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University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Minzhi Hickerson of Anren, Hunan province, China, has been hired as a staff tax accountant at Frost PLLC.
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Wed, 07/08/2015
An exhibit on display at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith features photos of the Natural State taken and edited with smartphones, with a reception taking place at 5 p.m. on July 14.
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Thu, 07/02/2015
Looking for a book recommendation this summer? Here’s what four University of Arkansas - Fort Smith faculty members are reading over the summer break.
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Thu, 07/02/2015
A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student is working a summer internship at the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville studying the effects of a natural defense mechanism of a parasitic fungus.
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Wed, 07/01/2015
One UAFS student and seven Western Arkansas Technical Center students attended the 51st annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills conference in Louisville, Ky., with one student winning a bronze medal.
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Wed, 07/01/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Megan Steidley of Pocola, Okla., has been hired as the marketing and membership director at Fianna Hills Country Club.
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Tue, 06/30/2015
From internships with groundbreaking machinery to making strides towards its first master’s degree program, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith saw one of the most formative years in its history during the 2014-15 school year.
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Tue, 06/30/2015
The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is offering 14 classes, workshops or day trips starting in May, June or July, with the first one scheduled for May 1.
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Tue, 06/30/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student Quynh Nguyen of Fort Smith is spending her summer working an internship with Shelter Insurance in Fort Smith.
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Mon, 06/29/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate David Orick has accepted a teaching position at Clinton Junior High in the Tulsa Public School System.
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Fri, 06/26/2015
Ragupathy Kannan, professor of biological sciences at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, served as a reader and scorer of the College Board’s annual Advanced Placement examination in biology in June.
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Thu, 06/25/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students can add the words “published Spanish-language author” to their job application cover letter by presenting a qualifying submission to Azahares, the premiere Spanish-language magazine published by UAFS, according to its managing editor, Mary Sobhani of Fort Smith.
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Thu, 06/25/2015
Dr. Paul Hankins, professor and chair of the Department of Music in the College of Arts and Sciences at Delta State University, will become the new dean of the College of Communication, Languages Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, effective July 1.
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Wed, 06/24/2015
The schedule for the third annual Season at The Blue Lion offers three concerts for local residents at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s downtown entertainment venue.
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Tue, 06/23/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s 35th annual Season of Entertainment will feature concerts by a Grammy Award-winning musician and a Tony Award-winning actress, two classic musicals, and a lineup of theatrical and musical productions by UAFS students and faculty members.
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Tue, 06/23/2015
An infamous murder case in Van Buren will be the topic of a presentation at the Drennen-Scott Historic Site at 1:30 and 3 p.m. July 5 as part of the site’s Crawford County Chronicles program.
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Mon, 06/22/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Dale Williams of Fort Smith has been hired as a driver manager for USA Truck.
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Mon, 06/22/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host a blood drive from 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. July 16 in room 129 of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, with donors receiving two free passes to the Tulsa Zoo and a zoo-themed T-shirt.
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Mon, 06/22/2015
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith graduate Irvin Martinez of Fort Smith, has been hired as a carrier sales coordinator at ABF Multimodal.
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Fri, 06/19/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Andrew Eaton of Spiro, Okla., has been hired as an electronics technician at Sparks Health Systems.
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Thu, 06/18/2015
A local law attorney will serve as the guest speaker for a June 30 breakfast meeting sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Family Enterprise Center.
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Wed, 06/17/2015
A recent University of Arkansas – Fort Smith graduate is getting his exercise while spreading the gospel.
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Tue, 06/16/2015
For students, the study of literature is normally accompanied by nothing more than a textbook and a class discussion. But for 19 students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, English literature was brought to life in a two-week Maymester class that traveled to literary destinations across the United Kingdom.
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Mon, 06/15/2015
Listen to UAFS graduate Kelsey Phillip's story of how the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith helped her work towards her dream of becoming a pharmacist.
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Thu, 06/11/2015
Beauty, intelligence, talent and drive -- Miss UAFS winner Joni Fields-Adams will bring all these attributes and more to the Miss Arkansas Pageant held July 8-11 in Hot Springs.
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Thu, 06/11/2015
Eighty-one students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have been chosen for leadership roles in the 12th annual Cub Camp, an event designed to help incoming freshman acclimate to college life at UAFS.
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Wed, 06/10/2015
Nawar Hudefi’s first visit to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus came on a cold, rainy day in January 2010, when she walked into the Admissions Office at UAFS for a tour of campus.
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Wed, 06/10/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released the Dean's List for the spring 2015 semester, according to Dr. Georgia Hale, provost and senior vice chancellor.
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Tue, 06/09/2015
Dr. Georgia Hale, provost and vice chancellor for academic affairs, has announced that the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will discontinue offering community courses through the Center for Lifelong Learning beginning July 1.
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Mon, 06/08/2015
More than 150 participants from eight counties attended the 8th Annual Western Arkansas Early Childhood Conference hosted by the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith on May 30. The one-day conference offered 28 sessions on child care and child welfare topics.
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Thu, 06/04/2015
An exhibit currently on display in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith features a collection of pastel artworks, photos and collages by a local artist.
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Thu, 05/28/2015
An $11,000 check presentation and energy efficient demonstrations were part of the open house for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Sustainable Conservation House, an event showcasing the university’s newest learning facility.
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Thu, 05/28/2015
The Drennen-Scott Historic Site owned by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has acquired two properties in downtown Van Buren -- one of which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places -- in an expansion effort that will create additional exhibit space, office space, and parking lots for the site.
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Wed, 05/27/2015
Peter Cullum of Sallisaw, Okla., graphic designer in the Marketing and Communications Office at UAFS, has had an artwork selected for the 57th annual Delta Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, an exhibit displaying selected works from artists across the region.
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Wed, 05/20/2015
In a fourth-grade classroom at Hackett Elementary, University of Arkansas - Fort Smith professor Dave McGinnis uses a banana frozen with liquid nitrogen to hammer a nail into a wooden board to demonstrate the effect of molecules slowed by temperature.
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Tue, 05/19/2015
For many University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students, the university’s commencement ceremonies May 9 marked the end of one chapter of their lives and the beginning of another. But Saturday also marked a major milestone for the university: the largest graduating class in its history.
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Mon, 05/18/2015

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