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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
The Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer a wide range of professional development opportunities over the summer.
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Fri, 05/15/2015
The eighth edition of “Azahares” -- the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Spanish literary magazine featuring artwork, short stories and poems from authors across the world -- is now available.
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Thu, 05/14/2015
The American Dental Association Commission on Dental Accreditation is seeking third-party comments from students, faculty, patients and the community regarding the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s Dental Hygiene Program.
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Thu, 05/14/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced the hiring of deans to fill the vacancies of two academic colleges.
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Wed, 05/13/2015
A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student is preserving Fort Smith’s history by bringing it to the twenty-first century.
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Tue, 05/12/2015
Students attending the Western Arkansas Technical Center at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have been recognized for superior achievement in a special awards ceremony which included the announcement of Outstanding WATC Students, Starfish Awards, Director’s Honor Roll, SkillsUSA Gold Star Members.
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Mon, 05/11/2015
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith commencement speaker John Taylor began his remarks in a way no UAFS commencement speaker has before: by taking a selfie.
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Sat, 05/09/2015
Students can now register for summer classes at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith.
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Fri, 05/08/2015
The president of an Arkansas-based technology company and a local business consultant will serve as guest speakers for the May 19 meeting of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Family Enterprise Center.
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Thu, 05/07/2015
Four student groups from a community leadership class at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith presented projects they’ve worked on throughout the semester during a presentation May 4 on UAFS campus.
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Wed, 05/06/2015
Kids and teenagers can find something to enjoy from the 19 camps and programs offered this summer by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 05/05/2015
Three years before 15 students’ lives were changed by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Mentor Connections program, UAFS student Casey Millspaugh’s life was changed by a business card.
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Tue, 05/05/2015
State representatives Charlotte Douglas, Mat Pitsch and George McGill gave a proclamation to the UAFS cheer squad Tuesday afternoon in recognition of the squad's national championship it won last month in Daytona, Fla.
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Tue, 05/05/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is saddened to announce the passing of Dr. Lynn Lisk, associate professor and director for the Paralegal Studies Program.
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Mon, 05/04/2015
The Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative gifted the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Sustainable Conservation House $1,000 during a check presentation April 29.
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Fri, 05/01/2015
The Arkansas Valley Electric Cooperative gifted the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Sustainable Conservation House $1,000 during a check presentation April 29.
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Fri, 05/01/2015
An archeological site containing an Indian campsite, a Civil War graveyard, and millennia-old tools will be the topic of discussion during a presentation at 7 p.m. May 21 on the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith campus.
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Fri, 05/01/2015
The pinning ceremony for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will take place at 7 p.m. May 8, highlighted by keynote speaker Shelly Cordrum.
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Thu, 04/30/2015
An Emmy Award-winning educational cartoon series will be the subject of the final performance of this year’s On Stage series, a yearlong variety of productions from the Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 04/30/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced the 13 best research presentations delivered by students at the eighth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.
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Tue, 04/28/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host an open house for its newest learning facility, the Sustainable Conservation House, from 3-6 p.m. May 27.
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Tue, 04/28/2015
Forty-one University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students were recognized for their academic performance during the university’s Academic Excellence Awards dinner April 21.
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Mon, 04/27/2015

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