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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Wed, 07/29/2015
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.
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Fri, 07/24/2015
University of Arkansas – Fort Smith graduate Eaven Ward of Fort Smith has achieved a dream she once thought impossible.
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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.
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Thu, 07/23/2015
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
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 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
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.
Date Posted:
Thu, 07/02/2015

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