$200,000 Windgate Foundation grant aiding COVID-19 response, efforts at UAPB

There is little doubt that higher education has been changed forever in the wake of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Operations became particularly challenging when officials at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) were faced with the task of moving employees and students off-campus and transitioning all courses to online delivery.  Thanks to a $200,000 COVID-19…

Make Healthy Choices When Becoming a Vegetarian

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences With proper planning, a vegetarian diet can be a healthy choice, Easter H. Tucker, interim family and consumer sciences program leader for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. Balanced vegetarian diets can be a good source of protein, iron, calcium and vitamin B12. “The idea…

Telehealth as a Means to Health Care

Debbie Archer | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The pandemic has changed the way we view healthcare, especially doctor visits for the entire family. The new normal to ensure the health and safety of all persons is through the use of telemedicine, according to Linda Inmon, Extension associate-family and consumer sciences at the…