JOHN BROWN UNIVERSITY NEWS



JBU Announces Lowest Percent Increase for 2018-2019 Undergraduate Tuition, Room & Board
Upgrade to Undergraduate Meal Plan Introduced to Room & Board: The John Brown University Board of Trustees announced this week a 2.75 percent increase, the lowest rate increase in more than three decades, for undergraduate tuition, fees, room and board. The rate increase for 2018-2019 academic year amounts to $968, the lowest dollar change in 14 years.


Alumna Weaves Hope in Uganda
Sarah Raber '11 is making an impact in the lives of Ugandan women through her business, Woven Hearts of Hope, an e-commerce shop that sells handwoven baskets and jewelry.


Alumnus Enriches Bahamian Youth through Sports and Recreation
Simeon Hinsey '02 enriches Bahamian youth through sports and recreation with his foundation iYES


JBU Presents Acclaimed Classic "The Hunchback of Notre Dame"
John Brown University's Department of Music and Theatre presents the spring play "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," performed Feb. 16, Feb. 23, and Feb. 24 at 7:30 p.m., and Feb. 17 at 1 p.m. in the Berry Performing Arts Center.


JBU Graduate School Launches Two Master of Science Programs
Approved to Offer Outdoor Program Management and Design Thinking & Innovation: – John Brown University’s Graduate School, in affiliation with the JBU Department of Business, will launch online master of science degree programs in outdoor program management and design thinking & innovation, beginning this fall.


JBU announces Fall 2017 Online Program Dean's List
29 Students Named: The following John Brown University Online students were named to the Dean's List for their academic achievement during the Fall 2017 semester. The Dean's list recognizes the achievement of students semester by semester and is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.4-3.79 for this academic term.


JBU announces Fall 2017 Online Program President's List
26 Students Named: The following John Brown University Online students were named to the President’s List for their academic achievement during the Fall 2017 semester. The President’s list recognizes the achievement of students semester by semester and is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.8 or above for this academic term.


JBU Announces Fall 2017 Traditional Undergraduate Dean's List
345 Students Named: The following John Brown University traditional undergraduate students were named to the Deans List for their academic achievement during the Fall 2017 semester. The Deans list recognizes the achievement of students semester by semester and is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.4-3.79 for this academic term.


JBU Announces Fall 2017 Traditional Undergraduate President's List
325 Students Named: The following John Brown University traditional undergraduate students were named to the President’s List for their academic achievement during the Fall 2017 semester. The President’s list recognizes the achievement of students semester by semester and is reserved for students who have achieved a GPA of 3.8 or above for this academic term.


JBU Hosted FBI-Led Cybersecurity Working Group
John Brown University hosted on Tuesday the FBI-led Cybersecurity Working Group, where JBU cybersecurity faculty convened with retail, manufacturing, banking, health and education professionals to discuss current topics in cybersecurity. Key topics included network and data access management, vulnerabilities in Spectre and Meltdown’s processing chips and new threats caused by the increased internet access to personal, home and office devices.


Award-Winning Author Bryan Loritts Headlines Spiritual Renewal Week
John Brown University welcomes Bryan Loritts, award-winning author and lead pastor of Abundant Life Christian Fellowship of Silicon Valley, California, as the featured speaker for JBU’s Spiritual Renewal Week. Loritts will address students in the Cathedral of the Ozarks on Tuesday, Jan. 23 and Thursday, Jan. 25 at 10:30 a.m., with an additional talk on Wednesday, Jan. 24 at 6 p.m. in the Simmons Great Hall.


JBU Welcomes Rev. Lawrence Ware to Speak in Celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
– In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, John Brown University welcomes Rev. Lawrence Ware, assistant professor and diversity coordinator in the Department of Philosophy at Oklahoma State University (OSU), to speak to the JBU community on Monday, Jan. 15 at 10 a.m. in the iconic Cathedral of the Ozarks and at 6:30 p.m. in the Simmons Great Hall.


JBU Professor Named Emerging Public Intellectual for Literary Work
Wilson Selected to Complete Flannery O’Connor Novel: Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson, JBU associate professor of creative writing, received the 2017 Emerging Public Intellectual Award from The Center of Christian Scholarship. The $5,000 award, sponsored and adjudicated by leading intellectuals in Cardus, the Action Institute, the Center for Public Justice, the Henry Institute and the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities, recognizes emerging scholars in Christian academy who are making a public impact.


JBU Welcomes Retired National Guard Col. Anita Deason to Speak
John Brown University welcomes Col. Anita Deason, retired National Guard Colonel and current military affairs liaison for Arkansas Senator John Boozman, to speak on Tuesday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m. in the Jones Recital Hall. Deason will discuss the principles of leadership to ignite innovation, enforce duty and motivate her staff through her experience working in the military and public service


JBU Hosts 75th Annual Christmas Candlelight Service
John Brown University will ring in the Christmas season with the 75th annual Candlelight Services on Thursday, Dec. 7, Friday, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9 in the Cathedral of the Ozarks at 7 p.m. Celebrate the holiday season with classical Christmas music, traditional melodies and inspirational readings at JBU.


John Brown University Statement on Student Arrest
Earlier today, the Siloam Springs Police Department took custody of a JBU student and charged him with criminal acts involving explosives.


JBU Ranks among Best Online Colleges in Arkansas
John Brown University has been ranked among the Best Online Colleges in Arkansas for 2017.


JBU Student Receives 2017 National Philanthropy Day Award
John Brown University senior Meg Mauldin received the individual 2017 National Philanthropy Day Award in Youth in Philanthropy from the Association of Fundraising Professionals, Northwest Arkansas Chapter. Mauldin, the first JBU student to be nominated and also to win, is being honored for her leadership of JBU’s Student Philanthropy Council (SPC), established fall 2016.


JBU, Kimberly-Clark Partner for 37th Annual Toilet Paper Game
Fourth Annual Food Drive Supports Local Food Pantry: John Brown University’s men’s basketball season tipped off today at 8 p.m. at the 37th Annual Toilet Paper Game, powered by Kimberly-Clark, as the Golden Eagles faced Ecclesia (Arkansas) in the Bill George Arena.


JBU to Offer Master of Science in Cybersecurity
John Brown University will launch an online master’s degree program in cybersecurity in spring 2018 in affiliation with the university’s Graduate School and Department of Engineering.


JBU Board of Trustees Approves New Facility for Art and Engineering Students
New $3.25M Building To Provide Studio and Project Space: The John Brown University Board of Trustees approved construction of the Peer-Andrus Studio and Project Barn to provide studio and project space for art and engineering students. The new building is named after Charles Peer, professor of visual arts, and Dave Andrus, professor of visual arts and department head, who together founded JBU¹s Visual Arts program in 1990. JBU received a $2 million grant from the Windgate Foundation to fund the art studio portion of the new $3.25 million facility.


JBU Presents Jazz-Age Musical Comedy ‘The Boy Friend’
John Brown University’s Department of Music & Theatre presents the fall musical production of “The Boy Friend,” from Oct. 27-28 and Nov. 2-3 in the Berry Preforming Arts Center.


WalletHub: 3 Credit Scores: The Myth, The Real Number & More
3 Credit Scores: The Myth, The Real Number & More


WalletHub: Charity Credit Cards
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JBU, Southern Arkansas University Tech Sign Articulation Agreement
Representatives from John Brown University and Southern Arkansas University Tech (SAU Tech) signed an articulation agreement Thursday, Sept. 28 to facilitate a seamless transfer of courses from SAU Tech to JBU. The partnership creates a pathway for students to earn an associate’s degree from SAU Tech and then complete their bachelor’s degree at JBU.