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University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student Siedra Tidwell’s first visit to Washington, D.C. took the form of a week-long Maymester class offered through UAFS. Her second visit is a semester-long internship that began earlier this month at one of the most prominent auditing organizations in the country.
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Thu, 01/29/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith theatre program will host an encore performance of “Delta-v” at 7:30 p.m. Feb 20-21 in the Breedlove Auditorium to raise funds for a trip to a regional theatre festival.
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Tue, 01/27/2015
Forty-six University of Arkansas - Fort Smith employees were honored at a bi-annual staff meeting Jan. 23 for their years of service at UAFS, with six staffers honored for working with the university for more than 30 years.
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Mon, 01/26/2015
An Arkansas Archeological Survey employee will present his research on an archeological site in southwest Arkansas at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Mon, 01/26/2015
A musical adaptation of a classic Gothic novel will travel to Fort Smith in February for a performance as part of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Season of Entertainment 34.
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Thu, 01/22/2015
Fifty years of photography at the Daily Oklahoman newspaper will be highlighted in an exhibit hanging in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Tue, 01/20/2015
Fort Smith residents, community leaders, and University of Arkansas - Fort Smith faculty, staff and administrators came together on UAFS campus Monday, Jan. 19 to participate in a series of events celebrating the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Mon, 01/19/2015
Classical guitarist S. Sean Six will treat Fort Smith residents to a night of classical guitar when he performs at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 as part of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Season at The Blue Lion.
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Fri, 01/16/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released the Dean's List for the fall 2014 semester, according to Dr. Georgia Hale, provost and senior vice chancellor.
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Thu, 01/15/2015
Theatre@UAFS will perform a rendition of William Shakespeare’s classic drama “Julius Caesar” Feb. 12-15 in the Breedlove Auditorium on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus as part of the university’s Season of Entertainment 34.
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Wed, 01/14/2015
The Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer 12 non-credit classes in the spring in subjects including commercial driving, time management and problem solving.
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Tue, 01/13/2015
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s first blood drive of the year will feature a “battle of the sexes” to see which gender can donate the most blood.
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Tue, 01/13/2015
The 2015 Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant and the Princess Program at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have set a Feb. 6. application deadline for those interested in participating in the events.
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Mon, 01/12/2015
Dr. Andrew DeBoer, visiting assistant professor of clarinet at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, will perform a clarinet recital at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24.
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Mon, 01/12/2015
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
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
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
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

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