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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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FeaturedHealth Education and Human Sciences

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
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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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AthleticsFeatured

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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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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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 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
A UAFS School of Education teacher gets hands-on experience in a local classroom
FeaturedHealth Education and Human Sciences

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
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
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
Events

Faculty, Staff Celebrated for Excellence

On Friday, April 5, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith administration hosted an appreciation brunch for faculty and staff.

April 09, 2024
ROTC members on a hike
CommunityEvents

Veterans Resource Fair Slated April 10

The Financial Aid & Veteran Benefits office at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is set to host a Veterans Benefits Mini Resource Fair, aimed at providing military personnel, military veterans, and their dependents with access to a wealth of...

April 08, 2024
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University Celebrates Years of Service

The University of Arkansas at Fort Smith celebrated the years of service of 69 employees who reached benchmark anniversaries this year.

April 05, 2024
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First GenerationStudents

First-Generation Student Spotlight: Jennifer Phelan

When Jennifer Phelan decided to return to the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, she knew doing so as a first-generation non-traditional student would come with challenges. Through the support of her family, positive attitude, and enthusiasm, she...

April 03, 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
Patricia Hurtado Perez, Coordinator for Upward Bound Math and Science
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First-Generation Staff Spotlight: Patricia Hurtado Perez

As a Hispanic first-generation student, Patricia Hurtado Perez, coordinator for the Upward Bound Math and Science program at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith, struggled with unique challenges. However, she was undeterred along her path to...

April 02, 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
a student demonstrates his research during the 2023 symposium
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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
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EventsFeaturedNewsStudents

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

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