Nov. 25, 2002

This week's highlights:

* Multicultural Thanksgiving Dinner, Tuesday, 6 p.m., Pavilion

* Thanksgiving Holiday, University closed, Thursday and Friday

More news 
& information:

Campus News
faculty & staff achievements


Upcoming  Events

Send ideas and feedback:

ASU Web Resources:

ASU Home Page


About ASU

ASU Museum

Dean B. Ellis Library

E-mail Directory

Fowler Center

The Herald

Human Resources

Indian Athletics

Institutional Research

KASU-FM 91.9

Inside ASU 
is published  by the
Office of University

Inside ASU Archive

University Communications
Admin Bldg. 102
fax (870) 972-3069

Chemistry faculty and students win SURF-SILO awards
Two faculty members and their students from the Department of Chemistry and Physics were recipients of SURF-SILO undergraduate research fellowships for their respective chemistry projects. Dr. Scott Reeve, associate professor, is working with student Kyle Trauth; Dr. Michael J. Panigot, associate professor, is working with student Alison Bare.  Read more detail in Campus News.

Trustees meeting will be Friday, Dec. 13
Preparations are underway for the next meeting of the ASU Board of Trustees.  The meeting is scheduled for 9 a.m. on Friday, Dec. 13, in the Board Room of the library.  Fall Commencement will be that evening.

Commencement will be historic for Ph.D. program
Two, not one as earlier reported, doctoral students will be awarded the Ph.D. in environmental sciences at the Fall Commencement on Dec. 13.  Kwang-Min Lee and Sam Cron have both successfully defended their dissertations and will be the first two Ph.D. recipients in ASU history.  Congratulations to the faculty who have worked to bring this program along from inception to the first graduates!

Brandon Rollins makes progress with recovery 
We are pleased to announce that Brandon Rollins, the freshmen who was injured after falling down an elevator shaft at Twin Towers Residence Hall, was released from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences hospital last week.  He continues to recover at his mother's home in Texas.

Santa's Workshop' will be Thursday, Dec. 12
Everyone is invited to "Santa's Workshop" in the Administration Building lobby on Thursday, Dec. 12, 2-4 p.m.  Bring your little ones to meet Santa Claus, taste some homemade goodies, enjoy the entertainment, and visit with your ASU Family.  A box for donations to the needy will be available.  And, if you would like to honor a family member, friend, or coworker, you may purchase a paper toy for $1 and place their name on it, for display in the lobby.  The money collected will be donated to Santa's Tribe.  Tribe members are helping those with special needs. Read the details, repeated from e-mail.

Caraway Road will be closing soon
Just a reminder . . . Caraway Road, from University Loop to the southern-most pedestrian crossing, will be permanently closed to make way for construction and to improve pedestrian safety. The closure is planned for the week of Dec. 16. Work on the Biosciences/Biotechnology Building at the northeast corner of Caraway and University Loop East will begin soon.

Faculty Women's Club offers tickets for holiday event
Tickets are now on sale for the Faculty Women's Club annual Christmas event on Thursday, Dec. 5. All faculty and guests are invited.  The evening includes social hour at 5:30 p.m. at the President's Home, followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Jonesboro Country Club, entertainment and dancing.  Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased from Emelda Williams at Travel With Us, 2718 E. Nettleton, or you may call Emelda at 932-7221, by noon Monday, Dec. 2.

Information about Health Center services, procedures
Repeated from last week: With the new health center construction well underway, there are many questions about how the new facility's services will impact faculty and staff.  Dr. J. W. Mason, Office of Human Resources, has agreed to provide answers in a future edition.  You may direct questions to or to or by campus mail to Admin Building, Room 102.

Back to the top