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Dr. Temple Grandin, one of the nation’s leading authorities on autism, will speak in Fort Smith at 5:30 p.m. March 11 at Stubblefield Center on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus as part of the “Read This!” community read
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Wed, 02/06/2013
Four students from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith were among a group of 90 from 14 higher education institutions across the state making presentations Feb. 6 at the STEM Posters at the Capitol event in Little Rock.
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Wed, 02/06/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will musically enchant those attending the March 5 national touring show, Neil Berg’s “102 Years of Broadway,” which recreates portions of Broadway’s most well-known and celebrated shows.
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Tue, 02/05/2013
The Department of Music at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will present the UAFS Chorale and Women’s Chorus in a free concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 28 at Grand Avenue Baptist Church, 3900 Grand Ave
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Fri, 02/01/2013
The Fort Smith regional economy continued to send a mixed message in December, according to the report released Feb. 1 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 02/01/2013
Amos Paul Kennedy Jr., printer, artist, philosopher and activist, will conduct workshops on letterpress printing at Underground Ink on the campus of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith on Feb. 28 and March 2.
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Thu, 01/31/2013
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith officials announced Jan. 31 that 6,589 students have enrolled for the 2013 spring semester, for a full-time equivalent (FTE) enrollment of 5,289.
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Thu, 01/31/2013
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith theatre students will stage an encore performance of the award-winning original stage production “Dromnium” Feb. 25 as a fund raiser to send the cast and crew of 50 to produce the show for the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival regional festival in Shreveport, La.
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Mon, 01/28/2013
Now in its third year, the Gospel Fest concert continues to grow an audience, and Dr. Rosilee Walker Russell expects this year’s new venue to be an exciting change for attendees and performers.
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Fri, 01/25/2013
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Police Department arrested 23-year-old Brett Ward of Greenwood at approximately noon on Wednesday for carrying a handgun on campus.
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Wed, 01/23/2013
John McFarland, former chief executive officer and chairman of the board at Baldor Electric Company, will speak Feb. 20 for the quarterly breakfast meeting of the Family Enterprise Center at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 01/23/2013
An awards ceremony on Jan. 22 that recognized University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students as “unsung heroes“ of the community followed a panel discussion by community leaders about the legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
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Tue, 01/22/2013
E-book enthusiasts using an Amazon Kindle have an opportunity to delve into a novel in the Christian, supernatural genre written by a University of Arkansas - Fort Smith professor.
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Mon, 01/21/2013
Speakers extolled the necessity of keeping the dream of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. alive during activities held Jan. 21 -- Martin Luther King Jr. Day -- on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Mon, 01/21/2013
The Index of Consumer Sentiment (ICS) for the Fort Smith region rose in the fourth quarter ending Dec. 31, according to the preliminary report released Jan. 16 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 01/17/2013
Mara Leveritt, author of “Devil’s Knot: The True Story of the West Memphis Three,” will speak Feb. 13 on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus.
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Thu, 01/17/2013
The Vietnamese community in Fort Smith will usher in the New Year on Feb. 9 at a “Vietnamese New Year, the Year of the Snake” Festival.
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Wed, 01/16/2013
Early February events offered by the Music Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith include a jazz noon show on Feb. 11, a faculty recital complete with world premieres of two new musical works on Feb. 12 and a trombone master class on Feb. 12.
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Wed, 01/16/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released the Dean’s List for the fall 2012 semester, according to Dr. Ray Wallace, provost and senior vice chancellor.
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Wed, 01/16/2013
Tons of fun for performers and audience members alike will be on the program Feb. 8 when the lights go down in Breedlove Auditorium at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for “4 Pianos & Some Kids - A Musical Folly,” according to Dr. Rosilee Walker Russell of Fort Smith, executive director of the Academy of the Arts.
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Mon, 01/14/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has released the Dean's List for the fall 2013 semester, according to Dr. Ray Wallace, provost and senior vice chancellor.
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Mon, 01/14/2013
Feb. 8 is the application deadline for the Miss UAFS Scholarship Pageant and the Princess Program, with two February fundraisers leading up to the March 2 pageant.
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Fri, 01/11/2013
The Chris Cameron Blues Band will bring its acclaimed and unique blend of rhythm and electric blues to Fort Smith for a 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31 show at The Blue Lion at UAFS Downtown, 101 N. 2nd St.
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Thu, 01/10/2013
Hannibal B. Johnson -- noted author, attorney, consultant, and lecturer -- will speak about his latest book, “Apartheid in Indian Country? Seeing Red Over Black Disenfranchisement,” at 7 p.m. Feb. 7 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 01/09/2013
A paper written by three recent graduates of the dental hygiene program at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has been published in a national publication.
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Wed, 01/09/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer 12 Maymester classes this spring, with the registration deadline set for Jan. 31.
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Tue, 01/08/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is hosting a visit Feb. 4 by renowned percussion educator and composer Dr. Benjamin Finley.
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Tue, 01/08/2013
The Fort Smith regional economy remained weak in November, according to the report released Jan. 8 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 01/08/2013
An issue that touches almost everyone in the state -- autism -- is the subject of a community book read being kicked off Jan. 28 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 01/07/2013
The Student Activities Office at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is celebrating Blood Donor Appreciation Month with a beach-themed blood drive on Jan. 29 and 30.
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Fri, 01/04/2013
The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has announced its classes with a January or February start date or registration deadline.
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Fri, 01/04/2013
Consumer sentiment ratings by regional consumers dropped significantly in the fourth quarter, down 14.7 percent, according to the preliminary report released Jan. 4 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 01/04/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is issuing an invitation to all high school and college trumpet players to participate in TrumpetFEST on Jan. 25.
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Thu, 01/03/2013
The iconic photos shot by Arkansas photographer Will Counts during the 1957 desegregation of Little Rock Central High School comprise a Jan. 7 - Feb. 28 exhibition at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 01/03/2013
Guy Yehuda, internationally acclaimed clarinetist and professor of clarinet at the University of North Florida, will conduct an advanced master class and perform a recital Jan. 24 during Arkansas Clarinet Day at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 01/02/2013
A new exhibition of three paintings at the Mary Tinnin Jaye Gallery in the Fullerton Administration Building of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has a distinct purpose.
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Wed, 01/02/2013

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