Feb. 10, 2003
* Fowler Center presents Peking Acrobats, Tuesday, Feb. 11
* ASU Theatre presents "Two Rooms," Feb. 12-15
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|Economics professor's book looks at water
Dr. Gauri Shankar Guha, assistant professor of economics, is a
co-editor of Conflict Management of Water Resources, published
by Ashgate of Hampshire, U.K. Congratulations to Dr. Guha for
this major achievement. See more details about the book in Campus News.
Just the facts, m'am . . .
The ASU Factbook for 2002-03 is now
available on the web. Check the Office of Institutional Research
and Planning's site, http://irp.astate.edu.
Even Joe Friday would agree, this is a very handy document for those
who need to stay in the know about ASU. Thanks to Dr. Kathryn
Jones and staff for this work.
Financial Aid and Scholarships
Office sets Open House
The Financial Aid and Scholarships Office will host an Open House
Thursday, Feb. 13, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Reng Center
Ballroom. As a service to
students and parents, the office will remain open that day until 6 p.m.
to assist visitors with applications. You might want to share
this opportunity with friends and colleagues who might benefit from the
extension in office hours.
Carillon will play the Alma Mater like never before
If the thought of a library bell carillon with more than four notes has
a familiar ring to it, you are not imagining. More than $425,000
in private support has been directed to the ASU Foundation to complete
the 23-bell carillon. The additional bells are expected to be
installed and operational by the end of the spring semester.
Steve Watkins, director of development, says we will will be able to
hear the alma mater, loyalty song, and seasonal selections when the
project is completed. Mark your calendar now . . . a dedication
concert on the library lawn is planned for the afternoon of Sunday, May
Post Masters book still available
for faculty and staff
The book Post Masters: Arkansas Post Office Art in the New Deal, published by ASU, is still available to
faculty and staff at a discount of only $36. Checks should be
made payable to ASU Foundation. Contact Diana Corder in
University Relations, 910-8262, Admin 101, for more details. The
book, written by Little Rock attorney John P. Gill, was featured in a
Democrat-Gazette Style section cover article a few days ago, spurring
orders from throughout the state.
Special guest coming for Middle
East Studies Night
Dr. Paul Petrie of Virginia Commonwealth University will be featured
speaker for the upcoming Middle East Studies Night, Monday, Feb.
24. Petrie, who also will visit classes that day, is founding
dean of the Shaqab College of Design Arts in Doha, Qatar. He now
serves as professor of interior design and associate dean for academic
affairs at Virginia Commonwealth. More details will be announced.
Get to know sister campuses: this week,
In 1995, ASU Mountain Home Technical
College became Arkansas State University Mountain Home. Since then, enrollment has
increased from 614 to more than 1,250.
In addition, more than 200 ASU-Jonesboro students take classes
through the Center for Advanced Studies at ASU-MH in programs such as
accounting, elementary education, nursing, management, criminology and
a number for graduate programs.
ASU Mountain Home offers a variety of
associate degrees and certificate programs. Its most unique programs are in
funeral science and hearing healthcare.
ASU-MH is one of only two U.S. schools to offer a hearing
healthcare program. Plans
call for offering an on-line degree in opticianry beginning this fall. The ASU-MH program will be the
first such program in the state.
In 2000, ASU-MH moved from downtown buildings,
including a former church, funeral home, feed store and dry cleaners. The new campus is situated on
140 acres in southwest Mountain Home and features four buildings, which
were endowed before construction even began. To date, more than $7 million
has been given or pledged to ASUMH for endowments, scholarships, and
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