ASU celebrates Homecoming this weekend
ASU celebrates Homecoming 2008 Friday-Saturday, Sept.
19-20. Many events are planned for this first-ever Red Wolves
Homecoming, including the honoring of distinguished alumni from
various academic colleges, class reunions, fraternity and sorority
socials, tailgates, golf outings, and more. For a complete listing
of these events, visit the ASU Alumni Association's
Julie Barko Germany to speak on
ASU’s fourth annual Constitution Day, set for Wednesday, Sept.
17, focuses on a timely topic with the presidential election
approaching, “Presidential Campaign ’08: Reflections on the Internet as
a Source of Information for Young Voters.” Sponsored by the College of Humanities and Social
Sciences, Constitution Day begins at 9 a.m. in Centennial Hall, third
floor, ASU Student Union. The event is open to all ASU students and high
school students. Julie Barko Germany, director of the Institute for
Politics, Democracy, and the Internet at George Washington University,
is the keynote speaker.
For details, contact Dr. Carol O’Connor,
associate dean, College of Humanities and Social
Sciences, at (870) 972-3973, or see the
Dr. Richardson is finalist for ORTT position
Dr. Lloyd I.
Richardson, Curator’s Teaching Professor (Education and Mathematics) and
head of the Education Leadership and Policy Study at the
University of Missouri-St. Louis, is a finalist for the position of
associate vice chancellor for the Office of Research and Technology Transfer
ASU. He is scheduled to be on campus Thursday, Sept. 18. Richardson is a
distinguished teaching professor at Missouri-St. Louis and has
conducted widespread international research. As an International
Studies Fellow, he spent three summers in London and Edinburgh as
director of the international studies program.
He is currently the director of the Office of Research
and External Funding (OREF) and monitors grant funding totaling more
than $8 million.
Richardson earned his bachelor of science degree in mathematics and
secondary education and a master of science in mathematics degree from
Northwestern (La.) State University. He received his Ph.D. in mathematics
from Peabody College of Vanderbilt University. For details, see the
Series opens with Dirck Halstead
World-renowned TIME magazine photojournalist, educator,
and media innovator
Halstead is the featured speaker in the first event
of ASU’s Lecture-Concert Series. Halstead will present
“Moments in TIME: Photos and Stories from One of
America’s Top Photojournalists,” a multi-media show and
lecture on Monday, Sept. 22, at 7 p.m. in the Student
Union Auditorium. This event is free and open to the
public. The lecture is co-sponsored by the ASU
Department of Journalism, the President’s Partnership
Fund, and Canon U.S. A.’s Explorers of Light program.
Halstead will be available to sign copies of his book, “Moments
in Time: Photos and Stories from One of America's Top
Photojournalists” after the lecture.
Halstead will present a two-day
on Monday and Tuesday, Sept. 22-23, in ASU's College of
Communications, Room 218. The workshop is open to
students and professionals, but seating is limited. For
workshop details, call
Dr. Jack Zibluk,
Journalism, at ext. 3255.
For event details, contact Dr.
Gil Fowler, associate dean, the Honors College, at ext. 2308, or
see the NewsPage release.
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