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Four faculty members at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have received awards in recognition of their efforts in the classroom, in research and scholarship and in community service. A fifth faculty member is the recipient of a new student-originated appreciation award which honors the legacy of a deceased faculty member.
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Fri, 04/19/2013
A student group at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is spearheading a Boston Marathon memorial run on April 29 that has a two-fold purpose -- to raise funds for recent terrorism victims in Boston and to wage war against evil.
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Fri, 04/19/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith chapter of Phi Beta Lambda was awarded a consecutive sweepstakes trophy for their competitive effort during the Arkansas PBL State Leadership Conference in Little Rock, a trophy awarded to the chapter earning the most first, second and third place awards during the competitive events program.
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Thu, 04/18/2013
Take a little time at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith and return to childhood for a totally different take on a fairy tale, when the Academy of the Arts presents “Once Upon a Mattress” during the weekend of May 17-19 as part of its Showtime Series.
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Thu, 04/18/2013
​A three-person team from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith placed third in a regional programming contest held on the UAFS campus.
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Thu, 04/18/2013
An exhibition of art from Arkansas and the immediate region that explores the artists’ connection to the land of their birth is coming to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith during May and June.
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Wed, 04/17/2013
​The 2013 edition of Azahares, the Spanish-language literary magazine at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, is now is available and features poetry, paintings, short fiction and photography by a wide selection of contributors.
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Mon, 04/15/2013
Tacos -- real and imagined -- were the order of the day when a group of students from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith visited Moffett Elementary School on April 12.
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Mon, 04/15/2013
Commencement speaker on May 11 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will be Arkansas legislator Jake Files of Fort Smith.
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Mon, 04/15/2013
There’s a “hint of spring” in the Fort Smith regional economy, according to the report released April 5 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 04/15/2013
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students and students from the Western Arkansas Technical Center at UAFS won a total of 32 medals in the 2013 Arkansas SkillsUSA Championships.
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Fri, 04/12/2013
The Drennen-Scott Historic Site in Van Buren will host a monthly speaker series called “Crawford County Chronicles” beginning on May 5.
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Thu, 04/11/2013
The Arbor Day Foundation has named the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith a Tree Campus USA for the fourth year in a row in recognition of the University’s commitment to effective community forestry management.
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Thu, 04/11/2013
Special recognition events have been scheduled for May 9 and 10 for three groups of students in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 04/11/2013
Chamber ensembles from the Music Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 1 at UAFS at Second Street, 101 N. 2nd St., in a free event featuring multiple groups performing on brass, woodwinds, percussion and flute.
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Wed, 04/10/2013
Flute and vocal choirs, drummers, orchestras and even an art display are coming to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith during the month of May.
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Tue, 04/09/2013
The Student Government Association at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has a new slate of officers for the 2013-14 academic year who were elected along with a number of other student representatives during a week-long online voting process.
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Tue, 04/09/2013
Get ready to soak up the fun at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith when the Academy of the Arts ShowTime Series presents a full-length version of the classic musical “Singin’ in the Rain” with a cast of talented teens.
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Mon, 04/08/2013
Students, staff, faculty and the general public are invited to a party at the plaza in front of the Stubblefield Center on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus to celebrate the third birthday of Numa, the massive bronze sculpture that was unveiled there in April 2010.
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Mon, 04/08/2013
Fourteen students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have been inducted into the Alpha Beta Omega Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education in a ceremony which also recognized senior members of the organization.
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Thu, 04/04/2013
Officials at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have announced a prestigious new student development program and have named a long-time employee -- Ron Orick of Fort Smith -- as its founding director.
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Wed, 04/03/2013
Guests at a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 3 for the grand reopening of Boreham Library were told the facility represented a capstone of achievement for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 04/03/2013
The Index of Consumer Sentiment (ICS) for the Fort Smith region was higher for the first quarter ending March 31, according to the preliminary report released April 2 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 04/02/2013
Fort Smith will get the chance to rock out ‘80s style on April 30, when the nationally touring show, “Rock of Ages,” is set to musically stir up audience goers.
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Tue, 04/02/2013
The Army M4 weapons went to their shoulders, and shots rang out. It wasn’t a combat situation, but it seemed real for a group of ROTC cadets from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 03/29/2013
Pam Blesch of Fort Smith, assistant professor of nursing at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, will be a keynote speaker April 16 during the 50th anniversary celebration of the nursing program at Indiana State University.
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Fri, 03/29/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Chorale and Women’s Chorus will be joined by a professional chamber orchestra as they perform their final concert of the semester on April 26 as part of the Season of Entertainment 32 series. The ensembles will focus on a theme of “remembrance.”
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Fri, 03/29/2013
The audience is sure to smile when puppies and kids take the limelight April 20 in “101 Dalmatians KIDS” at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 03/28/2013
Cliff Beckham from Fort Smith, former USA Truck chief executive officer/president and current chief finance officer, shared his leadership insights and perspectives with business students on March 27 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 03/27/2013
The Music Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is presenting two uniquely different performances in April -- a vocal performance workshop on April 22 and a jazz night on April 24 -- at UAFS at Second Street, 101 N. 2nd St.
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Wed, 03/27/2013
Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt, president of the University of Arkansas System, will be the guest speaker April 19 for the kickoff of the sixth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 03/25/2013
Dr. Alexandra Zacharella, director of bands at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, said those attending the UAFS Symphonic Band Concert on April 16 will enjoy an evening of symphonic works by classical composers like William Schuman, Fisher Tull, Eric Whitacre and Dmitri Shostakovich.
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Thu, 03/21/2013
The results of a geophysical survey at the Collins Site in Northwest Arkansas will be presented April 18 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 03/21/2013
Small Works on Paper, an annual touring visual arts exhibition coordinated by the Arkansas Arts Council, is coming to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith in April. This juried exhibition tours statewide to 10 gallery locations from January to November.
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Wed, 03/20/2013
The Fort Smith regional economy continued to send a mixed message in January, according to the report released March 18 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 03/19/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will receive awards in seven categories at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival’s national festival slated for April 16-20.
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Tue, 03/19/2013

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