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GAP Orders UAFS Student's T-Shirt Design
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Tue, 11/19/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Alumni Association is accepting select food items for a holiday food drive, which began this week and will run until Dec. 13.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/19/2013
The installation ceremony at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for a new chapter of Alpha Epsilon Delta, The Health Preprofessional Honor Society, included the induction of 22 students and four faculty members.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/18/2013
The awards ceremony for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program will be held at 6 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus, a ceremony highlighted by keynote speaker Nancy Owens.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/18/2013
The Academy Playerz will perform four showings of “The Little Mermaid JR” in mid-December at the Breedlove Auditorium on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Thu, 11/14/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Academy of the Arts will present two winter concerts in December -- one featuring choral groups, the other a symphonic orchestra -- to get local residents into the holiday spirit.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/14/2013
Dr. Paul B. Beran, chancellor at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has asked R. Mark Horn, vice chancellor for university relations, to serve as guest speaker for the Dec. 11 fall commencement exercises, making the event one of the last official speaking opportunities for Horn before he retires on June 30.
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Thu, 11/14/2013
The Frontier Trails BEST Regional Robotics Competition will take place Dec. 6-7 at the Fort Smith Convention Center, featuring 32 teams from five states competing for a slew of awards.
Date Posted:
Wed, 11/13/2013
Members of the Fort Smith community will be able to have a tooth pulled for free at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Dental Hygiene Clinic’s Free Extraction Day from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Dec. 7 on the first floor of the Pendergraft Health Sciences Center on Waldron Rd.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/12/2013
UAFS Assistant Professor of History and Drennen-Scott Historic Site Director Tom Wing was named a board member of the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas (HPAA) earlier this month.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/12/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer 15 classes in the Winter Intersession Term from Dec. 11 through Jan. 10, offering students a chance to earn extra credit hours during the winter break.
Date Posted:
Tue, 11/12/2013
Conaly Bedell of Fort Smith was presented the Diligence to Victory Award -- the highest alumni honor bestowed by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith -- at an alumni reunion dinner Nov. 9.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/11/2013
The Homecoming Queen and King at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith are Allie Wilson, 20, of Greenwood and John Sturrock, 21, of Tyler, Texas.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/11/2013
On Dec. 6, visitors to the Drennen-Scott Historic Site will have a chance to see the home as it appeared in the 19th century when the second annual Victorian Christmas Open House will be held at the DSHS from 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Date Posted:
Fri, 11/08/2013
Area residents will have the opportunity to learn about the Arkansas Archeological Society and how the organization works with people interested in archeology in a Dec. 5 talk at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Fri, 11/08/2013
The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown is the new name -- effective immediately -- for the University-owned facility located at 101 N. 2nd St.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/07/2013
Mr. Cabbage Head and the Screaming Radishes will perform a concert Nov. 27 at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown as part of a fundraising effort for the Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant.
Date Posted:
Wed, 11/06/2013
Nov. 30 is the nomination deadline for the Unsung Hero Award given by the American Democracy Project at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 11/05/2013
Three University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students took home awards at the South Central Broadcasting Society’s fall 2013 competition held at the Texas Association of Broadcasters in Austin, Texas.
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Mon, 11/04/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has postponed final exams beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 5, through all day Friday, Dec. 6, due to anticipated severe weather in the Fort Smith area.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/04/2013
A group from a Boy Scout troop in Greenwood got first-hand knowledge of metalworking while working on their merit badges in welding during a Saturday morning spent on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/04/2013
Nearly 100 third-graders from Fort Smith area schools took part in informative, interactive and fun experiments Nov. 2 at the second annual Festival of Science in the Math-Science Building on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/04/2013
​The recent federal government shutdown limited the data available on Fort Smith regional economy for September, according to the report released Oct. 31 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development (CBRED) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 10/31/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Department of Music will present two very diverse concerts in November -- a percussion concert Nov. 24 with a guest percussionist and a seasonal choral concert Nov. 26 featuring the University Chorale and Women’s Chorus.
Date Posted:
Wed, 10/30/2013
​The official holiday lighting ceremony at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will be held on Nov. 25, followed on Dec. 2 with the annual Season’s Greetings Concert.
Date Posted:
Tue, 10/29/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith came away with six awards from the Arkansas State Festival of the Kennedy Center/American College Theatre Festival held Oct. 24-27.
Date Posted:
Mon, 10/28/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith held a grand opening Oct. 28 for two new additions to its food court, which have both been open for a little over a month but have already seen success with students.
Date Posted:
Mon, 10/28/2013
Nov. 23 will be the last day the Drennen-Scott Historic Site will be open for public tours before it closes for the winter season.
Date Posted:
Mon, 10/28/2013
On Thursday, Nov. 21, Fort Smith area residents will have a chance to learn about the prehistoric cultures of the region when archeologist Jim Rees gives a presentation on the importance of membrane drums to ancient Mississippian societies.
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Fri, 10/25/2013
​Dr. Keith Fudge of Van Buren, faculty athletics representative for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has received two national distinctions with the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) through his role for UAFS.
Date Posted:
Fri, 10/25/2013
Theatre @ UAFS will perform “Women of Manhattan,” its third theatrical production of the year, Nov. 21-24 at the Breedlove Auditorium on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
Date Posted:
Thu, 10/24/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Jazz Band and Jazz Catz will perform in concert Nov. 19 as part of the UAFS Season of Entertainment 33.
Date Posted:
Wed, 10/23/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has scheduled several activities Nov. 18-22 -- cultural presentations, a speech competition and a mini-Olympic event -- in celebration of International Education Week.
Date Posted:
Wed, 10/23/2013
A reception for “Eye/Mind/Hand/Heart: An Exhibition of Faculty Work,” an exhibit featuring artwork by University of Arkansas - Fort Smith faculty, will be held from 5-6 p.m. Nov. 13 at UAFS at Second Street, 101 N. 2nd St., as part of a two-month exhibition.
Date Posted:
Tue, 10/22/2013
Music lovers will be able to “tune in” to the Season of Entertainment 33’s second touring show of the year, when the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith brings the Broadway musical “Memphis” to Fort Smith for an 8 p.m. Nov. 16 show at the Arkansas Best Performing Arts Center.
Date Posted:
Mon, 10/21/2013
The 2013 River Valley BEST Robotics Competition held Oct. 19 on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus saw Muldrow High School take top honors at the competition while also winning a slew of additional awards.
Date Posted:
Mon, 10/21/2013

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