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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.
Date Posted:
Mon, 11/19/2012
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
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 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.
Date Posted:
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?
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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.
Date Posted:
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
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has planned an event Nov. 28 just for adults who want to know how to return to college to finish their degrees or how to begin college for the first time.
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Fri, 11/02/2012
Transfer students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith are answering the call to help children in the local children’s emergency shelter, according to Kelly Mabery of Greenwood, staff adviser for the Transfer Student Organization.
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Thu, 11/01/2012
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Music Department will conclude the fall semester with two musical performances in November.
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Thu, 11/01/2012
The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is giving the community an opportunity to kick off the holiday season Nov. 27 with the annual Season’s Greetings Concert, a free evening of instrumental and vocal music.
Date Posted:
Thu, 11/01/2012
Two choral groups from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will present a fall concert Oct. 16 -- “The Poetry of Life: An Expression of Gratitude” -- as part of Season of Entertainment 32.
Date Posted:
Tue, 09/18/2012
The Center for Business and Professional Development at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is offering several non-credit classes and workshops in October and November, with the first starting on Oct. 5.
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Tue, 09/18/2012
A fashion/hair show -- complete with entertainment -- has been planned for Oct. 13 at UAFS at Second Street, 101 N. 2nd Street.
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Mon, 09/17/2012
The regional economy crawled through the second quarter with mixed results, accompanied by a slight improvement in consumer sentiment over last quarter, according to a report released Sept. 14.
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Mon, 09/17/2012
Stacey Jones of Fort Smith, UAFS associate vice chancellor for campus and community events, said the public will love the original cast of “Jersey Boys,” a Tony award winning show.
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Fri, 09/14/2012
An Oct. 10 public forum will allow comments at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for initial accreditation of the University’s Practical Nursing Program and continuing accreditation of its Associate Degree in Nursing Program.
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Wed, 09/12/2012
An article by Dr. Clifford Scott of Fort Smith, an associate professor in the College of Business at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, will be published in an upcoming issue of a high-level marketing journal, the “Journal of Retailing.”
Date Posted:
Wed, 09/12/2012
University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Lion’s Den student housing has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Silver Certification according to a notice by the U.S. Green Building Council.
Date Posted:
Tue, 09/11/2012
An Oct. 4 opening reception will be held at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for J.P. Bell’s photographic exhibit “Cinematic Rails: Trains in the Movies.”
Date Posted:
Mon, 09/10/2012
Federal troops will once again occupy the heights overlooking Van Buren on Oct. 6 with artillery and infantry demonstrations, living history presentations and a program on the Drennen-Scott family during the Civil War.
Date Posted:
Mon, 09/10/2012
Theatre @ UAFS will present professional New York City actor Avery Clark, who is a Fort Smith native, in a special performance at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 7 at UAFS at Second Street, 101 N. 2nd St.
Date Posted:
Mon, 09/10/2012
Oct. 1 is the pre-registration deadline at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for two events slated during the Alumni Weekend and Homecoming 2012 schedule planned for Oct. 15-20, with those pre-registering receiving a free T-shirt and becoming eligible to win a two-night stay at the local Hampton Inn hotel.
Date Posted:
Fri, 09/07/2012
It’s oompah time again on Oct. 3. For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will join college campuses across the United States in the annual Octubafest celebration.
Date Posted:
Thu, 09/06/2012

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