Middle East Studies Night this evening at Fowler Center
This evening, ASU will celebrate Middle Eastern culture with the annual
Middle East Studies
Night in the Grand Hall of Fowler Center. Beginning at 6:30 p.m. with a
reception, the evening will follow with a 7 p.m. light dinner of Middle Eastern cuisine
and presentations. It is free and open to the public. Visit the NewsPage for
Dean Flores accepts deanship at Texas State
Dr. Hector Flores, inaugural dean of
the College of Sciences and Mathematics, has accepted an appointment as dean
of the College of Science at Texas State University in San Marcos, effective
July 1. See details on the ASU NewsPage.
Scholarships for women working in higher
Council of Women in Higher Education has several scholarships to award
at the spring meeting. The scholarships will
benefit women who are working in higher education and are seeking a
master's or doctoral degree. Interested individuals may learn more about
it and apply by going to the ACWHE web site, http://homes.hendrix.edu/acwhe.
The application process is all electronic and very easy. The deadline is
Tuesday, March 1.
Faculty Recital next Monday at Fowler
Women in Science Workshop here on March 5
The Department of
Music will present a Faculty Recital Series concert featuring Matthew Carey,
Dr. Lauren Schack Clark, and Dr. Tim Crist on Monday, Feb. 28,
p.m. in Fowler Center, Riceland Hall. The concert will include Seven
Gipsy Songs by Antonin Dvorak; Three Chansons de Don Quichotte a
Dulcinee by Maurice Ravel; Deh, vieni alla finestra from Mozart’s
Don Giovanni, Molasses to Rum from the Broadway musical 1776, music
and lyrics by Sherman Edwards; Bring Him Home from Les Miserables,
music by Claude-Michel Schoenberg; and Toreador Song from Bizet’s
Carmen. Performing these pieces will be Carey on baritone and Clark
on piano. There will also be three songs for guitar and voice by John
Dowland performed by Carey with Crist on the guitar. The concert is free and
open to the public.
Women in Science will hold
Women in Technology and Science Workshop Day on Saturday, March 5,
for 5th and 6th grade girls to explore careers focused
in science and mathematics. The workshop will be held in Lab Sciences from 9
a.m. until 3 p.m. Registration begins at 8 a.m. for those who are not
pre-registered. Pre-registration is available on-line at
http://clt.astate.edu/WomenInScience/2005WITS.asp Girls are asked
to bring a sack lunch; a variety of snacks and drinks will be provided.
There is a $5 fee for the workshop. For more details, contact Dr. Anne
Grippo, associate professor of biology, at 870-972-3082.
Ian Hominick to present concert here on Thursday
Ian Hominick will perform at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 24, in Fowler
Center. A soloist,
accompanist, adjudicator and teacher, Hominick maintains a schedule of concerts
across the United States and Canada. The next
Lecture~Concert Series event will be on Wednesday, March 9, with a performance
by the Prairie Wind Dancers. All Lecture~Concert programs are free and open to
the public. For more information, see the
Public school personnel on campus today
The 2005 Regional Conference for K-12
public schools relating to recent federal legislation and state initiatives will
be held on campus today (Feb. 21), in the Student Union Auditorium. The
conference will focus on the Arkansas Department of Education initiatives that
address the No Child Left Behind Act, the reauthorized Individuals with
Disabilities Education Act, as well as the "Arkansas Consolidated School
Improvement Planning" process. Interested College of Education faculty members
and students are welcome to attend. Sponsors are the School Psychology Program, the Department of
Psychology and Counseling, the College of Education, the Arkansas School
Psychology Association and the Northeast Arkansas School Psychology Association.
More than 90 public school personnel have been invited.
the Heart opens this Friday
Crimes of the Heart
performed at Fowler Center at 7:30 p.m. this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 25 & 26,
and Tuesday and Wednesday, March 1- 2. Tickets may be purchased (for reserved
seating) in advance at the ASU Central Box Office in the Convocation Center or
by calling 972-ASU1. Tickets are also available online at tickets.astate.edu.
Reserved seating tickets (if available) may be purchased at the door on the
evening of the performance. Ticket Prices are $9 at the door and $7 in advance.
Advance reservations are highly recommended. Latecomers will not be seated until
is suitable for mature audiences only. Children under six years old are not
admitted to the ASU Theatre. Read more . .
2005 Fitness Challenge
starts Feb. 28
Faculty, staff and students are encouraged to enter
the 2005 Arkansas Fitness Challenge, pitting the employees of St. Bernards
Medical Center against ASU. The 2005 Fitness Challenge will officially kick off
on Monday, Feb. 28, at the fountain on the west side of the new Student Union.
The goal is to get ASU employees active and beat St. Bernards! ASU and St.
Bernards are the two largest employers in the area. Which one will be the first
to walk around Arkansas? Learn more about the
Arkansas Fitness Challenge.
Competitive high school
students will visit campus
Once again this year, ASU
will host a number of competitive events for talented high school students, such as
Journalism and Broadcasting Day and the Future Farmers of America Judging
events highlight talented students, and also present excellent recruiting
opportunities for ASU. The competitions and other public activities at ASU are
Upcoming Events, which is
compiled by the University Communications Office. If your
department or program will be hosting a competition for high school students and
it is not listed in Upcoming Events, please provide information to University
Communications, Administration Room 102, by fax to 972-3069, or by e-mail to
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