Archive for October, 2014

University welcomes students into new degree program
Lifestyles

University welcomes students into new degree program

This year is exciting for John Brown University, as we have officially welcomed first-year students to a pre-nursing major at the University. As some nursing programs are competitive and cut-throat John Brown is taking a different approach by accommodating students with some limitations. Students have to maintain a 2.8 GPA […]

Professor reflects on years in China
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Professor reflects on years in China

“I was walking up the mountain and I remember a donkey carrying my stuff, thinking where are they going to put us?” said Aminta Arrington, professor of intercultural studies. Arrington just moved back to the States with her family after dissertation fieldwork with a small minority group in Southwest China […]

Campus thoughts on dedicated barefooters
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Campus thoughts on dedicated barefooters

On John Brown University’s campus, many students have adopted the habit of not wearing shoes in class, around campus or inside other buildings. Though the origin of this practice on campus remains unknown, there are a range of reactions to it from various students. Last year the trend rose in […]

Joy of Motion
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Joy of Motion

Anna Buck, owner of the Joy of Motion dance studio, specializes in teaching girls the art of confidence and grace. When she began taking ballet at 7 years old, Anna Buck quickly grew to love it. Continuing with classes throughout high school, Buck became an associate of the Royal Academy […]

Freshman play delivers unique flair
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Freshman play delivers unique flair

Members of the John Brown University freshman class are busy putting the final touches on the fall production of It’s A Wonderful Life, a play based off the classic holiday film. While the story is well known, director Jan Lauderdale and her cast have found creative ways to display the […]

University considers new venture
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University considers new venture

John Brown University has made many recent changes to various buildings and programs on campus, such as the J. Alvin dormitory renovation and in-the-works nursing program. Students, faculty and community members of Siloam Springs can now anticipate a renovation of the Walton Lifetime Health Complex. Facilities coordinator Steve Brankle said […]