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UAFS students celebrate Culture Fest through dance and traditional clothing

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 UAFS students, faculty, staff, and the Fort Smith community in celebrating more than 21 countries through...

November 16, 2023
A student smiles at the camera during the career fair
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Babb Family Endows $1M Premier Internship Program

Thanks to a generous gift from long-time UAFS 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 UAFS geology students on Oct. 27, 2023
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CEO of INTERA Visits UAFS Campus, Students

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
UAFS Men's Basketball Toy Toss

UAFS Revives Toy Toss, Slated for Nov 21

Toy Toss returns to UAFS 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
Mayor George McGill (center) speaks to LEAD LLC and Black Student Alliance students at recent Leadership Nuts and Bolts lecture
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Lessons in Leadership: Mayor George McGill Shares Wisdom with UAFS Students

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
The author Charles Portis joined John Wayne on the set of the 1969 film adaptation of his novel “True Grit.”Photograph from Paramount Pictures / Photofest
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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
UAFS junior Kimber Campbell, center, with her grandparents Lyshelle, left, and Joe Eyerman. The Eyermans were named the 2023 UAFS Family of the Year.

Eyermans Recognized as UAFS 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 UAFS junior Kimber Campbell.

October 12, 2023
Head coach Jane Sargent talks with her team during the 2021 Pink Out

Fight Breast Cancer with UAFS 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 UAFS team to host ATU.

October 09, 2023

Pounding the Pavement at the Career Fair

Students 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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Join the Excitement: UAFS 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 UAFS Valorant Blue team will compete in a high-stakes LAN tournament featuring...

October 05, 2023
Hands make a heart to show solidarity at a Pride event

UAFS 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
Maggie Heppner, 2024 Cub Camp Student Director

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 UAFS campus will echo with the annual autumnal sounds of Octubafest.

October 02, 2023
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UAFS Mailbag: Feeding Lions

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Mailbag’s latest edition tackles food insecurity and how UAFS 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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UAFS 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
Student walks across the UAFS campus with her backpack and a smile

College Fair Coming to UAFS

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith to host inaugural fall college fair from 5-7 p.m. on Sept. 19. UAFS 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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UAFS 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
UAFS students share why they registered to vote on National Voter Registration Day.

Constitution Week at UAFS, Highlighted by National Voter Registration Day

On Sept. 19 the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Student Government Association will be helping students register to vote for National Voter Registration Day. This is one event scheduled as part of Constitution Week.

September 13, 2023
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UAFS Mailbag: #RunToTheRoar

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Mailbag returns featuring an edition covering UAFS Athletics. The fall athletic season highlights UAFS volleyball, cross-country, golf, and tennis. Get out and cheer for your Lions!

September 12, 2023
American Flags planted throughout the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Campus Green with the Bell Tower in the background

9/11 Memorial Stair Climb Planned by UAFS ROTC

The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith ROTC to host 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb in honor of those affected by the terror attacks 22 years ago. The climb begins after a Remembrance Ceremony, followed by an American Flag planting on the UAFS Campus...

September 07, 2023

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