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98th Year

Feb. 22, 2008

Calendar highlights:

CoB Entrepreneurship Week  presents Dr. James J. Chrisman, Monday, Feb. 25, 11:30 a.m., Student Union Auditorium

Bluegrass Monday,
Feb. 25, 7 p.m., Atkins Celebration Hall, Paragould


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Nominations for Diversity Excellence Awards due soon
The Office of Diversity looks forward to recognizing individuals and/or institutional units for preeminent commitment to diversity at the annual Diversity Excellence Awards luncheon to be held Wednesday, April 9. The deadline for nominations for the Diversity Excellence Award is Friday, March 14. Nominations should be sent to Marilyn Brewer, Office of the Chancellor. More information about the award may be found here. For details, contact Dr. Glen Jones. The 2008 Diversity Excellence Awards are presented in conjunction with Convocation of Scholars Week, April 7-11, at ASU.

'Through A Child's Eyes XXII' deadline set for entries
The Arkansas State University Museum is preparing for the annual exhibit of children’s art “Through a Child’s Eyes XXII.” Schools, both public and private, and within 60 miles of Jonesboro, are invited to submit 10 works of art from children aged four through grade 8. Individual participants may enter one piece of artwork. Any two-dimensional medium is acceptable; framed works are not acceptable. Deadline for entry is Friday, March 14. A free public reception will be held on Sunday, April 6, at 1:30 p.m. For details and entry forms, contact the ASU Museum at ext. 2074, or see the NewsPage release.

Metallurgical Engineering Technology seminar slated
Dr. Zariff (Zac) Chaudhury,
Metallurgical Technology, and Dr. Charles Coleman, Technology Program, College of Agriculture, will present a seminar on the new metallurgical technology program and related job opportunities on Thursday, Feb. 28. The seminar begins at 3:15 p.m., in Room 203 of the College of Agriculture building. Admission is free. Speakers will include Dr. Chaudhury, Dr. Coleman, and Dr. Greg Phillips, dean. For details, see the NewsPage release.

University Planning Committee meeting to be held today
The University Planning Committee meeting will be held today at 9 a.m. on the 8th floor of the Dean B. Ellis Library.

Lecture by Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr. has been canceled
The Lecture-Concert Series presentation featuring Dr. Henry Louis Gates Jr., scheduled for Thursday, Feb. 28, has been canceled. For details, see the NewsPage release.

Costa Rica Study Abroad information session slated
An information meeting for the Costa Rica Summer Study Abroad Program will be held Monday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m., in the Office of International Programs Lounge (Room 200 in the International Student Center). Dates for the four-week-long program are Sunday, June 15-Saturday, July 14. Participating students earn 6 credit hours in Spanish (multiple levels) and live with Costa Rican families. For details, contact Dr. Ruth Owens, faculty leader, at 680-8213, or Carl Lindquist, Study Abroad Advisor, at ext. 2329.

Professor emeritus speaks to historical society
Dr. Michael Dougan, professor emeritus, History, recently spoke to the Searcy County Historical Society in Marshall, Ark. His talk, "Long May It Wave -- The Mountain Wave, That Is," addressed the history of the county newspaper, The Mountain Wave. Dougan is author of the book "Community Diaries: Arkansas Newspapering, 1819-2002," and frequently makes presentations to other county groups.

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