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SAU MCIS program ranked nationally and getting attention internationally

Southern Arkansas University’s Master of Science in Computer and Information Science degree was recently ranked among the nation’s top MCIS programs by According to, their team spent months collecting and analyzing data from hundreds of colleges and universities to identify the best not-for-profit MCIS programs. […]

SAU Engineering Chair gets $265,000 grant

Dr. Abdel Bachri, chair of the Department of Engineering and Engineering Physics at Southern Arkansas University, has been awarded a research development grant totaling $265,000 to explore the effect of space radiation in a near-zero gravity environment on human chromosomes. The grant is funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), and was […]

SAU will host regional science fair

Southern Arkansas University, the SAU STEM Center for K-12 Education and the South Central Service Cooperative will co-sponsor the Southwest Arkansas Regional Science Fair from 7:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Friday, March 20, on the SAU campus. Public viewing of projects will be available from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Friday, March 20. Elementary... […]

Blue & You Foundation gives $149,128 for SAU health sim lab

Chad Dodson, Arkansas Blue Cross Blue Shield Market Manager for the South-Central & Southwest Regions, second from right, presents Dr. David Rankin, president of Southern Arkansas University a ceremonial check for the $149,128 grant from the Blue & You Foundation to support the purchase of equipment for the SAU Health Sciences Simulation […]