Spring Cultural Fest set for April 18 at UAPB

The annual Spring Cultural Fest is set for Tuesday, April 18, at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The event will be held from 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. in the Adair-Greenhouse Human Sciences Hall auditorium and will feature food and fashion from different cultures, live music and dance. Dr. Janette R. Wheat,…

Phylicia Rashad to deliver spring commencement address

Award-winning actress and director Phylicia Rashad will be the keynote speaker for University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Spring 2017 graduating class. The free, public event will be held Saturday, May 13 at 3:00 p.m. in the Pine Bluff Convention Center Arena. Whether she is bringing laughter to millions of television viewers around the world,…

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…

National Library Week to begin April 10

The John Brown Watson Memorial Library System at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff will celebrate National Library Week, April 10-14, with a variety of events that address the 2017 American Library Association (ALA) theme, “Libraries Transform.” All events are free and open to the public. A keynote presentation by Julius C. Jefferson, Jr.,…

Cattlemen to Meet April 13 in Pine Bluff

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Area cattlemen will meet Thursday, April 13, at 6 p.m. at the Jefferson County Extension Service office, 500 S. Idaho Street, in Pine Bluff. Dr. Robert Stark Jr., University of Arkansas at Monticello professor of agriculture economics, will provide information on current production costs and…

Apple coleslaw: a sweet, crunchy, colorful side dish for spring

When planning a balanced meal, Arkansans can consider eating their servings of fruits and vegetables together, says Easter H. Tucker, interim family and consumer sciences program leader for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff. The USDA Mixing Bowl’s recipe for apple coleslaw combines the best of both worlds for a unique and zesty side…

Mass Communications Month underway at UAPB

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff is celebrating its first Mass Communications month with a host of activities to raise awareness of the industry and inform students and the community of the trends and opportunities available. The celebration began April 3 with a presentation by Gwendolyn Crabb, administrative specialist in the Office of Academic…