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UAPB named to 2017 Military Friendly® Schools List

The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff has earned the 2017 Military Friendly® School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs®, STEM Jobs SM, and Military Spouse. First published in 2009, Military Friendly® Schools is the most comprehensive, powerful resource for veterans today. This is the third consecutive year UAPB has earned the designation.…

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Thanksgiving assembly set for November 17

Baskets, boxes, crates and bins full of food for needy families will collected at the annual Thanksgiving Assembly hosted by the office of Student Involvement and Leadership at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). The free, public event will be held Thursday, November 17 at 11 a.m. in the Hathaway-Howard Fine Arts building.…

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Reminder to Growers of Forage, Wheat and Oats

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences While many Americans are thinking about the upcoming holidays, growers of forage, wheat and oats are reminded of these deadlines. Nov. 15 is the final acreage reporting date for perennial forage and pasture hay; and Nov. 30 is the final planting date for wheat and…

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UAPB to Mark International Education Week Nov. 14-18

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Julia A. Wilson, public relations liaison representative for the China-United States Exchange Foundation, will visit the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Tuesday, Nov. 15-16 as part of International Education Week activities on campus. Wilson will be the featured speaker at a campus assembly on…

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New Microloan Option to Help Farmers Purchase Farm Portable Storage

Carol Sanders | School of Agriculture, Fisheries and Human Sciences Already popular with growers, microloans now have a new financing option to make purchasing portable storage and handling equipment easier. Microloans now come with the option of a lower down payment to help new, small and mid-sized producers grow their businesses and markets, said Dr.…

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UAPB students excel at INBRE Research Conference

Fourteen University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) students participated in the 2016 Arkansas INBRE Research Conference that was held recently. Students gave oral and poster presentations in biology, physics, chemistry, and biochemistry. Tia’Asia James, a senior majoring in chemistry, won “First Place Overall” in oral presentation in the chemistry and biochemistry category. Her research…

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Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy to deliver fall commencement address

Dr. Sonny Ramaswamy, director of the USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), will deliver the keynote address during fall commencement exercises for the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff graduating class. The free, public event will be held Friday, December 9 at 10:00 a.m. in the Pine Bluff Convention Center arena. Dr. Ramaswamy…