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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
The Department of Music at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will present the UAFS Chorale and Women’s Chorus in a free concert Feb. 27 at Grand Avenue Baptist Church, 3900 Grand Ave.
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Mon, 02/03/2014
Gospel music enthusiasts have two opportunities to hear a range of their favorites when Old Time Gospel Hour is presented Feb. 28 and March 1 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 02/03/2014
One of the best kept secrets for historians, researchers and students in the Fort Smith area is tucked away on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Fri, 01/31/2014
Spring semester enrollment figures at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith show declines in full-time equivalent (FTE) and in total headcount numbers, but the demographics of the declining numbers indicate UAFS is attracting fewer remedial students as the University continues moving away from a community college focus and population.
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Thu, 01/30/2014
A team from Little Rock Central High School took first place in the National Science Bowl regional competition held Jan. 25 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 01/27/2014
Following her performance of a famous civil rights play, Crystal C. Mercer told community members at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. event held Jan. 23 to support the arts in the community, in the home and in the classroom.
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Thu, 01/23/2014
Theatre students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will present the dramatic comedy “Crimes of the Heart” on five evenings in February.
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Wed, 01/22/2014
A symbolic march on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus highlighted the Jan. 20 observance of the life and legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
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Mon, 01/20/2014
Judy Howard had no idea she would have a piece of her artwork in an international online exhibit when she was a freshman student walking the campus of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith back in the 1960s. But she does.
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Wed, 01/15/2014
Two national touring shows will visit Fort Smith in February as part of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith’s Season of Entertainment 33 -- one featuring an adaptation of a famous literary work, the other a retelling of a popular cheerleading movie.
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Mon, 01/13/2014
The regional economy gave mixed signals for November, according to the report released Jan. 9 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development (CBRED) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 01/10/2014
A lawyer from a Northwest Arkansas law firm will speak at a breakfast meeting from 7:30-9 a.m. Jan. 30 for the Family Enterprise Center, one of many events scheduled by the FEC to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2014.
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Tue, 01/07/2014
A student-assembled archaeological exhibit displaying artifacts from across Arkansas is on display at the Boreham Library on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Mon, 01/06/2014
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will kick off its year of blood drives with a drive from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Jan. 28-29 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Mon, 01/06/2014
Crystal C. Mercer of Little Rock, daughter of legendary civil rights lawyer Christopher C. Mercer Jr., will give a dramatic performance Jan. 23 as part of “Unsung Heroes: Celebrating Freedom in the Visual and Performing Arts” at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 01/03/2014
An award-winning artist will return to Fort Smith to show her work at the university she graduated from more than 20 years ago.
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Thu, 01/02/2014
Good music is in the works in January as the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Department of Music launches its spring 2014 semester series of events with two free musical performances.
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Wed, 01/01/2014
A series of events spanning almost a week in January will honor the life and legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient.
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Mon, 12/23/2013
The Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant has set a Jan. 30 application deadline for the 2014 pageant, offering University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students an opportunity to take part in the same eye-opening experience as Cristina Castorena.
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Mon, 12/23/2013
Dr. Mary Lackie has worked at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for just under a year, but her wealth of experience in higher education and the talent she’s demonstrated in her time at the University played a major role in her promotion to vice chancellor for university advancement.
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Fri, 12/20/2013
“Azahares,” a Spanish-language magazine sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, is calling for submissions for its spring 2014 issue, with a submission deadline of Jan. 18.
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Thu, 12/19/2013
The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer five courses in January and 24 in February, with classes ranging from knitting to sign language.
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Thu, 12/19/2013
​The January and February schedule of non-credit classes offered by the Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith features classes in career development, personal effectiveness, leadership and computers, as well as commercial driver’s license training and a supervision series for new managers.
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Wed, 12/18/2013

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