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Above and Beyond with Upward Bound

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is the host institution for Upward Bound and Upward Bound Math/Science. The two programs are part of the Federal TRIO Programs and are funded to each serve 62 9th-12th grade students from low-income households...

June 14, 2024
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2-year Nursing Track Announced

This week the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith announced the return of its Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Nursing degree in the Carolyn McKelvey Moore School of Nursing, offering a two-year Registered Nurse (RN) pathway, and an affordable...

May 20, 2024
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Ƶ Academic Excellence Award Winners Announced for 2023-2024

Ƶ at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith who were nominated by Ƶ faculty members for their exceptional dedication in the classroom were honored as recipients of the Academic Excellence Awards.

April 29, 2024
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Record Breaking Day of Giving for Ƶ

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith's annual Day of Giving campaign broke records this year, surpassing $142,000 in 1,928 minutes. More than 1,000 donors came out in full force from across the nation to help multiple Ƶ initiatives.

April 26, 2024
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Ƶ Mailbag: Happy Birthday, Numa!

In this back-to-back edition of the Ƶ Mailbag, we celebrate our favorite mascot's birthday. Numa takes another trip around the sun and invites everyone to enjoy his big day with him.

April 19, 2024
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Finals Prep Event Returns, but with New Name

The Long Night Against Procrastination returns to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith with a new name: The Long Night of Preparation. The event aims to help students prepare for finals and destress from end-of-semester obligations.

April 19, 2024
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Winners Announced for 17th Annual Student Research Symposium

Fourteen winning individuals and teams were announced following the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith 17th Annual Student Research Symposium. Monetary awards were given to 29 student composed of team and individual presentations.

April 18, 2024
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Men of Excellence: Shaping Future Leaders

At the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, the registered student organization, Men of Excellence, prepares men to become leaders of the future.

April 12, 2024
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Student Nurses and the Heart to Save Lives

Nursing students at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith prepare themselves to save lives and keep people healthy. Ƶ say that being a nurse takes a balance of compassion, patience, and knowledge.

April 12, 2024
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Ƶ Volleyball: Setting the Standard of Athletics

Volleyball at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has become the standard of athletics for the university. Founded and led by head coach Jane Sargent, the team competes with the best Division II teams yearly. Over the last 26 years at the helm,...

April 12, 2024
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Teaching the Educators of the Future

The School of Education at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has been teaching educators since the turn of the century. Since the beginning, Ƶ students have earned four-year degrees and teacher licensures in their pursuit of teaching future...

April 12, 2024
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Lion Company Leads the Way

At the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, students enrolled in the Army ROTC, Lion Company, are earning their education and working toward becoming an enlisted officer in their service to the country.

April 12, 2024
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Crack Open a Book with 'Read This!'

The Read This! program at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is an immersive literacy experience, encouraging students, faculty, staff, and the community to delve into a chosen novel through guest speakers, events, and guided reading.

April 12, 2024
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Swing into the History of Ƶ Baseball

A look back at the history of baseball at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith from the days under Bill Crowder until now, led by Todd Holland.

April 12, 2024
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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
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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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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
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Avoid Trepidation with These Tax Time Tips

The deadline to file your 2023 taxes is quickly approaching! Two University of Arkansas - Fort Smith accounting professors offered tax tips to make sure you are prepared to file on time.

April 02, 2024
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17th Annual Research Symposium Slated April 5

Ƶ will host its 17th Annual Student Research Symposium from noon to 2 p.m. Friday, April 5, 2024. The event, showcasing a wide array of student-led research across all academic disciplines, will take place at Boreham Library and the Pendergraft...

April 01, 2024

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