Archive for September, 2013

News

J. Alvin construction builds more than a dorm for students

Resident life in John Brown’s oldest dorm looks a lot different this year. While one half of J. Alvin Brown Hall is under construction, the other half is occupied by more than a hundred students, mostly freshmen and sophomores. Other students, mostly upperclassmen, have been moved to the all-male townhouses. […]

News

JBU best in value

The U.S. News and World Report named John Brown University the Best Value College in the South for the second year in a row. The magazine rated colleges mostly by a ratio of quality to price, also taking to account need-based financial aid. The article cites the university’s diversity, small […]

Exhibit gives faculty chance to express their talents
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Exhibit gives faculty chance to express their talents

On Sept. 3, eight John Brown University faculty members presented a collection of their artwork in a Visual Arts Department exhibit titled “Our Heads, Our Hearts, Our Hands.” This exhibit was designed by the faculty to celebrate the JBU Visual Arts Department and to demonstrate passion and skill professors have […]

Northslope apartments offer unique resident life
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Northslope apartments offer unique resident life

Now part of the elite “suburb-dwellers” of John Brown University’s campus, Northslope Apartment residents have bid farewell to regular college dorm life. Made up of 76 females and 12 males, apartment residents can still smell the fresh paint on the walls of the recently constructed residence halls. Each apartment is […]

Lifestyles

Wellness sports new look

Aerobic Walking and Jogging, Tennis, Swimming and Bowling are just a few of the wellness activities offered at John Brown University each semester. This fall, however, students signed up for two classes not normally found on the course schedule, Martial Arts and Dance. Taught by Jim Blankenship, associate professor of […]