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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
Attendee at the 2023 symposium on human trafficking at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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April 18 Human Trafficking Symposium Sheds Light on Dark Issues

UAFS, in partnership with the United States Department of Homeland Security's Center for Countering Human Trafficking, Homeland Security Investigations, and the UAFS Department of Criminal Justice will host a symposium titled "Human Trafficking:...

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
UAFS students perform during a Stacey Jones Season of Entertainment concert
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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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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
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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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
Brooke Magallanes
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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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UAFS 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
Lawrence, Jackson, Wineland and Husarick
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2023 Faculty Appreciation Award Winners Named

On April 7, 2023, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith (UAFS) 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
Tom Wing and Shadow Robinson at the Preserve Arkansas Awards
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Wilhauf House Wins Excellence in Preservation through Restoration at Arkansas Preservation Awards

The Wilhauf House in Van Buren was honored with the Excellence in Preservation through Restoration award at the annual Arkansas Preservation Awards hosted by Preserve Arkansas.

January 26, 2024
UAFS professor Dr. Kimberly Wolfe poses with West Memphis Chamber of Commerce signage after being elected to board of directors.
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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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UAFS Artist in Residence to Give Talk

The UAFS 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
The UAFS Belltower sits in the background with yellow daffodils in the foreground during a bright spring day
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UAFS Rings in the New Semester with a Week of Events

Spring Back Week returns to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith. Join the Campus Activity Board and other Registered Student Organizations with a full slate of events during the first week of the spring semester.

January 10, 2024
Community members march to honor Dr. King
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University, MLK Commission Plan Events

Under the theme “UNITY - It Starts With Me,” the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, in collaboration with the River Valley MLK Commission and other area organizations, will host a series of events to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin...

January 01, 2024
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UAFS Mailbag: Wrapped

Check out the UAFS 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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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
Students studying together at the Boreham Library at UAFS
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UAFS Prepares Students 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
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

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