• Frontier

    Anthropologist to discuss frontier heritage tourism

      Frontier heritage tourism has its roots in the 1920s with the rise of the affordable automobile. It increased in the 1950s with frontier-themed amusement parks springing up across the United States. Dr. Daniel Maher, an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith will use “Confederates in the Attic” by Tony Horwitz to frame a presentation about frontier heritage tourism at the University of Arkansas at Monticello … Continued

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  • Mike Ross

    Gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross tours UAM Science Center, School of Forestry

    Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross toured the University of Arkansas at Monticello Science Center and School of Forestry Tuesday afternoon. During the tour, Ross met several students, including Beth Justice, a pre-med student. He also spoke to several university officials, including Dr. Morris Bramlett, Dean of Mathematical  and Natural Sciences, and Scott Kuttenkuler, UAM director of governmental affairs, about university needs. Cliff Gibson, a member of the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees, also joined … Continued

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  • UAM Chancellor Search

    UAM begins search for chancellor

    The University of Arkansas has begun a search for a new chancellor for the Monticello campus, according to Dr. Donald Bobbitt, president of the UA System. Current UAM Chancellor Jack Lassiter will retire January 5, 2015, after more than 10 years as chief executive officer. The search to replace Lassiter is being conducted by Witt/Kieffer, an Oakbrook, Illinois-based search firm in conjunction with a campus search committee. A review of applicants will begin in early … Continued

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