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Little Rock Central High School won first place in the Arkansas Bar Association's Regional High School Mock Trial Competition held March 2 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, with Springdale High School Team One placing second.
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Tue, 03/05/2013
Archeology students at University of Arkansas - Fort Smith were looking for evidence of unmarked graves on March 2 and learned that there is more to this world than meets the eye, according to Duncan P. McKinnon of West Fork, instructor of a Methods in Archeology class.
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Tue, 03/05/2013
Twenty-six students from area junior and senior high schools received awards March 2 in the Arkansas Council of Teachers of Mathematics regional mathematics contest held on the campus of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Mon, 03/04/2013
Taylor Smith of Mansfield will represent the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith in the Miss Arkansas Pageant in Hot Springs in July after winning the local Miss UAFS title March 2.
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Sun, 03/03/2013
Adults thinking about returning to college to finish their degrees -- or considering college for the first time -- can get some tips in a March 28 meeting at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Fri, 03/01/2013
Two voice students from the Academy of the Arts at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith -- Jade Espina and Aspen Knight -- placed second and third respectively in competition at the spring conference for the Arkansas Chapter of NATS (National Association of Teachers of Singing).
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Thu, 02/28/2013
More than 60 women on the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith campus have learned how to protect themselves from assault and attempted rape, according to UAFS Chief of Police Craig A. Nance.
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Wed, 02/27/2013
​The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith awarded 661 degrees and certificates from July through December 2012, according to Penny Pendleton of Fort Smith, dean of enrollment management.
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Wed, 02/27/2013
Barbara Harvel of Fort Smith is looking for a few great leaders -- 25 to be exact -- for the Leadership Fort Smith Class of 2014.
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Mon, 02/25/2013
Benefit Bank of Fort Smith has provided two gifts totaling $300,000 to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith that its board believes will have a positive impact on UAFS students and on health care in the community.
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Thu, 02/21/2013
The Music Department at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is sponsoring two free music events in March, a concert by the Symphonic Band on March 14 and a saxophone recital by a guest performer on March 26.
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Wed, 02/20/2013
Prospective students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will get a preview of what it’s like to live on campus during The Lion’s Den 2013 spring open houses, which are set for 5:30-6:30 p.m. March 12 and 14, according to Beth Eppinger, director of housing and residential life.
Date Posted:
Mon, 02/18/2013
VH1 Save the Music Foundation will benefit from proceeds from the ninth annual Battle of the Bands at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, scheduled for 7 p.m. March 12 in the Reynolds Room of the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center.
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Fri, 02/15/2013
Little girls ages 5 - 10 will dress up and primp to be princesses all to themselves while college-age girls compete for scholarships and the title of Miss University of Arkansas - Fort Smith on March 2.
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Thu, 02/14/2013
The Center for Lifelong Learning at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has a variety of classes available in March.
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Wed, 02/13/2013
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith employees and students brought home 47 awards during the 2013 ADDY Awards, presented by the American Advertising Federation - Fort Smith chapter.
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Wed, 02/13/2013
CBPD offers it all in 12 classes and workshops slated for March and April at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith -- leadership development, goal setting, industrial motor controls and Microsoft software programs.
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Wed, 02/13/2013
Thirteen contestants will take the stage March 2 as they vie for the title of Miss UAFS 2013.
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Wed, 02/13/2013
Theatre students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will present “God of Carnage,” a play by French playwright Yasmina Reza, on March 7, 8 and 9.
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Tue, 02/12/2013
Prospective students and their parents who need help completing federal and state financial aid applications can receive that assistance March 10 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
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Tue, 02/12/2013
Eli M. Rosenbaum, the longest-serving prosecutor and investigator of Nazi criminals and other perpetrators of human rights violations in world history, will be in Fort Smith March 6 to speak as part of a Criminal Justice Symposium at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith.
Date Posted:
Mon, 02/11/2013
"Multi-sensor Remote Sensing and Mapping at Spiro: Discovering Intrasite Organization" is the title of a 7 p.m. talk March 7 at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith that will embrace the celebration of Archeology Month in Arkansas.
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Fri, 02/08/2013
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith First Lady Janice Beran was formally acknowledged Feb 8 by the board of directors of the UAFS Foundation for “tireless efforts and contributions made to this community and university.”
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Fri, 02/08/2013
One of the most anticipated of the Arkansas Art Center's annual exhibitions, the “Mid-Southern Watercolorists,” is coming to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith during March and April, with an opening reception on March 7.
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Thu, 02/07/2013
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
Tue, 01/22/2013

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