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The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released its schedule for the spring semester, with 16 courses offered in January and February.
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Wed, 01/07/2015
The second touring show of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Season of Entertainment 34 isn’t a Tony Award-winning musical or performance by a musical artist -- instead, it’s a live dancing competition.
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Wed, 01/07/2015
A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith professor will discuss his research on Fort Smith’s history and its relationship to the tourism industry during a presentation this month on the UAFS campus.
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Tue, 01/06/2015
Brad Andrews and Landy Birch, both of Fort Smith, graduated at the Dec. 11 commencement ceremony at UAFS, the final step in their four-year journeys that saw a smooth transition to the workplace. In the video above, they describe the jobs they acquired with the education they earned from UAFS.
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Fri, 12/19/2014
A musician known as “one of the best drummers in the country” will perform a concert at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown as part of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Season at The Blue Lion.
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Thu, 12/18/2014
The Spanish literary magazine “Azahares” sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is calling for submissions for its spring 2015 issue, and its submission deadline is Jan. 16.
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Tue, 12/16/2014
A schedule of events slated in January sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith and the Martin Luther King Jr. Community Association will celebrate the legacy of the legendary civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.
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Mon, 12/15/2014
Current, prospective and returning students can register for spring semester courses at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith until the start of classes Jan. 12.
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Mon, 12/15/2014
When a Fort Smith resident named Myrtle needed renovations to her home, 40 students from a University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student organization answered the call.
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Fri, 12/12/2014
Governor-elect Asa Hutchinson urged University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduates to be part of a “new day in Arkansas” at the university’s commencement ceremony held Dec. 11 in the Stubblefield Center.
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Thu, 12/11/2014
The Drennen-Scott Historic Site owned by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith dedicated a room of the house to a construction company whose owner and employees contributed time, effort and money to help renovate the property.
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Wed, 12/10/2014
A ceremony held Dec. 10 commemorated a University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student and commissioned him as an officer of the Army National Guard following his participation in the ROTC program at UAFS.
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Wed, 12/10/2014
Standing at the front of the classroom, Dr. Tony Pearn, criminal justice instructor at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, strikes an imposing figure, with a muscular build and stern features betraying a career spent in law enforcement.
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Tue, 12/09/2014
The annual Frontier Trails BEST robotics competition saw a new face take home the overall award in a 34-team competition hosted by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith at the Fort Smith Convention Center.
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Mon, 12/08/2014
Champ Williams is no stranger to the water. In fact, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith videographer has made a career off venturing into the depths of lakes and rivers across Arkansas and the United States to film aquatic wildlife, and he’s garnered a number of awards for doing it, including an Emmy.
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Wed, 12/03/2014
The 10 participants were unemployed and struggling to find work in a tight job market. But they recently completed a program through the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith that gave them training in a field in dire need of employees, and they hope to use that skillset to find employment in the Fort Smith area.
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Wed, 11/26/2014
The winners of the second-annual “Visions of the World” International Festival Art Competition at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith were announced during the university’s iFest held Nov. 20.
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Mon, 11/24/2014
Governor-elect Asa Hutchinson will give his first commencement speech since winning the gubernatorial election at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s commencement ceremony Dec. 11.
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Mon, 11/24/2014
The winners of the second-annual “Visions of the World” International Festival Art Competition at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith were announced during the university’s iFest held Nov. 20.
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Mon, 11/24/2014
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will hold its semi-annual pinning and awards ceremony to celebrate nursing students graduating at the fall commencement ceremony. The event will take place at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, with Jayne Lowery serving as the keynote speaker.
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Fri, 11/21/2014
An exhibit hanging at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown through Jan. 29 will feature artwork produced by 16 student artists from a class they’re taking at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 11/20/2014
The Academy of the Arts annual Christmas Follies concert will take place at 7 p.m. Dec. 18 on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus, featuring more than 150 children from six local elementary schools.
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Thu, 11/20/2014
The annual International Festival took place Nov. 20 on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus, but the event offered attendees a glimpse into nearly 30 countries from around the world.
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Thu, 11/20/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer 11 classes in the winter intersession term from Dec. 11 through Jan. 9, offering students a chance to earn extra credit hours during the winter break.
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Tue, 11/18/2014
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith professor Jerry Sallee earned a promotion to seventh-degree black belt in Kuk Sool Won after a tournament in Houston, Texas, last month.
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Mon, 11/17/2014
Five University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students and four UAFS faculty members will travel to Chicago Dec. 17-20 for one of the largest music conferences in the world, an opportunity to recruit students, learn new pedagogical techniques and promote the university.
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Mon, 11/17/2014
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Psychology Club will host a World AIDS Day event from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 1 to raise AIDS awareness and provide education for HIV treatment and prevention.
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Mon, 11/17/2014
Thirty-five teams from five states will compete at The Frontier Trails BEST regional robotics competition held Dec. 5-6 at the Fort Smith Convention Center and UAFS campus.
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Fri, 11/14/2014
As winter approaches, the possibility for inclement weather exists. The university has procedures in place to let you know if it becomes necessary to cancel classes or close the campus.
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Fri, 11/14/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is hosting its second annual student art competition as part of this year’s International Fest, with paintings to be auctioned off to the public during the contest.
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Fri, 11/14/2014
The Academy Orchestra, Youth Symphony Orchestra, and the Prelude String Orchestra will perform at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith at 3 p.m. Dec. 7 to celebrate the holiday season as part of the Academy’s On Stage series.
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Thu, 11/13/2014
Theatre@UAFS, part of the Department of Music and Theatre at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, received eight awards and three nominations at the local Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival held Nov. 6-8 in Clarksville.
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Thu, 11/13/2014
The Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will perform a rendition of J.M. Barrie’s classic play “Peter Pan” at 2 and 7 p.m. Dec. 13 and 2 p.m. Dec. 14 at the Breedlove Auditorium on UAFS campus.
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Thu, 11/13/2014
An acclaimed novel by a New York Times bestselling author has been selected as this year’s book for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s ReadThis! program, a community book read offering a variety of events for readers, including an author visit March 18.
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Tue, 11/11/2014
A University of Arkansas – Fort Smith professor will present recent archeological excavations of the UAFS-owned Drennen-Scott Historic Site at 7 p.m. Dec. 4.
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Tue, 11/11/2014
The third annual Box City event was held on the southwest portion of the Campus Green at University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Nov. 8-9 to provide food for the homeless and raise homelessness awareness among UAFS students.
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Mon, 11/10/2014

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