co-authors journal article
Amy R. Pearce, Psychology & Counseling, and Robbie L. Cline, a
master's student in mental health counseling, wrote an article
titled Teaching the Statistics Laboratory--Keep Up the PACE,
in the January edition of the "American Journal of Psychological
Research." For all the latest faculty and staff
achievements, go to Campus News.
Hannigan & Dowling receive
renewal grant: $434,000
Congratulations to Dr. Robyn Hannigan, Environmental
Sciences, and Dr. Carolyn Dowling, Chemistry, for receiving a
$434,000 grant from the National Science Foundation. The five-year
grant is a renewal and will continue the highly successful Research
Internships in Science of the Environment (RISE). RISE provides
summer research experiences in environmental sciences to
under-represented minority and first-generation/low income
undergraduate science majors from across the United States. RISE is
designed specifically to meet the education needs of
under-represented minority students with the primary goal of
increasing the diversity of the science workforce.
Brown Bag Lectures kick off
The College of Humanities and
Social Science will kick off their 2006 Brown Bag Lecture Series
What to do with Inappropriate, Racist and Ethnic Humor will be
on Wednesday, Feb. 15, by Dr. Michael Cundall, Philosophy.
May We Pray That We be Given Strength and Faith to Stand Together:
Racial Activism and South Carolina YWCA's, will be presented
Wednesday, March 1, by Cherisse Jones, History.
Racial Bias in the Justice System will be presented on Wednesday,
March 29, featuring Dr. Doris Chu, Dr. Ellen Lemley and Dr. Greg
Do Coupled Gays and Lesbians Differ from Married Heterosexuals?:
Relationship Status, Sexual Orientation, and the Well-Being of Men
and Women will be presented on Wednesday, April 12, by Dr.
Gretchen Hill and Dr. Chris Wienke, Sociology.
All four Brown Bag Lectures will be held at 2 p.m. in room 216 of
173 student athletes named to
AD Honor Roll
The largest number of ASU
Athletic Director Honor Roll participants ever was recognized
Saturday during halftime of the menís basketball game. A line of
173 student-athletes and spirit support group members who earned a
3.00 GPA or higher during the fall semester received certificates
from Director of Athletics Dr. Dean Lee. A receiving line of faculty
members, administrators and coaches congratulated each honoree. The
173 figure, 55 percent of ASUís athletes, is the largest AD Honor
Roll list since the award was introduced in 1991. Nine of the 16
menís and womenís NCAA intercollegiate sports ended the fall
semester with a 3.0 grade point average or better.
East Studies Night & grant awards, Monday
The Middle East Studies Committee (MESC) will host Middle East
Studies Night on Monday, Feb. 6, in the Grand Hall of Fowler Center.
The highlight of the evening is the announcement of the 2006 grant
recipients. A reception will be held at 6:30 p.m., followed by a
buffet of Middle Eastern cuisine at 7 p.m. From 7:45 Ė 8:45 p.m.,
cultural connections to the Middle East will be provided through
student and faculty experiences. Admission is free. For more
details, see the NewsPage.
Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band: Feb. 14
The Department of Music will present
the Wind Ensemble and Symphonic Band in concert on Tuesday, Feb. 14,
at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center. The Wind Ensemble is
conducted by Ed Alexander. Musical selections for the concert
will include Fantasia in G by Timothy Mahr, Lux Arumque
by Eric Whitacre, Dawn Reflections at Arlington by James A.
Hirt, Between the Two Rivers by Philip Sparke, Andante and
Allegro by Charles Lefebvre, and Armenian Dances by
Alfred Reed. Under the direction of Dr. Ken Carroll, the
Symphonic Band will perform musical selections that include
Funa-Uta by Yasuhide Ito, I Am (for Lynn Jones) by Andrew
Boysen, Jr., and Sevens by Samuel R. Hazo. The concert is
free and open to the public. For more details, please call the
Department of Music at 972-2094.
Sir Harold Evans interview on AETN
Reminder: In case you
missed Sir Harold Evans when he spoke for the Lecture~Concert Series,
here is another
chance. Prior to his public appearance at ASU, he
was interviewed in the ASU-TV studio by journalist Steve Barnes for
an Arkansas Educational Television Network special. The special will
be aired on AETN tomorrow at 6:30 p.m.
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