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98th Year

Sept. 5, 2007


* Order of the Tribe, Thursday, Sept. 6,
7 p.m., RCSS/Student Union Heritage Plaza Lawn

* Board of Trustees meeting, Friday,
Sept. 7, 10 a.m.,
Centennial Hall,
Student Union

* Legislative Day, Saturday, Sept. 8


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Center for Teaching and Learning offers workshop
The Faculty Center for Teaching and Learning will sponsor a workshop, "Teaching That Promotes Learning," on Thursday, Sept. 13, in the Grand Hall, Fowler Center. Dr. Maryellen Weimer, Penn State University, will offer an interactive presentation based on her book, Learning-Centered Teaching. Dr. Weimer will address balancing the learning needs of today's college students with the content and skill demands of degree and professional programs. Duplicate sessions of the workshop will be offered; Session I is from 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., and Session II is from 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. To register for either session, contact Patti Reed, ext. 3057.

Dr. Fears completes Air Force Fellowship
Dr. Lillie Mae Fears, Journalism, recently completed a 10-week summer research fellowship with the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory at Brooks City-Base in San Antonio. Her project examined the day-to-day lives of female citizens left behind in war-torn Iraq. In researching these women's lives, Fears conducted survey interviews with reporters and Middle East correspondents covering Iraq, including journalists working for CNN, the Washington Post, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, the Salt Lake Tribune, and NBC Nightly News.

ASU to field Moot Court Team as part of pre-law program
The Department of Political Science has announced plans to establish a moot court team as part of its pre-law program. All undergraduate students interested in participating are invited to attend a meeting on Friday, Sept. 7, 7 p.m., in the Osage Room of the Student Center. Undergraduate Moot Court is a competitive program in which students argue fictitious cases under the rules of appellate advocacy used by the U.S. Supreme Court. Moot court combines skills that our students require for success in law, academics, business, or for competence in research, writing, and public speaking. For details, contact Dr. Hans Hacker or Dr. Richard Wang, chair, Department of Political Science.

Tribal Leadership Center holds Order of the Tribe
The Tribal Leadership Center will hold the Order of the Tribe final edition on Thursday, Sept. 6, at 7 p.m. on the Reng Student Services Center/Student Union Heritage Plaza Lawn. This event, designed to acclimate first-year students into the ASU traditions, includes historical information about ASU-Jonesboro. Speakers will include Chancellor Potts, Jonesboro Mayor Doug Formon, and student leaders. The ASU Marching Indians will also perform. All faculty, staff, and students are invited.

The Great A-State Tailgate Caravan takes place downtown
The Great A-State Tailgate Caravan, part of the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce's 11th annual "Paint the Town Red" Festivities, will take place Friday,
Sept. 7, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in downtown Jonesboro. Coach Steve Roberts and the football Team will be on hand, as will be the cheerleaders, the A-team, the ASU Marching Indians band, and Red. ASU's Multicultural Affairs office will escort a group of  international students, and Non-traditional Student Services will also escort a group of students, who will meet at the Chi Omega Fountain on Aggie Road and caravan downtown for the festivities. For more caravan information, contact Jerrod O. Lockhart or Kimberley Johnson, ext. 2055. 

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