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University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student Andrew Haught of Siloam Springs used one word to describe his summer internship: “formative.”
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Thu, 07/23/2015
The Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer a Human Relations & Interpersonal Development course for professionals in leadership positions.
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Wed, 07/22/2015
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student Allison Cross is participating in a summer internship with First National Bank of Fort Smith.
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Tue, 07/21/2015
Jennifer Verkamp thought her leap of faith was a mistake.
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Mon, 07/20/2015
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Lions Bookstore will participate in Arkansas’ tax-free weekend Aug. 1-2, offering local residents a chance to purchase items exempt from the state sales tax of 9.75 percent.
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Thu, 07/16/2015
A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith alumna has opened a stationery shop in Fort Smith.
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Wed, 07/15/2015
The Admissions Office at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host “One-Stop Day” from 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m. Aug. 1 in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center to simplify the registration process for transfer, returning and new non-traditional UAFS students.
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Wed, 07/15/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate Travis Sorensen of Fayetteville has been hired as a retail donations coordinator for Northwest Arkansas Food Bank.
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Tue, 07/14/2015
Dr. Elizabeth Underwood has been promoted to associate vice chancellor for government and university relations at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, effective July 1.
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Tue, 07/14/2015
A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduate will discuss her research on a prominent Van Buren historical figure for the August program of the Crawford County Chronicles series at the Drennen-Scott Historic Site.
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Mon, 07/13/2015
Noted jazz vibraphone player Jon Metzger is the featured guest artist April 8 when the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Jazz Band and Jazz Catz perform in concert as part of the UAFS Season of Entertainment 33.
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Mon, 07/13/2015
Dr. Paul B. Beran, UAFS chancellor, has been named an ex-officio member of the state of Arkansas’ new Career Education and Workforce Development Board by Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
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Mon, 07/13/2015
A course at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith saw three UAFS students conducting research on tropical biology in Trinidad and Tobago.
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Thu, 07/09/2015
Students from the Phi Beta Lambda chapter at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith earned awards at the 2015 annual PBL National Leadership Conference in Chicago, Ill.
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Wed, 07/08/2015
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
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
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
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

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