Dr. Kaye Crippen explains importance of education in textile sciences at MIT

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Kaye Crippen, professor of the Department of Merchandising, Textiles and Design at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, recently spoke about the importance of education in textile/material sciences at the 2017 North American Materials Education Symposium at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.…

Veteran’s day celebration set for November 9

Retired Colonel Nathaniel “Nate” Todd will be the guest speaker during the Veteran’s Day Celebration scheduled for noon Thursday, November 9, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The University began a formal ceremony in 2016 to honor local veterans. UAPB was designated a 2017 Military Friendly Gold status campus, and is only one…

Library to host alumna for book signing

The John Brown Watson Memorial Library System at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will host Aza Njeri for a book signing Monday, November 13 at 2:00 p.m. The free, public event will be held in the Howard-Sykes auditorium of the John Brown Watson Memorial Library on UAPB’s campus. Njeri is a Griot author,…

EQIP Meeting Tuesday, Nov. 14, in Dermott

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences An Environmental Quality Incentive Program (EQIP) information meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 14, at the Dermott City Hall meeting room. Aimed at row crop producers, vegetable growers and livestock ranchers in Ashley, Chicot, Desha and Drew counties, the meeting will begin at noon and…

Biology professor to present origin of life research

Dr. Joseph Onyilagha, professor of Biology at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has been selected to present his research on amino acids at Florida Memorial University. Funded by NSF/HBU-UP, the title of his presentation is, “Origin of Life on Our Planet: Why Did Nature Select Only 20 Amino Acids to Build Its Proteins?”…