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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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UAFS 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

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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UAFS 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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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. Students say that being a nurse takes a balance of compassion, patience, and knowledge.

April 12, 2024

Swing into the History of UAFS 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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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, UAFS students have earned four-year degrees and teacher licensures in their pursuit of teaching future...

April 12, 2024
Author, Colson Whitehead, signs copies of his books following a guest-speaking event at UAFS

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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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 UAFS 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 UAFS

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
UAFS students perform during a Stacey Jones Season of Entertainment concert

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

UAFS 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
Desi Culture Club president Aravinda

Holi Returns to UAFS 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
Students give poster presentation of research during the 16th Annual Student Research Symposium
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UAFS 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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UAFS 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
UAFS Cheer at the 2023 NCA Competitions

UAFS Cheer Builds Up Champions

With college nationals just a few weeks away, the all-star UAFS Cheer team is ready to take Daytona by storm. The UAFS cheer team has won 4 NCA Nationals Championships in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2022, and has reached the collegiate tournament 14 seasons...

March 29, 2024
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Women's History Month: Dr. Nicki Stancil

In this week’s Women's History Month spotlight, Dr. Nicole "Nicki" Stancil, Associate Professor and Program Director of Media Communication and beloved UAFS eSports Coach shares a recent source of inspiration that reignited her passion for feminism...

March 18, 2024
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Women's History Month: Katie Beineke

In this week’s Women’s History Month profile, we feature Katie Beineke, Senior Associate Athletic Director at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith. Beineke's journey and leadership role at UAFS underscores the unique perspectives and contributions...

March 13, 2024
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Women's History Month: Dr. Shelli Henehan

In this installment of our Women's History Month series, we feature Shelli Henehan, Professor, Assessment Coordinator, and Director of Early Childhood Education. Henehan reflected on her journey in higher education and the impact of mentorship on...

March 13, 2024

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