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UAFS to Host Slate of Events Honoring MLK

Under the theme “Crossing the Bridge over Troubled Waters,” the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will partner with area agencies to host a slate of events honoring the life and legacy of civil rights leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

January 01, 2023
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Two-Time Pulitzer Winner Colson Whitehead to Speak Feb. 7

Celebrated American novelist Colson Whitehead, known for his unmatched breadth of subject matter and his profound, impactful novels that boldly confront the ills of society, will be the first Winthrop Rockefeller Distinguished Lecturer at the University...

December 12, 2022
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2022 Fall Commencement to Honor More than 600

University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will host its 107th Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, December 17, with more than 600 students slated to cross the stage. Graduates of the College of Arts and Sciences will be honored at 10 a.m., and graduates...

December 04, 2022
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Lion Voices - Demonte Jamison

Demonte talks about his experience at UAFS.

December 02, 2022
Cathy Mullis
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Staff Voices: Cathy Mullis

Cathy Mullis serves as an Administrative Specialist at the front desk of the Plant Operations building, making sure none of our Lions get locked out! She also provides badges and key sets to campus vendors and contractors and approves reservations...

December 01, 2022
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UAFS Undergrad Presents Biomedical Research

Sydney Du, an undergraduate student from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith was honored to present her research at the 2022 conference of the Arkansas IDeA Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE) Oct. 21-22 at the University of Arkansas...

November 28, 2022
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Lion Voices - Aaron Krafft

Aaron talks about his time on campus and how it has become more than a school, but a family.

November 25, 2022
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EventsFeaturedArts and Sciences

Barroso Wins Spanish Poetry Slam

Students from the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith conquered stage fright to throw down in the Department of World Languages’ first Spanish Poetry Slam last week. More than 120 students attended the slam, held November 10 in the UAFS Windgate...

November 15, 2022
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LionHeart Fills the Fridge for the Holidays

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s student-led philanthropic organization LionHeart will partner with Antioch Youth and Family this week to host a continuation of the Fill the Fridge food insecurity program launched at the university this...

November 14, 2022
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UAFS Opens Access to Professional Headshots with Iris Booth

Students at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith have another tool for success thanks to a new professional headshot studio powered by Iris Booth technology. The UAFS Portrait on Demand Studio officially opened Monday, Nov. 14, offering...

November 14, 2022
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UAFS Drama Club to Perform Hartseer

The Drama Club at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith will be presenting an original, student-written, devised theatre performance in November. “Hartseer” will be performed Nov. 17-19 at the Breedlove Auditorium on the UAFS Campus, 5210 Grand...

November 07, 2022
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Lion Voices - Cole Wright

Cole talks about his time on campus and how it has helped him grow as a student.

November 04, 2022

5th Annual Invest Fort Smith Slated for Nov. 16

64.6 Downtown in partnership with the University of Arkansas Center for Economic Development and ASBTDC is hosting the 5th Annual Invest Fort Smith during Global Entrepreneurship Week November 14th- 20th. This year’s summit will take place on...

November 02, 2022
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EventsArts and Sciences

UAFS Opera & Musical Theatre to Perform "The Christmas Gift"

For the first time in 35 years, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith Opera & Musical Theatre Workshop will present a complete opera, “The Christmas Gift.” Performances will be at 7 p.m., Dec. 6 and 8, at the Breedlove Auditorium on the UAFS...

November 01, 2022
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Staff Voices: Ryan McAdams

Ryan McAdams, who started his career as a Lion in July of 2021, grew up in the San Francisco Bay area in Northern California. He earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a master’s in educational leadership and administration from Cal Poly-San...

November 01, 2022

Metcalf to Lecture on Child Protection

To increase the community’s understanding of the special dangers that lurk online for today’s children, Crimestoppers and the UAFS Criminal Justice Club will sponsor the lecture “Technology, Predators, and Children: Understanding the Threats”...

October 24, 2022
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Sabo Earns Prestigious Ambassador of the Year Award

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center named Bill Sabo, director of the ASBTDC regional office at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, Ambassador of the Year at its statewide meeting on October 11 in Little Rock. The...

October 21, 2022
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Daughter Finds Teachable Moment - For Mom

Sometimes the lessons we teach our children are the lessons we most need to learn. At least it happened that way for Carolina Aguiar.

October 20, 2022
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Maymester: Honors Students at Home and Abroad

About two dozen UAFS Myles Friedman Honors Program graduates met recently to mark the program’s 10th anniversary.

October 20, 2022
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Fall 2022 Class Notes

October 20, 2022

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