Inside ASU, News for Faculty & Staff, Arkansas State University
                                                                                         If you experience problems viewing this e-mail, click here for the online version.
99th Year

March 9, 2009

Calendar highlights:

Information session, Agri Costa Rica study tour, Monday, March 6,
12 noon,
Chocktaw Room, Student Union

Multicultural Week, March 9-14

The Miracles of Baddour Center with the ASU Concert Choir, Tuesday, March 10,
11 a.m., Riceland Hall,
Fowler Center

Disabilities Awareness Week,
March 10-17


Inside ASU Archive

Campus News
faculty & staff

ASU Home Page

E-mail Directories

First Friday

Human Resources

ASU Athletics

Inside ASU
is produced by the
Office of University
Room 102
Administration Bldg.

(870) 972-3056 
fax (870) 972-3069


Bradbury Gallery holds opening reception for 'BOB!'
In May of 2008, one of America’s best-known artists, Robert Rauschenberg, died. ASU's Bradbury Gallery will host an exhibition that is a tribute to this significRauschenberg's photographic print "Study for a Chinese Summerhall (Bottles), 1983," will be among the works displayed at the Bradbury Gallery, Thursday, March 12, at 5 p.m. ant American artist. “BOB! A Tribute to Robert Rauschenberg” opens on Thursday, March 12, at 5 p.m. with a reception. Both the reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public. The exhibition runs through Friday, April 17. Rauschenberg's work with non-traditional materials, from house paint to found objects, created what he termed “combines.” This three-dimensional process, now known as assemblage, is the style of work that brought him prominence as an artist and remained his signature throughout his lifetime. He was also a performance artist, an ambassador, and an inspiration and influence for numerous artists. For details, contact Les Christensen, director, Bradbury Gallery, at ext. 2567. 

Model United Nations delegates win 'Outstanding' award
Dr. Charles Hartwig, Political Science, served as the faculty advisor for ASU's delegates to the recent 49th Annual Midwest Model United Nations in St. Louis, where they earned the “Outstanding Delegation” award. More than 500 students from 54 colleges and universities, representing some 89 countries, took part in the competition. The ASU students represented South Africa at the three-and-a-half day meet. The Outstanding Delegation award was won by ASU's head delegate Isaac Ong’oa, a Heritage Studies student from Kitale, Kenya, and Brian Maina, a senior Radio-Television major from Nairobi, Kenya. The pair formed a team in the Economic and Social Council plenary sessions during the final two days of the conference. Dr. Hartwig also made a presentation to the other faculty advisors and the MMUN Board of Directors for an innovative type of Security Council at the 2010 meet. The ASU delegates were sponsored by the ASU Model United Nations Organization and the Department of Political Science. For details, see the NewsPage release.

University Planning Committee to meet Friday
The University Planning Committee is scheduled to meet on Friday, March 13, at 9 a.m. in the Dean B. Ellis Library Board Room (8th Floor). Discussion of fees will occur.

ASU Museum opens Mayan Medallion exhibit Saturday
The secrets of a vanished civilization await visitors to the ASU Museum beginning Saturday, March 14, at 1 p.m. with the opening of the new exhibit, “The Mystery of the Mayan Medallion.” Visitors will enter the ancient and intriguing world of Palenque, Mexico, where the Mayan empire prospered for thousands of years. Visitors can seek out the secrets of an ancient tomb and search for a valuable artifact while exploring concepts in math, science, and history in a unique setting. Join the museum staff for fun, exploration, and refreshments at the opening celebration, which is free and open to the public. The exhibit runs through Sunday, June 14. For details, call Lenore Shoults, assistant director, ASU Museum, at ext. 2074, or see the NewsPage release.

Lawrence to conduct Guerilla Marketing Boot Camp
Arkansas State University’s Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC) is introducing a new training seminar designed to assist small business owners in northeast and north central Arkansas called Guerrilla Marketing Boot Camp. Herb Lawrence, center director for SBTDC, was recently certified as a guerilla marketer in Orlando, Fla. Lawrence completed instruction from guerilla marketing founder Jay Conrad Levinson and will conduct the seminar. The Guerrilla Marketing Boot Camp is also being offered 6-9 p.m., Tuesday, March 17, at the University of Arkansas Community College at Batesville (UACCB), 2001 White Drive, Independence Hall 104, in Batesville, and again Thursday, March 26, at the ASU Technical Center, 5504 Krueger Drive, in Jonesboro. For details, contact Susan Glasgow at the SBTDC at ext. 3517.

Back to the top