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August 28, 2009

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Dr. Mello publishes article on logistics research theory
Dr. John E. Mello, Marketing, recently publish
Dr. John E. Melloed an article in the Journal of Business Logistics, the top-ranked journal in the logistics field.  His article,“A Refined View of Grounded Theory and Its Application to Logistics Research,” explores the use of the grounded theory research methodology to investigate logistics phenomena. The article explains why grounded theory, little used in the logistics field, offers great promise for research into the social processes involved in logistics and supply chain operations.

Dr. Srivatsan, students, present nanotechnology research
Dr. Malathi Srivatsan, Molecular Biology, and her students recently participated in the WiNS Center Nanotechnology and Healthcare Education and Training Program held atDr. Malathi Srivatsan the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville. Dr. Srivatsan presented her research in a talk, ”Nanomaterials  and neuroregeneration,” and graduate student Seth Schirmer presented his research results on “Spinal cord injury and regeneration: use of carbon nanotubes as a growth promoting substratum." Dr. Srivatsan  also conducted a training workshop, “Fluorescence microscopy to study cellular interaction with nanomaterials,”  for graduate students in bioengineering. ASU graduate students Madhumita Paul and Seth Schirmer assisted her in conducting this workshop. This meeting provided an opportunity for Dr. Srivatsan and her students to share results from research performed in her laboratory at ASU with other participants from the University of Arkansas at Fayetteville, and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, as well as with students from Tennessee and Oklahoma.

STFM opens 'Growing Up in the Delta' Sept. 4
The Southern Tenant Farmers Museum, 117 Main Street, Tyronza, will host an exhibition, “Growing Up in the Delta, ” opening FriNancy LaFarra Wilson's "Is It Quittin' Time Yet?" will be on display through the month of September at the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum,, Sept. 4, and running through Wednesday, Sept. 30. This exhibition displays the work of Nancy LaFarra Wilson of McGehee. An opening reception will be held Friday, Sept. 11, beginning at 7 p.m. Hours for this exhibition at the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum will be 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Monday-Friday, and 12 noon-3 p.m. on Saturday. The exhibition and the opening reception are free and open to the public. “Growing Up in the Delta” will include approximately 25 works of art. For more information on “Growing Up in the Delta,” call the Southern Tenant Farmers Museum at (870) 487-2909, or visit the museum on the Web at

Entrepreneur social slated for Aug. 31
Students at Arkansas State University interested in entering the Business Plan Competition for 2009 should make plans to attend the entrepreneurship social Monday, Aug. 31, at noon in the College of Business building. The Business Plan Competition is in its second year and is open to all students, undergraduate and graduate, enrolled at ASU. The competition is open to all ASU students, regardless of major. Students are allowed to work in teams of up to five people and must provide a five-page business plan. They may pick up an entry form and a ‘How-to Guide for Writing the ASU Business Plan,’ which are included in the plan package. For more information, contact Dr. Erick Chang, Management, ext. 3430, or see the NewsPage release.
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