Aug. 18, 2005

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* Move in Day,
* ASU Alumni Association's Watering Hole,

* First Year Convocation,
Sunday, 2 p.m.

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Inside ASU: now distributed twice each week
Welcome to a new edition of Inside ASU! Beginning today, Inside ASU will be distributed two times each week, on Monday and Thursday. Each edition will hopefully be a bit more brief and with more timely news. As always, University Communications welcomes your comments and suggestions for Inside ASU. Please send them to or

2005-06 Lecture~Concert Series season announced
The Lecture~Concert Series new season is announced with eight impressive events planned, beginning in September and continuing through March. The Lecture~Concert Series presents diverse programs to enrich the cultural life of the campus, community and region. All programs are free and open to the public. Here's a quick summary (brochures will be distributed soon):
  Amy Schlesing, Tuesday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reporter will speak on "A Year With America's Infantry: An Inside Look Into Life at War," Student Union, Auditorium.
  E. Lynn Harris, Tuesday, Sept. 27, at 7 p.m. The first black male cheerleader at his university and author of five best-selling novels, Harris will speak on "Writing and Achieving Your Dreams," Student Union, Auditorium.
  Morton Subotnick, (October date tba) at 7:30 p.m. Acknowledged pioneer in electronic music will present a laptop concert in the Theatre of Fowler Center.
  David Corn, Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. Longtime Washington editor and Fox News contributor, Corn will speak on "What's the State of the American News Media?" in the Student Union, Auditorium.
  Sir Harold Evans, Wednesday, Nov. 30, at 7 p.m. The Sir Harold Evans, Nov. 30legendary author, editor, and publisher will speak on "They Made America: Innovators from Steam Engines to Search Engines," Student Union, Auditorium.
  Philip Deloria, Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2006, at 7:30 p.m. Known for his book, "Playing Indian," he'll speak on "The Secret History of American Indian Modernity" in the Drama Theatre of Fowler Center.
  The Merling Trio, Tuesday, Feb. 28, 2006, at 7 p.m. Founded in 1988, the trio has established itself with a unique sound, blending musicians from Polish, Japanese and Dutch backgrounds. The Merling Trio will perform chamber music in classical, jazzy style in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center.
  Christopher Watson Dance Company, Tuesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. This dance company has performed throughout the United States and hails from Minneapolis. Their classical modern dance performance will be held at The Forum in downtown Jonesboro.

Saturday is Move In Day & Alumni Watering Hole
  Saturday, Aug. 20: Move In Day in all residence halls.
  Sunday, Aug. 21: First Year Convocation, 2 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center; Residence Hall Assn. Luau, 8 p.m. to midnight at Twin Towers.
  Monday, Aug. 22: First day of classes for ASU-Jonesboro.
  Wednesday, Aug. 24: ASU & Community Organization Fair, 10 a.m. -
2 p.m., Library Lawn and Student Union Courtyard.
  For more details and event listings, click here for the Welcome Week page.

Final New Student Orientation is tomorrow
Tomorrow is the final New Student Orientation for the academic year. Please remember to be on the lookout for visitors around campus and offer to lend a "helping hand" with directions or assistance. NSO begins at the Student Union between 7:30 and 8:30 a.m. with registration. Dedicated parking is available on the lot behind the International Student Center on the corner of Aggie Rd. and University Loop West. 

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