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Jay Gandy was named associate provost at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Northwest Regional Campus effective Aug. 1. He has been interim dean of the UAMS Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health since Dec. 31. Grady joined UAMS in 1985 and for the past 18 years has been a professor and chairman of the Environmental and Occupational Health Department in the College of Public Health. He earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville; and a master's degree from the University of California, Riverside.

Kendall Ashman joined 40/29 News as a reporter. Ashman is a graduate from Michigan State University and spent time in Dublin as a research assistant for Virgin Media Television. She also worked at Fox 2 News (WJBK-TV) in Detroit.

Emma Claybrook joined 40/29 News as a reporter. Claybrook worked at KOMU-TV in Columbia, Mo. She graduated from the University of Missouri.

Cole Zimmerman joined 40/29 News as a reporter. Zimmerman worked at KOTO-FM in Telluride, Colo. He is a graduate of Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.

Jeff Webster was named president and CEO of the Endeavor Foundation. He was a member of the foundation's board. He replaces Anita Scism who is retiring after leading the foundation since 2008. Scism will serve as special counsel to the chairman of the board until Sept. 30.

K.C. Dupps Tucker joined the Arkansas Children's Northwest Board of Directors. She graduated from Colorado College in 1995 with bachelor's degrees in political science and theater. She worked for the Seattle Academy of Arts and Sciences as assistant director of development and alumni director before receiving her juris doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law in 2007. Tucker earned her master of laws degree in agricultural law from the University of Arkansas School of Law Graduate Program. Prior to joining the Law Group of Northwest Arkansas, she served as the first corporate extern in Walmart's legal department.

Briefs are for people in Northwest Arkansas who are new hires, were promoted, received an award from outside their organization or received a certification. Email: cswanson@nwadg.com Information must be received by noon Wednesday prior to the Sunday the item is to be published.

SundayMonday Business on 06/23/2019

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