UAPB to host Veterans Day event November 9

Lieutenant Colonel Sherry K. Oehler will be the guest speaker during the Veterans Day Celebration at 10:00 A.M. Friday, Nov. 9, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The free, public event will be held in the STEM building. A Baltimore, Maryland native, LTC Oehler’s assignments include Platoon Leader and Battalion Communications Officer in…

Students Complete Internships with the UAPB Sweetpotato Foundation Seed Program

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Four students at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) recently completed internships with the UAPB Sweetpotato Foundation Seed Program. As interns, Chasity Brown, a senior agriculture business major, Danielle Williams and Jasmine James, junior agriculture business majors, and Raven Burnett, a senior animal science major,…

Recording artist Kierra Sheard to headline gospel extravaganza

Recording artist Kierra “KiKi” Sheard will headline the gospel extravaganza Sunday, October 28 at 7:00 p.m. One of the first events during Homecoming Week at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, the event will take place in the J.M. Ross theatre of the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts building. With doors opening at 6:00 p.m., tickets…

UAPB homecoming celebration to begin October 28

The annual Homecoming Celebration at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) will begin October 28 and end November 3. The theme is, “Golden Time of Year,” according to Dr. Charles Colen, Homecoming committee chairperson. The list of activities includes events for students, alumni and the Pine Bluff community: On Sunday, October 28, the…

Aquaculture/Fisheries Field Day Held Recently at UAPB

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Aquaculture/Fisheries Field Day was held recently at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Aquaculture Research Station. The event included research and Extension demonstration tours, a poster session and a trap shoot. The event also commemorated the 30th anniversary of the Aquaculture/Fisheries Center of Excellence at UAPB.…

What’s With All This Violence? What We Can Do About It?

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Research shows that children who watch violence on television or play violent games can become violent themselves, Linda Inmon, Cooperative Extension Program Extension specialist in human development at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. Changes in the brain occur when video games are…