Peace Corps recruiter visits UAPB, touts benefits of overseas volunteer experience

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences A recruiter from the U.S. Peace Corps recently visited the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). Natalie Felton, regional diversity recruiter for the mid-west region, spoke to students about Peace Corps volunteer positions. The Peace Corps enables recent university graduates and experienced professionals to work in…

UAPB Hosts Annual Meeting of American Fisheries Society, Arkansas Chapter

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences The Arkansas Chapter of the American Fisheries Society (AFS) recently convened at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) for its 32nd annual meeting. The parent organization’s Arkansas chapter is comprised of around 200 members, and promotes scientific research and sustainable management of fisheries resources and…

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UAPB student-athlete accepted into biomedical PhD program

Lauren Corby, a graduating senior at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), was recently accepted to the PhD program at the University of Mississippi Medical Center for Biomedical Material Science in Jackson, Mississippi. She was offered five years of tuition covered, free medical insurance, and a living stipend. The daughter of Jim and…

UAPB to mark 145 years during founders celebration

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will celebrate 145 years of existence during Founders Celebration activities April 23-29. With the theme, “History, Heritage, Honor: #fueledforthefuture,” events include time honored traditions and a few new additions. Founders Celebration is a tradition that has been going on for over 60 years, blending academics, social activities, and…

Mother and daughter set to graduate together from UAPB

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences In May 2018, Patricia Shavers, 50, and her daughter Sharra Shavers, 22, will accomplish a goal that most parents and children aren’t able to experience at the same time. During the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s 158th commencement, they will both receive bachelor’s degree diplomas. According…