|Day of Caring
The United Way Day of
Caring will be Friday, Sept. 15,
and volunteers are urgently needed!
Click here to fill out the
form. Jill Bristow, special
coordinator in University Advancement, is coordinating ASU's United
Way activity this year ... contact her at 972-3362 or by
e-mail for details.
Simpson appointed to honor society committee
Molly Simpson, Theatre, has been appointed
to the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi National Artist Selection
Committee. Composed of one member from each of the society’s five
regions, the Artist Selection Committee evaluates nominees and selects Phi Kappa Phi’s
Artist. In 1983, the Artist Award was established to recognize the
achievements of those who have displayed talents in the broad realm
of the creative, graphic, performing, visual, and/or fine arts.
paper accepted in SECAC Review
Gill, Art, has a paper accepted for the spring issue of SECAC
Review titled "Aphrodite’s Bath: Mediating Difference in
Classical Antiquity." She will also be presenting a paper titled "An Architecture of Abundance: The
'Women’s Baths' of Ptolemaic
Egypt" at the October meeting of the Southeastern College Art
Conference in Nashville.
Greenwalt appointed to Federal
Dr. Bert Greenwalt, Agricultural Economics,
to serve on the District Industry Council of the Federal Reserve
Bank of St. Louis. The St. Louis Federal Reserve is one of 12 banks
that comprise the Federal Reserve System, which formulates monetary
policy, regulates state-charted member banks and bank holding
companies, and provides payment services to financial institutions
and the U.S. government. Greenwalt is one of six Arkansans asked to
serve on the council.
Dr. Richard Burns publishes article in journal
Dr. Richard Burns, English
Folklore, recently published an article, "I Got My Duffel
Bag Packed/And I'm Goin' to Iraq': Marching Chants in
the Military" in a special issue of the journal, "Ballads and
Songs -- International Studies" (BASIS). The issue is titled "Ballad
Mediations: Folksongs Recovered, Represented, and Re-imagined."
Furthering his interest in military folklore, Burns' article
explores the recycling of
military marching chants that have emerged during the Iraq War. His
documents and discusses oral traditions and innovations that drill
instructors employ as they prepare their charges for the field.
Living off the Land opens Sunday
in the Museum
The ASU Museum announces the
opening of the new permanent exhibit, Living Off the Land about
life in this part of the state during the late 19th and early 20th
century. An opening reception will be held this Sunday, Aug. 27,
from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. The public is invited. For details,
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