E-cigarette Use is Dangerous, Addictive, Especially in Adolescents, Young Adults

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The use of electronic cigarettes – or “vaping” – is often thought of as a healthy alternative to smoking regular cigarettes, but that is not the case, Linda Inmon, Extension specialist for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. The popularity of vaping among adolescents and…

UAPB Senior Completes Extension Apprenticeship at Mississippi State University

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Lizney Rudds, a senior animal science major at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff from Detroit, Michigan, was one of eight students nationwide selected for the Extension Service Apprenticeship at Mississippi State University (MSU). The paid internship program offers students the chance to earn college credit…

Dr. Steve Perry to speak for fall commencement

Noted educator and author Dr. Steve Perry will deliver the commencement address to Fall 2018 graduates of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) on Friday, December 14 at 10:00 a.m. The free, public event will be held in the Pine Bluff Convention Center arena with procession beginning at 9:45 a.m. Dr. Perry is…

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UAPB students attend Thurgood Marshall leadership conference

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) selected 13 students from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) to attend the 18th Annual Leadership Institute (LI) conference presented by Wells Fargo. This event is one of the largest, most exclusive, talent and development recruiting conferences for students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), and…