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Nov. 19, 2007

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Board of Trustees to meet Dec. 7 at ASU-Heber Springs
The ASU Board of Trustees will meet Friday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m., in the Entergy Room, room 124 of the Student Services and Administration building on the ASU-Heber Springs campus. The dedication of the ASU-Heber Springs campus will be held at noon following the board meeting. For more information, see the NewsPage release.

Music Dept. to present Madrigal Feaste
The Department of Music and the royal court of King Henry the Eighth invite all to the ninth annual Madrigal Feaste. To be held in the Grand Hall, Fowler Center, the feaste beckons, providing costumes, comedy, decorations, and fanfare. The feaste will be held Thursday-Saturday, Nov. 29-Dec. 1, at 6:30 p.m. and is the largest fundraising event of the year for the ASU choral ensembles. For details and ticket prices, contact Dr. Dale Miller, ext. 2094, or see the NewsPage release.

Blue Monday concert series continues today
As part of KASU's Blue Monday concert series celebrating the blues, the New Joe Lee Combo will perform from 7-9 p.m. at Brittny's Steakhouse, 120 North Pruett Street, in Paragould. Admission is free, but seating is limited. KASU's Blue Monday concerts are held on the first Monday of the month in Jonesboro at Sheffield's and on the third Monday of the month in Paragould. For details, contact Todd Rutledge at ext. 2807.

Freshwater mussel conservation is focus of radio show
The Department of Biological Sciences at ASU is committed to communicating the relevance of its research to the public, to research sponsors and collaborators, and to industrial partners. The department broadcasts a weekly radio show, "Science in the Natural State," narrated by Betsy Huss and produced by the department and KASU. This week's edition, #91, "Freshwater Mussels," features Kentaro Inoue, a graduate student in the department as the interviewee. "Science in the Natural State" airs at 4:44 p.m. today and every Monday on KASU 91.9 FM.

Who's Who award ceremony and reception slated
The annual "Who's Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges" award ceremony and reception will be Monday, Nov. 26. The reception will begin at 6 p.m. in the Heritage Plaza Lounge in the Student Union, followed by the award presentation ceremony in the auditorium at 6:30 p.m. Who's Who Among Students is one of the most highly regarded and long-standing honors programs in the nation. Selections are made each fall by individual schools. A campus nominating committee, which includes faculty, administration, and students, selects the upperclassmen and graduate students for the award. "Who's Who" award winners have histories of individual achievement through diverse service to their communities and schools and these award winners enhance the positive image of American youth.

Inside ASU takes hiatus until after Fall Break
Today's edition of Inside ASU will be the first and final one for this week; there will be no editions on Wednesday, Nov. 21, or Friday, Nov. 23. Inside ASU will resume thrice-weekly publication after Fall Break. Have a memorable vacation.

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