Dr. Robyn Hannigan receives major national
Dr. Robyn Hannigan, Chemistry and Physics, has received the
American Chemical Society 2007 Award for Encouraging Disadvantaged
Students into Careers in the Chemical Sciences. This award is
sponsored by the Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation and includes
presentation of a medal as well as a $5,000 honorarium. Formal
presentation of the award will occur at the ACS national meeting
Dean Hanrahan honored by alma mater
Dr. Susan Hanrahan, Nursing and Health Professions, will be
honored at her alma mater, the University of Kansas Medical Center,
this weekend during ceremonies in Kansas City. Dean Hanrahan will
receive the Distinguished Allied Health Alumna award from the KU
Medical Center Alumni Association. Hanrahan, also a professor of
physical therapy, received her bachelor's and master's degrees at
Theatre professor receives Arts Council Fellowship
Jeff McLaughlin, Theatre, has been awarded an Arkansas Arts
Council Fellowship, and will be accepting the award during a
ceremony next month at the Governorís Mansion in Little Rock.
Arkansas Arts Council Individual Artist Fellowships award $4,000 to
recognize artistic ability. The artists selected have demonstrated a
career commitment to the art discipline for which they apply and
have created a substantial body of work. This year, the Arts Council
will present seven awards totaling $28,000. The artists will be
recognized in a ceremony during the Governorís Arts Awards.
Geriatrician Dr. Lipschitz speaking here Friday
The Department of Nursing and the Center
on Aging-Northeast will host Dr. David Lipschitz, a world-renowned
geriatrician, lecturer and author this Friday, Sept. 15.
Dr. Lipschitz is chair of the Donald W. Reynolds Department of
Geriatrics and director of the Institute on Aging at the University
of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He has authored a
book, Breaking the Rules of Aging and hosted a 26-segment TV
series Aging Successfully with Dr. David, which aired on PBS.
Dr. Lipschitz will be speaking on Baby Boomers: The
Healthcare Challenge of the Future in the Convocation Center
Auditorium from 10 - 11 a.m. All faculty, staff and students are
invited to attend.
Gubernatorial Debate at
A-State will be Monday
The Student Government Association is
sponsoring the televised debate between Mike Beebe and Asa
Hutchinson on Monday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m. in Riceland Hall of
Fowler Center. KAIT-TV is producing
and airing the broadcast, which also will be carried on KASU, the
public broadcasting service of ASU. A reserved seat ticket is
required for admission. Approximately two-thirds of the tickets will
be distributed through the respective campaigns, with the remainder
distributed to students, faculty and staff with a valid ASU ID. The
SGA will give away tickets on a first-come, first-served basis,
beginning Thursday at 1 p.m. at Campus Information in the Student
Union. KAIT will stream the debate live on KAIT8.com beginning
at 7 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center, then broadcast it on Channel 8 at 9 p.m. KASU will
carry it live on 91.9 FM.
Power of Hope Celebration
set for Sept. 26
The College of Nursing and
Health Professions is hosting the Power of Hope Celebration
in coordination with several local organizations and churches in
Jonesboro that are planning similar
events. ASU's Power
of Hope Celebration will be Tuesday, Sept. 26, from 2-3
p.m. in the Student Union Auditorium. The event will include invited
speakers Angie Schmidt, Nursing, and Troy Vincent,
Counseling, as well as great music from the Department of Music. The
event is celebratory, as each of the speakers has overcome
life's obstacles and benefited from the power of hope.
Everyone is invited.
announces 2006-07 season
The Department of Theatre has released the schedule for the 2006-07
The season will open in late September with The God of Hell
by Sam Shepard with performance dates on Sept. 29-30 & Oct. 3-4.
The Diviners by James Leonard Jr. will be Nov. 10-11 & 14-15. And, coming up in 2007 is The House of Yes by Wendy
MacLeod on Feb. 9-10 & 13-14. The ASU Theatre welcomes the 2007
Arkansas Repertory Theatre touring production of Fences by
August Wilson on Feb. 20-21 & 23-24. The final show of the
2006-07 season is Twelfth Night by William Shakespeare on
April 6-7 & 10-11. All seating is reserved. Tickets should be
purchased in advance at the Central Box Office in the Convocation
Center for $8 or by calling 972-ASU1, or
online. Tickets may be
purchased at the door prior to the performance for $10 (if
available). Advanced reservations are highly recommended.
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