Jan. 11, 2008
Classes begin Monday, Jan.
Lecture-Concert Series presents Luna
New Music Ensemble, Monday, Jan. 14,
7:30 p.m., Fowler Center
presents The Temptations, Thursday, Jan. 17, 7:30 p.m.
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ASU hosts Arkansas Soil and Water Education Conference
ASU hosts the 9th annual Arkansas Soil and Water Education
Conference on Thursday, Jan. 24, at the Convocation Center. The Hon.
Marion Berry, U.S. Congressman for the First Congressional District,
will be the luncheon speaker. Pre-registration closes on Thursday,
Jan. 17. For details, contact Dr.
Steve Green at ext. 2043, check the link at
see the NewsPage release.
Delta National Small Prints Exhibition at
reception for the 2008 Delta National
Small Prints Exhibition will begin at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 17,
at the Bradbury Gallery.
A free full-color catalog of the entire exhibition will be available at
the opening reception. Bradbury Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m.
Tuesday-Saturday and 2-5 p.m. on Sunday. For details,
contact Les Christensen,
director, at the Bradbury Gallery, ext. 2567, or see the
co-authors poster, addresses conference
Dr. Tanja McKay, Entomology, recently attended the 55th
annual meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Dr. McKay
was chosen to give the "Highlights in Veterinary Entomology"
symposium speech this year. She also co-authored a poster, "House
fly (Musca domestica) and stable fly (Stomoyxs calcitrans)
parasitism following sustained releases of pteromalid wasps in
southern dairies." Her master's degree student, Justin Fiene, also
gave a talk, "Do dung beetles respond to ivermectin residues? An
examination of the olfactory cues used by dung beetles in finding
Dr. Weathers reelected to third term as committee
Dr. Pamela J. Weathers,
Metabolic Engineering, ABI, was recently reelected to a third
as the chair of the Public Policy Committee for the
Society for In Vitro Biology (SIVB),
and thereby also reelected to a third term as a member of the SIVB
Board of Directors. The Public Policy Committee of SIVB assists
society members and the scientific community at large to better
understand in vitro biology, biotechnology, and current research and
public policy issues affecting the scientific community. The
committee supports SIVB's interaction with Congress and other
government officials to give scientific advice on funding priorities
and other issues relevant to in vitro biology and
biotechnology. Dr. Weathers holds the Judd Hill Chair in
Agricultural Biotechnology. She also directs the Molecular
Biosciences Graduate Program at ASU.
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.
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