Science faculty and
students present in Alaska
Several students and faculty members from both Biological Sciences
and Environmental Sciences made oral presentations at the annual meeting of the North American Benthological Society in
Anchorage, earlier in June.
Graduate student S.E. Seagraves, Biological Sciences, with faculty
members J. L. Harris and Dr. Alan Christian, both of
Biological Sciences, and Dr. Jerry Farris, Environmental
Sciences, presented Conservation of the Ouachita Creekshell [Villosa
arkansasensis (Lea1852)]: reproduction and host fish suitability
in the Bulletin of the North American Benthological Society.
Undergraduate student R. L. Lawson and graduate student M. W. Matthews,
both of Biological Sciences, along with Christian, presented
Species and size selective predation of freshwater mussels on the
Buffalo National River.
Matthews, Seagraves, and Christian presented Assessment and evaluation
of native freshwater mussel assemblages of the Buffalo National
Undergraduate student A.M. Smith and Dr. Jeannette Loutsch, both
of Biological Sciences, along with Christian, presented The use
of micro-satellite analysis to determine paternity in freshwater
Christian, graduate student A. J. Peck, Environmental Sciences, along with
Harris and Farris, presented Movement patterns of freshwater
mussels following relocation: a case study of Potamilus capax and
Quadrula quadrula in an Arkansas drainage ditch.
For all the latest faculty and staff
achievements, go to Campus News.
Tichgelaar and Rowe present documentary
James H. Tichgelaar, Museum, and Bill
Rowe, Art, along with John Gibson presented the first screening
of the documentary, Why Only Killen? at the 42nd annual
memorial service, earlier this month, for James Cheney, Andrew Goodman, Michael Schwerner
and all other civil rights martyrs in Kemper and Neshoba
County, Miss. Why Only Killen? is the
story of the inadequate justice rendered after the 1964 slaying of the
three civil rights workers.
The documentary, a production of the Arkansas Delta Truth &
Justice Center, is written and directed by Gibson and Tichgelaar
with editing and cinematography by Tichgelaar, and editing and final
cuts by Rowe (Mojo Studio).
Retirement Reception for Jimmie Rushing
reception honoring Jimmie Rushing for 28 years of service to ASU
in the Department of Radio-Television will be held this Wednesday, 2 - 4 p.m., in the Radio-TV office
of the Communications/Education Building, room 152. Everyone is
Farewell Reception for Molly Phillips
A farewell reception will be held this Thursday from 3 - 5 p.m. in
the lobby of the Administration Building for Molly Phillips, Alumni
Relations, who will be leaving to move to North Carolina. Molly has
served as chapter development officer for the Alumni Association for
several years, and will be greatly missed among friends and alumni.
ABI and Honors team for summer internships
The first three students selected for the "Honors Summer
Undergraduate Research Internship in Biotechnology" will be
introduced to the news media Tuesday at the Arkansas Biosciences
Institute. ABI is collaborating with The Honors College to
made the research opportunities available. The interns and
their respective faculty mentors are: Ritika Gera of Jonesboro, Dr.
Anne Grippo; Swati Mishra of Jonesboro, Dr. Malathi Srivatsan; and
Kristen Shelton of Benton, Drs. Fabricio Medina-Bolivar and Dr. Anne
Grippo. They will discuss their individual
projects that are underway.
Thursday is the last day of
classes for Summer Session I, with final exams on Friday. ASU will
be closed on Tuesday, July 4, for Independence Day. The second
summer term begins on Wednesday, July 5, and continues until
Wednesday, Aug. 2. August Commencement will be held on Friday, Aug.
4. The fall semester begins on Monday, Aug. 21, with
scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 19.
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