Oct. 26, 2007
* Fowler Center Series presents
WoodSongs Old-Time Radio Hour, Friday, Oct. 26,
7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall, Fowler Center
Jazz in Jonesboro, Friday-Saturday, Oct. 26-27, Indian Stadium
* CoHSS Brown Bag Lecture
with Dr. Erik Gilbert, Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2 p.m., Wilson 217b
* ChemMagic Show, Tuesday, Oct.
Lab Sciences 219
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Dr. Hanrahan is named 2007's Woman of the Year
Dr. Susan Hanrahan,
dean, Nursing and Health Professions,
was recently honored as Jonesboro's Woman of the Year. The honor was
conferred at a reception for National Business Women's Week,
sponsored by Jonesboro Business and Professional Women (BPW). Since
1919, BPW/USA has promoted workplace equity for all women through
advocacy, education, and information. Dr. Hanrahan earned a bachelor
of science degree in physical therapy and a master's degree in
public administration from the University of Kansas before earning
her doctoral degree in health education from Temple University.
ASU staff member is elected to
governing board of center
Traci Perrin, Human
Resources, was recently elected to the governing Board of
of Disability Rights Center, Inc. (DRC). Perrin is an applicant
administrator and is one of the board's three new members.
DRC is the federally funded statewide protection and advocacy system
for Arkansans with disabilities. DRC provides free advocacy for
children and adults in education,
employment, abuse and neglect, housing, technology, health care and
accessibility. For details, see DRC's Web site.
ASU Museum celebrates
Día de los
Muertos next week
The ASU Museum will celebrate
Día de los Muertos
(Day of the Dead) on Friday, Nov. 2, from 6 p.m.-9 p.m., in the
museum's main gallery on the second floor. This unique Hispanic
cultural tradition melds ancient folk and Christian elements to
celebrate both life and death. The museum's celebration includes
children's crafts, music from troubadour Ricardo J. Puello, and
refreshments. Spanish and English iPod tours are available, as are
Spanish translators for this event. For more information, see the
ASU Museum website or contact
Lenore Shoults at ext. 2074.
Dancing with the faculty
garners funds for local charity
Faculty who participated in "Wanna
Dance?," a benefit for the Woman's Discovery Center, helped to raise
more than $14,750 for the fledgling non-profit organization. The
center, meant to help every woman find her "Purpose, Passion, and
Path," will provide support and resources for women of all ages,
cultures, and backgrounds. Faculty members who participated in the
"Dancing with the Stars"-type event were third place winner Dr.
Al Romero, Biology, competitor Libby Nix, Nursing, Dr.
Terry Roach, Business Systems, and Dr. Mike Cundall,
Philosophy and The Honors College. Cundall and
Roach were instructors and spent weeks in
SURF's up -- application
deadline looms for fellowships
The Arkansas Department of
Higher Education (ADHE) sponsors the
Undergraduate Research Fellowships (SURF), providing up to
$2,650 for undergrad research projects in any discipline, overseen
by faculty mentors. Deadline for SURF applications is Nov. 1.
Selected SURF recipients in the sciences, mathematics, and
engineering will receive the NSF's EPSCoR grant. For details,
contact Lillian K. Williams,
ADHE, at (501) 371-2038.
KARK TV is coming live to ASU's
On Monday, Oct. 29, from 5
a.m.-7 a.m., KARK 4 News Today will be broadcasting live from the
Student Union. Tune into the broadcast to watch familiar campus
faces speak on academics, admissions, and athletics. ASU will also
be featured during the station's "Arkansas Showcase" program to be
taped on campus at 7:30 a.m.-8 p.m. and aired at 11:30 a.m. Monday.
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