Welcome back to new year, new semester
ASU welcomes back all faculty, staff, and students for the beginning
of a new semester. Classes begin Monday, Jan. 14, and spring break
is Monday-Friday, March 17-21. Spring Commencement will be held
Saturday, May 10.
Center for Economic
Development heads up delegation
McVey and Frankie Gilliam of ASU's Delta Center for
Economic Development recently led a delegation to Cheyenne, Wyo., on
a city planning study trip. Findings will be used to support Project
ADAPT, a web-based economic development analysis tool. The project
is a partnership between ASU's Delta Center, the East Arkansas
Planning and Development District, and the University of Arkansas at
Little Rock's Institute for Economic Advancement. For details, see
the NewsPage release.
Dr. Hanrahan to serve on
Dr. Susan Hanrahan, Nursing and Health
Professions, is among 30 Arkansans who have agreed to serve on the
Governor's Roundtable on Health Care. Gov. Mike Beebe announced the
formation of the panel in August, and the recently named roundtable
members include consumers, business representatives, health care
representatives, and community leaders. The roundtable seeks new
approaches and strategies for improving health and health care for
Professor Rowe to mentor two
Bill Rowe, Art, and students Leah Chunestudy and
Joey Chunestudy were
notified that their proposal, "Investigating Native American Pottery
along the St. Francis River," was awarded two Student Undergraduate
Research Fellowship (SURF) grants for the 2007-08 academic year by
the Arkansas Department of Higher Education (ADHE). Rowe will serve
as faculty mentor for the project. The SURF program allows
undergraduate students to conduct in-depth research in their fields
of study with a faculty mentor's assistance. Winners must have a
minimum GPA of 3.25, 30 or more credit hours in a degree program at
the time of funding, and a faculty mentor.
Deadline for Middle East Studies Committee Grants
The deadline is rapidly
approaching for submission of grant proposals to the Middle East Studies
Committee for faculty, staff, and students. The Committee
welcomes grant applicants from all disciplines and from all ASU-Jonesboro
colleges. Applicants should submit two copies of the completed
proposal to the Office of International Programs by 5 p.m., Monday,
Jan. 14. For details, contact
Dean Gloria Gibson, Sue
Marlay, call ext. 2329, or
here for proposal requirements.
Luna Nova to perform in Lecture-Concert Series
Luna Nova New Music Ensemble, a
group of contemporary musicians, will be the featured performers in
the eighth event of Arkansas State University’s 2007-2008
Lecture-Concert Series. Luna Nova will present a concert
of the works of George Crumb, Toru Takemitsu, Chinary Ung, and
others, on Monday, Jan. 14, 7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall, Fowler
Center. For details, contact Dr.
Honors College, at ext. 2308.
All Lecture-Concert Series
events are free and open to the public.
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