Science Flicks presents 'Volcano'
“Volcano,” a 1997
disaster movie packed with special effects, is the 18th movie set
for the 2009 “Science Flicks” film series presented by the
Departments of Biological Sciences and Chemistry and Physics at ASU.
The film will be shown Tuesday, March 3, at 5:30 p.m. in Room 219 of the
Laboratory Sciences Center, East Wing. Admission is free to ASU students
and the general public.
A second movie is
scheduled for the month of March with “Fat Man and Little Boy”
scheduled for Tuesday, March 24. View a full
of science flicks, or see the
NewsPage release for more on "Volcano."
Agriculture and Technology sets Costa Rica trip
The College of Agriculture and Technology at ASU is planning an
Agricultural and Environmental Study tour to Costa Rica, Monday-Sunday,
May 11-17. The cost will be between $1500 and $1700, not including
tuition (graduate or undergraduate). An
information session regarding this trip will be held on Monday,
March 9, at 12 noon in the Choctaw Room of the Student Union.
Contact Dr. David Agnew,
ext. 2453 for more information or visit
the trip webpage.
Information about this trip, and study abroad information in general,
can be obtained from the ASU Study Abroad office, Room 104 of the
Administration Building, 2105 Aggie Road, Jonesboro, by contacting
Study Abroad advisor Carl Lindquist,
ext. 3259. For details, see the
Museum to offer HiStory Time
The ASU Museum's stagecoach
will provide a vehicle by which youngsters can travel back in time
and explore the history of this region when the museum launches
HiStory Time, Saturday, March 7, at 2 p.m. By reading a different
history-based children's story each month and viewing the objects on
exhibition, children can learn about the history that happened here.
Every session will feature a hands-on activity, including songs,
games, and crafts, that will vary according to the story. Children
from ages 2-8 are invited, and adults are asked to remain for the
session. For details, contact
Lenore Shoults,ext. 2074, visit the
ASU Museum online, or see the
College announces creation of new department
announces the creation of a new department,
Learning Support Services (LSS). Under the direction of Julie
Thatcher, Learning Support Services has
launched two programs this semester: the Learning
Support Center (LSC) and Structured Learning
Both services, SLA and tutoring in the LSC, are FREE
for ASU students.
The LSC offers peer tutoring
in almost all 1000 and 2000 level general education
courses, as well as some upper-division core courses.
Tutoring is available by appointment, on a drop-in
online through an LSC Blackboard 8 course. Additionally, students in Hawkes-based
courses have the opportunity to work with tutors in
the LSC’s Math Lab. Spring semester hours are
Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Friday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The LSC is located in the Dean B. Ellis
Library, Room 100. Students can make
appointments by calling ext. 3451, emailing
or visiting the center.
For more information, contact
coordinator, at ext. 3474, or see the
NewsPage release for more
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