Inside ASU, News for Faculty & Staff, Arkansas State University
98th Year

Aug. 27, 2007


* Yearbook Portraits,
this week,
Student Union

* College of Nursing & Health Professions, 25th Anniversary Celebration, Thursdays, Aug. 30,
3-5 p.m., Centennial Hall, Student Union


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13th annual Judd Hill Field Day set for Thursday, Aug. 30
The 13th annual Judd Hill Cotton Technology Field Day will be Thursday, Aug. 30, at Judd Hill Plantation. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Congressman Marion Berry will be this year's keynote speaker. Judd Hill Field Day showcases innovative developments in cotton production, including cotton seed variety trials, soil and water conservation measures, and new technologies related to agricultural production. For more information, visit

United Way Day of Caring volunteers needed
The 14th annual United Way of Northeast Arkansas Day of Caring will be Friday, Sept. 14, 8 a.m.-4 p.m., and volunteers are needed. ASU faculty and staff have traditionally contributed greatly to this event and are needed more than ever this year. To volunteer, contact Jill Bristow, special events coordinator, University Advancement, at ext. 3362.

Dr. Malpezzi publishes essay introduction to new edition
Dr. Frances M. Malpezzi, English, has published an essay, "The Parson Fictionalized: A Reprise, " in the recent issue of the George Herbert Journal. Her work serves as an introduction to the reprint of a 1910 short story by Marjorie Bowen, a prolific British writer of popular and historical fiction. The short story, originally published in Harper's Monthly Magazine, features George Herbert, the 17th-century poet/minister, known best for poems like "Easter Wings," "The Collar," and "The Windows."

Dr. Srivatsan is invited presenter at annual meeting
Dr. Malathi Srivatsan, Molecular Biology, was invited to speak at the recent annual meeting of the International Society for Drug Abuse Research, held in Merida, Mexico. Her talk, "Nicotine and neuro-immuno-modulation in the autonomic nervous system" was well-received by the 87 international scientists attending the meeting. Dr. Srivatsan's research at ASU is supported by funds from the drug abuse division of the National Institute of Health (NIH) and is also supported by ABI.

Yearbook photos for faculty and staff this week
Reminder: Yearbook portraits by Child Art Studio will be made this week, today through Friday, Aug. 27-31, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Student Union, center court area. Yearbook photos are used widely within the university, including reproduction in Inside ASU. Anyone who does not have a current photo (made in the past three years) on file should have a photo made this week. The staff of Inside ASU thanks you profusely in advance.

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