SAU academic all-star researching DNA in New Zealand


Academically-acclaimed Southern Arkansas University athlete Michelle Beavers competes in cross country, but she is across the globe this summer doing molecular biology research in New Zealand. Beavers is a Chemistry Pre-Health and Biology Pre-Health double […]

Jade Halliburton’s Agri advocacy gets national recognition

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Jade Halliburton of Crossett, Ark., was recently recognized as one of five in the nation for the 2013 Young Agriculture Advocates of the Year list. Halliburton is a junior Agriculture Education major at Southern Arkansas […]

Three Ark. FFA state officers choose SAU

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Three of the busiest college freshmen in Arkansas have two things in common: they hold the three FFA at-large state officer positions and they all chose to become Southern Arkansas University Muleriders. Arkansas FFA (Future […]

Two freshman female students honored with scholarship from notable SAU science alum

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Emily Snyder and Taylor McNeel have been named as the Southern Arkansas University 2013 Hallman Scholars. The Hallman Scholarship provides $10,000 annually for a female student in the SAU College of Science and Technology. With […]

Ray has smiled and worked her way toward a nursing degree

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Shantieria Ray got a letter this May from the Southern Arkansas University Department of Nursing that validated her determination and made her day. “I got my acceptance letter for the nursing program at the end […]

SAU nursing student has support from her family at home and on campus

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One draw for Southern Arkansas University is the family-like atmosphere, and there is no better example of this characteristic that what non-traditional nursing student Deanna Sirmans has experienced. Sirmans, 41, has many obstacles that she […]

SAU excited about new computer gaming and animation design degree options

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Southern Arkansas University is ready to register creative and passionate students for the fall 2013 semester into a new, unique and high-demand program for computer gaming and animation design.

SAU hosts ACTM regional mathematics competition

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More than 160 students from the region matched wits Saturday, March 2, 2013, at the Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics (ACTM) competition hosted annually at Southern Arkansas University. “This event served a great opportunity […]

NASA grant extends opportunity for quantum communication (Updated)


  Did you miss the interview with NPR? Listen to the recording.  Arkansas Space Grant Consortium of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announced its approval of a grant research proposal by Dr. Khalil […]

Nishan Shrestha awarded 2013 SI Scholarship


Nishan Shrestha is the 2013 recipient of the Dr. Robert Terry Supplemental Instruction Scholarship. Shrestha is a senior physics (pre-engineering) and math major from Nepal and has been an SI leader since his sophomore year. […]

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