GivingTuesday…

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UAPB honors students present at historic national conference

Two scholars from the Carolyn F. Blakely Honors Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff presented research in Nashville at the 25th Annual National Association of African-American Honors Programs (NAAAHP) Conference. Amera Allison, a sophomore business major from Detroit, MI, presented research on the impact three of the four controlling images of black…