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The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Music Department will conclude the fall semester with two musical performances in November.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/01/2012
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is giving the community an opportunity to kick off the holiday season Nov. 27 with the annual Season’s Greetings Concert, a free evening of instrumental and vocal music.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/01/2012
Two choral groups from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will present a fall concert Oct. 16 -- “The Poetry of Life: An Expression of Gratitude” -- as part of Season of Entertainment 32.
Date Posted:
Tue, 09/18/2012
The Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is offering several non-credit classes and workshops in October and November, with the first starting on Oct. 5.
Date Posted:
Tue, 09/18/2012
A fashion/hair show -- complete with entertainment -- has been planned for Oct. 13 at UAFS at Second Street, 101 N. 2nd Street.
Date Posted:
Mon, 09/17/2012
The regional economy crawled through the second quarter with mixed results, accompanied by a slight improvement in consumer sentiment over last quarter, according to a report released Sept. 14.
Date Posted:
Mon, 09/17/2012
Stacey Jones of Fort Smith, UAFS associate vice chancellor for campus and community events, said the public will love the original cast of “Jersey Boys,” a Tony award winning show.
Date Posted:
Fri, 09/14/2012
An Oct. 10 public forum will allow comments at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for initial accreditation of the University’s Practical Nursing Program and continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree in Nursing Program.
Date Posted:
Wed, 09/12/2012
An article by Dr. Clifford Scott of Fort Smith, an associate professor in the College of Business at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, will be published in an upcoming issue of a high-level marketing journal, the “Journal of Retailing.”
Date Posted:
Wed, 09/12/2012
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Lion’s Den student housing has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification according to a notice by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Date Posted:
Tue, 09/11/2012
Theatre @ UAFS will present professional New York City actor Avery Clark, who is a Fort Smith native, in a special performance at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at UAFS at Second Street, 101 N. 2nd St.
Date Posted:
Mon, 09/10/2012
An Oct. 4 opening reception will be held at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for J.P. Bell’s photographic exhibit “Cinematic Rails: Trains in the Movies.”
Date Posted:
Mon, 09/10/2012
Federal troops will once again occupy the heights overlooking Van Buren on Oct. 6 with artillery and infantry demonstrations, living history presentations and a program on the Drennen-Scott family during the Civil War.
Date Posted:
Mon, 09/10/2012
Oct. 1 is the pre-registration deadline at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for two events slated during the Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2012 schedule planned for Oct. 15-20, with those pre-registering receiving a free T-shirt and becoming eligible to win a two-night stay at the local Hampton Inn hotel.
Date Posted:
Fri, 09/07/2012
It’s oompah time again on Oct. 3. For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will join college campuses across the United States in the annual Octubafest celebration.
Date Posted:
Thu, 09/06/2012
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith officials released enrollment figures for the fall 2012 semester, and while the headcount is down 3 percent from last fall, officials are “very pleased” with the overall status of the four-year campus.
Date Posted:
Thu, 09/06/2012
University Police Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is promoting National Campus Safety Awareness Month throughout September with a schedule of events and programming to raise awareness and promote safety.
Date Posted:
Wed, 09/05/2012
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith was notified this week that UAFS will receive $1.3 million over five years from the U.S. Department of Education to fund the University’s Upward Bound Math and Science program.
Date Posted:
Fri, 08/31/2012
​The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is sending its first exchange students to the University of West Bohemia in the Czech Republic and to Ritsumeikan University in Japan.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/30/2012
The Fort Smith regional economy remained weak in July, according to the report released Aug. 30 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/30/2012
Students and prospective students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will have an opportunity to find college majors and select career paths with a “Majors Expo” on Sept. 26.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/29/2012
The Music Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is set to host two jazz performances just days apart -- Sept 24 and Sept. 28.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/29/2012
Lin Chen of Charleston, an artist who packs a lot of effect into 11 very small works of art, has a show on display through Sept. 28 in the Mary Tinnin Jaye Gallery of Art at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/27/2012
Residents of the area will have an opportunity Sept. 20 to get a better understanding of Fort Smith’s place in Old West history by taking a historical “ride” through the Ozarks on the Butterfield stagecoach.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/23/2012
Four dental hygiene graduates have received recognition and been published in the August issue of a national publication as part of their senior year capstone project at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Tue, 08/21/2012
Television anchor Daren Bobb pulled an old saying attributed to a college professor -- “Look to your left. Look to your right, because one of you won’t be here next year” -- and turned it a new direction when he spoke Aug. 19 to new students entering the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Sun, 08/19/2012
Eight University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students just completed a semester of culture immersion in Costa Rica, which instructor Mary Sobhani of Fort Smith said benefited them in numerous ways.
Date Posted:
Fri, 08/17/2012
The clouds kept the temperature down but the moods were sunny and bright at University of Arkansas - Fort Smith on Aug. 17 when freshmen moved into campus housing.
Date Posted:
Fri, 08/17/2012
Eleven students have been named new resident assistants at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for 2012-13 and are assigned to Sebastian Commons and The Lion’s Den residence halls.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/16/2012
“Blue Man Group,” one of America’s favorite entertainment acts, kicks off Season of Entertainment 32, sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, with tickets now on sale for two performances.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/16/2012
Guest speaker for the Sept. 5 Distinguished Global Speaker Series program at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will be the Consul General for the Republic of the Marshall Islands Consulate General Office in Springdale.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/13/2012
More than 100 counselors from area high schools will meet Sept. 4 on the campus of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith with representatives from approximately 50 colleges and universities from throughout Arkansas.
Date Posted:
Fri, 08/10/2012
Several members of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Music Department faculty are performing a free concert -- Faculty Follies & Serious Stuff -- on Sept. 4.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/09/2012
The Board of Directors of the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation presented a check to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith to fund a free extraction day which is held through the University’s Dental Hygiene Program.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/09/2012
An article by a University of Arkansas - Fort Smith professor will be published as the lead article in the Autumn 2012 edition of “The Musical Times,” the oldest continuously running journal in the field of Western musicology.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/08/2012
Twenty-five individuals have been selected for the 2012-13 class of Leadership Fort Smith by a committee of the Leadership Fort Smith Board of Advisers.
Date Posted:
Tue, 08/07/2012

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