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Four faculty members at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith received awards honoring their commitment to education, research and the community.
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Fri, 04/18/2014
“A Look into the West” is the topic for a May 15 talk at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith that will cover three archeological sites in New Mexico.
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Thu, 04/17/2014
The College of Health Sciences at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host three awards ceremonies in May to commemorate students in surgical technology, dental hygiene, and nursing.
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Thu, 04/17/2014
Seventeen members of the Phi Beta Lambda chapter at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith returned from the Arkansas PBL State Leadership Conference with a total of 22 awards and recognitions.
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Wed, 04/16/2014
Dr. Jill Guerra of Fort Smith, mathematics professor at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, received the Award for Distinguished College or University Teaching of Mathematics from the Mathematical Association of America, Oklahoma-Arkansas Section.
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Wed, 04/16/2014
A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student has won a place in the National Flute Association Collegiate Flute Choir competition, qualifying her to participate in August in the NFA convention in Chicago.
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Wed, 04/16/2014
Eleven students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have been inducted into Alpha Beta Omega Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education in a ceremony which also recognized senior members of the organization.
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Tue, 04/15/2014
A display of 40 photographs from 1903-1904 will be displayed at the Drennen-Scott Historic Site in Van Buren in May, with a grand opening set for 1 p.m. May 4.
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Thu, 04/10/2014
The popular Crawford County Chronicles series will continue in May with its second presentation of the year, featuring a talk exploring the history of railroads in the area and its impact on Crawford and Sebastian County.
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Thu, 04/10/2014
A university administrator from Ohio has been selected as the new vice chancellor for enrollment management at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 04/09/2014
When Martha Bieber -- Spanish instructor at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith -- babysat her cousin Luis Guillermo Solis when she was a teenager, she had no idea the boy she looked after was a future president.
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Tue, 04/08/2014
Student members of the Jazz Band and the Jazz Catz vocal group at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith are performing a repertoire of jazz selections May 2 during Jazz Night, their final show of the spring 2014 semester.
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Tue, 04/08/2014
More than 200 people participated in the seventh annual St. Jude Breakaway 5K at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, with sponsor Nu Alpha Chapter of Sigma Nu Fraternity raising $3,500 for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and awarding prizes to top finishers.
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Tue, 04/08/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Chamber Ensembles will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 30 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, 101 N. 2nd St.
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Mon, 04/07/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has scheduled an April 21 official groundbreaking ceremony for construction of a 58,000-square-foot visual arts building.
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Fri, 04/04/2014
Two choirs from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith -- along with special guests -- will perform in concert April 28 as part of UAFS’s Season of Entertainment 33.
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Thu, 04/03/2014
​A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith dean has accepted the position of provost and vice president for academic affairs at Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Okla.
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Thu, 04/03/2014
After graduating from Harvard University with a degree in applied math nearly 45 years ago, Paul Hackbarth is continuing his passion of lifelong learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 04/02/2014
The festival voted last year as the “number one festival in Fort Smith” by Entertainment Fort Smith magazine returns to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus on April 26, providing students and community members a way to travel around the world without leaving town.
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Tue, 04/01/2014
The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released its schedule of 16 classes, talks and trips for the May and June months.
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Tue, 04/01/2014
​The Academy of the Arts On Stage series at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will continue in April with the Academy Kidz production of “A Year with Frog and Toad KIDS,” which will be performed at 2 p.m. April 26 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown.
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Mon, 03/31/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s theatre department will perform “One-Act Showcase” at 7:30 p.m. on April 24-26 in the Breedlove Auditorium.
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Mon, 03/31/2014
Community members and University of Arkansas - Fort Smith faculty, staff and students will have a chance to save lives when the campus hosts a blood drive from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. April 23-24 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Thu, 03/27/2014
A Fort Smith native will take area residents on a tour of maritime archeology in a presentation at 7 p.m. April 17 on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Mon, 03/24/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Symphonic Band -- made up of 49 UAFS students -- will present an evening of classic symphonic works on April 17, according to
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Fri, 03/21/2014
Nina Dutton is not your average college student. As a nontraditional student and a native of Russia, Dutton is a rare breed on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Fri, 03/21/2014
The Percussion Club and the Music Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have joined forces to present a concert April 15 that will feature the UAFS Percussion Ensemble along with world-renowned composer and percussionist Nathan Daughtrey.
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Wed, 03/19/2014
A visiting team has informed the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith that two bachelor’s degree programs will receive initial accreditation and seven other programs in the College of Applied Science and Technology will be reaccredited.
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Mon, 03/17/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has inducted 120 students into Alpha Lambda Delta, a national honor society that recognizes academic excellence during a student's first year of college.
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Fri, 03/14/2014
The endearing story of a romance between an ogre and a princess will be retold on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus when the Xtreme Teenz will perform three showings of “Shrek: The Musical” in April.
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Thu, 03/13/2014
Applause, the literary magazine at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, placed first in the Southern Literary Festival’s journal competition, an event where a UAFS student took a second place award.
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Wed, 03/12/2014
A University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student interning at an area high school won a statewide technology grant contest that awarded seven free iPads and accessories for educational use in his classroom, an accolade he credits to a student-focused approach to education he learned in his University courses.
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Wed, 03/12/2014
Dr. Ray Wallace, provost and senior vice chancellor at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, will assume his new position as chancellor at Indiana University Southeast on July 1.
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Wed, 03/12/2014
Vocal Performance Workshop students from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will entertain local audiences on April 3 with “Broadway: Our Favorite Things,” a series of vignettes performed revue-style.
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Tue, 03/11/2014
Tom Wing, director of the Drennen-Scott Historic Site in Van Buren, will kick off this year’s “Crawford County Chronicles” series on April 6, with two time options for those wishing to attend.
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Tue, 03/11/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s annual Junior Den Day on April 3 at the Stubblefield Center gives high school juniors a chance to learn more about both UAFS and the college experience.
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Mon, 03/10/2014

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