|April 20, 2007
Chonda Pierce, tonight, 7:30
* ASU Ringers, Monday, April 23, 7:30
* Community Chorus auditions,
Monday-Tuesday, April 23-24, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
* Canadian Brass, Tuesday, April 24,
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Dr. Keyes attends, presents at conference
Dr. Dixie Keyes, Teacher Education, recently attended and
presented at the American Educational Research Association (AERA)
annual conference in Chicago. She
"The Strength of the Curriculum-Making Stance in Narrative
Meaning-Making: The Constellation of a Curriculum Maker Framework,"
and "Teachers as Curriculum Makers and Metaphor Makers: A Knowledge
Community Experience." Dr. Keyes belongs to two divisions within the
organization, Division B, Curriculum Studies, and Division K,
Teaching and Teacher Education, as well as the Narrative and
Research Special Interest Group (SIG).
Dr. Farris, PhD students, win environmental award
Dr. Jerry Farris, Environmental Biology, and Environmental
Science PhD students Aaron Archer and Mathangi Gopalan, received a
$15,000 Environmental Stewardship Award from Entergy Corporation.
This grant will fund research assessing the environmental impacts of
dust suppressant made from acidulated soybean soapstock.
Lt. Col. Dave Grossman to speak at conference
On Monday, April 30, from 9:20 a.m.-12 p.m., Lt. Col. Dave Grossman
of the Killology Research Group will present “Lessons from
Jonesboro, Littleton, and Vietnam: How Kids Are Learning to Kill and
Learning to Like It.” Grossman’s lecture is presented as part of the
Arkansas Association of Professors of Educational Administration’s
annual conference. The lecture will take place in ASU's Student
1 p.m.-2 p.m., the conference will host Dr. Tom Kimbrell, AAEA
executive director, and District 20 State Rep. Johnnie Roebuck of
Arkadelphia, speaking on “K-12 Legislation: The 2007 Legislative
are free and open to the public and ASU faculty, staff, and
For details, contact Dr. Mitchell
L. Holifield at ext. 3062.
Canadian Brass to perform in
finale of Fowler Series
The internationally acclaimed
Canadian Brass will make their only Arkansas appearance in the
season finale of the Fowler Series on Tuesday, April 24, at 7:30
p.m. in Riceland Hall, Fowler Center.
The group has a long history of recording classical
repertoire. They have a special affinity for Baroque music, which
requires the brilliance and musical structure that has become the
Canadian Brass’ trademark. Particularly drawn to the works of J.S.
they also perform Purcell, Vivaldi, Gabrieli, Pachelbel, Beethoven
and Wagner — all in meticulously crafted transcriptions, but
selections from Glenn Miller are not unheard of.
to the Canadian Brass performance are $30 and $20 for adults; $23
and $15 for students and senior citizens; and $10 and $6 for ASU
students.Tickets may be
purchased by calling ext. ASU1 (ext. 2781).
Spring Pottery Sale featuring Dept. of Art potters
The Department of Art sponsors its annual spring
pottery sale in the Fine Arts Center Thursday and
Friday, April 26-27, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and
Saturday, April 28, from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. For details, contact the Art Department at
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