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Ambassador Daniel Liao, director general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston, Texas, will be the featured speaker at the Jan. 22 Distinguished Global Speaker Series at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 01/02/2013
The life and legacy of the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. -- civil rights leader and Nobel Peace Prize recipient -- will be recognized in January with several events sponsored by the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Planning Committee and the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 12/21/2012
Sometimes the tall tales of local lore turn into fact, rather than fiction as the years roll by and only archeology can verify or deny the stories, according to a 7 p.m. presentation Jan.17 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith by Mary Z. Brennan and Lexie Rue-Harris.
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Wed, 12/19/2012
The Young Alumni Council at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has added five new members and started a campaign to sell engraved bricks for Lion Pride Square.
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Mon, 12/17/2012
​The Drennen-Scott Historic Site, along with a Fort Smith man and a Fort Smith monument, are finalists for Henry Awards, considered some of the most prestigious tourism industry awards in Arkansas.
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Mon, 12/17/2012
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Mon, 12/17/2012
The Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is offering several non-credit classes and workshops in January and February with the first taking place on Jan. 10.
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Fri, 12/14/2012
An urge to keep local people from forgetting physical heritage has prompted Dr. Kevin L. Jones of Fort Smith, assistant professor of English and rhetoric at University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, to prepare a book about the history of Fort Smith.
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Fri, 12/14/2012
Graduating seniors in the College of Business at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith continue to demonstrate a high level of student performance and success by scoring in the top 20th percentile in a national assessment.
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Wed, 12/12/2012
The Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith (CBRED) announced the release of a special report on the regional economy during the Fort Smith Regional Economic Outlook Forum held Dec. 12 at UAFS.
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Wed, 12/12/2012
Commencement speaker Melody Trimble told University of Arkansas - Fort Smith graduates Dec. 11 to still expect further change as they begin new adventures.
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Tue, 12/11/2012
Craig A. Nance, police chief at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, has been selected as one of 12 trainers certified to teach Clery Act compliance for the Clery Center for Security On Campus.
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Mon, 12/10/2012
Students, faculty and staff at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus have been sent a reminder email on how the campus handles class cancellations due to inclement weather in the area.
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Mon, 12/10/2012
An estimated crowd of more than 1,000 watched Wichita Homeschool of Wichita, Kan., win top honors in this year's Frontier Trails BEST Robotics Regional Competition which is sponsored by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith and the Fort Smith Convention Center.
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Mon, 12/03/2012
The Fort Smith regional economy appeared to weaken some in October, according to the report released Nov. 30 by the Center for Business Research and Economic Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 11/30/2012
When Santa looks over his list of people on the campus of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, he’s probably pretty encouraged by the people he sees. Surprisingly, most people at UAFS have short -- but interesting -- lists for Santa.
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Tue, 11/27/2012
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 elected the new chair of the Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Continuing Legal Education.
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Wed, 11/21/2012
Martha Ullrich, director of nursing at Cooper Clinic, will be the keynote speaker for a Dec. 10 nursing awards ceremony at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 11/20/2012
The world of make-believe is waiting for area children on the weekend of Dec. 14, 15 and 16 when the curtain opens on “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast JR” at Breedlove Auditorium on the campus of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 11/19/2012
A special “Victorian Christmas” open house will be held at the Drennen-Scott Historic Site from 6-8:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 7, and site director Tom Wing said everyone’s invited!
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Fri, 11/16/2012
Dr. Balbir Bhasin of Fort Smith, the Ross Pendergraft Endowed Professor of International Business in the College of Business at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, presented a synopsis Nov. 16 of his recent book, “Doing Business in the ASEAN Countries,” at the Pendergraft Faculty Research Seminar.
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Fri, 11/16/2012
The Academy of the Arts at University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has scheduled two concerts for the month of December that will feature the talents of its Academy Orchestra, Prelude String Orchestra and Youth Honor Symphony Orchestra members.
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Fri, 11/16/2012
The Dental Hygiene Clinic at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is hosting a Free Extraction Day from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 15.
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Fri, 11/16/2012
The Center for Business Research and Economic Development (CBRED) at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith and Arvest Bank announced that the next Fort Smith Regional Economic Outlook Forum will be held Dec. 12 in the UAFS Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center. Registration deadline is Dec. 10.
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Thu, 11/15/2012
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith chapter of the National Broadcasting Society - Alpha Epsilon Rho inducted six new members and its slate of newly-elected officers as part of its observance of NBS-AERho eMedia Week.
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Wed, 11/14/2012
Fourteen students have been inducted into Pinnacle, the Non-Traditional Student Honor Society at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Wed, 11/14/2012
Guest speaker for the Dec. 11 fall commencement exercises at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will be Melody Trimble, chief executive officer for Sparks Health System and Summit Medical Center.
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Wed, 11/14/2012
The Student Nurses’ Association at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith brought home four awards from the annual state convention of the Arkansas Nursing Students’ Association.
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Tue, 11/13/2012
How can archeologists know which areas of this region of North America were ancient Caddo communities and which were Mississippian?
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Mon, 11/12/2012
Breedlove Auditorium at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will ring to the angelic sounds of children’s choirs during the holiday season as youth from the UAFS Academy of the Arts presents holiday choir concerts Dec. 3 and 7.
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Mon, 11/12/2012
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will offer six classes in a new Winter Intersession Term from Dec. 10 through Jan. 11.
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Fri, 11/09/2012
Thirty-five robotics teams from eight area competitions will be in Fort Smith on Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 for the 2012 Frontier Trails BEST Regional Robotics Competition, hosted by the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith and the Fort Smith Convention Center.
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Wed, 11/07/2012
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will conduct a required new student orientation on Nov. 30 for all new students and returning or transfer students with less than 13 credit hours.
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Wed, 11/07/2012
Theatre students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith are tackling how to change the world in the Nov. 29-Dec.1 production of “The Big Funk” by John Patrick Shanley.
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Wed, 11/07/2012
Spring semester registration for the Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has begun, with registrations accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.
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Tue, 11/06/2012
A competition among young boosters of engineering, science and technology on Nov. 3 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith paid off for Chaffin Junior High of Fort Smith with top honors in the annual River Valley BEST Robotics Competition.
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Mon, 11/05/2012

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