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…

Students attend nurse’s day at the capitol

Students from the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff’s BSN Nursing Program attended Nurse’s Day at the Capitol 2017 in Little Rock, recently. During their visit, they met with legislators, participated in committee meetings, and observed the House of Representatives in action. Barriers were broken between the legislators and nurses of Arkansas as our students…

John McLinn Ross players garner multiple awards at NADSA conference

The John McLinn Ross Players represented the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff recently the National Association of Dramatic and Speech Arts (NADSA) Conference. Ten students from UAPB attended the competition that featured performances, workshops, lectures, and networking with other HBCUs across the country including Grambling State, Jackson State, Winston-Salem State, Prairie View A&M, and…

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STEM academy scholars and faculty attend research conferences

A delegation of STEM majors, faculty and administrators were active participants in the American Association for the Advancement of Science Emerging Research National Conference in STEM and the National Science Foundation (NSF) HBCU- Undergraduate Program Meeting recently. Yari Mosley, a freshman biology major and STEM Academy Associate received a first place monetary award for her…

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…