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Ƶ Mailbag: Wrapped

Check out the Ƶ Mailbag: Wrapped. It is the final edition of the semester and covers what you need to know for graduation, we take a look back at the semester, and share some positives heading into the extended break.

December 01, 2023
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Airo Honored as an Association of Energy Engineers Fellow

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Director of Plant Operations Robert Airo was made Association of Energy Engineers Fellow in October 2023. Airo became the first AEE Fellow in Arkansas.

December 01, 2023
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Business and IndustryCommunityFeatured

Lion's Lair Business Plan Contest Awards Nearly $2,000

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith concluded its anticipated Lion's Lair Business Plan Contest on November 30, with an array of innovative student projects. The contest, hosted by the Ƶ Center for Economic Development, aimed to foster entrepreneurial...

November 30, 2023
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Ƶ Prepares Ƶ for Fall Finals

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith prepares students for finals with the Long Night Against Procrastination. The international tutoring event is designed to help students finish the semester strong.

November 28, 2023
Sophomores, Brenna Smith, psychology major (left) and Shelby Zink, biology major, make traditional corn husk dolls

Native American Heritage Month Celebrated at Ƶ

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith and the Ƶ Native American Student Association celebrated Native American Heritage Month (November) with a full slate of campus-wide activities and events.

November 21, 2023
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ƵƵ Mailbag

Ƶ Mailbag: What We're Thankful For

The Ƶ Mailbag is back with a special holiday edition! Hear from your fellow Lions as Dr. Riley, students, and staff share what they're thankful for this holiday season.

November 17, 2023
Dr. Nicha Otero, Ƶ Associate Professor of Psychology
Health Education and Human SciencesLion Voices

Home Away from Home: Dr. Nicha Otero

Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Ƶ associate professor of psychology Dr. Nicha Otero found a home in Arkansas and the Ƶ community.

November 16, 2023
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International Education Week Concludes with Culture Fest

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Office of International Relations celebrates International Education Week with Culture Fest '23. Join Ƶ students, faculty, staff, and the Fort Smith community in celebrating more than 21 countries through...

November 16, 2023
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Babb Family Endows $1M Premier Internship Program

Thanks to a generous gift from long-time Ƶ supporters Doug and Kathy Babb, more students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will have access to paid internships as part of their university experience.

November 16, 2023
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AlumniBusiness and IndustryLion Voices

Life and Ƶ: How Sarah Murrah Balanced the Twists and Turns to Success

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Campus and Community Engagement Administrative Assistant Sarah Murrah describes the twists and turns of life on her journey to obtaining her degree and giving back to the university that made it happen.

November 13, 2023
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ƵƵ Mailbag

Ƶ Mailbag: Study Tips

The latest edition of the Ƶ Mailbag uncovers students' favorite places to study on campus. Read about some studying tips and tricks from Ƶ students and staff as you prepare for finals week, which is one month away.

November 10, 2023
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Lion Voices

Lion Voices: Destiny Craine

Destiny Craine talks about why she chose Ƶ and how it has helped her grow. She attributes much of her success to professors, and the groups she participates in.

November 10, 2023
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Ƶ Celebrates Involvement in State Initiatives

There are so many things to celebrate at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, and I appreciate having this venue to share some of it with you.

November 10, 2023
Dr. Marsh Lavenue, CEO of INTERA, guest lectures to Ƶ geology students on Oct. 27, 2023
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CEO of INTERA Visits Ƶ Campus, Ƶ

Explore the intersection of hydrogeology, environmental consulting, and geoscience education with Dr. Marsh Lavenue, INTERA's CEO. Gain insights into spatial statistics, the success of Pedro Gutierrez, a University of Arkansas - Fort Smith geology...

November 09, 2023
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Lion Voices

Lion Voices: Faith Cureton

During this interview, Faith Cureton has the chance to talk about why and how she came to choose Ƶ as her school. She talks about her future plans of teaching and how theater has been a major passion in her life.

November 03, 2023
Ƶ Men's Basketball Toy Toss

Ƶ Revives Toy Toss, Slated for Nov 21

Toy Toss returns to Ƶ Men's Basketball on Nov. 21. Bring a small toy or stuffed animal for free entry to the game and throw it onto the court following the Lions' first point. All toys will be donated.

November 03, 2023
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Fall Filled with Good Weather, Various Activities

This week has been one for near perfect afternoon weather.

November 03, 2023
Arts and SciencesCommunityEvents

Traveling Art Exhibition Makes Stop at Ƶ

Small Works on Paper, a traveling art exhibition, will be on display at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Windgate Art & Design Don Lee Student Gallery until Friday, Dec. 1. The exhibition features 40 works from 27 Arkansas artists.

November 01, 2023
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Lion Voices

Lion Voices: Kendrix Holcomb

Kendrix talks about how Ƶ has become home to him. Kendrix mentions how Ƶ has helped in on his path to achieve his dreams. He also gives advice to incoming Lions about how to best spend their time.

November 01, 2023
Stacey Jones Season of Entertainment, Season's Greetings Concert

Stacey Jones Season of Entertainment

The Stacey Jones Season of Entertainment is in full swing. You can kick off your holiday season with the annual Season's Greeting Concert, or enjoy "9 to 5 the Musical," wind ensemble, jazz band, or "A Doll's House Part 2."

October 31, 2023

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