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Registration is now open for the 10th year of the Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, according to Dr. Rosilee Russell of Fort Smith, Academy executive director.
Date Posted:
Wed, 09/02/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith seventh-annual Majors Expo will be held 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Sept. 15 in the Reynolds Rooms of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center for students and prospective students looking to choose a college major.
Date Posted:
Tue, 09/01/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith was named the college with the second-best value for a criminal justice degree in the United States by Best Value Schools.
Date Posted:
Tue, 09/01/2015
A daylong event at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will feature performances and classes by Dr. Andrew DeBoer, visiting assistant professor of clarinet at UAFS, and Dr. Robert Spring, international performing and recording artist and professor of clarinet at Arizona State University.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/31/2015
Dr. Perla Guerrero, a professor at the University of Maryland, will speak at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 24 in conjunction with Hispanic Heritage Month.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/31/2015
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a Music Faculty Showcase at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown. The event will feature various members of the UAFS music faculty presenting a variety of music, from classical to contemporary to jazz. The concert is free and open to the public.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/27/2015
Congressman Steve Womack took a step back in time when he visited the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Drennen-Scott Historic Site Aug. 26.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/27/2015
A University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student is working full-time at Arkansas High Performance Network after being recognized during her spring internship.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/26/2015
More than 1,000 University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students gathered on the Campus Green Aug. 26 for the university’s Campus Picnic and Block Party held by the Student Activities Office.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/26/2015
A sculpture by a local artist was installed recently in front of Windgate Art & Design at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, a focal point of the university’s new visual arts facility.
Date Posted:
Tue, 08/25/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced the 2015-16 class of students participating in the Chancellor’s Leadership Council scholarship program.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/24/2015
​The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a memorial exhibit from Sept. 8-11 in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center commemorating the Sept. 11 attacks.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/24/2015
Indian communities in the Ouachita Mountains will be the topic of discussion during a presentation at 7 p.m. Sept. 17 in room 204 of the Math-Science Building on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/24/2015
The re-surfacing of the West-Ark Church of Christ parking lot (Lot J) is nearly done. The church staff anticipates that the lot will be open for university parking on Tuesday, Aug. 25. With the exception of an anticipated half-day closing for a church event on the morning of Thursday, Aug. 27, the lot will now be open on a daily basis for UAFS commuter parking.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/24/2015
In regards to the temporary closure of the West-Ark Church of Christ parking lot (Lot J) on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus:
Date Posted:
Fri, 08/21/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will showcase its new visual arts facility at 6 p.m. Sept. 3 during a grand opening event that will include a ribbon cutting, an open house of the facility, and the opening of a gallery show featuring prominent international artists.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/20/2015
A 10-piece band from Oklahoma City will treat Fort Smith residents to a night of retro rock ‘n’ roll at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 as part of the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Season at The Blue Lion.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/19/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Megan Clover of Fort Smith wasn’t considering a career in law enforcement until she took an introduction to criminal justice course at UAFS.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/19/2015
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host Elliot Washor for a lecture on increasing student engagement and reducing dropout rates at 6 p.m. Sept. 2 in room 122 of the Boreham Library. The lecture is free and open to the public.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/19/2015
Thirteen new resident assistants will join the nine returning RAs and the rest of the housing team at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith for the 2015-2016 academic year.
Date Posted:
Tue, 08/18/2015
Earlier this week, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith was notified that the West-Ark Church of Christ parking lot (Lot J) will be closed temporarily due to repaving and general improvements. The lot is located on Waldron Road, across the street from the Boreham Library. The university had no control over the timing of the parking lot improvements, nor did the church.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/13/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced the hiring of Rodney O. Parks as senior director of major and planned gifts, effective Aug. 19.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/13/2015
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host a blood drive Sept. 1-2 from 9 a.m.-4p.m. each day in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
Date Posted:
Tue, 08/11/2015
The Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer a wide range of professional development opportunities during September and October.
Date Posted:
Mon, 08/10/2015
Dr. Rosilee Russell, executive director of the Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has been appointed to the state’s Advisory Council for the Education of Gifted and Talented Children.
Date Posted:
Fri, 08/07/2015
Two Spanish students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith expanded on the knowledge they gained in the university’s Spanish program by spending a summer studying in Spain.
Date Posted:
Thu, 08/06/2015
​University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Latonya Loredo of Van Buren has been hired as an over-the-road fleet dispatcher at OK Transportation.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/05/2015
A student at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is working an internship this summer to find ways to make UAFS more energy efficient.
Date Posted:
Wed, 08/05/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer its first master’s degree program in fall 2015.
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Tue, 08/04/2015
For June Pham, ’14, life has come down to art and family.
Date Posted:
Tue, 08/04/2015
In creating a documentary about the Fort Smith Northside High School marching band, Brenda Yelvington hoped to reflect life. But she also wanted to change lives.
Date Posted:
Thu, 07/30/2015
The Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith earned three awards and six additional nominations from the National Youth Arts Awards for the 2014-15 school year.
Date Posted:
Thu, 07/30/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Karen Barrera-Leon of Van Buren has been hired as a financial analyst at ArcBest Corp.
Date Posted:
Wed, 07/29/2015
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith graduate Eaven Ward of Fort Smith has achieved a dream she once thought impossible.
Date Posted:
Fri, 07/24/2015
A student at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, Ryan Spooner, of Bentonville is spending his summer trying to innovate one of the most popular tools in the world.
Date Posted:
Fri, 07/24/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students will move into campus housing Aug. 13-15 with help from fellow students and UAFS staff around campus.
Date Posted:
Thu, 07/23/2015

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