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A former U.S. Army and NASA consultant who left the field to pursue his passion in higher education was recently honored as an Outstanding Doctoral Student from a prestigious higher education administration program.
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Tue, 05/03/2016
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students, student organizations and advisers were recognized during the 13th annual NUMAs Awards ceremony held April 22 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Fri, 04/29/2016
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Fri, 04/29/2016
Ten students in the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s College of Business were recognized during the college’s student awards ceremony held April 27 in the Latture Conference Center on UAFS campus.
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Fri, 04/29/2016
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith chapter of the Kappa Alpha Order presented a check for more than $2,000 to the Muscular Dystrophy Association April 28, funds the fraternity raised through a dodge ball tournament.
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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
​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
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
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

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