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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
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Tue, 10/29/2013
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.
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Mon, 10/28/2013
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Mon, 10/21/2013
​What does it feel like to have only a cardboard box for a shelter or not know what your next meal will be? Those signing up for an all-night event on Nov. 16 will get a tiny glimpse while drawing attention to the problem.
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Mon, 10/21/2013
​For many high school seniors, deciding which college to attend can be a painstakingly difficult decision. But the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is making that process easier for prospective college students by hosting Senior Den Day on Nov. 5.
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Fri, 10/18/2013
​The final talk of the year in the “Crawford County Chronicles” series will take place Nov. 11, when a special edition of the program commemorating Veterans Day will be hosted at the King Opera House in Van Buren.
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Wed, 10/16/2013
An opening reception will be held Nov. 7 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith to kick off an exhibit featuring a private collection of posters from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival.
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Wed, 10/16/2013
The UAFS Academy of the Arts will perform the celebrated musical “Annie Get Your Gun” on Nov. 9 and 10 at the Breedlove Auditorium, the second theatrical production in the Academy’s On Stage series.
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Tue, 10/15/2013
The Music Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will feature a guest trombonist Nov. 6 and a Chamber Ensemble Concert on Nov. 11, according to Dr. Edward White of Fort Smith, interim head of the department.
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Mon, 10/14/2013
The Center for Lifelong Learning (CLL) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released its schedule for the November and December months.
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Thu, 10/10/2013
​The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has planned a week of activities to celebrate Homecoming 2013, including events for students, alumni and the community.
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Thu, 10/10/2013
​Judy McReynolds, president and chief executive officer of Arkansas Best Corp., had several thoughts to share Oct. 9 with approximately 65 business students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, but her advice came back to two very specific words -- hard work.
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Wed, 10/09/2013
The Index of Consumer Sentiment (ICS) for the Fort Smith region was lower for the third quarter ending Sept. 30, according to the preliminary report released Oct. 8 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 10/08/2013
The Criminal Justice Club at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith received over 500 pounds of canned food donations in a month-long food drive which took place in September.
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Mon, 10/07/2013
​University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students will get the opportunity to do more than just dress up at Halloween time this year -- they’ll have the chance to save lives.
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Mon, 10/07/2013
​The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Department of Music will hold its eighth annual Octubafest beginning at 4:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center, an event culminating with a free concert at 7:30 p.m.
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Thu, 10/03/2013
Acclaimed entertainer Audra McDonald will perform at the Arkansas Best Performing Arts Center on Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m., highlighting Season of Entertainment 33, a year-long lineup of entertainment sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 10/02/2013
​The Fort Smith regional economy continued to post improved numbers in August, according to the report released Oct. 2 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development (CBRED) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 10/02/2013
On Saturday, Oct. 26, the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will be transformed into a Halloween-themed carnival, when Haunted Union will be held on the UAFS campus for the 10th consecutive year.
Date Posted:
Tue, 10/01/2013
​Lovers of Disney movies have a chance to revisit one of Disney’s modern classics in late October, when the Academy Kidz Theatre Company will present “Disney’s Aladdin KIDS” at 2 p.m. Oct. 26 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Mon, 09/30/2013

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