UAPB’s New Agricultural Engineering Degree Opens up Diverse Career Opportunities for Students

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science Starting in the fall semester of 2019, college freshmen and undecided majors can consider a future career in agricultural engineering, Dr. Sixte Ntamatungiro, interim chair of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Department of Agriculture, said. Students who enroll in the new program will be…

UAPB Agriculture Students Gain Work, Research Experience Through Apprenticeships

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science Two students in the Department of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) recently completed apprenticeships that gave them hands-on work experience in agriculture. Over the course of the summer 2019 semester, Danielle Williams, a senior agriculture business major from Atlanta, Georgia, and Danielle…

Dr. Doze Y. Butler Named Dean/Director of UAPB School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science Dr. Doze Y. Butler has been named dean/director for the School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences (SAFHS) at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). In this position, she will provide leadership for the three academic departments in the School as well as its research,…

During Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Learn Ways to Ensure Children’s Health

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, a sobering reminder that one in five children in the U.S. is obese, Teresa Henson, University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Extension specialist– nutrition outreach coordinator, said. During the month, Arkansans can take some time to learn more about…

High School Students Learn About Careers in Veterinary, Animal Sciences at UAPB

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Science Twelve high school students from Pine Bluff and Little Rock recently participated in the inaugural Anitrak Camp, a summer residential veterinary and animal science career enrichment program for high school students hosted by the Department of Agriculture at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). Bottle-feeding…