The University of Arkansas-Fort Smith held a public discussion forum Tuesday evening following several weeks of community frustration after a former player accused the men's basketball coach of racial discrimination on the basis of his hair. UAFS cleared the coach of the allegations last week.
Dr. Ragupathy Kannan, a professor of biology and ecology at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith, will take part in a NOAA-sponsored research project. He'll also communicate with his students about the work in real time.
Prompted by a study that found 91 percent of active military personnel do not have a college degree, the University of Arkansas - Fort Smith is launching a recruiting campaign aimed at military communities.
Over the past year, the University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has hosted town halls with political candidates. With the midterms over, organizers plan to continue the series with legislators. Nov. 9 UAFS hosted a town hall featuring Senate Majority Leader Jim Hendren and Senate Minority Leader Keith Ingram, who discussed the importance of civility in public service.