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Hearts of Glass Presentation

On October 5th, Bumpers College and  EMPOWER screened the documentary film, Hearts of Glass, which follows the tumultuous first 15 months of operation of Vertical Harvest (VH) of Jackson, Wyoming — a state-of-the-art hydroponic greenhouse that provides meaningful, inclusive employment for people with disabilities. The film was followed by a discussion panel with the filmmakers. You can watch the discussion below! 


The mission of the Dale Bumpers College of Agricultural, Food and Life Sciences is to improve the quality of life for Arkansans by preparing students for successful careers, conducting impactful research, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture, and sharing knowledge to promote viable food and agricultural systems, sustainable environments, healthy families and vibrant communities. 

Strategic Goals:

  1. Advancing Student Success through student based programs:

    • MANRRS

    • Jr. MANRRS

    • Arkansas Lighthouse Summer Enrichment Academy.

  2.  Research and Scholarship

  3.  Advocacy and Resources

Ways to Get Involved


Meet Our Team!

Isabel Whitehead

Honors Program and AECT Instructor