Valeisha Butterfield-Jones to speak for YMTF event

Valeisha Butterfield-Jones, Global Head of Women and Black Engagement for Google and the co­founder and CEO of the Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network (WEEN) will be the keynote speaker for the annual Youth Motivation Task Force assembly at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The free, public event will be held Wednesday, February 28…

UAPB Students Excel at INBRE Research Conference

Two University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) students represented the institution at the Annual 2017 Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Research Conference recently. Students gave oral and poster presentations in biology, physics, chemistry and biochemistry categories. Shamara Lawrence, a sophomore majoring in biochemistry, won second place overall in the chemistry and…

UAPB Extension Specialist Teaches Management Practices to Young Fish Farmers in Bangladesh

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Bauer Duke, Extension specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences, recently served as a volunteer for the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) Farmer-to-Farmer (F2F) program in Khulna Upazila, Bangladesh, where he taught young entrepreneurial fish farmers, ages…

UAPB Alumnus Accepts Diversity Award on Behalf of AGFC

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Maurice Jackson, a 1997 alumnus of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Department of Aquaculture and Fisheries, recently accepted an award honoring diversity and inclusion efforts on behalf of the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission (AGFC).  The award was presented to the AGFC by the Southeastern…