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Ouachita To Host The U.S. Army Field Band And Soldiers’ Chorus Oct. 25, Samantha Pipkin, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2019

Ouachita To Host The U.S. Army Field Band And Soldiers’ Chorus Oct. 25, Samantha Pipkin, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University will host the U.S. Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus in a free performance on Friday, Oct. 25, at 7:30 p.m. in Jones Performing Arts Center. The concert is free and open to the public. Tickets can be reserved through Ouachita’s Box Office, located in Jones Performing Arts Center, or at obu.edu/boxoffice.


Wallace To Present Senior Recital Oct. 18, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2019

Wallace To Present Senior Recital Oct. 18, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host Sharayah Wallace in her senior recital on Friday, Oct. 18, at 2 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. The recital is free and open to the public.


Ouachita Names 2019 Alumni Milestone Award Recipients, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2019

Ouachita Names 2019 Alumni Milestone Award Recipients, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University recognized five outstanding alumni in the 10th class of Ouachita Alumni Milestone Award recipients at its Homecoming football game on Saturday, Oct. 5: Mauricio Vargas, Dr. Jim Spann, Brad Sullivan, Dr. Sarah Beth Harrington and Laura Cox. This year’s honorees represent the graduating classes of 1969, 1979, 1989, 1999 and 2009, respectively.


Ouachita Crowns Betsy Patterson As 2019 Homecoming Queen, Ashley Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2019

Ouachita Crowns Betsy Patterson As 2019 Homecoming Queen, Ashley Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau

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Betsy Patterson, a senior secondary mathematics education major from Garland, Texas, was crowned Ouachita Baptist University’s 2019 Homecoming Queen before the Tiger football game on Saturday, Oct. 5.


Ouachita’S Division Of Music To Present Chamber Winds Concert On Oct. 21, Ashley Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2019

Ouachita’S Division Of Music To Present Chamber Winds Concert On Oct. 21, Ashley Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will present its fall Chamber Winds Concert on Monday, Oct. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall, located in Mabee Fine Arts Center. The concert will be free and open to the public.


Ouachita To Host Percussionist Daniel Smithiger And Oboist Dawn Striker-Roberts Oct. 22, Madison Cresswell, Ouachita News Bureau Oct 2019

Ouachita To Host Percussionist Daniel Smithiger And Oboist Dawn Striker-Roberts Oct. 22, Madison Cresswell, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host percussionist Daniel Smithiger and oboist Dawn Striker-Roberts on Tuesday, Oct. 22, at 7:30 p.m. as part of the university’s 2019-2020 Guest Artist Series. The performance, to be held in McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center, is free and open to the public.


Ouachita To Host Church History Scholar David Bebbington On Oct. 7 For Birkett Williams Lecture, Ashley Stracener Sep 2019

Ouachita To Host Church History Scholar David Bebbington On Oct. 7 For Birkett Williams Lecture, Ashley Stracener

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Ouachita Baptist University will host Dr. David W. Bebbington, visiting professor at Baylor University, for a lecture on Monday, Oct. 7, at 7:30 p.m. in Ouachita’s McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center. The lecture is free and open to the public and is part of Ouachita’s Birkett Williams Endowed Lecture Series. Following the talk, there will be a brief time for questions from the audience.


More Than 800 Ouachitonians Serve During Fall 2019 Tiger Serve Day, Madison Cresswell, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

More Than 800 Ouachitonians Serve During Fall 2019 Tiger Serve Day, Madison Cresswell, Ouachita News Bureau

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A total of 820 Ouachita Baptist University students, faculty and staff served the community of Arkadelphia on Saturday, Sept. 21, during its semi-annual Tiger Serve Day. Over 100 locations were served by 97 teams working together with the theme “Doing Good.”


Ouachita’S Division Of Music Presents The Ouachita Singers, Women’S Chorus In Concert Oct. 8, Gracie Stover, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Ouachita’S Division Of Music Presents The Ouachita Singers, Women’S Chorus In Concert Oct. 8, Gracie Stover, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will present a joint program featuring the Ouachita Singers and Women’s Chorus on Tuesday, Oct. 8, at 7:30 p.m. The concert, to be held in McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center, is free and open to the public.


Ouachita’S Maggie Garrett To Present “Caffeinated” Recital Sept. 25, Ashly Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Ouachita’S Maggie Garrett To Present “Caffeinated” Recital Sept. 25, Ashly Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau

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Dr. Maggie Garrett, associate professor of music at Ouachita Baptist University, will present a musical theatre recital titled “Caffeinated” on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 8 p.m. in Ouachita’s McBeth Recital Hall in Mabee Fine Arts Center. The recital is free and open to the public.


Ouachita To Host Arkansas Saxophone Quartet In Guest Recital Sept. 26, Ashly Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Ouachita To Host Arkansas Saxophone Quartet In Guest Recital Sept. 26, Ashly Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host the Arkansas Saxophone Quartet in a guest recital on Thursday, Sept. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Ouachita’s McBeth Recital Hall. The performance is free of charge and open to the public.


