The Walton Family Foundation has announced a $2.1 million grant to the University of Arkansas to fund several programs within the College Access Initiative and the Center For Multicultural and Diversity Education (CMDE).
Life is starting to return to normal across the Fort Smith and Northwest Arkansas regions after a powerful winter storm dropped freezing rain, sleet and snow across the area, resulting in tens of thousands of residents being left without power for extended periods.
It’s hard to travel anywhere in Northwest Arkansas and not see evidence of many ongoing road construction projects—and officials say the orange barrel phenomenon is going to be a steady sight in the next few years.
An expected mix of Arctic air and wintry precipitation has regional and local power companies making preparations as the National Weather Service in Tulsa has placed Northwest Arkansas and the Fort Smith area in a winter storm watch starting T
Thirty-seven teams of high school business students made their pitches Nov. 21 to “loan committees” at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith to seek funding for the businesses they want to start and operate until spring.
It may not be obvious to the naked eye, but Fort Smith will be a bit more crowded through the upcoming weekend as players, coaches, support staff and fans stream into the city for the Heartland Conference regular-season volleyball tournament taking place this weekend at the University of Arkansas
Conaly Bedell of Fort Smith was presented the Diligence to Victory Award, the highest alumni honor bestowed by the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith. The award was presented during an alumni reunion dinner Nov. 9.