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New Ƶ Join the Lion Pride with Mane Event

Mane Event - a new student orientation - returned to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith for the second of three orientation sessions this summer. Ƶ and families could also participate in the Spanish Track, which offered information in...

July 19, 2024
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Ƶ Joins Royals for MIAA Day at The K

Members of the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith community are invited to join MLB fans for the MIAA Day at the K on July 21. The Kansas City Royals host the Chicago White Sox in an afternoon matchup.

June 26, 2024
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Summer Band Camps Announced

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Department of Music and Theatre will offer two exciting music camps in June.

May 30, 2024
Katya Grokhovsky at her pop-up exhibition,
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Ƶ Artist Concludes Residency with 'Is There a Place'

Katya Grokhovsky, a Ukrainian-born, New York City-based artist, recently concluded her residency at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith with a pop-up exhibition, "Is There a Place," held in a former railway warehouse in Fort Chaffee.

May 03, 2024
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Crawford County Chronicles Returns for 2024 Season

The Crawford County Chronicles will launch its 2024 season on Sunday, May 5, at 2 p.m., featuring a 19th-century music performance led by Dr. Alexandra Zacharella, a University of Arkansas – Fort Smith music professor, and her students. The event,...

May 02, 2024
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Ƶ Celebrates 1,928 Minutes of Giving

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is set to celebrate its annual Day of Giving, starting at 7 a.m. on Thursday, April 25, and concluding at 3:08 p.m. on Friday, April 26, for a total of 1,928 minutes of giving.

April 23, 2024
Ƶ mascot, Numa, dressed as a mail carrier standing atop a pile of letters and the earth
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Ƶ Mailbag: Earth Day

The latest edition of the Ƶ Mailbag returns with a look at Earth Day and what the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has done to help the environment. Through the simple act of refilling water bottles, the university has replaced nearly one million...

April 17, 2024
Attendee at the 2023 symposium on human trafficking at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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April 18 Human Trafficking Symposium Sheds Light on Dark Issues

Ƶ, in partnership with the United States Department of Homeland Security's Center for Countering Human Trafficking, Homeland Security Investigations, and the Ƶ Department of Criminal Justice will host a symposium titled "Human Trafficking:...

April 12, 2024
High school students attend Den Day
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Ƶ Spring Den Day, Largest in a Decade

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith hosted its largest Den Day in nearly a decade on Friday, April 12. More than 500 students attended the event and were treated to a campus tour, the ability to explore majors and meet professors, and visit campus...

April 12, 2024
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What's the 4-1-1 on Graduation?

Spring commencement at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is one month away. Graduating students should know what they need to do before the ceremony and what they can access as Ƶ alums.

April 11, 2024
Erin Kimmerle on the set of the National Geographic documentary Expedition Amelia
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Acclaimed Forensic Anthropologist Dr. Erin Kimmerle to Speak at Ƶ

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will host Dr. Erin Kimmerle, esteemed forensic anthropologist, artist, and author, for two special guest lectures on Friday, April 19, 2024.

April 10, 2024
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Faculty, Staff Celebrated for Excellence

On Friday, April 5, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith administration hosted an appreciation brunch for faculty and staff.

April 09, 2024
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Veterans Resource Fair Slated April 10

The Financial Aid & Veteran Benefits office at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is set to host a Veterans Benefits Mini Resource Fair, aimed at providing military personnel, military veterans, and their dependents with access to a wealth of...

April 08, 2024
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Spring Celebration of the Arts

Join the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith before the end of the spring semester in a host of events celebrating the arts. Catch one of the four remaining Stacey Jones Season of Entertainment events, student recital, or musical ensemble before...

April 03, 2024
Ƶ give poster presentation of research during the 16th Annual Student Research Symposium
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Ƶ Student Research Symposium Tabbed for 17th Year

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Student Research Symposium is slated for the 17th year on Friday, April 5, from noon to 4 p.m. More than 45 research projects comprised of nearly 100 students will conduct half-hour demonstrations, lectures,...

March 29, 2024
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Ƶ Mailbag: Spring in Bloom

The Ƶ Mailbag is back with another edition. Springtime on campus isn't meant for cleaning; instead, it is for preparing for the end of the semester and is full of events.

March 29, 2024
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Holi Returns to Ƶ Campus

Holi, the Hindu Festival of Colors, was celebrated at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. The Desi Cultural Club brought the colorful holiday back to campus for a second year in a row.

March 29, 2024
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Ƶ Welding Rodeo Back for Sixth Year

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith College of Business and Industry is set to host the sixth annual Welding Rodeo on April 19, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eighty high school sophomores, juniors, and seniors from more than nine school districts will...

March 29, 2024
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Ƶ Volleyball to Host the Razorbacks in Spring Scrimmage

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith welcomes the Arkansas Razorbacks in a free spring volleyball scrimmage at 6 p.m. on Thursday, March 28, at the Stubblefield Center.

March 07, 2024
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Career Fair set for March 7

Ƶ is set to host its much-anticipated All-Majors Career Fair, bringing together students and top employers from across the state. Scheduled for Thursday, March 7, 2024, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the fair will take place at the Smith-Pendergraft...

March 04, 2024

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