Ouachita’S Blake Johnson Receives $75,000 Grant From Uams’ Arkansas Breast Cancer Research Program, Ashly Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Ouachita’S Blake Johnson Receives $75,000 Grant From Uams’ Arkansas Breast Cancer Research Program, Ashly Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau

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Dr. Blake Johnson, assistant professor of biology at Ouachita Baptist University, has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Arkansas Breast Cancer Research Program (ABCRP) to support his project “Identification and functional characterization of exosome-derived GPI anchored proteins in breast cancer.” The goal of Johnson’s research is to discover new and less-invasive methods to detect breast cancer earlier and to monitor the disease’s progression during treatment instead of relying on intrusive surgery for testing.


Ouachita Hosts “Then I Will See” Photography Exhibit By Joli Livaudais Through Sept. 27, Madison Creswell, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Ouachita Hosts “Then I Will See” Photography Exhibit By Joli Livaudais Through Sept. 27, Madison Creswell, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Visual Arts is hosting an exhibit by Little Rock photographer Joli Livaudais through Friday, Sept. 27, in the Rosemary Gossett Adams Gallery on the second floor of Moses-Provine Hall. Livaudais’ exhibit “Then I Will See” is free and open to the public.


Ouachita’S Department Of Theatre Arts To Present “Junie B. Jones The Musical” Sept. 19-24, Samantha Pipkin, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Ouachita’S Department Of Theatre Arts To Present “Junie B. Jones The Musical” Sept. 19-24, Samantha Pipkin, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present its fall family play Junie B. Jones The Musical with the opening performance on Thursday, Sept. 19, at 7 p.m. in Verser Theatre. Performances will continue Sept. 20-21 and Sept. 23-24 at 7 p.m., with a matinee on Sunday, Sept. 22, at 2 p.m. Tickets can be purchased for $10 each at OBU’s box office.


Ouachita Hosts Guest Artist Laura Brainard Raborn’S Exhibit “Processing” Through Sept. 27, Madison Creswell, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Ouachita Hosts Guest Artist Laura Brainard Raborn’S Exhibit “Processing” Through Sept. 27, Madison Creswell, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Visual Arts is hosting the mixed media work of guest artist Laura Brainard Raborn in an exhibit through Friday, Sept. 27. Raborn’s exhibit, “Processing,” will be on display in the Rosemary Gossett Adams Gallery on the first floor of Moses-Provine Hall. It is free and open to the public


Ouachita’S Elrod Center To Host Fall 2019 Tiger Serve Day On Sept. 21, Madison Creswell, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Ouachita’S Elrod Center To Host Fall 2019 Tiger Serve Day On Sept. 21, Madison Creswell, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Elrod Center for Family and Community will host Tiger Serve Day on Saturday, Sept. 21. The semi-annual campus-wide service initiative is held every semester as an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to serve the broader Arkadelphia community. The Tiger Serve Day theme for the 2019-2020 academic year is “Doing Good.”


Ouachita Continues To Grow Residential Enrollment, With Largest Campus Community Since 2012, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Ouachita Continues To Grow Residential Enrollment, With Largest Campus Community Since 2012, Ouachita News Bureau

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The 2019 fall semester marks the third consecutive year of growth in residential undergraduate enrollment at Ouachita Baptist University increasing from 1,492 to 1,506 since last fall. Fueled by growth in new students, Ouachita also recorded its largest residential enrollment since 2012.


Betty Jo Grant, Wife Of Ouachita President Emeritus Daniel Grant, Remembered For Life Of Service, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Betty Jo Grant, Wife Of Ouachita President Emeritus Daniel Grant, Remembered For Life Of Service, Ouachita News Bureau

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Betty Jo Grant, who served 18 years as First Lady of Ouachita Baptist University, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 7, at age 92. She is survived by her husband of 72 years, Dr. Daniel R. Grant, Sr., President Emeritus of Ouachita.


Ouachita To Host Young Artist Competition Winner Alexander Hersh Sept. 16, Madison Creswell, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Ouachita To Host Young Artist Competition Winner Alexander Hersh Sept. 16, Madison Creswell, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Division of Music will host cellist and Young Artist Competition winner Alexander Hersh on Monday, Sept. 16, at 7:30 p.m. in McBeth Recital Hall. Pianist Mary Scott Goode will accompany Hersh. The Young Artist performance is free and open to the public.


Eleven Ouachita Students Published In Assayers 28, Ashly Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau Sep 2019

Eleven Ouachita Students Published In Assayers 28, Ashly Stracener, Ouachita News Bureau

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Eleven Ouachita student essays were chosen by Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Language and Literature for publication in Assayers, the department’s annual publication. Assayers 28 is the 2019-2020 edition of the essay collection journal.


