Oct. 22, 2007
* Bluegrass Monday tonight, 7
p.m., Atkins Celebration Hall, Paragould
* Tuba and Euphonium Ensemble
concert, tonight, 7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall
* Human Resources
Benefits Fair, Wednesday, Oct. 24,
10 a.m.-3 p.m., Centennial Hall, Student Union
* Lecture-Concert Series presents
David W. Blight, Thursday, Oct.
7 p.m., Student Union Auditorium
* Faculty Recital, Thursday,
7:30 p.m., Fine Arts Center Recital Hall
faculty & staff
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WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour comes
to ASU Friday
The WoodSongs Old-Time Radio
Hour is coming to ASU's Riceland Hall, Fowler Center Friday, Oct.
26, at 7:30 p.m. This taping of the nationally syndicated
worldwide multi-media broadcast celebrates the music of Arkansas,
including Willie "Big Eyes" Smith of Helena, Runaway Planet of
Little Rock, the Apple Brothers of Batesville, Greenwillis of
Mountain View, Thomas Nelson of Hope, and Caleb Cobb of McCrory.
Tickets may be purchased by calling (870) 972-ASU1 or visiting
ticket prices and other details, see the
Torchbearers' gift made by
Calvin Mitchell, ASU
'55, owner of a promotional products company in Searcy, has helped
make this year's Torchbearer gifts possible through his generosity. A gift of $50-$99 garners
a leather photo bookmark, and Centennial members who give $100 or
more will receive a wallet. Join the 500 members of
and give to a favorite scholarship, academic or staff area, or
programs. Join before Nov. 7 to attend that day's breakfast
reception or happy hour. Door prizes include a $50 gift card from
Barton's and grilling tools for tailgating from Travel with us. For
more information, contact the Development Office at ext. 3940.
Dr. Farris publishes article
as part of expert panel
Dr. Jim Farris,
Physical Therapy, recently published work as part of an expert
The panel's article, "The Obesity Battle: Top PTs discuss causes,
research, and prevention strategies to fight Americans' increasing
size," was the cover story for a recent issue of the
magazine Advance for Physical Therapists and Physical Therapy
Assistants. Dr. Farris was selected for the panel because of his
research in obesity and his promotion of health improvements
for the obese through physical therapy. Other panel members were
from Washington University School of Medicine, the University of
Pittsburg, and the University of Massachusetts.
Dr. Trauth publishes articles
on salamander, cricket frog
Dr. Stan Trauth, Zoology, has published two recent articles.
The first, "The importance of comparative phylogeography in
diagnosing introduced species: a lesson from the seal salamander,
Desmoganthus monticola," appeared in the journal BioMed Central
Ecology, and the second article, "Physiological trade-offs between
immunity and reproduction in the northern cricket frog (Acris
crepitans) appeared in the journal Herpetologica.
Dr. Bryant presents paper at
national PETE conference
Dr. Lance G. Bryant,
Physical Education, recently presented a paper, "Influence of a
Physical Education Teacher's Disability on Middle School Pupils'
Learning and Perception of Teacher Competence," at the national
Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) conference in Pittsburg.
The conference examined historically significant research in sport
pedagogy and was attended by pedagogy scholars from around the
world. Bryant's presentation and research focused on the role
physical appearance plays in relationship to student perceptions of
College of Business Teaching
The third annual College of Business Teaching Conference will be
held Thursday, Nov. 1, 12:30-3:30 p.m., at the Student Union.
Registration will be held from 12:30-1 p.m., and the conference
begins at 1 p.m. Topics include "Teaching Abroad" and "Implementing
Podcasting at ASU," among others. To attend, contact
Ricky Miller at ext. 3430;
seating is limited. Dr. Sarath Nonis is program coordinator
for the event.
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