issue of Arkansas Review published
The Department of English and Philosophy
announce the publication of the December issue of Arkansas Review: A Journal
of Delta Studies.
Edited by a committee of faculty and graduate assistants, the magazine
offers an interdisciplinary approach to the seven-state Mississippi River Delta
region through academic articles, interviews, fiction, poetry, creative
nonfiction, visual art, and book reviews.
Copies are available for purchase at Hastings, Books, Music and More in
Jonesboro and at That Bookstore in Blytheville. The December issue is $7.50. One
year’s subscription (three issues) is $20.
Make checks payable to “ASU Foundation” with “Arkansas Review” on the
memo line. Address and mail to Arkansas Review, P.O. Box 1890, State University, AR
For more information, see Review.
Faculty members complete research study
Six ASU faculty from the College of Nursing
and Health Professions and one faculty member from the College of Education
recently completed a major research study on "Teaching Breast Cancer Screening
to African-American Women in the Arkansas Mississippi River Delta." The research
team consisted of the following assistant professors of nursing: Cathy P. Hall,
MSN, RN, OCN, Paige D. Wimberley, MSN, RN; Judith T. Pfriemer, MSN, RN; and
Annette S. Stacy, MSN, RN, AOCN. Additional team members included Evelyn M.
Hubbard, MSE, RT, assistant professor of radiological science; Jacquelyn D.
Gilbert, BS, PT, MPH, assistant professor of physical therapy; and John D. Hall,
Ph.D., LP, SPS, NCSP, associate professor of psychology & counseling. See
details in the Newspage release.
Soil and Water Education Conference to be held Jan. 13
The Arkansas Soil and Water Education
Conference will be held Thursday, Jan. 13, at the Convocation Center. U.S. Congressman Marion
Berry will be the featured speaker for the luncheon. Registration begins at 8
a.m. and the fee is $15. Sessions will be held all day, beginning at 8:45 a.m.
Pre-registration is required by Thursday, Jan. 6, and forms may be obtained by
calling 972-2043 or online at http://agri.astate.edu/.
For more conference details, see Soil and Water.
Annual Agribusiness Conference set
for Feb. 16
The 11th annual ASU Agribusiness Conference
will be held Wednesday, Feb. 16, at the Fowler Center and the Convocation
Center. The conference will focus on agricultural trade policy and the impact
on producers, consumers and agribusiness. The conference will also include
information about commodity specific market information, precision agriculture and farm
business legal issues. Admission to the conference is free, but luncheon
reservations are limited to the first 600 who register. On-site registration
begins at 8 a.m. in the Fowler Center. Afternoon sessions end at 3:30 p.m. Additional
conference information and online registration forms are available on the College
of Agriculture website, http://agri.astate.edu/.
not too late to order desk
Faculty and staff are reminded to contact Printing Services to
reserve free 2005 desk calendars. Please call Terry Rolland at
972-2072 or send an email to
email@example.com to reserve the number of calendars needed for
your department. Departments will be notified when the calendars are
ready to be picked up (sometime early this month).
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will add your address to a list we use for direct distribution.
Classes begin next week
Reminder: Although the departments
and offices of ASU re-open today, classes for the Spring 2005
semester will begin on Monday, Jan. 10.
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