Dr. William McLean presents paper
Dr. William P. McLean, Political Science, recently presented a
paper titled Environmental Racism and the South: A Spatial
Analysis at the Citadel Symposium on Southern Politics in
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historian to speak at Blues
Medical historian Keith Wailoo will present the featured lecture at
Delta Blues Symposium XII: Delta Diversity, sponsored by the
Department of English and Philosophy on Friday, March 31. Professor
of history at Rutgers University, Wailoo will speak on How Cancer
Crossed the Color Line: Problems with Identity and Regional in the
War on Disease in the Student Union auditorium at 4:30
p.m. Wailoo, who previously taught at the University of North
Carolina at Chapel Hill, holds a joint appointment at Rutgers in the
Department of History and the Institute of Health, Health Care
Policy, and Aging Research. The focus of his research and teaching
has been the relationship of disease and research in the biomedical
sciences to issues of race, group identity, and health policy. Visit
www.clt.astate.edu/blues or the
NewsPage for details about this and other symposium
presentations. Wailoo’s lecture,
like all Symposium events, is free and open to the public.
Third Brown Bag Lecture is March
The College of Humanities and
Social Science will host the third 2006 Brown Bag Lecture Series
Wednesday, March 29, at 2 p.m. in room 216 of Wilson Hall. The
lecture, Racial Bias in the Justice System, will be presented
by Dr. Doris Chu, Dr. Ellen Lemley and Dr. Greg
Russell, all of Criminology. The next Brown Bag Lecture will be Wednesday, April 12, with Dr.
Gretchen Hill and Dr. Chris Wienke, both of Sociology,
presenting a lecture titled Do Coupled Gays and Lesbians Differ
From Married Heterosexuals? Relationship Status, Sexual Orientation
and the Well-Being of Men and Women.
Last Preview Day scheduled for March 30
ASU will host the last Preview Day of the year
on Thursday, March 30, for all high school students interested in
enrolling at ASU. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. in Fowler Center
with events continuing throughout the day until 1 p.m.
Preview Day provides an opportunity for high school seniors to see
ASU first hand and experience the campus atmosphere by interacting
with currently enrolled students as well as faculty and staff.
Students and their family members will have the opportunity to ask
questions about majors and degrees during the academic expo and
learn more about campus life and activities in the student life
expo. New Student Orientation sessions begin April 20 with eight sessions
through Aug. 18.
for Life is April 7
Relay for Life, the American Cancer
Society’s signature event to celebrate, to remember and to raise
funds for the fight against cancer, will be held Friday, April 7,
from 6 p.m. until 6 a.m. Every year, ASU students sponsor a Relay
for Life on campus. This year, faculty and staff cancer
survivors have formed a team, which they named ASTATE of Survival.
If you are a cancer survivor, please sign up to join the team. If
you, a friend, or family member have experienced cancer, you are
invited to the survivors website to make a donation in support of
the American Cancer Society’s mission.
Click here to see the website. For more details on how to join
the team, contact Rosemary Freer at 972-2038 or Tami Freeman at
Spring Break and campus announcement
We hope all faculty and students enjoy a
break from classes next week. Offices will be open during
normal business hours. Watch for news of a campus announcement
when everyone returns to campus on March 27!
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