March 2, 2006

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* Journalism & Broadcasting Day,
all day, Saturday

* NEA Science Fair, Friday & Saturday, Student Union

University Honors, scholarship competition,
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Invitation for grant proposals from Kays Foundation
The Kays Foundation is inviting proposals from members of the ASU-Jonesboro faculty for the 2007-08 academic year. The Kays Foundation provides grants to support faculty, departments, colleges, or other entities to assist in furthering the teaching, research and service goals at ASU. For the 2007-08 academic year, no grant will exceed $20,000. Application forms and other information are available from the foundation offices, 1212 E. University Loop, or via email at or by calling 931-7898. Proposals must be received in the foundation office no later than 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 1, 2006. Successful applicants will be announced in January 2007. 

Red Beans & Race time . . . Order tickets now!
Red Beans & Race lunch tickets are still available for $5 each and may be purchased by calling University Development at 972-3940, or stopping by the office in the Administration Building, room 103. Additionally, tickets will be sold on the following dates around campus:
Today, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Administration Building, lobby
  Tuesday, March 7, 10:30 a.m.-noon, Dean B. Ellis Library, lobby
It’s not too late to enter the Red Beans & Race 5K Run/Walk on Saturday, March 11. Registration is $20. More information is available at All proceeds from the event will benefit the ASU Foundation.


Genova & Dimitrov to perform at Fowler Center
As one of the Riceland Distinguished Performance Series events, the sensational European piano duo of Genova & Dimitrov Piano Duo Genova & Dimitrovwill perform Thursday, March 9. The concert will begin at 7:30 p.m., as the piano duo shows off both of the Fowler Center’s concert grand pianos. In addition to the concert, Genova & Dimitrov will hold a master class on Friday, March 10, for music students. The Fowler Center concert program will include compositions by Brahms, Rachmaninov, Busoni, Ravel, and Gershwin. Performance tickets may be purchased by calling 972-2781 or online. Prices are $23 and $15 for ASU faculty and staff with a special ASU student rate of $10 and $6. For more, see the NewsPage.

Network On Wheels to provide technology, today
The Cisco Systems “Network On Wheels” (NOW) van will be on campus today to provide interested faculty, staff, and students with an opportunity to see the latest in network technologies. This event is sponsored by Information & Technology Services, Cisco Systems, and Prosys. The van will be located beside the Information & Technology Services data center, 2713 Pawnee, on the east side of the campus. Please follow this link for more details and to register. Light food and beverages will be available. The event is free and open to the public, but registration is required to attend.

Cross-Town Trio to perform March 8
The Department of Music will present the ensemble Cross-Town Trio in concert Wednesday, March 8, at 7:30 p.m. in the Fine Arts Center Recital Hall. As a chamber music ensemble, the trio formed the group six years ago in response to the theme of the World Saxophone Congress XII held in Montreal. Dr. Karen Griebling, viola, and Dr. John Krebs, piano, both teach at Hendrix College and Dr. Jackie Lamar, saxophone, teaches at the University of Central Arkansas. In addition to the Montreal Congress, Cross-Town Trio has performed at the Arkansas Governor’s School and with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Chamber Music Series “Music in the Market.” Admission is free. For more details, see the NewsPage.

Faculty Recital to host guest violinist
The Department of Music will present a Faculty Recital on Sunday, March 12, at 3 p.m. in Fowler Center, Riceland Hall. The recital will include faculty member Dr. Lauren Schack Clark and guest violinist Dr. Stephen Sims. The program for the afternoon will include Tre Canti by Ildebrando Pizzetti, Sonata in G Minor by Claude Debussy, and Sonata in A Major by César Franck. The concert is free and open to the public. For more details, see the NewsPage.

Faculty Resource Guide is now online
The 2006 edition of the Faculty Resource Guide is now available online in PDF format through a link on the NewsPage. The University Communications Office surveyed all full-time faculty last fall to gather and update entries for the latest edition. Copies have been distributed to selected news media representatives in Jonesboro, Little Rock and Memphis, and also to the deans and chairs. In addition to news media, the guide is often used by civic organizations and others seeking faculty expertise. It's not too early to start submitting information for the next edition. Send revisions and additions to Tom Moore, director of university communications,

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