Homecoming celebration set for October 8-14

The annual Homecoming Celebration at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will begin October 8 and end October 14. The theme for this year is “Let the Good Times Roar,” according to Dr. Charles Colen, Homecoming Committee chairperson. The overview of activities includes events for students, alumni and the Pine Bluff community: On…

Researchers demonstrate broad range, cost-effective infrared lasers for photonic, medical applications

The electronics industry has driven the digital revolution for an unprecedented success based on Si. As a result, there has been a tremendous effort to broaden the reach of Si technology to build integrated optic and photonic circuits. Supported by Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Established Program…

UAPB to Host Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series

The HistoryMakers’ Julieanna L. Richardson to Speak on Entrepreneurship On Sept. 21 at 7:00 p.m., the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will host the University of Arkansas System’s Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecture Series at the John McLinn Ross Theatre in the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Building. Julieanna L. Richardson, Founder and Executive Director of The HistoryMakers…

UAPB named Tom Joyner School of the Month for September

The Tom Joyner Foundation will feature the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) as its School of the Month (TJSOM) for September. Now more than ever, the Tom Joyner Foundation is committed to the future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities because they continue to play an important part of educating our nation’s youth…

Actress Tatyana Ali to speak at UAPB September 7

Actress, singer and activist Tatyana Ali will be the keynote speaker for the annual Lyceum event Thursday, September 7 at 10:30 a.m. at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The free, public event will be held in the John McLinn Ross auditorium of the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts Building. Tatyana Ali motivates audiences to actively…

Dr. Robert Carr named Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

Dr. Robert Z. Carr, Jr., has been named Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, effective August 2017. In this position, the former Dean of the School of Education and Psychology at Alcorn State University (ASU) will work as chief academic affairs officer. Dr. Carr will work closely with deans, faculty, staff and…

UAPB athletics receives historic $900,000 grant from NCAA 

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is celebrating a feat never before accomplished by its athletics program – the winning of a major grant from the National Collegiate Athletics Association (NCAA) that will vastly improve the level of academic support that it will be able to extend to its student-athletes. The grant, known as the Accelerating Academic…