Ouachita’S Ben Utter Among 22 Faculty Nationwide To Attend Netvue Seminar On Vocation, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau Aug 2019

Ouachita’S Ben Utter Among 22 Faculty Nationwide To Attend Netvue Seminar On Vocation, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Dr. Ben Utter, assistant professor of English, represented Ouachita faculty at the Network for Vocation in Undergraduate Education’s (NetVUE) “Teaching Vocational Exploration” seminar held this summer in Chicago. Utter was one of 22 faculty members from around the country selected to attend.


Ouachita’S Patterson Summer Research Program Sees Record Student Participation, Recognition, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau Aug 2019

Ouachita’S Patterson Summer Research Program Sees Record Student Participation, Recognition, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s J.D. Patterson School of Natural Sciences had a record number of 28 students conducting faculty-advised research during summer break through its Patterson Summer Research Program. Twenty-five of these summer researchers also attended the Central Arkansas Undergraduate Symposium, held July 24 at University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock, Ark., and presented their findings.


Ouachita Student Foundation Named National Outstanding Student Advancement Organization By Case Asap, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau Aug 2019

Ouachita Student Foundation Named National Outstanding Student Advancement Organization By Case Asap, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Ouachita Student Foundation (OSF) was named one of three Outstanding Student Advancement Organizations in the nation by the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Affiliated Student Advancement Programs (ASAP) at its national conference and competition, held Aug. 1-3 in Baltimore. The award was presented to Ouachita, Ohio University and University of Missouri out of 700 CASE ASAP member schools.


Ouachita’S Cross Brandon Participates In Broadway Winds Summer Program In New York, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau Aug 2019

Ouachita’S Cross Brandon Participates In Broadway Winds Summer Program In New York, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Cross Brandon, a sophomore instrumental music education major from Little Rock, Ark., was one of 10 participants from around the country selected to study in the Broadway Winds intensive program this summer in New York. The program, held July 14-18, was hosted by New York University Steinhardt’s Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions.


Ouachita’S Annual Spotlight On Arkadelphia Set For Aug. 20, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau Aug 2019

Ouachita’S Annual Spotlight On Arkadelphia Set For Aug. 20, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University will host its annual Spotlight on Arkadelphia community showcase on Tuesday, Aug. 20, the first day of the 2019 fall semester. It will be held from 8-9:30 p.m. in Ouachita’s Heflin Plaza and the Student Village circle.


Ouachita Is First University In Arkansas To Earn Gold Status Credential From American College Of Sports Medicine, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau Jul 2019

Ouachita Is First University In Arkansas To Earn Gold Status Credential From American College Of Sports Medicine, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University recently became the first university in Arkansas to earn a Gold Status credential from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) for its participation and excellence in the organization’s Exercise is Medicine® (EIM) program. This marks the third time Ouachita’s program has been recognized by ACSM, following two Silver Status recognitions in 2018 and 2016.


Thirty-Three Ouachita Students Named To Who’S Who, Tiffany Lee, Ouachita News Bureau Jul 2019

Thirty-Three Ouachita Students Named To Who’S Who, Tiffany Lee, Ouachita News Bureau

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Thirty-three students from Ouachita Baptist University will be included in the latest edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges.


Ouachita’S Department Of Biological Sciences Promotes Undergraduate Research Through Ar-Cure Workshop, Ouachita News Bureau, Rachel Moreno Moreno Jul 2019

Ouachita’S Department Of Biological Sciences Promotes Undergraduate Research Through Ar-Cure Workshop, Ouachita News Bureau, Rachel Moreno Moreno

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Ouachita Baptist University’s Department of Biological Sciences recently hosted its third AR-CURE Synthetic Biology Workshop to share its innovative course-based research project with institutions seeking to conduct semester-long undergraduate research. The 2019 workshop, held June 16-19 on Ouachita’s campus, was attended by 30 faculty members representing institutions in 17 states.


Ouachita’S Chung And Feller Perform As Guest Artists At International Flute Workshop, Italy, Ouachita News Bureau Jun 2019

Ouachita’S Chung And Feller Perform As Guest Artists At International Flute Workshop, Italy, Ouachita News Bureau

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Ouachita Baptist University faculty members Dr. Mary Chung, assistant professor of music, and Dr. Carlos Feller, visiting assistant professor of music, appeared as guest recitalists and clinicians at the first International Flute Workshop held in Roccasecca, Italy, May 15-21. The festival was attended by American and Italian students and facilitated the exchange of knowledge and artistry from both countries’ musicians.


Ouachita’S American Chemical Society Student Chapter Presents At National Meeting, Receives Honorable Mention Award, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau Jun 2019

Ouachita’S American Chemical Society Student Chapter Presents At National Meeting, Receives Honorable Mention Award, Rachel Moreno Moreno, Ouachita News Bureau

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Four Ouachita Baptist University chemistry faculty and seven student researchers attended the American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting and Exposition this spring in Orlando, Fla., to present individual research. Ouachita’s student ACS chapter also received the Honorable Mention ACS Student Chapter Award for the 2017-18 school year during the meeting’s Student Awards Ceremony.