Jan. 22, 2007

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*Leadership Development Series, Dr. Kimbrough, Thursday, Jan. 25, 6:30 p.m., Student Union Auditorium

Faculty Recital Series, Thursday, Jan. 25, 7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall, Fowler Center

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Kays Foundation announces grant recipients
The Board of Directors of the Kays Foundation has announced two grant awards for 2007-08. The projects were chosen from 41 proposals. The grants will provide support to Dr. Thomas Risch, Biological Sciences, to help develop a statewide educational and conservation initiative centered around ongoing research with eastern bluebirds, and to the College of Nursing and Health Professions to provide matching funds for purchasing a patient ventilator, which will be used in the critical care lab of the ASU Nursing Program. The grant amounts are $9,022 and $11,000, respectively. The Kays Foundation is a private, non-profit foundation supporting ASU. Congratulations to those who prepared the successful grant proposals.

ASU faculty member lands EPSCoR grant
Dr. Robert Engelken, Electrical Engineering, and Dr. Tansel Karabacak, UALR, were recently jointly awarded Dr. Robert Engelkena $5,000 planning and preparatory grant through the U.S. Department of Energy's Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research (EPSCoR). The award comes via the Arkansas NASA/EPSCoR program. The project title is "Photosensitive Arrays of Indium (III) Sulfide Nanostructures." The award supports exploratory research on the depositing of nanostructures of the light-sensitive semiconductor indium (III) sulfide for use in photoconductive light detectors and photovoltaic energy conversion, with the goal of follow-up research being funded by a subsequent full-scale NASA/EPSCoR proposal and grant. Dr. Andrew Sustich, Graduate School, is ASU's representative to the state's Arkansas Space Grant Consortium/NASA EPSCoR Committee.

Department of Music to present Gospel Benefit Concert
ASU's Department of Music will present the Concert Choir and University Men's and Women's Choirs in a Gospel Benefit Concert Tuesday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of Walnut Street Baptist Church, 1910 Scenic Drive. Tickets are $5 each and may be purchased from any ASU choir member, with proceeds benefiting the ASU Choir's performance tour to Carnegie Hall in January 2008. ASU choirs are under the direction of Dr. Dale Miller, director of choral activities, assisted by Justin Register, graduate choral conducting student, and Priscilla Noyes and Luca Strazzullo, graduate piano students. For details, see the release on the NewsPage.

Nomination form online for Wilson and DSA awards
Reminder: The nomination/application form for the 2007 R. E. Lee Wilson Citizenship Award and the Distinguished Service Awards is available online at http://events.astate.edu/scholars/Wilson-DSAAward.htm. The link to download the form is near the bottom of the page. The Wilson Award is the university's highest recognition of the most outstanding graduating senior and will be announced during Convocation of Scholars. A university committee will select the winner. The deadline to submit nomination/application packets is Friday, Feb. 16, at 5 p.m. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Packets should be submitted to Jill Bristow, University Advancement, Room 104, or mailed to Jill Bristow, ASU University Advancement, P.O. Box 1990, State University, AR 72467. For details, contact Jill Bristow, ext. 3362.

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