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June 6, 2007

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ASU authors' paper nominated for award
Dr. Anne Grippo, Biology, Dr. Robyn Hannigan, Chemistry and Physics, and former ASU chemistry student Bradley Hamilton (now a pharmacy student at UAMS), along with Dr. Bill Gurley, UAMS College of Pharmacy, have written an article that has been nominated for the Literature Award in Pharmacy Practice Research, sponsored by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Foundation. The article, "Metal content of ephedra-containing dietary supplements and select botanicals," was published in April 2006 in the American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy. The Pharmacy Practice Research Award recognizes an outstanding contribution to the biomedical literature that is relevant to pharmacy practice in hospitals and health systems.

Department of Biology marks 100th article in Sun series
ASU's Department of Biology saw the publication of its 100th article in a series that runs in The Jonesboro Sun. During the nearly two years these articles have been been published each week, since July 9, 2005, 43 ASU faculty members, nine graduate students, three undergraduate students, and four staff members from 13 university units have contributed to this column. Aptly, article #100, "ASU to offer a course on science communication, " which appeared Sunday, describes the efforts ASU is making in order to train science graduate students in science communication. For a complete listing of archived articles, go to and click on the tab labeled "Public Outreach," and then click on the link ASU Biology in the News and see Articles Written by Faculty.

Department of Biology continues radio, television shows
Monday at 4:44 p.m., the Department of Biology broadcast its radio show #77 on KASU 91.9 FM. Dr. Richard Grippo, Environmental Biology, talked about bats, fascinating flying mammals. ASU-TV and KAIT8 continue to broadcast ASU science videos, but those videos are also posted on YouTube. To watch Dr. Malathi Srivatsan on nerve regeneration, see;
to watch Dr. Alan Christian on aquatic ecology, see; to watch Dr. Jim Bednarz on the ivory-billed woodpecker, see; to watch Dr. Roger Buchanan on nicotine, see; to watch Dr. Stan Trauth on the snapping turtle, see

ASU graduate student presents at Clinton School
Isaac Ong'oa, graduate student in political science, was an invited presenter at the annual 21st Century Policy Makers' Conference. The conference, held at the Clinton Presidential Center, was sponsored by the University of Arkansas' Clinton School of Public Service in Little Rock. The focus of the conference was "Racial, Ethnic, and Religious Reconciliation," with Ong'oa presenting a paper on Hindu-Muslim conflict in South Asia. The conference included student participants from five schools of public service from around the country.

SAB Movie Series screens sci fi crime thriller
The Student Activities Board Movie Series will present Deja Vu, starring Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, and Paula Patton, on Monday, June 11, at 9 p.m. in the Student Union Auditorium. The film is free and open to all students, faculty, staff, and guests. Convenient parking is available in the attached parking garage. For more information, contact Martha Spack at ext. 2055.

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