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Ouachita senior Joshua Spiva publishes research paper in "Polymers"

May 03, 2023

Joshua Spiva, a senior biomedical sciences and chemistry double major from Magnet Cove, Ark., published a research paper in the scientific journal, “Polymers.”

Ouachita alumni working at Apptegy
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Ouachita alumni further technology with Apptegy

March 28, 2023

Ouachita Baptist University has sustained momentum in equipping students for postgraduate success, consistently reporting career outcomes rates that far exceed the national average. Graduates are pursuing opportunities in a variety of fields, including technology. For example, four alumni working at Apptegy, an education software company in Little Rock, Ark., are developing software for K-12 school marketing. Their contributions include software engineering, designing user-friendly interfaces and ensuring client success with Apptegy products.

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Return to Sundance

March 10, 2023

Every other spring, Dr. Rebecca Jones, professor of communications at Ouachita, takes a group of students from the OBU at Sundance class to Park City, Utah, to experience the Sundance Film Festival. This was the first year for the trip since the COVID-19 pandemic. Jones and 12 students – some of whom experienced Sundance virtually in 2021 – spent Jan. 22-27 in Utah participating in the festival.

Spring 2022 Commencement exercises at Ouachita Baptist University
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Ouachita reports 99% placement rate for 2022 grads

February 07, 2023

Ouachita Baptist University reported that 99% of its 2022 graduates are employed or furthering their education, repeating a career outcomes rate that exceeds the national average and reflects the university’s sustained momentum in equipping students for postgraduate success.

Students at Ouachita can get career help from faculty mentors
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5 tips to make acquiring career experience less overwhelming

January 25, 2023

Whether you are a senior in high school or about to graduate from college, it is never a bad idea to gain job experience. Most professional careers require employees to have some – if not significant – experience in their chosen field in order to be hired.

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Ouachita announces students named to the Fall 2022 President's List

January 18, 2023

Ouachita Baptist University has named 381 students to its Fall 2022 President’s List.

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Ouachita announces students named to the Fall 2022 Dean's List

January 18, 2023

Ouachita Baptist University has named 389 students to its Dean’s List for Fall 2023.

Ouachita Ethics Bowl Team, 2022-23
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Ouachita team places in regional ethics bowl

December 08, 2022

A team of Ouachita Baptist University students earned fifth place in the 25th Annual Texas Regional Ethics Bowl on Friday, Nov. 12, in San Antonio.

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Dr. Justin K. Hardin named Ouachita's vice president for academic affairs

November 18, 2022

Ouachita alumnus Dr. Justin K. Hardin has been named Ouachita’s vice president for academic affairs (VPAA), effective July 2022. He brings a strong background in teaching, scholarship and administration to his new role as the university’s chief academic officer.

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Learning to serve

November 18, 2022

Equipping students to integrate faith and career as they build lives of meaningful work is a priority at Ouachita. And this fall, brand-new tools will be available to help them.

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