Inside ASU, News for Faculty & Staff, Arkansas State University
April 23, 2007

Calendar highlights:

ASU Ringers, tonight, April 23, 7:30 p.m.,

* Community Chorus auditions, tonight-tomorrow, April 23-24, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

* Canadian Brass, Tuesday, April 24,  
7:30 p.m.

* 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 co-editor 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 A-State Connections.

Delta Symphony Orchestra to perform at Fowler Center
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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