Sociology faculty publications
Patrick A. Stewart,
Public Administration, and former graduate student Jonathan Chad Mosely
presented Politicians Under the Microscope: Microanalysis of the First
Bush-Kerry Debate, at the annual meeting for Politics and the Life
Sciences in Washington, D.C., Aug. 31 – Sept. 4.
Dr. William McLean, Public Administration, and Dr. Stewart
presented The Third Generation of Agricultural Biotechnology and
Individual Perceptions of Benefit and Risk at the annual meeting.
Dr. Stewart and Dr.
McLean recently published a refereed article titled Fear and Hope Over
The Third Generation Of Agricultural Biotechnology in the “AgBioForum:
The Journal of Agrobiotechnology Management & Economics.”
Dr. Catherine C. Reese, Public Administration, Dr. Stewart and former
graduate student Jeremy Brewer published a refereed article titled
Alcohol Policy in Arkansas: Drinking in the Natural State, in “Policy
Knight, Sociology, and Dr. Stewart published a refereed article titled
Trends Affecting the Next Generation of U.S. Agricultural Biotechnology:
Politics, Policy and Plant Made Pharmaceuticals” in “Technological
Forecasting and Social Change.
Emeritus agri professor honored by Chamber
L.E. Brinkley, Agriculture, is the 2005 Jonesboro Chamber of Commerce
Outstanding Agribusiness Person. Formerly a professor of agricultural
economics, Brinkley retired from ASU last May following a 36-year career.
He is now teaching in Agriculture on a part-time basis.
FacultyFest is Friday, raising funds for faculty
If you haven't
bought your tickets for FacultyFest, there is still a chance! It is only five days
until FacultyFest, featuring the fabulous
Tom Tiratto and his orchestra on
Friday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center. Tickets are only $25 and the proceeds will benefit educational and professional development
opportunities for ASU faculty.
Known throughout the country for his great Las Vegas style show, Tom
Tiratto and orchestra will bring that big band sound to Fowler Center as a
tribute to the late Frank Sinatra. For more details and sound clips,
student to head research for Cornell Lab
ASU's own Environmental Sciences Ph.D.
student Ken Levenstein
has recently been hired by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology at Cornell University
as team leader for the ivory-billed woodpecker research project in eastern
Arkansas, set to get underway in October. Levenstein was hired for his expertise
in the area of avian research and his experience supervising research projects
focusing on endangered species of birds. He is completing his own doctoral
research under the advisement of Dr. Jim Bednarz on the reproductive
behavior of Galapagos hawks in South America. Congratulations to Ken Levenstein
and his adviser, Dr. Bednarz.
contemporary photography, Thursday
Slemmons, director of the Museum of Contemporary Photography, will present a
public lecture at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22 in the Fine Arts Center Recital
Hall. His lecture, titled "No Way Back: Proliferation in Contemporary
Photography," will be held in conjunction with the current exhibition in the
Bradbury Gallery, “Glimpse: Selected Works from the Museum of Contemporary
Photography, Columbia College Chicago.” Everyone is invited.
Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day
This Saturday, Sept. 24, is
Faculty/Staff Appreciation Day from noon until 2:30 p.m. on the west side of
Indian Stadium. Don't forget to bring your lawn chairs and blankets, because
seating is limited. The ASU Indians will team up against Florida International
with a 2:30 p.m. kickoff. The deadline has passed
for ordering T-shirts and meal tickets, and a large crowd of fans have made
For more details, contact the President's Office at 870-972-3030.
Choirs to present
The ASU Choirs will present a concert of
gospel music Monday, Sept. 26, at First Baptist Church in Jonesboro.
Admission is $5 each, with proceeds going toward the choir's trip to Eastern
Europe and to Hurricane Katrina victims. Evacuees are invited to attend
without charge. Click here for more
details about the program and personnel.
Scout University set
for Oct. 15
Scout University has been set for Saturday, Oct. 15, and is open to Boy Scouts,
Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts. Providing advancement opportunities, Scout
University is a fun-filled day with 30 workshops planned in communications,
reptile study, insect study, atomic energy, plant science, environmental
science, textiles, citizenship, engineering, computers and photography. So far
this year, 15 faculty members, three staff members and one graduate student have
volunteered to teach the various workshops. However, more volunteers are always
needed to provide additional workshops. For more details,
click here or contact Dr. Jeff Jenness at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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