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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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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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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
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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
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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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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Lessons in Leadership: Mayor George McGill Shares Wisdom with Ƶ Ƶ

Fort Smith Mayor George McGill spoke to University of Arkansas - Fort Smith students from the LEAD LLC and Black Student Alliance, detailing his life story and personal take on leadership principles.

October 19, 2023
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Charles Portis Symposium to Educate, Inspire

In homage to the prolific author Charles Portis, the University of Arkansas - Fort will host a symposium exploring his profound impact and lasting legacy Nov. 2-4. The symposium comes in conjunction with the May 2023 release of "The Collected Works...

October 16, 2023
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Eyermans Recognized as Ƶ Family of the Year

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith 2023 Family of the Year award was recently given to Joe and Lyshelle Eyerman, the grandparents of Ƶ junior Kimber Campbell.

October 12, 2023
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Fight Breast Cancer with Ƶ Volleyball and Annual Pink Out Match

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith volleyball team brings awareness to breast cancer with its annual Pink Out. The Lions host Arkansas Tech on Tuesday, Oct. 10, at 6 p.m., becoming the first Ƶ team to host ATU.

October 09, 2023

Pounding the Pavement at the Career Fair

Ƶ looking for a job in their major field can avoid some heavy pavement-pounding at the Babb Center for Career Services’ all-majors Career Fair on Thursday.

October 09, 2023
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Ƶ Celebrates LGBTQIA+ History Month

October is LGBTQIA+ History Month. At the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, see what events will be held to celebrate and honor LGBTQIA+ history.

October 05, 2023
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Join the Excitement: Ƶ eSports Team Prepares for High-Stakes LAN Tournament

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith eSports Team, Digital Lions, will be represented in the upcoming Red Bull Campus Clutch USA Delta Offline Qualifier on Oct. 7. The Ƶ Valorant Blue team will compete in a high-stakes LAN tournament featuring...

October 05, 2023
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Heppner Takes Over Cub Camp

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has named sophomore Maggie Heppner as the 2024 Cub Camp Student Director.

October 04, 2023
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Octubafest Celebrates Low-Brass Performers and Polkas

On Sunday, the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center at the Ƶ campus will echo with the annual autumnal sounds of Octubafest.

October 02, 2023
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Ƶ Mailbag: Feeding Lions

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Mailbag’s latest edition tackles food insecurity and how Ƶ helps students, faculty, and staff overcome this by offering services through the Dave Stevens Lion Pride Pantry, an on-campus food pantry.

September 29, 2023
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Ƶ Ranked as one of 2024's Best Colleges by US News

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith was named to the U.S. News list of 2024 Best Colleges in multiple categories.

September 18, 2023
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College Fair Coming to Ƶ

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith to host inaugural fall college fair from 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 19. Ƶ will host nearly two dozen colleges and universities from Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, and Oklahoma for high school students and their...

September 18, 2023
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Ƶ Names Family Enterprise Center for Jim Walcott

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith announced today that it will rename its Family Enterprise Center to honor the late Jim Walcott, whose legacy has profoundly impacted the River Valley.

September 15, 2023

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