The University of Arkansas – Fort Smith has received $1.8 million dollars from the Arkansas Department of Human Services to extend its reach of early childhood education training.

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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.

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Classes begin August 19th at the University of Arkansas Fort Smith and the school's new chancellor, Dr. Terisa Riley, says she's ready for the semester to begin.

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.