Feb. 29, 2008
Black Alumni Reunion early bird
registration deadline today
ASU Spring Job Fairs, Tuesday, March 4, and Wednesday, March 5,
10 a.m.-2 p.m., Centennial Hall
ASU Museum, "Passport
to Patterns of the Past," March 6,
ASU Museum Room 182, and March 8,
10 a.m.-2 p.m., ASU Museum Main Gallery
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Bradbury Gallery opens new
ASU's Bradbury Gallery presents
a new exhibition, “Selections: From the
Claude M. Erwin Jr. Collection,” which will open to the public with
a reception at 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 6.
includes works originally in the collection of Claude M. Erwin
Jr., who generously donated them to the ASU Permanent Collection of
Art. On public exhibition for the
first time, “Selections”
consists exclusively of works on paper by several of the best-known
artists of the 20th century, including Picasso, Miro, Dali, Matisse,
Rouault, Renoir, Cezanne, Manet,
Toulouse-Lautrec, Chagall, and Dufy.
details, contact Les Christensen, call
ext. 2567, or see the NewsPage
Department of Music presents
ASU's Department of Music will present Johann
Strauss's comic opera, "Die Fledermaus," on Friday, March 7, and
Saturday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in Fowler Center's Drama Theatre.
The production will be directed by Ms. Julia Lansford, Music.
The opera’s title, “Die Fledermaus,”
translates as “The Bat” (literally, a “flutter-mouse”).
Tickets for the performance are $9 in advance and $10 at the door.
For details, contact the Department of Music at ext. 2094, or see
the NewsPage release.
CMVAS offers special
presentation, 'Riders in the Sky'
In honor of the month-long celebration
of archeology in the Natural State, the Central Mississippi Valley
Archeological Society (CMVAS) is offering a special presentation,
the Sky," on
Thursday, March 6, at 7 p.m., in the ASU Museum, Room 182. This
presentation, an illustrated lecture, is free and open to the public. In
this presentation, Dr. George E. Lankford, professor emeritus, Lyon
College, will interpret the designs of shell gorgets (ornamental
objects) made by Mississippian-period artisans.
For details about Arkansas Archeology Month, Lankford's presentation, or
the Central Mississippi Valley Archeological Society, contact
Dr. Julie Morrow at ext. 2071.
Southern Tenant Farmers Museum
The Southern Tenant Farmers
Museum in Tyronza, an Arkansas State University Heritage Site, is
featured in the current edition of
SouthernTravelNews.com, an online
newspaper dedicated to travel coverage within the American South.
The museum's exhibits were developed in conjunction with the ASU
Museum and ASU's Heritage Studies PhD program. The article, "Tenant
Farmer Museum Details History In Tyronza," cites ASU's
Dr. Ruth Hawkins, director, Delta Heritage Initiatives. For
information on the museum, call (870) 487-2909, or see the
Deadline to sign up is today for ASU's Fitness Challenge
ASU employees are
invited to join the Blue & You Fitness Challenge, a three-month
contest (March 1-May 31) developed to encourage physical activity
among employees by exercising through checkpoints on a virtual map
of the United States. Sign-up deadline is today. Participants log
their physical activity, competing locally with St. Bernards and
with other entities of similar size nationwide.
ASU won the competition with St. Bernards
last year, so your help is needed to keep the traveling trophy on
our campus. To sign up for the Fitness Challenge, click
here. Enter "ASU" as the group code in step 3 on
the lower right side of page and click "register." Fill out
registration page with an ID and password of your choosing.
Beginning March 1, exercise and log it on the website. For details,
Chris Enger at ext. 3974.
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