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

Feb. 18, 2008

Calendar highlights:

ASU Theatre presents
"Proof," Feb. 19-20

CMVAS lecture, Wednesday, Feb. 20,
7 p.m., ASU Museum Room 182

"The Stone Carvers," documentary film presentation, Thursday, Feb. 21, 4 p.m., ASU Museum Room 182

University Planning Committee meeting, Friday, Feb. 22, 9 a.m., library, 8th floor


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Renowned researcher to speak on family business
Dr. James J. Chrisman, one of the most recognized scholars in entrepreneurship and family business, is the featured speaker for Entrepreneurship Week, Spring 2008, presented by the ASU College of Business. Chrisman will deliver a presentation entitled "Management Succession in Family Firms" on Monday, Feb. 25, at 11:30 a.m. in the Student Union Auditorium. Dr. Chrismanís visit to ASU is sponsored by the College of Business and the Department of Management and Marketing. For details, contact Dr. Erick P.C. Chang, Management, at ext. 3430.

ASU librarian subject of feature in online journal
ASU librarian Linda Creibaum, who holds a master of science degree in library
science, was recently featured in "60 Seconds With...Librarian Edition," an interview-style question-and-answer segment on IOP Publishing's website. IOP publishing provides publishing and distribution for research as part of the Institute of Physics. "60 Seconds With..." offers an informal and personal look at the librarians, faculty, and staff who shape the physics and engineering community. Creibaum was chosen for her commitment to ASU as well as for her dynamic credentials. To read the entire interview with Linda Creibaum, click here, or see

Dr. Gill co-chairs session at college art conference
Dr. Alyson Gill, Art, will co-chair a session, "Continuous Crossroads: Research and Pedagogy, Problems and Opportunities with Digital Models, Archaeology, and Art History," at the College Art Association meeting in Dallas. The session was designed to recognize the versatility and power of using 3D computer models of buildings to explore theoretical problems in reconstructing urban environments. This session arose from the collaboration beween Coastal Carolina University and ASU, which resulted in the program "Ashes2 Art: Digital Delphi" at ASU. The session will address some of the problems and possibilities presented by digital reconstruction.

Basic Disaster Life Support training to be offered
The Regional Center for Disaster Life Support and ASU's Department of Nursing will offer a Basic Disaster Life Support  (BDLS) training course Friday, Feb. 22, from 8 a. m.-5 p.m. This course reviews the all-hazards topics including natural and accidental man-made events; traumatic and explosive events; and nuclear, radiological, biological, and chemical events. The course is open to all interested parties. Registration is required, and course fee is $90. For details, contact Brenda Goodwin at ext. 2815.

Seeking stories about life, times at ASU
ASU's Centennial Celebration Commission for planning the Arkansas State University Centennial Celebration is looking for interesting/funny/historical recollections of friends and alumni from 100 years of Arkansas State. E-mail stories to, or mail stories to Centennial Celebration Stories, P.O. Box 2050, State University AR 72467. Include name, address, phone number, and e-mail address with submission. Messages may also be posted on the Centennial website. Deadline for responses is April 1, 2008. For details, contact the Centennial Commission office at (870) 972-2803.

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