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Four students from the Honors International Studies Program at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith filmed a documentary in late September chronicling a local woodworker as he crafted a bow from a stave of wood in less than a day.
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Mon, 09/30/2013
​Additional representatives have been elected to the Student Government Association at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, adding to the slate of officers and representatives for 2013-14.
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Fri, 09/27/2013
“Good music, bad jokes, and baseball.” That’s how Dr. Rager H. Moore II described the fall choral concert to be performed Oct. 24 by students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 09/26/2013
​The world-famous musical group Canadian Brass will perform at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus on Oct. 25 as part of a two-day visit to Fort Smith, allowing Fort Smith area residents an opportunity to see one of the most well-known contemporary musical ensembles.
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Thu, 09/26/2013
​Nursing education at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith received a $50,000 boost Sept. 26 when Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel presented UAFS administrators with a check in a brief ceremony held in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Thu, 09/26/2013
Sounds from cannon fire will reverberate from the hillside over downtown Van Buren on Saturday, Oct. 12, when a series of Civil War programs and demonstrations are conducted at the Drennen-Scott Historic Site.
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Wed, 09/25/2013
​The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is bringing Drs. Harry and Rosemary Wong -- educators, educational speakers and authors -- to Fort Smith on Oct. 17 for a half-day co-curricular advisory conference aimed at area pre-service and career teachers.
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Wed, 09/25/2013
​Schools from across northwest Arkansas and eastern Oklahoma will compete in the annual River Valley BEST Robotics Competition Oct. 19 from 7 a.m.-5 p.m. on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus, a competition to determine who can engineer a robot to best fit the year’s thematic criteria.
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Tue, 09/24/2013
Dr. Paul B. Beran, chancellor at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has been selected as one of 23 notable alumni from Stephen F. Austin State University who are being honored with banners hanging along the university’s historic Vista Drive.
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Tue, 09/24/2013
The theatrical portion of the university-sponsored Season of Entertainment 33 will start off with a laugh when Theatre @ UAFS performs “Lend Me a Tenor” on Oct. 17-19 and 21-22.
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Mon, 09/23/2013
A year-long process culminating in an updated Master Plan for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will be unveiled in two public sessions on Oct. 9, revealing plans for the development of the campus for the next 15-20 years.
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Mon, 09/23/2013
The book has been selected for students and community members participating in the annual community book read sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, with an official kick-off event slated for January and a presentation by the book’s author in March.
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Fri, 09/20/2013
Todd Koch has watched “Wheel of Fortune” for years, a self-proclaimed “Wheel Watcher” who oftentimes solves the puzzles before the contestants. But in late July, Koch did more than simply watch other contestants spin the wheel on the iconic game show: he got to spin the wheel himself.
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Thu, 09/19/2013
Educational programs spread over five different campus buildings are moving toward a new home on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus during the fall 2015 semester.
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Tue, 09/17/2013
​A book signing for a book that has been in the works since 1996 -- “University of Arkansas Fort Smith: The First 85 Years” -- will be held on July 30.
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Tue, 07/02/2013
The inaugural year for Season at Second Street, a new entertainment series sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, includes two events which are ones that are sure to draw a crowd.
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Tue, 07/02/2013
Scholarships, honors programs, overseas travel and campus life all combine to make the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith an attractive university destination for Crawford County residents.
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Mon, 07/01/2013
Aspiring performers on the Great White Way will offer a free “Broadway in Review” performance at 2 p.m. July 27 in Breedlove Auditorium at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith as the finale for a week-long Academy of the Arts summer camp.
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Mon, 07/01/2013
A $1 million gift to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith from the Pendergraft family -- long-time philanthropists and loyal supporters of UAFS -- is designed to have an impact on the nursing shortage in the Fort Smith region.
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Thu, 06/27/2013
Learn to sail a boat and cook with a chef at the same place you can discover holistic healing strategies and learn to use a computer -- the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 06/24/2013
Deborah Lashley, director of medical imaging at Sparks Health Systems, will be the guest speaker for the July 18 radiography pinning ceremony at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 06/21/2013
The Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will conduct auditions for its theatre performance groups, orchestras and choirs during August and September, with registration beginning July 1.
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Wed, 06/19/2013
The regional economy continued to stumble along in the first quarter, according to the 20-page report released June 14 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development (CBRED) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 06/14/2013
One of the most significant accomplishments to occur for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith since Dr. Paul Beran became chancellor is now moving forward.
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Fri, 06/14/2013
Donors at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith blood drive July 10 will receive vouchers for free tickets to the Tulsa Zoo, according to Stephanie London of Fort Smith, student activities event coordinator.
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Thu, 06/13/2013
Active people should manage their exposure to summer’s heat and sunshine before, during and after they are subject to summer weather, according to a University of Arkansas - Fort Smith fitness expert.
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Thu, 06/13/2013
The topic for the third talk in the “Crawford County Chronicles” series at the Drennen-Scott Historic Site on July 7 will be Fairview Cemetery.
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Tue, 06/11/2013
The Fort Smith Regional Economic Outlook Forum on July 10 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will include a presentation from Kevin L. Kliesen, business economist and research officer for the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
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Mon, 06/10/2013
The College of Business at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has earned accreditation by AACSB International, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.
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Fri, 06/07/2013
Lynn Lisk of Fort Smith, program director and associate professor in the Legal Assistance/Paralegal program at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has been reappointed to the Arkansas Bar Association’s Mock Trial Committee and the Paralegal Committee.
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Fri, 05/31/2013
Residential real estate led the way in the Fort Smith regional economy in April, according to the report released May 30 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development (CBRED) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 05/30/2013
​June 11 is the registration deadline for a June 13 breakfast which features Sam T. Sicard, president and chief executive officer of First National Bank, as guest speaker.
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Thu, 05/30/2013
The week of July 14-20 is approaching quickly, but Taylor Smith of Mansfield will be ready as she represents the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith at Hot Springs in the Miss Arkansas Pageant that week.
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Wed, 05/29/2013
The next issue of the Fort Smith Regional Economic Outlook Report will feature research conducted by Shayna Gatzke of Greenwood, a May business administration graduate from the College of Business at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 05/29/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released the Dean's List for the spring 2013 semester, according to Dr. Ray Wallace, provost and senior vice chancellor.
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Tue, 05/28/2013
Noted clarinet soloist and chamber musician Kimberly Cole Luevano from the University of North Texas School of Music in Denton will be the featured artist for the third annual Arkansas Clarinet Workshop.
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Wed, 05/22/2013

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