Oct. 1, 2007
* Accelerate Arkansas announcement, Tuesday, 10:30 a.m.
ABI Conference Room
* ASU Theatre,
"Wait Until Dark,"
Tuesday and Wednesday
* Lecture-Concert Series presents Janis Kearney, Thursday, Oct. 4,
7 p.m., Student Union
* Chamber Choir and Concert
Singers, Thursday, 7:30 p.m.,
Riceland Hall, Fowler
* BEST Mall Day, Saturday, 10 a.m.
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Accelerate Arkansas to make
announcement at ASU
Accelerate Arkansas, a
statewide group of volunteers from the non-profit Arkansas Economic
Acceleration Foundation, and a member of the Arkansas Capital
Corp., will make an announcement at ASU on Tuesday, Oct. 2,
10:30 a.m., at the Arkansas Biosciences Institute Conference Room.
Accelerate Arkansas board members Alan McVey,
Delta Center for Economic Development, and Dr. Len Frey, College of Business, will
host the presentation. Everyone on campus is welcome to attend. The local
event is one of six
coordinated announcements, hosted by board members, that will occur
Fayetteville, Fort Smith, Hot Springs, Little Rock, and Pine Bluff.
Other ASU representatives on the board include Dr. Susan Davis
Allen and Mr. Henry Torres.
Salvest conceives, curates Hungarian
An exhibition conceived and
curated by John Salvest, Art, will be on view at the
Museum, Budapest, Hungary, beginning Thursday, Oct. 4-Sunday, Oct.
28. The exhibition, "Kim Levin: Notes and Itineraries 1976-2004,"
features working notes from the personal archive of prominent New
York art critic Kim Levin. This exhibition has previously been shown
in New York and Zurich and has been reviewed in the New York Times, Artforum, Art in America, and Neue Zurcher Zeitung. Salvest will
travel to Budapest to supervise the installation of the exhibition
and to participate in a panel discussion about contemporary art
BEST Robotics competition's
Mall Day slated
On Saturday, Oct. 6, robots are coming to the
Mall at Turtle Creek as part of the nationwide BEST (Boosting
Engineering, Science, and Technology) Robotics, Inc. program, a
robotics competition for middle school and high school students.
ASU's Department of Computer Science began hosting this competition
locally in 2006, with substantial support from the College of
Engineering. Dr. E. T. Hammerand, Computer Science, is the
Crowley’s Ridge BEST Hub director for the event, which hosts
students from eight Arkansas schools. BEST Mall Day events take
place from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. BEST’s mission is to inspire students to
pursue careers in engineering, science, technology, and math through
participation in a sports-like science- and engineering-based
robotics competition. For more information, see the
CMVAS presents special lecture by Civil War author
The Central Mississippi Valley Archeological Society (CMVAS) will
present a special lecture by Scott Akridge, co-author of "A Severe
and Bloody Fight: The Battle of Whitney's Lane and Military
Occupation of White County, Arkansas." Akridge's
Randall House: Deconstructing a Log House, Reconstructing a Portion
of Searcy's Past," will be held
Thursday, Oct. 4, 7 p.m., Room 182 of the ASU Museum. For more
details on this and other CMVAS events, contact
Dr. Julie Morrow.
ASU Museum seeks volunteers for DocentCorps
The ASU Museum seeks volunteers
to launch its new DocentCorps program. DocentCorps volunteers will
assist the museum to interpret the rich natural history and cultural
heritage of the Mississippi River Delta region. Docents will serve
as guides, collections assistants, and special events support staff.
Pick up an application in the museum or contact
Lenore Shoults, ASU Museum
Office of Education, Programs, and Communications, ext. 2074, for
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