Tuesday, December 18, 2012

A Very Ozarks Christmas

Only in the Ozarks can one experience a Christmas parade, seventy degree temperatures, and snow all in the same week.

Monday, December 17, 2012

Create Art

This is a slideshow based on the concept of "Create art, not war." It shows different pictures taken at a Yard Art in Salem, Missouri.
Opening the new Aquatic area at The Marvin.

A Peek at Fort Donelson National Battlefield

How can one of the most pivotal moments of the Civil War be overlooked?  Apparently the answer is hide it in Dover, Tennessee!

Setting Up for Major Events

Did you ever wonder about the work that goes into making a major production happen?  The students at the University of the Ozarks allowed for a sneak peek at just what it takes.

Sunday, December 16, 2012

The First Lady

Sheree Niece shares her journey during her 16 years at Ozarks .

Sue and Finn Search and Rescue Team

Sue and Finn are one of the most hard-working Search and Rescue teams in Johnson County. This video gives a taste of their life and experience working to save lives.

Saturday, December 15, 2012

All sorts of animals.
Fun times and relaxing moments with the family.
Getting ready for christmas.
Lets learn to hunt with Uncle Buck. Uncle Buck is here to teach us safety tips and tricks about hunting.

A Battle for the Past

With each passing day, more and more historical ground is lost, both literally and figuratively. Students are scoring lower than ever on history. The past is slipping through our fingers, but what can be done to renew an interest in our heritage?

A Journey Through the Smokies

Rippling streams, frontier homes, and elk...just a normal day in the Smoky Mountains.

Friday, December 14, 2012

Defying Convention: The Story of Fort Defiance

If a fort consisting of nothing more than earthworks is forgotten for over one hundred year, what would you expect to happen to it?

Chimney and Heater Safety

Protect yourself and take precautions this Winter!

Oxfam Hunger Banquet

A class at University of the Ozarks raises awareness about hunger in the world and donates food to a local food bank.

Communication Majors' Cookout

University of the Ozarks' communication majors head to the Ozark National Forest for a Christmas banquet.

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Chateau Aux Arc

The fruits in any bottle of wine have a story to tell.The grapes of this young Arkansas entrepreneur have a voice that has followed a dream turned into a passion.  

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Architecture & Geometry

"Color answer feeling in art; shapers answer thought; and motion answers will"

River Valley MMA

This is a Christian-based martial arts school in Clarksville, AR taught by David Kendrick dedicated to teach studnents discipline that will translate to their every-day lives.

Sunday, December 9, 2012

Lincoln's Law

Wanna experience a national landmark? Wanna know more about a young Honest Abe? Checkout this slideshow about about the prolific yet humble 16th President and wet your appetite for a visit to the Lincoln Herndon Law Offices in Springfield, Illnois.

Raku With Elizabeth DiPaola

Interested in art! See how an art major at a university makes their masterpieces!
Preview of Raku made by University of the Ozarks art major Elizabeth DiPaola for her senior art show.

Friday, December 7, 2012

Ozarks Outdoors - Outdoor Hygiene Clinic

Wonder why Dr. Strain had a shovel and Jaime Hedges was laughing hysterically on the mall earlier today?

Thursday, December 6, 2012

I am Learning. Part 2

The phrase " I am learning" can have different meanings and perspectives depending on who you are, what you do and how you learn.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Catholic Retreat

Deacon Ron Steger gives us a comment on different issues surrounding catholic faith and the importance of apologetics.

Monday, December 3, 2012

Angels From Ozarks

University of the Ozarks boasts some of the best, most well rounded students in the Arkansas college scene. The story is the same for its faculty and staff.

The Great Skunk Incident

Outside of Walker Hall on December 3rd, a mysterious presence was spotted in a trash can by a student. Here's the scoop.

KXIO Coffee House

Do you miss the coffeehouse downtown? Well good news: Clarksville welcomes a new coffeehouse in the same location.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Pumpkin Carving Party

The annual Pumpkin Carving Party is one of Ozarks' more loved traditions. With Dr. Niece's retirement, the University of the Ozarks got the chance to participate for the last time of the welcoming Pumpkin Party at Dr. Niece's backyard.

How-to Go to Winter Formal

It's time for something other than classes at U of O. Brace yourselves! and let's get ready for Winter Formal.

Saturday, November 10, 2012

Taste of Home

The group got a taste of Costa Rica in Chicago. One of the amazing phenomenon in big cities is diversity. The Irazú restaurant was our first stop on this amazing trip.

