Hearty vegetable soup: ideal for fall

During the fall, Arkansan families can enjoy a comforting vegetable and beef soup, says Easter H. Tucker, interim family and consumer sciences program leader for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. Frozen vegetables, canned tomatoes and chicken broth make this USDA Mixing Bowl recipe the ideal easy-to-make soup for a cold work night. “You…

UAPB students learn Chinese language, culture through immersion in China

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Six University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students recently returned from study abroad programs at two universities in China. The program was sponsored by the HBCU – China Scholarship Network, a consortium of 42 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) that facilitates partnerships between member institutions and…

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UAPB students attend Monsanto 1890 leadership event

The Monsanto Company recently selected three students from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) to attend their annual 1890 Student Leadership Event in St. Louis, Missouri. Students from twenty of the 1890 Land Grant Institutions were chosen to attend the three-day event with all travel and accommodations provided by Monsanto. This event included…

UAPB students attend Thurgood Marshall College Fund institute

Seven University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff students attended the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Annual Leadership Institute in Washington, DC recently. TMCF’s Leadership Institute is a national program that aims to develop the student-attendees’ leadership skills, create a community of like-minded scholars, provide companies and government agencies access to overlooked diverse talent, and help…

Dr. Janette Wheat Appointed AAFCS Site Visitor

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Janette Wheat, Department of Human Sciences associate professor and Cooperative Extension Program human development and family studies specialist at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, has been appointed as a site visitor for the Council for Accreditation (CFA) for the American Association of…

Dr. Kaye Crippen explains importance of education in textile sciences at MIT

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Kaye Crippen, professor of the Department of Merchandising, Textiles and Design at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, recently spoke about the importance of education in textile/material sciences at the 2017 North American Materials Education Symposium at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge, Massachusetts.…

Veteran’s day celebration set for November 9

Retired Colonel Nathaniel “Nate” Todd will be the guest speaker during the Veteran’s Day Celebration scheduled for noon Thursday, November 9, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The University began a formal ceremony in 2016 to honor local veterans. UAPB was designated a 2017 Military Friendly Gold status campus, and is only one…