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​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 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
​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.
Date Posted:
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
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
Fri, 02/14/2014

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