|Nov. 25, 2002
This week's highlights:
* Multicultural Thanksgiving Dinner, Tuesday, 6 p.m., Pavilion
* Thanksgiving Holiday, University closed, Thursday and Friday
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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.
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
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!
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
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,
Information about Health Center
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 email@example.com or to firstname.lastname@example.org or by campus
mail to Admin Building, Room 102.
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