Faculty members present at International meeting
Alan Christian and Dr. Stan Trauth, both of Zoology, Dr. Jerry
Farris, Environmental Sciences, and
Jerry Harris, Biology, along with
several students made presentations at the International meeting of the North
American Benthological Society in New Orleans the end of May.
Dr. Christian was the lead author for an invited oral presentation. Drs.
Christian, Trauth, and Farris and Harris made several other presentations which
included graduate students Waylon Hiler, Andy Peck, Mickey Matthews, and Sara
Seagraves, all of
Biological Sciences; Heide McIntyre, Environmental Sciences,
doctoral student Ben Wheeler, Environmental Sciences, and undergraduate student
Jason Gambill, Biological Sciences.
For more details about their presentations and the achievements of other
faculty and staff, see updates in
Bill Rowe's work featured in
The Julie Saul Gallery in New York City
will feature the neon sculpture of Bill Rowe, Art, in
the summer group exhibition, "Wordplay". The curator has assembled a collection of
recent work created by 23 well known and emerging artists. This group of work,
executed in a range of mediums and materials, celebrates the diversity of letter
forms, words and text as a visual expression in contemporary art. There are
myriad sources of typographic and textual inspiration represented by the artists. For more about the exhibit, see the
gallery web site.
Hood to present at ag-biotech meeting
Elizabeth Hood will speak next week at the National Agricultural Biotechnology
Council's conference in Nashville, "Agricultural
Biotechnology: Beyond Food and Energy to Health and the Environment,"
organized by the University of Kentucky and University of Tennessee. Her
topic is "Commercialization
Of A Protein Product From Transgenic Maize."
Hood is associate vice chancellor for research and technology transfer.
Academic Challenge Scholarship deadline
The Arkansas Department of Higher Education has
extended this year's deadline to apply for the Academic Challenge Scholarship to
July 1. More importantly, Gov. Mike Huckabee and the Arkansas Legislature
have increased the income eligibility limits along with the amount of the
scholarship. For more, see the web site
CSI Camp opens today
The Crime Scene Investigation (CSI)
camp opens today and continues through Friday. Five faculty members from Political Science, English
and Philosophy, Criminology, Sociology and Geography, as well as Chemistry and
Physics are coordinating the camp. High school juniors and seniors from
throughout Arkansas as well as the surrounding states will be on campus. For more details, please contact: Dr.
Gloria Gibson, program coordinator, and dean of the College of Humanities
and Social Sciences at 972-3973 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
New Student Orientation
on campus tomorrow
Nearly 350 parents
students will be on campus tomorrow for the next session of New Student
Orientation. They will begin the day between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. at the Student
Union (food court area), continuing throughout the day until 5 p.m. with various
meetings and activities across campus. The New Student Orientation sessions for
the month of June are full. However, there are several dates available in July
When you see visitors, please show them gracious hospitality by
offering a smile, a hello, or lending a helping hand to assist them in the right
direction. For more details or to see other NSO dates for the summer, see the
The Elves and the Shoemaker opens Wednesday
2005 Summer Children’s
Theatre will open the 10th anniversary season with “The Elves and the
Shoemaker” on Wednesday, June 22, at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., Thursday, June 23, at
10 a.m. and Friday, June 24, at 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. For tickets, call the
Central Box Office at 972-2781.
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