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UAFS graphic design professor Bryan Alexis paints mural inside the UAFS Writing Center
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A Touch of Color Coming to the Historic District of Chaffee Crossing

University of Arkansas – Fort Smith professor of graphic design Bryan Alexis has been commissioned to install a mural, bringing a “great splash of color” to the recently renovated Barracks area in the Historic District of Chaffee Crossing.

April 27, 2023
UAFS students from the College of Health, Education, and Human Sciences present at the 16th Annual Student Research Symposium
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UAFS Student Research Symposium Winners Announced

On April 7, 2023, nearly 100 University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students presented various research projects at the 16th Annual Student Research Symposium. Of the individuals and teams who presented, 15 were recently announced as the best research...

April 27, 2023
Headshot of Morgan Scott, Univeristy of Arkansas - Fort Smith alumna
Business and IndustryAlumni

Beating the Odds: UAFS Alumna, Morgan Scott

When Morgan Scott arrived at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, the thought of completing a degree, let alone going on to complete a graduate degree, felt practically impossible.

April 26, 2023
Headshot of Dr. Alejandro (Alex) Pacheco, assistant professor of finance at the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith
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Faculty Voices: Dr. Alex Pacheco

The world of math, numbers, and money might not be for everyone, but Dr. Alex Pacheco is right at home in the middle of it here at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith.

April 26, 2023
Students from the College of Business and Industry present their organizational leadership community project
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Next Generation of Community Leaders Prepare at UAFS

Students enrolled in the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith’s College of Business and Industry, are not only working to become business leaders of the future but are also working to become the next generation of community leaders.

April 26, 2023
Headshot of University of Arkansas - Fort Smith staff member, Derek Hill
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Staff Voices: Derek Hill

Whether on the court or in the classroom, Derek Hill, an academic coach in the Academic Success Center (ASC) at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, has become synonymous with what it means to be a Lion.

April 26, 2023
Tax Day
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UAFS Professors Offer Tax Day Tips

Today is Tax day, and we’ve asked Dr. Randall Stone and Dr. Diana Sims, two tax pros at UAFS what we need to know when filing this year.

April 18, 2023
a class is taught in the UAFS Venter for Economic Development

April CED Talk Focuses on Crypto, Consumers

The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith Center for Economic Development is proud to host Dr. Alejandro Pacheco to discuss the future of cryptocurrency. April 20 from noon to 1 p.m.

April 17, 2023
MMIW march and Red Sand Project

Student Group Bringing Awareness to Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

On Monday, April 17, 2023, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., University of Arkansas – Fort Smith students will be marching to bring awareness to missing and murdered indigenous women (MMIW).

April 14, 2023
Jon Turco
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No Risk, No Reward

As graduation day draws closer, senior University of Arkansas – Fort Smith geoscience major Jon Turco is preparing for a future he never dreamed was possible: Entering the prestigious geosciences graduate program at Mississippi State University.

April 14, 2023
Dr. Williams Yamkam speaks to audience
EventsArts and Sciences

UAFS Professor Speaks at US Naturalization Ceremony

For more than 100 years, the Statue of Liberty has been a beacon of freedom and hope. A plaque with the sonnet “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus sits inside with a quote almost as famous as Lady Liberty herself, “Give me your tired, your poor,...

April 12, 2023
Jane Sargent accepts UAFS Hall of Fame award from Curtis Janz

UAFS Hall of Fame Grows with 2023 Class Induction

Winning a championship at any level is the pinnacle of achievement in athletics. However, beyond the game, there is one more goal to be reached – the hall of fame.

April 12, 2023
Students interview with employers at Draft Day
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UAFS, WATC Students Shine at Draft Day

Hundreds of high school seniors from around the River Valley, including those enrolled in the Western Arkansas Technical Center (WATC) through the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, attended the Be Pro Be Proud Draft Day kickoff on Tuesday, March...

April 12, 2023
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Educate to Eradicate Panel to Speak at UAFS

As part of Sexual Assault Awareness Month events at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith, the Men of Excellence (MOX) and the Office of Title IX are hosting Educate to Eradicate, a panel discussion about sexual assault and ways to prevent it.

April 11, 2023
The Bell Tower at sunset

Spring Beautiful and Busy on Campus

The next few weeks are so busy that most of us will be wishing we could be in two places at once. The Stacey Jones Season of Entertainment schedule is busy this time of the year with the annual Jazz Band concert scheduled for Tuesday night from 7-9...

April 10, 2023
Azahares front cover with flower blossoms
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2023 Azahares Available Now

Azahares, UAFS’s Spanish-language literary magazine, published its 16th issue in April.

April 10, 2023
Panelists from Women in Charge pose after event
EventsArts and Sciences

UAFS Concludes Women’s History Month with Local Women in Charge Panel

On Monday, March 27, 2023, a panel of four local leaders spoke at the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith highlighting their successes and path to getting to where they are. What made the panel unique: all four leaders were women.

April 07, 2023
Event poster with photo of guest conductor
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UAFS Wind Ensemble to Host Symposium, Concert

The UAFS Department of Music and Theatre is excited about the new Stacey Jones Season of Entertainment. The UAFS Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Alexandra Zacharella, Director of Bands, will take the stage on April 18 at 7:00 p.m. At the...

April 07, 2023
Young woman next to a poster

UAFS Student Wins Competition at Spanish Symposium

Gaby Hernandez Donato, a UAFS senior Spanish major, won the Poster Presentation competition at the Sin Limites Spanish and L2 Teachers Symposium on April 1.

April 07, 2023
Student Research Symposium, 2022
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UAFS Student Research Symposium back for 16th Year

On Friday, April 7, 2023, the 16th Annual Student Research Symposium returns as students from the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith will present nearly 50 diverse research projects culminating in a year’s worth of team and individual work.

April 06, 2023

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