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UAPB’s first Ph.D candidate to defend thesis June 11

Will Hehemann | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Ganesh Kumar Karunakaran, doctoral student of aquaculture/fisheries at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, will soon defend his dissertation to become the university’s first Ph.D. graduate. He was the first student to enroll in the inaugural program after it was established in 2011. Karunakaran ‘s dissertation…

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So you want to grow Southern peas

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Information on marketing and growing Southern peas is often not known or readily available, Dr. Henry English, director, Small Farm Program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, said. Statistics are not gathered because the acreage is too low. “Southern peas are a good…

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Applications for Minority Teacher scholarship available

Applications for the Arkansas Geographical Critical Needs Minority Teacher Scholarship Program are now available for the fall 2015 semester at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) for all two-year and four-year colleges/universities in the state of Arkansas. UAPB administers the scholarship program that was reauthorized by the 84th General Assembly (Act 1746) to…

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UAPB student awarded prestigious Gilman Scholarship

Precious Taylor, a senior regulatory science and agriculture major at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) is one of over 1,000 American undergraduates from 332 colleges and universities across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.…

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UAPB alumni receive medical degrees

Four University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) alumni received their medical degrees from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences recently. Dr. Randall Walker, a 2010 UAPB graduate decided to go into medicine after having witnessed firsthand the many health disparities citizens faced when he was a child. His decision became more firm during his teenage…