Dr. Shivan Haran receives fellowship award
Dr. Shivan Haran,
Mechanical Engineering, has been awarded the IDeA Network of Biological Research Excellence (INBRE) summer 2006
Research Fellowship. The Arkansas INBRE is funded by a grant
from the National Center for Research Resources, under the
Institutional Development Award (IDeA) program of the National
Institutes of Health. Dr. Haran's project will focus on the
application of advanced signal processing techniques in the analysis
of neuronal signals.
White named president of ASCA
White, Speech Communication, was elevated to president of the
Arkansas State Communication Association at the spring meeting of
the association held recently in Bentonville. The ASCA is a group of
professionals devoted to the rigorous study and ethical practice of
oral communication as an essential discipline, life skill, and art
form. Through continuing teacher education, student participation
and scholarly publication, the association supports the efforts and
continued growth of communication teachers, students and
researchers. Dr. White will serve as president for one year.
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Arkansas Symphony to perform April 21
The Arkansas Symphony Orchestra will
present a concert at Fowler Center this Friday at 7:30
p.m., as part of the Riceland Distinguished Performance Series. The
symphony will present a concert of classical and popular music,
featuring Beethovenís famous Fifth Symphony and the
delightful Roman Carnival Overture by Berlioz. The Arkansas
Symphony Orchestra is celebrating its rich history this year, as it
marks the 40th anniversary. 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 details,
click here or call the Fowler
Center at 972-3471.
Concert Band and Symphonic
The Department of Music will
present the Concert Band and Symphonic Winds in concert on Sunday,
April 23, at 3 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center.
The Concert Band is conducted by Sherri Fincher. Musical
selections for the concert will include Olympic Fanfare and Theme,
Prayer of St. Gregory, Chanteys, and Havendance.
Under the direction of Dr. Ken Carroll, the Symphonic Winds
will perform musical selections that include Huldingungsmarsch,
Divertimento for Winds and Percussion, Almighty King,
and The Wizard of Oz. The
concert is free and open to the public. For more details, please
call the Department of Music at 972-2094.
needed for Earth Day
Leadership Center needs 100 volunteers to assist with a community
project for Earth Day, Saturday, April 22, at Craighead Forrest Park
and the Crowley's Ridge Nature Center. Activities will include tree
planting, dirt work, trail work, aquatic planting, mulching,
seeding, flower bed preparation, clean-up and camping area
improvements. All who volunteer will receive a free lunch, provided
by the Nature Center and Jonesboro Parks and Recreation. If you can
volunteer, please email
Legacy Society Wall of Honor unveiling
The Board of Directors of
the ASU Foundation will host a dedication for the Legacy Society
Wall of Honor this Friday at 12 noon in the rotunda of the
Dean B. Ellis Library. The dedication will feature an unveiling of
the new Wall of Honor, displaying the names of those individuals who
have remembered ASU in their estate plans or other planned giving
methods. Everyone is invited.
teams win state & regionals
Two men's intramural
basketball teams, Gorilla Nutts and 2 Gunz Up, and one women's
basketball team, Da Franchise Girls, played in the state intramural
basketball tournament last month. Gorilla Nutts and Da Franchise
Girls both won the state tournament and represented ASU and Arkansas at regionals the first week of April at Texas Christian University. At
regionals, Gorilla Nutts went 1-1 in tournament play, receiving a
bid to the National Tournament in Anaheim, Calif.,
in May. Members of the Gorilla Nutts team regularly practice and
play at the HPESS complex. Congrats to Mike Kraft and team!
Indian Baseball hosts faculty and
Friday, Saturday and
Sunday, April 21-23, is ASU Faculty and Staff weekend at Tomlinson
Stadium, as the Indians take on the Troy Trojans. Tickets are
only $2, and hot dogs are only 50 cents. Order tickets at
972-2781 or show the green promotional flier at the ticket window.
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