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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
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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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 2013 semester, according to Dr. Ray Wallace, provost and senior vice chancellor.
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Mon, 01/14/2013
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
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 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
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
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
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
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Mon, 12/17/2012
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
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

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