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UAPB to host U.S. Ambassador Perkins August 6

United States Ambassador Dr. Edward J. Perkins will visit the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Thursday, August 6. Ambassador Perkins will speak during an assembly at 6:15 p.m. in the J.M Ross theatre of the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts building. The event is free and open to the public. Ambassador Perkins served as the…

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Dr. Nilima Renukdas appointed lab manager for UAPB Fish Disease Diagnostic Laboratory in Lonoke

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Dr. Nilima Renukdas has been appointed lab manager for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Fish Disease Diagnostic Laboratory in Lonoke, Ark. In this position she will provide Extension diagnostic and research support for Arkansas aquaculture. “We are fortunate to have such a competent professional managing…

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UAPB Psychology professor receives ProDIGS grant

Professor to research health disparities in African-Americans that have attended college Though the health benefits of educational attainment are well-established, they may be less pronounced for African Americans. Dr. Anthony Austin, assistant professor of psychology in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) aims to shed…

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Student Support Services receives grant award

The Student Support Services (SSS) Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has received approval for refunding for 2015-2020. Donna M. Mooney, program director, said that during the first year of funding, the program will receive $413,145. According to the United States Department of Education, funding for the second, third and fourth years…

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UAPB sees jump in summer enrollment

Growth is the hot topic these days at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) as shown by the increase in enrollment for the Summer II session. The institution experienced an increased enrollment of 16.7% from 544 students in July 2014 to 635 this July. “The University has put tremendous effort into increasing the…

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UAPB to host college fair in Atlanta

High school students, recent high school graduates, transfer students and their families are invited to attend a college fair hosted by the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB), Saturday, July 25, 2015, from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Buckhead located 3300 Peachtree Road NE in Atlanta. The free, public event…