Inside ASU, News for Faculty & Staff, Arkansas State University
98th Year

Feb. 15, 2008

Calendar highlights:

ASU Theatre presents
"Proof," opening tonight, 7:30 p.m.

Reba McEntire & Kelly Clarkson Concert, tonight, Convocation Center (sold out)

Bassoon recital with Dr. Arnold Irchai,  Monday,
Feb. 18,  7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall, Fowler Center

"February One: Greensboro Four," film, 7 p.m., Monday, Feb. 18, Student Union Auditorium


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Art lecture series presents art historian Dr. Maria Buszek The Department of Art's Visiting Artist/Scholar Lecture Series presents art historian and curator Dr. Maria Buszek on Wednesday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m., in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. The lecture is free and open to the public. Dr. Buszek, assistant professor in the School of Liberal Arts at the Kansas City Art Institute. Her 2006 book "Pin-Up Grrrls: Feminism, Sexuality, Popular Culture, received a nomination for the Emily Toth Book Award in 2007 and won honorable mention. The book was also nominated for the College Art Association's 2006 Charles Rufus Morey Book Award.  For details, contact the Department of Art at ext. 3050 or see the NewsPage release.

Department of Music presents the Symphonic Winds
The Department of Music at Arkansas State University in Jonesboro will present the Symphonic Winds in concert on Thursday, Feb. 21, at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center. Dr. Kenneth Carroll, Music, directs the Symphonic Winds. This concert is free and open to the public. For more details, call the Department of Music at ext. 2094, or see the NewsPage release.

CoHSS Brown Bag Lecture Series presents documentary
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences continues its Brown Bag lecture series on Monday, Feb. 18, at 2 p.m., in Wilson Hall, Room 217b, when Dr. Gregory Hansen, English and Folklore, will present a documentary video that he produced. "The Winter Harvest" details the operations of the Bear Creek Ice Company, combining historical film footage of the 1920s with oral history interviews to depict the process of cutting ice from northeastern Pennsylvania lakes. Ice was shipped across the eastern seaboard prior to the spread of electric refrigeration. Hansen's presentation will discuss the ice industry's growth and ultimate demise in the 1940s. For details, contact the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at ext. 3973.

Wilson/Distinguished Service Awards nominations due
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2008 R. E. Lee Wilson Citizenship Award and the Distinguished Service Awards. The deadline for application is Friday, Feb. 22. Incomplete or late nomination/applications will not be considered. Forms are available online. Submissions should go to University Advancement's Jill Bristow at ext. 3362.

Info session on London Sport Management Program
The London 2008 Study Abroad program will hold an information session in the Office of International Programs Lounge, Room 200, International Student Center, today, Feb. 15, at 12 noon. This program focuses on International Sport Facility Management and/or International Socio-Cultural Issues. For details, contact Dr. David LaVetter, faculty leader, at (870) 680-8154 or Carl Lindquist, Study Abroad Advisor, at ext. 3082.

Convocation of Callers ends Monday night
The final night of spring phonathon is Monday, Feb. 18. Faculty and student callers will meet at the Mockingbird Room in the Student Union from 6-8:30 p.m.  to call alumni and ask for their annual gifts to their academic departments and colleges. For details, contact Elaine Poynter, Office of Development, at ext. 2718.

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