ASU represented at conference
Heritage Studies PhD student
Michael Bowman presented a paper at the 66th annual
conference of the Arkansas Historical Association (AHA) in Little
Rock. Bowman's paper, "A Regional Problem: How Television Framed the
Little Rock Central Crisis," was presented as part of a session,
"Arkansas' Path to Integration and Civil Rights," moderated by
Dr. Joe Key, History.
Rowe to be featured in
Bill Rowe, Art, is one
of the 18 artists chosen for Perspectives, a juried exhibition of
regional contemporary art, which will be on view at the
Memphis Brooks Museum of Art
June 22-Sept. 9. The exhibition will provide an overview of
contemporary art made within a 300-mile radius of Memphis. Works
chosen for the exhibition demonstrate how regionalisms, once defined
as peculiar characteristics of work produced outside of cultural
centers, have become strategies for dealing with local and global
issues embedded in a broad visual and philosophical context.
ABI student technician
attends, presents at conference
Carla Sockey, an undergraduate
student an animal technician in the ABI Animal Care Facility,
recently attended the American Association for Laboratory Animal
Science District 7 meeting in Arlington, Texas. At the meeting, she
presented a poster, "Undergraduate Opportunities in Animal Care and
Research at Arkansas State University." Sockey is a member of the
Arkansas Chapter of the American Association for Laboratory Science
Student Support Services is
"Bridging the Gap"
ASU's Student Support
Services announces their Summer Bridge program, "Bridging the Gap."
This summer program, from Wednesday-Friday, Aug. 15-17, is
designed to introduce incoming or non-traditional students to the
college experience and to provide them with an individualized
orientation to ASU. Certain criteria must be met in order to
participate in the Summer Bridge program, which is free. For
details, contact Sanoya Amienyi
at ext. 3123.
"Science in the Natural State"
airs each Monday
The radio program, "Science
in the Natural State," airs each Monday at 4:44 p.m. The
program is a production of the Department of Biological Sciences at
ASU, with support from the Department of Radio-Television. Dr. Aldemaro Romero, Biology, is the show's
producer, and graduate student Jane Anfinson is the executive
producer. The shows are written by Dr. Anne Grippo, Biology,
and Dr. Martin Huss, Botany. Ms. Joy Trauth, Biology, and
Dr. Romero serve as editors for the
scripts. Betsy Wiederkehr Huss narrates the segments, and she is
joined by various experts on a wide variety of fascinating topics. This week's
show, #74, features Dr. Maureen Dolan, Biochemistry/Molecular
Biology, discussing food forensics. "Science in the Natural State"
has been produced since February 2006.
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