Dr. Coleman receives recertification from NICET
Charles Coleman, Engineering, has received
his recertification from NICET (National Institute for Certification
in Engineering Technologies). A NICET certification is granted when
applicants have demonstrated, through examination and work
experience, the knowledge and skills required to properly function
in a capacity relevant to the certification.
Edrington co-authors paper; presents in Korea
Dr. Chris S. Edrington,
Engineering, has co-authored a paper with colleagues from the
University of Texas. The paper titled Innovative
Techniques for the Measurement of Mutual Inductance of a Switched
Reluctance Machine, is accepted for publication and presentation
at the IEEE-Power Electronics Specialists Conference (PESC) to be
held in Jehu, Korea, this June.
Symphony concert to feature
Symphony Orchestra will present the annual Spring Pops Concert,
featuring George Gershwin’s Rhapsody in Blue with pianist
Dr. Lauren Shack Clark as soloist on Saturday, April 29, at 7:30
p.m. in Fowler Center. Call 870-972-ASU1 for tickets. Tickets are
$15 for adults, $10 senior for adults and $5 for students (college
age and under).
Annual staff picnic: Wednesday, May 17
The annual staff picnic will be Wednesday,
May 17, from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. with tons of hot dogs and
hamburgers, potato salad and baked beans, plus a silent auction and
bake sale. Volunteers are needed, as this event normally serves
approximately 450 people. So, please contact Ann Ford at 2067 or via
email at firstname.lastname@example.org to
help. The staff picnic is the only fund raiser for the Staff Senate
with the proceeds benefiting the Staff Senate Education Stipend.
Last year, 10 individuals received $200 in educational stipends.
faculty publishes and presents
members in philosophy have recently published several articles, been
invited for presentations and been selected for an NEH program.
Dr. Eric Cave published an encyclopedia article titled
"Seduction" in Sex from Plato to Paglia: A Philosophical
Encyclopedia, Greenwood Press. His article "A Normative
Version of Expected Utility Theory" will be in the next issue of
Journal of Value Inquiry. He also presented his paper
"Manipulation and Autonomy" at the 33rd Conference on Value Inquiry:
Market Values and Moral Values, in Rockeville Center, N.Y.
Dr. Don Merrell’s article "Believing With All Your Might: A
Problem for Doxastic Degrees" is forthcoming from the Southwest
Philosophical Review. His article "Theoretical Identity, Reference
Fixing, and Boyd's Defense of Type-Materialism" is forthcoming from
Philosophia. Merrell’s article "Token Materialism is Not
Immune to Kripke's Essentialist Anti-Materialist Argument" was
published in Philosophia, and he presented his paper "Introspection
and Belief" at the New Mexico/Southwest Texas Philosophical Society
annual meeting in Las Cruces, N.M.
Dr. Jeanine Weekes Schroer will present an invited paper
“Blue Delta: Radical Black Feminist in the Conservative South” at
the Central Division Meeting of the American Philosophical
Association this week in Chicago.
Dr. Robert Schroer’s article “The Reticence of Visual
Phenomenal Character: A Spatial Interpretation of Transparency,” was
accepted for publication in The Australasian Journal of Philosophy.
He presented his paper "Recognizing the connection between the
Explanatory Gap, Transparency, and the 'Recognitional Concept
Strategy,' " at the 98th annual meeting of the Southern Society for
Philosophy and Psychology in Charleston, S.C. He will present
his paper "Can the mere passage of time justify a belief? A defense
of memory foundationalism," at the Central Division meeting of the
American Philosophical Association in Chicago. Schroer also
has been selected to participate in a six-week National Endowment
for the Humanities summer seminar, “Mind and Metaphysics” at
Washington University in St. Louis.
Design team wins again!
For the seventh year in a
row, the ASU Steel Bridge Team will compete at the National Student
Steel Bridge Competition on May 26-27 in Salt Lake City after
receiving second place overall in the Deep South Regional Conference
recently, in Memphis. The Steel Bridge Team placed first in
construction speed and economy. The team also placed second in
stiffness, efficiency, lightness and aesthetics. The Concrete Canoe
Team (shown at left) received third place over all. They also
received third place in the men’s sprints, men’s endurance and the
co-ed race. Faculty advisor is Dr. Tom Parsons, director of
civil and agricultural engineering.
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