Donated Native American art in
Nine limited edition bronze
from the Native
American series by artist Mark Hopkins have been donated to ASU by Jim and
Wanda Lee Vaughn of Jonesboro, formerly of Delaplaine. The
bronzes are now on display in the Heritage Lounge on the third floor of
the Student Union. The Vaughns said they made the gift to ASU
in honor of the
Native American people depicted through the art. The
university formally recognized the Vaughns for their generosity
during a brief ceremony Friday at the Student Union.
for the French Guy: Oct. 14
Dr. Joseph Key, History, will discuss his research on
inter-group relations and gender identity in the Arkansas River
Valley on Friday, Oct. 14 in the International Education Center,
room 251. This presentation, titled The Quapaw Eye for the French
Guy: Fashioning Gender in the Mississippi Valley, is the second
of four Brown Bag Lectures hosted by the College of Humanities and
Social Science. Everyone is welcome.
David Corn to present on campus this month
Washington editor David Corn will present What’s the State of the
American News Media? at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 27, in
Union Auditorium. He serves as editor of The Nation, the oldest
political weekly in America and is a Fox News Channel contributor.
Corn writes on a host of subjects, including politics, the White
House, Congress and national security. The next Lecture~Concert
event will be Sir Harold Evans, author of the book titled They
Made America: Innovators from Steam Engines to Search Engines on
Wednesday, Nov. 30. For more details, please contact
Dr. Gil Fowler, associate
dean for The Honors College, at 972-2308 or visit
To nominate a speaker or presenter for a future Lecture~Concert
Series event, please contact one of the committee members listed on
The Honors College web site.
Guitar Quartet to perform in October
a country famous for its guitarists, the
Brazilian Guitar Quartet
will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25, in Fowler Center. Hailed
by the Washington Post for its seductive sounds and virtuosic gusto,
the Brazilian Guitar Quartet has performed from coast to coast with
rave reviews and to sold-out halls. The quartet is quickly becoming
one of the world’s most sought-after guitar ensembles, being known
as the “dream team” from Brazil. Performance tickets may be
purchased by calling 972-2781 or 1-888-278-3267, or online at
http://tickets.astate.edu. Prices are $30 and $20 for adults;
$23 and $15 for ASU faculty and staff, senior adults, and K-12
students; with a special ASU student rate of $10 and $6.
celebrates Physical Therapy Month
Physical therapists and physical therapist assistants are
celebrating National Physical Therapy Month during October. In
recognition of the event, Jonesboro Mayor Doug Formon has issued a
proclamation declaring the month of October as National Physical
Therapy Month in Jonesboro, according to Dr. Jim Farris, director of physical therapy. ASU offers two degrees in physical
therapy: a master's of physical therapy and an associate of applied
science to become a physical therapy assistant.
Memorial service for Dr.
Trusock is today
A memorial service
celebrating the life of Dr. Dorothy Trusock, Department of Teacher
Education, will be today at 2 p.m. at the Pavilion. Dr.
Trusock, who joined the ASU faculty in 1976, died Sept. 5.
Wind Ensemble to
perform Oct. 11
Department of Music will present the Wind Ensemble Tuesday, Oct. 11,
at 7:30 p.m. in Riceland Hall of Fowler Center, under the direction
of Ed Alexander. Musical selections for the concert will include
Country Band March by Charles Ives, arranged by James B.
Sinclair; Pictures at an Exhibition by Modest Mussorgsky,
arranged Simpson/Reed; Concertiono by Cecile Chaminade,
arranged by Clayton Wilson featuring Whitney Farris as flute
soloist; A Fallen Leaf by Andrew Boysen, Jr., and Godzilla
Eats Las Vegas by Eric Whitacre. The concert is free and open to
the public. For more details, please call the Department of Music at
972-2094 or see the
Concert' this Friday in Drama Theatre
will perform a “laptop concert” at 7:30 p.m. this Friday in the
Drama Theatre of Fowler Center. Subotnick is an acknowledged pioneer
in the field of electronic music and an innovator in works involving
instruments and other media, including interactive computer music
systems. For more details, see the
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