Current Stories

Corley Selected as 2017 JPH Fellow
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student Kayley Corley of Booneville will have the opportunity to spend a summer in Washington, D.C. as part of a prestigious fellowship through the office of Congressman Steve Womack.
Area High School Students Showcase Artwork at UAFS
Thirty artworks by students from area high schools are currently on display at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith through April 28 as part of a high school art competition, with winners announced at a reception from 5-6 p.m. April 19.
Leasure to Speak at UAFS Student Research Symposium
A University of Arkansas – Fort Smith alumnus and postdoctoral research fellow at the University of Georgia will serve as the guest speaker for the university’s Student Research Symposium to be held from 1-4:30 p.m. April 14 on the UAFS campus.
Unmanned Aircraft Course at UAFS Prepares Residents for Future
Earlier this month, representatives from local and statewide organizations gathered on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus to study a technology that is poised for exponential growth in the next five years.
UAFS Blood Drive Offers Chance to Help Those in Need
A blood drive will be held at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. April 5-6 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, giving the campus community and local residents the chance to save a life just like a UAFS student recently did.
UAFS Student Designs New Heartland Conference Logo
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student Talia Blanton chose to attend UAFS because of the numerous opportunities in the university’s graphic design program, but Blanton hadn’t expected one of those opportunities would include designing a logo for a regional athletic conference.
UAFS Bell Tower Undergoing Renovations
An iconic landmark at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith is receiving a facelift that began earlier this week as part of yearlong restoration efforts to the structure.
“Azahares” Now Available at UAFS
An eclectic mix of Spanish prose, poetry and photography is featured in this year’s Azahares, the annual literary magazine published by the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith that is now available.
Webster Shines at UAFS through Chancellor’s Leadership Council
When Skyler Webster of Poteau, Okla., applied for the prestigious Chancellor’s Leadership Council Scholarship at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, she didn’t think she would receive the scholarship. Since she suffered from test anxiety, her ACT score was below the recommended score to receive the scholarship. But the CLC scholarship took more into consideration than just test scores. After two rounds of interviews with Dr. Paul B. Beran, UAFS chancellor, and other administrators, Webster was chosen to receive the scholarship, which has led to a wealth of involvement opportunities for Webster at UAFS.
“Unstilllife” Exhibit to be Displayed at UAFS from April 3-May 31
An exhibition featuring “un” still-life paintings will be on display from April 3-May 31 at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, with a reception slated for April 6.  

