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ASU Museum presents blockbuster exhibition 'Grossology'

Sept. 3, 2008 -- This month, the Arkansas State University Museum will host “Grossology,” the blockbuster exhibition exploring why the body produces stinky, Nigel Nose-It-All, left, is one of the animatronic figures featured in "Grossology." Nigel, more than nine feet tall, makes a presentation on the functioning of the nose.mushy, oozy, and crusty gunk. “Grossology” opens Tuesday, Sept. 16, and will run through Sunday, Jan. 4. The museum is located at 110 Cooley Drive, Jonesboro.

Students, parents, and teachers alike will enjoy this engaging delivery of science, based on the popular children’s book, “Grossology,” by Sylvia Branzei.  Individuals, families, and school groups are invited to learn more about runny noses, body odor, and more than anyone wants to hear about the science of the body.

For groups of more than ten, visit and use the online form to schedule a tour. Visit for links to tons of gross fun!

The exhibition is free thanks to the Donald W. Reynolds Foundation, the presenting sponsor. Local sponsors include St. Bernards Healthcare Associated Regional Providers, Inc. (SHARP, Inc.), Niche Publications, KAIT8 Television, Chick-fil-A, Occasions Magazine, and Arkansas Children’s Hospital.

Visit the ASU Museum online at and view the links for school field trips and exhibition information, e-mail Lenore Shoults at, or call the ASU Museum at (870) 972-2074 for more information. The ASU Museum is open Tuesday-Friday; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday; 1-5 p.m. The museum is closed Mondays and the following days: Thursday and Friday, Nov.  27 and 28; Wednesday-Friday, December 24-26, 2008; and Thursday, Jan. 1, 2009.



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