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C. Lowry Barnes Set To Chair UAMS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

C. Lowry Barnes Set To Chair UAMS Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Dr. C. Lowry Barnes will continue to see patients at his orthopedic practices in Little Rock. | (Photo by Michael Pirnique)

Dr. C. Lowry Barnes has been named chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock. He previously worked at UAMS as a professor of orthopedics and maintains a private practice. He will start in his new position Aug. 1 and will continue to see patients at Arkansas Specialty Orthopaedics and St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center, both in Little Rock.
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Arkansas Tech Gets Approval for Doctoral Programs

Arkansas Tech University will be able to offer doctoral programs for the first time, beginning next summer. The first doctoral program will be offered in education, and designed for kindergarten through 12th grade education professionals who wish to serve in school district leadership positions.
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Arkansas High School to Start Drones Program

Beebe will be bringing drones to school this fall. The school district will offer a drones class after ninth- and 10th-grade Principal Mike Tarkington got the idea for starting one while watching an episode of "60 Minutes" about them in March.
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