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Fri, 04/29/2016
Dr. Martin McDonell, director of the social work program at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, has been named to the Arkansas State Independent Living Council by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
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Thu, 04/28/2016
A National Football League referee will serve as a guest speaker for a breakfast meeting sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Family Enterprise Center. The meeting will be held at 7:30 a.m. May 17 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, located at 101 N. 2nd St.
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Thu, 04/28/2016
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced the 18 students receiving awards for their research presentations delivered at the ninth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.
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Wed, 04/27/2016
The monthly meeting of the Ark-Homa Chapter of the Arkansas Archeological Society and the Oklahoma Anthropological Society will be held at 7 p.m. May 19 in Room 202 of the Math-Science Building on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus.
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Wed, 04/27/2016
Three pinning ceremonies in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith have been scheduled for May in recognition of graduates from the surgical technology, nursing and dental hygiene programs.
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Tue, 04/26/2016
More than 40 University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students were recognized for their academic performance during the university’s Academic Excellence Awards held April 19.
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Mon, 04/25/2016
Two Fort Smith community leaders – an educational leader and a business leader – will serve as the keynote speakers for the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s spring commencement ceremonies at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. May 14.
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Fri, 04/22/2016
Students in the Western Arkansas Technical Center at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith won a total of 14 medals – 7 of them gold medals – in the 2016 Arkansas SkillsUSA Championships.
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Thu, 04/21/2016
Terry Meadows of Fort Smith, formerly the assistant director of engineering, has been named the director of information technology at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith.
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Thu, 04/21/2016
Twenty-four University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students from the College of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics and the School of Education received outstanding student awards during a ceremony.
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Thu, 04/21/2016
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Academy of the Arts will present “Alice in Wonderland JR” at 7 p.m. May 20 and at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. May 21 in the Breedlove Auditorium on UAFS campus as part of the Academy’s On Stage Series.
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Thu, 04/21/2016
UAFS students from across the university's academic colleges presented research they conducted in collaboration with faculty members at the Undergraduate Research Symposium Friday, April 15.
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Tue, 04/19/2016
​Four University of Arkansas – Fort Smith faculty members were honored during a Faculty Appreciation Ceremony April 15 recognizing their contributions to education, research and the community.
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Tue, 04/19/2016
An experienced financial officer in higher education has been named the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s new vice chancellor for finance and administration.
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Mon, 04/18/2016
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Mon, 04/18/2016
Driving a golf cart around campus offering tacos to students may seem like a bizarre sight, but for five University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students, it was just one of several ways they raised awareness of the national debt as part of a nationwide competition.
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Fri, 04/15/2016
Local residents can see the progression of one of Arkansas’ most prestigious artists at an exhibition in the gallery of Windgate Art & Design at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith on display through May 31.
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Thu, 04/14/2016
Twelve students from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith chapter of Phi-Beta Lambda earned 17 awards at the state PBL Leadership Conference in Little Rock.
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Wed, 04/13/2016
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s theatre program will present the annual “One-Act Showcase” at 7:30 p.m. April 28-30 in the Breedlove Auditorium, a performance that is free and open to the public.
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Tue, 04/12/2016
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students visited locations across the city for community service projects as part of the university's annual Lion Community Outreach Day.
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Mon, 04/11/2016
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Academy of the Arts will present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” at 7 p.m. May 6-7 in the ArcBest Corp. Performing Arts Center, located at 55 S. 7th St., as part of the Academy’s On Stage Series.
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Mon, 04/11/2016
UAFS history students uncovered some of Fort Smith's history when they restored and cleaned tombstones in Oak Cemetery.
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Fri, 04/08/2016
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released the list of students receiving degrees and certificates during the fall 2015 semester and the second summer term ending in August.
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Tue, 04/05/2016
In the community leadership course at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, students are empowered to develop initiatives to better the Fort Smith community, from helping veterans to curbing drug use among high schoolers to enhancing quality-of-place amenities that will attract and retain young professionals. Now, another accomplishment can be added to the class’s numerous success stories: a student is taking the lead to make a half-a-million dollar project in Fort Smith a reality after developing the idea with students in the class.
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Sun, 04/03/2016
Grammy, Tony and Olivier Award-winner Patti LuPone and students of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Chorale will perform in Fort Smith at 7:30 p.m. April 30 as part of the UAFS Season of Entertainment 35.
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Fri, 04/01/2016
The chamber ensembles at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 23 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, located at 101 N. 2nd St.
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Thu, 03/31/2016
A new concert featuring a variety of vocal performances will be held at 7:30 p.m. April 26 as part of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Season of Entertainment 35.
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Wed, 03/30/2016
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith professor Tom Wing has made the history of Van Buren a focus of his career, but a history book he recently published tasked him with a new way of telling the city’s rich history.
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Tue, 03/29/2016
A University of Arkansas – Fort Smith department head and professor will be the guest speaker at the university’s Undergraduate Research Symposium to be held from 1-4:30 p.m. April 15 on the UAFS campus.
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Mon, 03/28/2016
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Academy of the Arts has scheduled two concerts for April as part of the Academy’s On Stage series: one featuring contemporary classical music and the other popular ‘50s songs.
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Thu, 03/24/2016
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Jazz Band and Jazz Catz will perform a concert alongside a guest artist acclaimed as a “world-class talent” at 7:30 p.m. April 14 at the ArcBest Performing Arts Center, located at 55 S. 7th St.
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Thu, 03/24/2016
The Symphonic Band of the University of Arkansas Fort Smith will perform a night of classical music during a concert at 7:30 p.m. April 4 at the ArcBest Corp. Performing Arts Center as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 35.
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Wed, 03/23/2016
From 10 a.m.-1 p.m. April 2, The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Alpha Lambda Delta chapter will host a Special Olympics event at the Old Gymnasium and Intramural Field on campus, inviting the public to play basketball, bocce ball, and flag football alongside Special Olympic athletes.
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Mon, 03/21/2016
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Academy of the Arts will present “Jungle Book Kids” at 1 p.m. and 2:30 p.m. April 16 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, located at 101 N. 2nd St.
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Mon, 03/21/2016
The African Students Association at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host its fourth annual African Night at 6 p.m. April 1 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Fri, 03/18/2016

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