Nov. 1, 2006


Preview Day, today

* Biotechnology conferences, Dr. Quintero, Thursday & Friday

* Lecture-Concert Series presents pianist Ann Koscielny, 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Riceland Hall, Fowler Center

* College of Business Scholarship Gala, Saturday night

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Today is Preview Day at ASU
Many decisions could be made today as high school students visit the campus for Preview Day. This is the second Preview Day of the semester. Click here for details.

Non-Traditional Student week, Nov. 6-10
National Non-Traditional Week recognizes non-traditional students in higher education and also highlights university efforts to improve the adult student environments on our campus. The week’s events focus on motivation, relaxation and coping strategies. Click on Non-Traditional Students web site for more details about the week’s events and future activities at ASU.

Dr. Amy Pearce presents at national conference
Dr. Amy Dr. Amy PearcePearce, Psychology & Counseling, gave two presentations at the annual Society for Neuroscience conference in Atlanta. Dr. Pearce’s presentations were "Environmental Influences on Consumption of Oral Nicotine by Female Sprague-Dawley Rats" Dr. Kris Biondolilloand "Brain Awareness Days Involve Everyone: Insights from Volunteers and Community Members of Jonesboro, Ark."  Undergraduate psychology major Lisa Smith also delivered a presentation at the Faculty for Undergraduate Neuroscience poster session, "The Impact of Voluntary Oral Nicotine on Operant Responding for Food."  The research was conducted in collaboration with Dr. Kris Biondolillo, Psychology & Counseling, and other student researchers in the Arkansas Biosciences Institute.

Dr. Staffan Elgelid and Dr. Sue McLarry collaborate
Dr. Staffan ElgelidDr. Staffan Elgelid, Physical Therapy, delivered a presentation, “Healthy Ager Project: An Interprofessional Dr. Sue McLarryGeriatric Educational Experience” at the annual conference of the Association of Schools of Allied Health Professions in Chicago. The presentation was the result of cooperation between the nursing and physical therapy programs at ASU. Dr. Sue McLarry, Nursing, organized the results from the nursing aspect of the project and wrote the nursing part of the final presentation.

Arkansas Delta Byways cites tourism achievements
At the 7th annual Arkansas Delta Byways tourism achievement awards banquet, winners in the 10 competitive categories were announced.  In addition, Paula Miles, Delta Heritage Initiatives, was surprised with a distinguished service award. Click on Delta Byways to see the list of nominees and award winners. Arkansas Delta Byways, housed at ASU, is the official tourism promotion association for 15 counties in Eastern Arkansas.

Appearance by Dr. Gates is postponed
Henry Louis Gates, head of the African American Studies Program at Harvard, has postponed his Nov. 10 Lecture-Concert Series appearance for medical reasons.  A new date will be announced.

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