Dr. Cundall has article accepted for
Dr. Michael Cundall, The Honors College,
recently had an article accepted for publication. The article is
titled Rethinking the Divide: Modules and Central Systems
and is forthcoming in the journal "Philosophia."
Dr. Romero has paper accepted for
Dr. Aldemaro Romero, Biological Sciences, has a paper
accepted for publication in the Bermuda Journal of Archaeology
and Maritime History. His paper deals with the environmental
history of whale and ambergris exploitation of the island during the
17th century. Dr. Romero did archival research at the Bermuda
Archives and the British Library in London, where he found sources
that supported the idea that despite strong British intentions to
regulate the exploitation, local Bermudans, sometimes in association
with local officials, developed a pirate whaling industry, which set
the stage for the depletion of the local populations of humpback
ABI specialist chosen for Kellogg
Karen Busby has been chosen for the W.K. Kellogg Foundation
Mid-South Delta Initiative (MSDI) design work group from more than
400 applicants across three states. Busby will serve on the
leadership group, a coveted position for which she was asked to
apply. The purpose of this program is to allow a group of grassroots
people to develop new solutions for low-income or disenfranchised
communities, and to explore new leadership practices in the region.
Employed by ASU Jonesboro through a grant with the Arkansas
Department of Education, she works with the Delta Institute for
Mathematics & Science Education. She works with teachers,
administrators, and students covering a region that includes eight
counties with 29 school districts and 49 secondary schools to
provide professional development, technical assistance, mentoring,
model lessons, and student workshops. Congratulations to Karen!
Constitution Day is Monday
The College of Humanities and Social Sciences will host
Celebration in Learning on Monday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m. – noon
in honor of Constitution Day. Events for the day will include Sharon
Priest, mayor of Little Rock from 1991-92, as keynote speaker, as
well as focus groups and roundtable presentations. The U.S.
Constitution was signed on Sept. 17, 1787, in Philadelphia.
Constitution Day is a federal observance that marks the anniversary
of the signing, and this year marks the 219th anniversary. For more
details, contact Dr. Ruth Owens, acting associate dean of the
College of Humanities and Social Sciences, at 972-3973. For more
details, see the NewsPage.
Agri faculty helping develop student leaders
Several faculty members in the College of Agriculture are involved
this weekend in what has become a tradition in the college. The 15th
annual College of Agriculture Student Leadership Conference will be
Saturday at the Convocation Center. Major speakers include
representatives from the National FFA organization and the Arkansas
Farm Bureau. The conference attracts three to four dozen outstanding
CoA students who are interested in developing their leadership
skills. Several local organizations sponsor the event.
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