|April 23, 2007
ASU Ringers, tonight, April 23, 7:30
* Community Chorus auditions,
tonight-tomorrow, April 23-24, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
* Canadian Brass, Tuesday, April 24,
* University Planning Committee, Wednesday, April 25, 9 a.m.,
Board Room, 8th floor, Dean B. Ellis Library
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Dr. Romero to edit volume
Dr. Aldemaro Romero, Biology,
will edit a volume on epigean and hypogean fishes of China for
Springer, the world's second largest academic publisher. Romero's
is Dr. Yahui Zhao, researcher for the Institute of Zoology of the
Chinese Academy of Sciences. The volume will be published
simultaneously as a special issue of the prestigious journal
Environmental Biology of Fishes. The volume will cover diverse
aspects of the biology of surface and cave fishes of China. Romero
will contribute two chapters to the book, as well: one a review on
the diversity of Chinese cave fishes and the other on the history of
cave fish research in China. The publication represents an English
language update of new information from Chinese researchers in an
easy-to -access format for western researchers.
Six philosophy professors publish, present
Members of the Department of English and Philosophy published and/or
presented papers as part of recent research activities. Dr.
Charles Carr, chair of the department, presented "Three and a
Half Theories of Constitutional Interpretation" to a meeting of the
ASU Philosophy Club. Dr. Eric Cave saw "What's Wrong with
Motive Manipulation?" published in the journal Ethical Theory and
Moral Practice. Dr. Mike Cundall presented
"Teasing's Relation to Racist and Ethnic Humor" at the
Midsouth Philosophy Conference, Memphis. Dr. Don Merrell
presented "The Meaning of Life" to a meeting of the ASU Philosophy
Club. Dr. Jeanine Weekes Schroer presented "Continental
Philosophy Viewed with an Analytic Eye" to the ASU Philosophy Club.
Dr. Robert Schroer presented "How Can a Single Property Be
Both Qualitative and Dispositional in Nature?" at the annual meeting
of the Alabama Philosophical Society in Tuscaloosa. See more
presentations and upcoming
publications from these faculty members.
ASU to offer summer academic camps, discovery classes
The ASU campus will host several
summer academic camps and classes. The ASU Museum offers a
series of five-day Discovery Classes for students 8-13 years of age
at discounted rates for ASU Museum members, faculty, and staff.
Classes include "Earthquake, Volcano, and Tornado," "My Memory DVD,"
Ceramics, and Photography. The Department of Music will hold Choir
Camp. Junior and senior high students may stay on-campus or
off-campus. The Department of Music also offers two levels of Summer
Piano Festival, a day camp for students in grades 1-6 and 7-12. The
College of Nursing and Health Professions offers Health Professions
Day Camp for entering 9th and 10th grade students. The College of
Humanities and Social Sciences offers two sessions of CSI: Forensic
Science Camp, a five-night, on-campus program for entering 10th,
11th, and 12th grade students. The College of Agriculture holds
Horse Camp, a four-night, on-campus experience for students age
10-16. For information about these camps, including costs, or for
contact numbers, see
Delta Symphony Orchestra to perform at
The Delta Symphony Orchestra will be performing on Saturday, April
28, at 7:30 p.m., in Jonesboro's Fowler Center. This year's special
guest is Barbara Gay, formerly of Jonesboro, who will render such classics as "Fly Me to
the Moon," "I Only Have Eyes for You," "Fever," "Over the Rainbow,"
"Yesterday," and "It Had to Be You." Ray Lynn Green
of Paragould will conduct
"Colonel Bogey March," and the symphony will perform selections from
Gershwin's "Porgy and Bess," James Richen's "Symphonic Swing," and
Aaron Copland's "Buckaroo Holiday." Tickets are $15 adults, $10
senior adults, and $5 students. All music students receive a
complimentary ticket upon request.
Tickets are available online
or by calling 972-ASU1.
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