Anaconda and tarantula bites and a monkey stealing his hat were just a few of the hardships Heath Slamons of Elkins had to endure during a seven-week stay in San Pedro, Ecuador.
But the experience was well worth it, as the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith student was able to pursue his passion for water conservation through a summer internship.
The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Lions Bookstore will participate in Arkansas’ tax-free weekend Aug. 6-7, offering local residents a chance to purchase items exempt from the state sales tax of 9.75 percent.
College students across the nation will spend their summer reading for pleasure, but three University of Arkansas – Fort Smith have the privilege of reading novels and short stories as part of an internship with a prestigious literary press.
Two University of Arkansas – Fort Smith alumni from the university’s studio art program have had their artwork selected to be featured in a national competitive exhibition at Fort Smith’s Regional Art Museum.
Watercolor artwork by Laura Wattles, creative director at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, is currently on display in an exhibit at the Center for Art & Education in Van Buren through July 29, with a reception slated at 1 p.m. July 10.
Season tickets are now on sale for the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s two annual lineups of touring shows and musical performances: the 36th annual Season of Entertainment and the fourth annual Season at The Blue Lion.
An exhibit on display until June 30 in the Smith-Pendergraft Campus Center at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will feature textile artwork by hand weaver and fiber artist Jennifer Libby Fay, with a reception slated for June.
Three pinning ceremonies in the College of Health Sciences at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith have been scheduled for May in recognition of graduates from the surgical technology, nursing and dental hygiene programs.