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Chicago in our Food

"A journey of a thousand miles begins with one step." I believe it starts with one BITE. This is the story of our trip to Chicago told using food as main character.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

University of the Ozarks Halloween Concert 2012 Slideshow

Wanna goes into a University and  community wide concert put together by studnts and instructors alike! Checkout this slideshow of the amazing 2012 University of the Ozarks Halloween Concert!

Sunday, October 28, 2012

A Generous Club

A local Car and Truck club donates $500 to a cause that will help many children.

Political Communications

Check out the Political Communications blog for highlights from the University of the Ozarks' trip to Chicago! Follow the link and enjoy!


Chicago: A Professor's Experience

Backpack Journalism and Political Communication Students went to Chicago to cover different issues that could be affected with this upcoming election. We have heard about the students opinions and experiences in this trip, but what about the professor's experience? In this piece Dr. Heather McFarland talks about his experience in this trip and what it meant for her to share this trip with her students.

Chicago: A City on Fire

Navy Pier is one of the main attractions in Chicago. While almost all of our work was related to politics we also had the opportunity to enjoy the city of Chicago. Here is a short video package with pictures of a fire performance in Navy Pier.

2012 Chicago Documentary Preview

A group of Backpack Journalists and Communication students took a road trip to Chicago, Illinois. Do you want to know what happens when 8 students, 1 professor, 1 four year old, 1 dog, and CTA transportation get all together? Well.... you will have to wait a little longer for our full documentary, but meanwhile enjoy this short preview of our 2012 Chicago Documentary.

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Friday, October 26, 2012

A Long Trip Made Worthwhile


Students embark on a trip to Chicago to cover issues that have propagated on this year's presidential election and enjoy the experience.

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Needy Paws Animal Shelter

In this shelter, homeless and lost animals wish human paws walk along their needy paws.  

Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Bootlegger Rally

Clarksville-Johnson County Area Chamber of Commerce holds their first ever bike rally.

Monday, October 15, 2012


Carlos Ramirez, an art and marketing major from University of the Ozarks, talks about his senior project while he finishes one of his hand drawings that features his collection.

Deciphering Union Laws

A look at the laws surrounding unions and their effects on teachers and the recent strikes in Chicago.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Family Barbeque

The family running a barbeque grill has good food and a good heart for the people of Clarksville.

I Am Learning. Part 1.

The phrase " I am learning" can have different meanings and perspectives depending on who you are, what you do and how you learn.

Behind the Walkie-Talkie: Security at the U of O.

Follow Megan Finncannon on her rounds to find out what goes on behind the scenes of security at Ozarks.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Cane Hill Harvest Festival

Cane Hill Harvest Festival is held on the third week of September on the historic Cane Hill College, which later became University of the Ozarks. This slideshow shows the Historic Cane Hill Festival focusing on its connection with University of the Ozarks’ history. 

Our Campus Activities Board

CAB explains what upcoming events they are doing.
Riley Young, Vice President of CAB, explains to us what Campus Activities Board is all about. He goes into detail on what events they have coming up next and asking others to come join CAB.

Antyville Horror

Ants are attacking third floor residents of Maclean.

The Road to Chicago

Trip that communications students will take will impact campus, community, and local area.

Presidential Search - A Look Ahead

Morgan O'Neil, SGA President and Student Representative of the Search Committee provides insight into the next and final parts of the University of the Ozarks' Presidential Search.

The People Behind the Dreams

The vision of Sam and Helen Walton has made over a thousand dreams come true.

A Work(ing) Station

The students of KUOZ Channel 6 are hard at work, but what are they working on?

Thursday, September 20, 2012

Eleanor Clift Visits the University of the Ozarks

 On campus for 3 days during the week of September 10th, Eleanor Clift provided an insight into the modern political system and her experience as a journalist in it.

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

Behind the Sink

"Behind the Sink" is a feature news story based on the workers of Aramark’s Food Services at University of the Ozarks.

Twenty-Five Rewarding Years

Linda White, the woman who worked at the Business Office for Twenty-five years...

Costly Improvements

Clarksville's newly elected tax has spurred much praise and much controversy.

North Street Apartments

Want to know what the new North Street Apartments are like at University of the Ozarks? Check this bad boy out!

Playing With New Toys in College Athletics

Do you ever wonder what kind of work goes on behind the scenes in order to make it possible for you to keep up with your favorite college teams?

Monday, September 17, 2012

BANFF Film Fest Fayetteville

Ozarks Outdoors, a co-sponsor of BANFF Mountain Film Festival's World Tour's stop in Fayetteville Arkansas, drove up to the U of A's Global Campus Building for BANFF on Friday, September 14th.

The lights at BANFF dim before the show.

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

The Campus Keepers

Have you ever thought about how the campus would look like without any proper Maintenance?