five years of Inside ASU
the online newsletter for faculty and staff of ASU-Jonesboro,
celebrates its fifth anniversary with this issue, the 401st since its inception. Begun Oct. 8, 2002, the
newsletter was originally published once a week by the Office of
University Communications. On
Sept. 8, 2005, Inside ASU began appearing twice weekly, and on Sept. 8, 2006,
Inside ASU began appearing thrice weekly. Inside ASU aims to provide
timely news and information for and about faculty and staff.
Although Inside ASU is primarily a vehicle for internal
communications, it has an external communications purpose, too.
Inside ASU is sent to several legislators, the ASU Board of
Trustees, members of the ASU Foundation, Inc., board, and news media
northeast Arkansas, Little Rock, and Memphis. Feedback is always
appreciated; send input to Tom
Moore or Sara McNeil.
presents Buddy Collette
illustrious multi-reedsman Buddy Collette on Monday, Oct. 15, at 7
p.m. in the Reng Student Services Center/Student Union Auditorium as
the third event of the 2007-08 Lecture-Concert Series, “Jazz
Generations: A Life in American Music and Society.” Collette, an
American tenor saxophonist, flautist, and clarinetist, has been
highly influential as a musician, an activist, and an educator.
details, contact Dr. Gil Fowler,
Honors College, at 972-2308 or see the
Dr. Gill gives paper at
international symposium in Athens
Gill, Art History, gave a paper entitled "Virtual Delphi: Two
Case Studies" in a conference session on 3D rendering and virtual
environments at the 21st International Committee for Architectural
Photogrammetry (CIPA), in Athens, Greece. Gill's paper outlined the
collaborative project, "Ashes2Art," between ASU and Coastal Carolina
University. Gill presented two case studies from the Greek sanctuary
at Delphi, the Tholos of Athena Pronaia, and ASU student Richard
Taylor's rendering of the Greek bath. This spring, Gill will
continue her Ashes2Art class at ASU, moving beyond the gymnasium and
into the sanctuary proper. The ASU Ashes2Art website, "Digital
Delphi," will be launched next month.
Alley recipient of AAC's
Individual Artist Fellowship
Music, is a recipient of the Arkansas Arts Council's 2008 Individual
Artist Fellowship. Alley was selected on the basis of his career
commitment to his discipline and for his substantial body of work.
Alley is a jazz soloist with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra Pops
Concerts. A former member of the Tuscaloosa Horns, he has performed
with the Temptations, the Four Tops, the O'Jays, and Frankie Valli.
For details, visit the
ASU emeritus publishes article
Dr. Michael B. Dougan, History, emeritus, recently published an
article, "David Walker: The Whig on the State Supreme Court," in The
Arkansas Lawyer, which reprinted the article from the newsletter of the Arkansas Supreme Court Historical Society, Inc. Dougan's article is a brief biography of Arkansas Supreme Court
Judge David Walker, who lost a congressional race to Archibald Yell,
backed loser Joseph Brooks in the Brooks-Baxter War, and opposed the
granting of legal rights to women for 42 years.
Job Fairs slated for Oct. 16 and 17
Career Services announces two
upcoming job fairs. The Fall 2007 All Majors Job Fair and Grad
School Expo will be held Tuesday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.,
Centennial Hall, ASU Student Union. The Education, Nursing, and
Health Professions Majors Job Fair will be held Wednesday, Oct. 17,
10 a.m.-2 p.m., also in Centennial Hall. Both fairs offer rare
opportunities for students to meet prospective employers and grad
school recruiters and to build networking and interviewing
skills. Faculty who would like sign-in sheets should contact
Ed Rayburn. For details,
visit Career Services
or call 972-3025.
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