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The Music Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will feature a guest trombonist Nov. 6 and a Chamber Ensemble Concert on Nov. 11, according to Dr. Edward White of Fort Smith, interim head of the department.
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Mon, 10/14/2013
The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released its schedule for the November and December months.
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Thu, 10/10/2013
​The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has planned a week of activities to celebrate Homecoming 2013, including events for students, alumni and the community.
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Thu, 10/10/2013
​Judy McReynolds, president and chief executive officer of Arkansas Best Corp., had several thoughts to share Oct. 9 with approximately 65 business students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, but her advice came back to two very specific words -- hard work.
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Wed, 10/09/2013
The Index of Consumer Sentiment (ICS) for the Fort Smith region was lower for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, according to the preliminary report released Oct. 8 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 10/08/2013
The Criminal Justice Club at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith received over 500 pounds of canned food donations in a month-long food drive which took place in September.
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Mon, 10/07/2013
​University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students will get the opportunity to do more than just dress up at Halloween time this year -- they’ll have the chance to save lives.
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Mon, 10/07/2013
​The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Department of Music will hold its eighth annual Octubafest beginning at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, an event culminating with a free concert at 7:30 p.m.
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Thu, 10/03/2013
Acclaimed entertainer Audra McDonald will perform at the Arkansas Best Performing Arts Center on Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m., highlighting Season of Entertainment 33, a year-long lineup of entertainment sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 10/02/2013
​The Fort Smith regional economy continued to post improved numbers in August, according to the report released Oct. 2 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development (CBRED) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 10/02/2013
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will be transformed into a Halloween-themed carnival, when Haunted Union will be held on the UAFS campus for the 10th consecutive year.
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Tue, 10/01/2013
​Lovers of Disney movies have a chance to revisit one of Disney’s modern classics in late October, when the Academy Kidz Theatre Company will present “Disney’s Aladdin KIDS” at 2 p.m. Oct. 26 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 09/30/2013
Four students from the Honors International Studies Program at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith filmed a documentary in late September chronicling a local woodworker as he crafted a bow from a stave of wood in less than a day.
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Mon, 09/30/2013
​Additional representatives have been elected to the Student Government Association at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, adding to the slate of officers and representatives for 2013-14.
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Fri, 09/27/2013
“Good music, bad jokes, and baseball.” That’s how Dr. Rager H. Moore II described the fall choral concert to be performed Oct. 24 by students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 09/26/2013
​The world-famous musical group Canadian Brass will perform at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus on Oct. 25 as part of a two-day visit to Fort Smith, allowing Fort Smith area residents an opportunity to see one of the most well-known contemporary musical ensembles.
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Thu, 09/26/2013
​Nursing education at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith received a $50,000 boost Sept. 26 when Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel presented UAFS administrators with a check in a brief ceremony held in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Thu, 09/26/2013
Sounds from cannon fire will reverberate from the hillside over downtown Van Buren on Saturday, Oct. 12, when a series of Civil War programs and demonstrations are conducted at the Drennen-Scott Historic Site.
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Wed, 09/25/2013
​The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is bringing Drs. Harry and Rosemary Wong -- educators, educational speakers and authors -- to Fort Smith on Oct. 17 for a half-day co-curricular advisory conference aimed at area pre-service and career teachers.
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Wed, 09/25/2013
​Schools from across northwest Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma will compete in the annual River Valley BEST Robotics Competition Oct. 19 from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus, a competition to determine who can engineer a robot to best fit the year’s thematic criteria.
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Tue, 09/24/2013
Dr. Paul B. Beran, chancellor at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has been selected as one of 23 notable alumni from Stephen F. Austin State University who are being honored with banners hanging along the university’s historic Vista Drive.
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Tue, 09/24/2013
The theatrical portion of the university-sponsored Season of Entertainment 33 will start off with a laugh when Theatre @ UAFS performs “Lend Me a Tenor” on Oct. 17-19 and 21-22.
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Mon, 09/23/2013
A year-long process culminating in an updated Master Plan for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will be unveiled in two public sessions on Oct. 9, revealing plans for the development of the campus for the next 15-20 years.
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Mon, 09/23/2013
The book has been selected for students and community members participating in the annual community book read sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, with an official kick-off event slated for January and a presentation by the book’s author in March.
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Fri, 09/20/2013
Todd Koch has watched “Wheel of Fortune” for years, a self-proclaimed “Wheel Watcher” who oftentimes solves the puzzles before the contestants. But in late July, Koch did more than simply watch other contestants spin the wheel on the iconic game show: he got to spin the wheel himself.
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Thu, 09/19/2013
Educational programs spread over five different campus buildings are moving toward a new home on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus during the fall 2015 semester.
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Tue, 09/17/2013
​A book signing for a book that has been in the works since 1996 -- “University of Arkansas Fort Smith: The First 85 Years” -- will be held on July 30.
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Tue, 07/02/2013
The inaugural year for Season at Second Street, a new entertainment series sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, includes two events which are ones that are sure to draw a crowd.
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Tue, 07/02/2013
Scholarships, honors programs, overseas travel and campus life all combine to make the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith an attractive university destination for Crawford County residents.
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Mon, 07/01/2013
Aspiring performers on the Great White Way will offer a free “Broadway in Review” performance at 2 p.m. July 27 in Breedlove Auditorium at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith as the finale for a week-long Academy of the Arts summer camp.
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Mon, 07/01/2013
A $1 million gift to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith from the Pendergraft family -- long-time philanthropists and loyal supporters of UAFS -- is designed to have an impact on the nursing shortage in the Fort Smith region.
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Thu, 06/27/2013
Learn to sail a boat and cook with a chef at the same place you can discover holistic healing strategies and learn to use a computer -- the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 06/24/2013
Deborah Lashley, director of medical imaging at Sparks Health Systems, will be the guest speaker for the July 18 radiography pinning ceremony at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 06/21/2013
The Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will conduct auditions for its theatre performance groups, orchestras and choirs during August and September, with registration beginning July 1.
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Wed, 06/19/2013
One of the most significant accomplishments to occur for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith since Dr. Paul Beran became chancellor is now moving forward.
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Fri, 06/14/2013
The regional economy continued to stumble along in the first quarter, according to the 20-page report released June 14 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development (CBRED) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 06/14/2013

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