Jasmine Johnson to study pharmacy at Xavier

Jasmine Johnson, a graduating senior at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, recently received an acceptance letter to attend Xavier University College of Pharmacy in New Orleans, Louisiana. Johnson is a chemistry major and will be graduating in May. The Milwaukee, Wisconsin native is the daughter of Jennifer Allen and came to Pine Bluff on an…

UAPB announces fall 2016 chancellor’s list

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) announced its Chancellor’s List recently for the Fall 2016 semester. The list requires a grade point average of 4.0 on at least 12 semester credit hours. Arkansas students by city are as follows: Alexander- Britney Sahlmann; Blytheville- Alexandria Seals, Malik J. Walker; Bridgetown- Ashlee Daniel; Calgary- Natalie…

Art student finds her stroke – without a paintbrush

 If you venture through the Leedell Moorehead-Graham Art Gallery at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, you will be captivated by a senior exhibit that scales a quarter of the room with a plethora of yarn that forms peculiar shapes and tells interesting stories. Entitled Woven, the exhibit is the collective work of Bryona…

John McLinn Ross players garner awards at NADSA

Taking the stage once again at the National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts (NADSA), the John McLinn Ross Players of the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff took home six awards and a phenomenal learning experience. The awards consisted of Oral Interpretation of Poetry, Persuasive Speaking, Dramatic Monologue, Set Design, Reader’s Theatre, and Playwright. Individual…

UAPB students, faculty attend international colloquium

  Six students and two faculty members at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) were among attendees at the fourth International Colloquium on Black Males in Education held recently in Kingston, Jamaica.  Creating Opportunity Through Education:  Re-Engineering the Social Ecosystem for Black Males was the theme for the event. With leadership from faculty…

Two UAPB students awarded $10,000 Monsanto scholarships

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Two students at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) have been named recipients of the Monsanto 1890 Student Scholarship. The scholarship recognizes up to 10 high-achieving students from underrepresented communities nationwide, who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in agriculture or science, technology, engineering and math (STEM)…