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Pandemic Profiles: Matt Douglass, Assistant to the Vice President for Academic Affairs

January 11, 2021

After months of remote learning in the spring of 2020, Ouachita students were able to return to their physically-distanced classrooms and desks on campus in mid-August. One of the individuals who made on-campus learning possible is Dr. Matt Douglass, assistant to the vice president for academic affairs and institutional research analyst.

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Bryant Adams: Alumnus returns to complete degree after 20 years in politics

November 30, 2020

In 1999, Bryant Adams came to Ouachita as a theology and history double major. He would leave four years later – only six hours shy of his degree – for an opportunity of a lifetime. Thanks to Ouachita Online, Adams was able to pick up where he left off and now holds a degree in interdisciplinary studies.

Dr. Sharon Hamilton works with Ouachita chemistry students
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Hamilton awarded $297,000 Arkansas IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence grant

November 10, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Dr. Sharon Hamilton, assistant professor of chemistry, has been awarded $297,431 in funding over the next two and a half years by the Arkansas IDeA Networks of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) to support her research of incorporating proteins into novel modern wound dressings.

Julio Pruitt and family
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Julio Pruitt: Former NFL player harnesses work ethic to finish Ouachita degree

November 06, 2020

When it came time for Julio Pruitt to graduate high school, he knew he was headed to Ouachita to focus on football, a decision that would later lead him to the opportunity to be among the top 1% of football players in the nation.

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Burer to perform senior trombone recital at Ouachita Oct. 30

October 26, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Michael Burer in his senior trombone recital on Friday, Oct. 30, at 11 a.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. Seating in the hall is limited to current students, faculty and staff due to COVID-19; the recital also will be available via www.livestream.com/obu.

McBeth Recital Hall
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Shourd to perform senior recital Oct. 23

October 20, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Abby Shourd in her senior voice recital on Friday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. Seating in the hall is limited to current students, faculty and staff due to COVID-19; the recital also will be available via www.livestream.com/obu.

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Dixon, Salmon, Stewart to present senior graphic design exhibits through Oct. 23

October 12, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s School of Fine Arts will host the senior exhibits of Samantha Dixon, Josh Salmon and Mackenzie Stewart beginning Monday, Oct. 12, through Friday, Oct. 23, in the Rosemary Gossett Adams Gallery on the second floor of Moses-Provine Hall. While the artists will forgo receptions and gallery talks due to COVID-19, the exhibits are free and open to the public for viewing.

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Ouachita's Riley-Hickingbotham Library receives copy of Arkansas' Porter Fund Literary Prize Collection

October 01, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Riley-Hickingbotham Library is among five Arkansas universities, as well as only one of two private libraries, chosen to receive a copy of the Porter Fund Collection, a curation of works by award-winning Arkansas writers. The collection will be available for Ouachita students, faculty and staff to read virtually, and an exhibition is to be held in the spring of 2021.

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Ouachita's Elrod Center receives Celebrate Literacy Award by Arkansas Literacy Association

September 04, 2020

Ouachita Baptist University’s Elrod Center for Family and Community received the Arkansas Literacy Association’s (ALA) Celebrate Literacy Award this summer for its America Reads/America Counts, Peake Partnership and Homeschool/After-School tutoring programs in Arkadelphia.

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