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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
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
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
A new musical comedy featuring an endearing television family will be shown in Fort Smith as the final touring show of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Season of Entertainment 33.
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Mon, 03/10/2014
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
Faculty and students from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s theatre department attended the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Region VI Festival held Feb. 24-28, taking home two awards while participating in a week’s worth of events.
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Fri, 03/07/2014
Participating in the 2014 STEM Posters at the Capitol event in Little Rock on March 7 were one former University of Arkansas - Fort Smith student and two current UAFS students -- Cassie Peer and Daniel Schwartz of Fort Smith and Alice Tholen of Edmond, Okla.
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Fri, 03/07/2014
​The Arkansas Council of Teachers and Mathematics held a regional mathematics contest March 1 on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus that saw 18 students from local junior and senior high schools receive awards in a variety of categories.
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Wed, 03/05/2014
An exhibition of art by Arkansas native and abstract artist Steven Wise is on display in the hallway of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus until April 15.
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Fri, 02/28/2014
The African Student Association at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host its second edition of African Night on March 14 -- a social event featuring, a state-renowned African dance group, an African performing artist from Dallas, Texas, an African dinner, and an African fashion show.
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Wed, 02/26/2014
A variety of musical genres will go to war when the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s annual Battle of the Bands competition will be held at 7 p.m. March 11 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Tue, 02/25/2014
The Free Extraction Day sponsored by the Dental Hygiene Clinic at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has been rescheduled for March 15.
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Tue, 02/25/2014
A professor at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has co-authored a textbook for high school English classes that has quickly become a best-selling book in its field.
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Tue, 02/25/2014
​University of Arkansas - Fort Smith theatre students will display their own interpretations of classic cinema when they show “Great Movie Scenes Redone” at 7:30 p.m. March 21 in the Breedlove Auditorium.
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Mon, 02/24/2014
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith employees and students won more than 30 accolades at the American Advertising Federation local chapter’s 2014 ADDY Awards held Feb. 22, highlighted by winning two Special Judges Awards.
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Mon, 02/24/2014
The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith offers over 50 courses in their March and April schedule, with courses varying from night photography to learning how to blog.
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Fri, 02/21/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released the list of students receiving degrees and certificates during the fall 2013 semester and the second summer term ending last August.
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Thu, 02/20/2014
The ongoing research at the Spiro Mounds will be a topic of discussion yet again at an archeological talk held on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Wed, 02/19/2014
The residents of Fort Smith’s diverse community -- from Vietnam veterans to college students to the city’s Vietnamese population -- will have a chance to read an acclaimed novel on the Vietnam War prior to the author coming to Fort Smith on March 12.
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Mon, 02/17/2014
Students at Darby Junior High School and their mentors from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Education Renewal Zone surprised residents at Covington Court Feb. 13 with valentine cards as part of the ERZ’s Mentoring Project.
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Fri, 02/14/2014
A variety of non-credit classes with convenient schedules are being offered by the Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith in March and April, with classes on topics from computer applications to industrial maintenance and electricity.
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Thu, 02/13/2014
The College Music Society South Central Regional Conference held on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus will include a free concert March 7 featuring UAFS faculty and students.
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Thu, 02/13/2014
A faculty piano performance on March 11 promises to be a true “family affair,” when the Music Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith presents piano instructor Alice Brooks Sanders in concert with her four children. This free concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. in Breedlove Auditorium.
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Wed, 02/12/2014
Charles L. Booker Jr., associate professor of theory and composition at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, is saying “farewell” to UAFS with a final musical program at 7:30 p.m. March 10 in Breedlove Auditorium that brings together a number of musicians, preceded earlier in the day with a master class conducted by his son.
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Tue, 02/11/2014
The complex process of applying for financial aid for college will be simplified in an event held at 2 p.m. March 9 on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Mon, 02/10/2014
The regional economy continued to improve in December, according to the latest report released Feb. 6 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development (CBRED) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 02/06/2014
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Thu, 02/06/2014
Twenty-four contestants will take the stage March 1 as they compete for the title of Miss UAFS 2014.
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Thu, 02/06/2014
​The national touring production of “Man of La Mancha,” originally scheduled for Feb. 4, has been moved to Thursday, Feb. 6, due to inclement weather in the Fort Smith area, according to Stacey Jones, associate vice chancellor for campus and community events.
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Tue, 02/04/2014
The fall 2013 classes marked the first months of operation for the Babb Center for Student Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, and students, employers and the center’s director all agree it was a successful semester.
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Tue, 02/04/2014

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