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Ƶ Student to Ride Cross-Country for The Ability Experience

Braxten Martin, a student at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, will embark on a 4,300-mile cross-country bike ride to raise awareness for those with physical and mental disabilities. He will set out on The Ability Experience's Journey of Hope,...

May 23, 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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Alexander to Serve as Next Dean of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Toni Alexander will serve as the new Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. Dr. Alexander, a seasoned academic leader, will assume her new role on July 8, 2024, following a comprehensive national search.

April 30, 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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Second Recruiting Class for Gibson Starts with Local Talent

Zane Gibson, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith men's head basketball coach, kicked off his second season and recruitment with a local player. Garrett Scott, a point guard from Pocola High School, recently signed his National Letter of Intent...

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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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
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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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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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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 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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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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Magallanes to Serve as AVC of Enrollment Management

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith announced this week that Brooke Magallanes will serve as its next Associate Vice Chancellor for Enrollment Management. In her new role, Magallanes will be responsible for overseeing the university's efforts...

March 11, 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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2023 Faculty Appreciation Award Winners Named

On April 7, 2023, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (Ƶ) celebrated academic excellence by awarding four distinguished faculty members with Faculty Appreciation Awards. The 2023 winners are, Dr. Lindsy Lawrence for the Lucille Speakman...

March 04, 2024
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FAFSA: What You Need to Know

The 2024-2025 FAFSA form is now open, and the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Office of Financial Aid shares what students need to know and information that is good to know before completing the form.

January 31, 2024
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Wolfe Elected to West Memphis Chamber Board of Directors

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith organizational leadership professor, Dr. Kimberly Wolfe, was elected to serve a three-year term on the West Memphis (AR) Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

January 26, 2024
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Ƶ Artist in Residence to Give Talk

The Ƶ Art & Design Artist in Residence welcomes Katya Grokhovsky, a New York-based artist, for her spring 2024 residency. Grokhovsky will present an Artist Talks event in the Windgate Theatre on Jan. 31.

January 26, 2024

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