Jan. 9, 2008
Commission meeting today, 3 p.m., Boardroom, 8th floor, Dean B.
Lecture-Concert Series presents Luna
Nova New Music Ensemble, Monday, Jan. 14,
7:30 p.m., Fowler Center
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Dr. Fears elected to board of Arkansas Humanities Council
Dr. Lillie M. Fears, Journalism, was recently elected to the
board of directors of theArkansas
Humanities Council (AHC), a nonprofit corporation promoting public
understanding, appreciation, and use of the humanities. The board
consists of 24 directors, 18 elected by the board, and six appointed
by the Governor of Arkansas. ACH
was established in 1974 to develop a statewide program to acquaint
Arkansans with the various fields of study that
comprise the humanities and to provide financial support for
well-planned projects, such as community history projects for
citizens, reading/discussion groups for public library
patrons, workshops on foreign languages and cultures for teachers,
and museum exhibits on topics in Arkansas prehistory or history.
ASU's Student Union offices will be open extended hours
The following offices in the Student Union are now open extended
hours, for students' convenience, through Friday, Jan. 25: Student
Account Services, Cashier's Window, Financial Aid, Registrar,
Residence Life, Admissions, Testing Center, Disability Services, and
Counseling and Career Services. Hours of operation will be 8 a.m.-6
p.m., Monday-Thursday, and 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday.
Convocation of Callers begins Jan. 21
The new and improved spring phonathon is almost here. It will run
for eight nights--Jan. 21-22, Jan. 28-31, and Feb. 11-12.
Faculty and student callers will meet at the Mockingbird Room in the
Student Union from 6-8:30 p.m. on those evenings to call alumni and
ask for their annual gifts to their academic departments and
colleges. Make your reservations by contacting
Elaine Poynter, Office of
Development, ext. 2718.
'Softly Bound' to open at ASU's Fine Arts Center Gallery
"Softly Bound," an exhibition of three-dimensional work from Etty
Horowitz and Joyce
will open at the Fine Arts Center Art Gallery on Tuesday, Jan. 15, with
opening reception to be held Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 5–6:30 p.m.
Horowitz and Martin address multiple aspects of femininity,
acknowledging and rejecting various archetypes of female identity.
The exhibition will run through Friday, Feb. 15. Both exhibition and
opening reception are free and open to the public.
The Fine Arts
Center Art Gallery is open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
For details, contact the Department of Art at ext. 3050 or see the
Boomerang scholarships available for Australia program
It’s not too
late to go Down Under this summer! A few seats remain open for the
Summer in Australia program, and a limited number of Boomerang
Scholarships are available to reduce tuition and fees. Faculty and
staff discounts can be applied to the tuition portion of the trip
fees, estimated at
$4,861 for students. Applications are being accepted
now through Feb. 15. For
details, call Dr. Amy Pearce,
ext. 3282 or Study Abroad advisor
Carl Lindquist at ext.
3168. See the NewsPage release for
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