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Special recognition events have been scheduled for May 9 and 10 for three groups of students in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 04/11/2013
The Drennen-Scott Historic Site in Van Buren will host a monthly speaker series called “Crawford County Chronicles” beginning on May 5.
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Thu, 04/11/2013
Chamber ensembles from the Music Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will perform at 7:30 p.m. May 1 at UAFS at Second Street, 101 N. 2nd St., in a free event featuring multiple groups performing on brass, woodwinds, percussion and flute.
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Wed, 04/10/2013
Flute and vocal choirs, drummers, orchestras and even an art display are coming to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith during the month of May.
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Tue, 04/09/2013
The Student Government Association at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has a new slate of officers for the 2013-14 academic year who were elected along with a number of other student representatives during a week-long online voting process.
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Tue, 04/09/2013
Get ready to soak up the fun at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith when the Academy of the Arts ShowTime Series presents a full-length version of the classic musical “Singin’ in the Rain” with a cast of talented teens.
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Mon, 04/08/2013
Students, staff, faculty and the general public are invited to a party at the plaza in front of the Stubblefield Center on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus to celebrate the third birthday of Numa, the massive bronze sculpture that was unveiled there in April 2010.
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Mon, 04/08/2013
Fourteen students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have been inducted into the Alpha Beta Omega Chapter of Kappa Delta Pi International Honor Society in Education in a ceremony which also recognized senior members of the organization.
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Thu, 04/04/2013
Guests at a ribbon-cutting ceremony April 3 for the grand reopening of Boreham Library were told the facility represented a capstone of achievement for the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 04/03/2013
Officials at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith have announced a prestigious new student development program and have named a long-time employee -- Ron Orick of Fort Smith -- as its founding director.
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Wed, 04/03/2013
The Index of Consumer Sentiment (ICS) for the Fort Smith region was higher for the first quarter ending March 31, according to the preliminary report released April 2 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 04/02/2013
Fort Smith will get the chance to rock out ‘80s style on April 30, when the nationally touring show, “Rock of Ages,” is set to musically stir up audience goers.
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Tue, 04/02/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Chorale and Women’s Chorus will be joined by a professional chamber orchestra as they perform their final concert of the semester on April 26 as part of the Season of Entertainment 32 series. The ensembles will focus on a theme of “remembrance.”
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Fri, 03/29/2013
The Army M4 weapons went to their shoulders, and shots rang out. It wasn’t a combat situation, but it seemed real for a group of ROTC cadets from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 03/29/2013
Pam Blesch of Fort Smith, assistant professor of nursing at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, will be a keynote speaker April 16 during the 50th anniversary celebration of the nursing program at Indiana State University.
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Fri, 03/29/2013
The audience is sure to smile when puppies and kids take the limelight April 20 in “101 Dalmatians KIDS” at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 03/28/2013
Cliff Beckham from Fort Smith, former USA Truck chief executive officer/president and current chief finance officer, shared his leadership insights and perspectives with business students on March 27 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 03/27/2013
The Music Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is presenting two uniquely different performances in April -- a vocal performance workshop on April 22 and a jazz night on April 24 -- at UAFS at Second Street, 101 N. 2nd St.
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Wed, 03/27/2013
Dr. Donald R. Bobbitt, president of the University of Arkansas System, will be the guest speaker April 19 for the kickoff of the sixth annual Undergraduate Research Symposium at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 03/25/2013
Dr. Alexandra Zacharella, director of bands at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, said those attending the UAFS Symphonic Band Concert on April 16 will enjoy an evening of symphonic works by classical composers like William Schuman, Fisher Tull, Eric Whitacre and Dmitri Shostakovich.
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Thu, 03/21/2013
The results of a geophysical survey at the Collins Site in Northwest Arkansas will be presented April 18 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 03/21/2013
Small Works on Paper, an annual touring visual arts exhibition coordinated by the Arkansas Arts Council, is coming to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith in April. This juried exhibition tours statewide to 10 gallery locations from January to November.
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Wed, 03/20/2013
The Fort Smith regional economy continued to send a mixed message in January, according to the report released March 18 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 03/19/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will receive awards in seven categories at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival’s national festival slated for April 16-20.
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Tue, 03/19/2013
The African Student Association at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host the first UAFS African Night on April 11 -- a social event featuring a performance by a renowned African dance group and a talk by an African cardiologist in Fort Smith.
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Mon, 03/18/2013
The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has a variety of classes available in April.
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Fri, 03/15/2013
World travelers can avoid the hassle of airline check-in, cruise disasters and the high cost of tickets by attending “iFest 2013,” an “around-the-world in-a-day” celebration of culture on April 13 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Thu, 03/14/2013
There is an opportunity for volunteers to participate in the archeological excavations at the Drennen-Scott Historic Site during 12 specific days in April.
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Wed, 03/13/2013
The Student Activities Office at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is giving everyone a chance to save a life during the last blood drive of the semester on April 10 and 11.
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Tue, 03/12/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Percussion Ensemble and Marimba Band will perform a spring concert at 7:30 p.m. April 8 in Breedlove Auditorium on the UAFS campus.
Date Posted:
Mon, 03/11/2013
April 3 is the official day for the grand reopening of Boreham Library at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, but UAFS officials say the impact of the facility will continue to be felt in the region for years to come.
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Thu, 03/07/2013
Numerous University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students tested both their brains and brawn at the fourth annual First Bank Corp. Collegiate Ambassadors Board Spring event on March 1.
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Wed, 03/06/2013
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Jazz Band and Jazz Catz will perform in concert March 29 with guest artist Rosana Eckert, an internationally recognized jazz vocalist, songwriter, arranger and educator based in Dallas. In addition, Eckert will conduct a vocal clinic at 10 a.m. that day.
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Wed, 03/06/2013
High school juniors who wake up on April 4 with a head full of questions about college can go to bed that night with plenty of answers after attending Junior Den Day at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 03/06/2013
Theatre students from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith performing “Dromnium” brought home a first -- the Director’s Choice Award -- from the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival regional festival.
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Wed, 03/06/2013
Two University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students -- Kymbur Altes of Van Buren and Christopher Brandon Rowland of Fort Smith -- just returned from competing in the National Collegiate Sales Competition held March 1-4 at Kennesaw State University near Atlanta.
Date Posted:
Tue, 03/05/2013

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