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

Sept. 14, 2007


* ASU Bookstore Game Day hours, Saturday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

* Constitution Day, Monday, 9 a.m.,
Centennial Hall

* Spanish and Latino Heritage Week,
Sept. 17-21

* Yearbook makeup portraits, 9-4 Monday,
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Centennial Celebration Web site now up and running
The new Centennial Celebration website is now up. The site is accessible through the ASU home page link or through the A-Z index under "C" for Centennial Celebration Office. Interested individuals on campus and in the community are encouraged to submit their stories, their memories, and their ideas for ways to celebrate. For details, contact Davita Parks, Centennial Office, ext. 3192.

ASU to hold third annual Constitution Day program
The Honorable Wendell Griffen of the Arkansas Court of Appeals will be the keynote speaker at ASU's third annual Constitution Day program, sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social Sciences. The program is Monday, Sept. 17, at 9 a.m., in Centennial Hall. Judge Griffen will deliver "Reflections on Ethical Challenges Surrounding the U.S. Constitution." Other program offerings include panels at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m., two screenings of the award-winning film, "Hoxie, the First Stand," and an interactive session. For details, contact Dr. Carol O'Connor at ext 3973.

Dr. Redeker publishes article on analysis of gases
Dr. Kelly Redeker, Analytical Chemistry, recently published an article in the Journal of Geophysical Research. Redeker's research explores the potential to use stable carbon isotopes to determine the age, point of origin, and emissions source of multiple atmospheric gases. Samples were taken from various locations in Northern Ireland. Redeker's article was titled, "Isotope values of atmospheric halocarbons and hydrocarbons from Irish urban, rural, and marine locations."

Dr. Bouldin receives appointment to state group
Dr. Jennifer Bouldin, Ecotoxicology, was appointed to a two-year term on the Arkansas Wastewater Licensing committee. This committee of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality oversees the licensing of all wastewater treatment personnel. Dr. Bouldin, director of ASU's Ecotoxicology Laboratory, periodically offers workshops that fulfill wastewater and water treatment licensing continuing education. Her workshops also provide credit hours in those areas.

Governor appoints Dr. Easton to counseling board
Dr. Crystal Easton, Psychology and Counseling, has been appointed by Gov. Mike Beebe to a three-year term on the Arkansas Board of Examiners in Counseling (ARBOEC), representing Counselor Educators of Arkansas. Dr. Easton attended her first meeting last week.

Dr. Gill awarded Getty Trust research grant
Dr. Alyson Gill, Art History, was awarded a research fellowship through the J. Paul Getty Trust. She recently traveled to the Getty Research Institute at the Getty Center in Los Angeles to use its Photo Study Collection of two million photos, as well as excavation reports housed in the Getty Villa. Gill sought unpublished photographs of excavation sites to incorporate into her study of ancient baths. Once completed, her book, "Balaneia," will serve as a sourcebook on ancient baths and bathing establishments from the Greek Archaic period through the Hellenistic period.

Drs. Reese and Harding publish article
Dr. Catherine C. Reese, Public Administration, and Dr. David Harding Jr., Political Science, recently published an article, "Implementation of the Welfare-to Work Program in Arkansas," in the refereed journal Politics and Policy. The article stems from an evaluation they conducted of the state's Temporary Employee Assistance (TEA) program in 2000.

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