Alumna pens book on UAPB founder

  Founder of UAPB Built School from the Ground Up Having operated now for more than 140 years, the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) was founded in 1875 as Branch Normal College by Joseph Carter Corbin, a native of Ohio and the son of former slaves. Corbin, who had a classical education, was…

Dr. Brittini Brown to speak for convocation event April 27

Dr. Brittini Brown, director for Student Affairs Assessment, Research, and Strategic Priorities at the University of Maryland Baltimore County, will deliver the keynote speech for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s 2017 Founders and Honors Awards Convocation.  The free, public event will take place Thursday, April 27 at 10:00 a.m. in the Kenneth L.…

Girls in STEM conference set for May 5

The Math and Science Pre-College STEM Center at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is planning a STEM Girls Leadership Conference that will be held May 5, 2017, from 8:30 a.m.- 2:30 p.m., in the STEM Conference Center.  Currently, women from local industries that are interested in being presenters are needed to provide interactive activities for…

Registration ongoing for educational access conference

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is gearing up to host its 24th Annual Mary E. Benjamin Conference on Educational Access Wednesday, April 26 in the UAPB STEM Academy and Conference Center. With the theme, “The Cutting Edge: Technology and Computer Science in Education,” the one-day conference will address the latest technology and…

Film festival to feature director Doug McHenry

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s National Association of Black Journalists (UAPB-NABJ) will hold its first annual Film Festival from 4 to 8 p.m. April 19 as part of events scheduled for Mass Communications Month. The free, public event will be held in the Cross-Phipps auditorium of Caldwell Hall. The festival will showcase short…

Aquaculture/fisheries Ph.D. candidate wins at annual UAPB research forum 3rd time in a row

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Yathish Ramena, a doctoral candidate of aquaculture/fisheries, recently took top honors at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s 30th Annual Student and Faculty Research Forum. The occasion marked the third year in a row that Ramena earned the Dr. William M. Willingham Award for best graduate…