Nov. 26, 2007
ASU Bookstore holiday event for faculty and staff,
Wednesday-Thursday, Nov. 28-29,
9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Madrigal Feaste, Thursday,
Nov. 29-Saturday, Dec. 1, 6:30 p.m., Grand Hall,
Study Day, Tuesday, Dec. 4; finals begin Wednesday, Dec. 5
faculty & staff
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Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting
The Student Activities Board will hold its annual
Holiday Celebration and Tree Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, Nov. 27,
at 4 p.m., in the Student Union Center Court. The ASU Woodwind
Quintet and the United Voices Gospel Choir will perform. The SAB
will be collecting toys to support the philanthropic effort of Toys
for Tots Arkansas. For details, contact
Lark Little or
Jerrod O. Lockhart, ext.
Dr. Lamb-Milligan recently publishes book
Dr. Julie Lamb-Milligan,
Gifted, Talented, and Creative Education,
recently published a book, "Assessment of Giftedness: A Concise and
Practical Guide," published by YBK Publishers, New York.
Lamb-Milligan's book provides information on the history of
assessing giftedness, discusses using traditional and alternative
methods to assess giftedness, and includes tests and methods that
teachers can use to assess giftedness independently.
Advisor award reception slated
The Office of Advisement Services is holding its fall advisor award
reception on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 3:30 p.m., Choctaw Room, Reng
Student Services Center/Student Union. All faculty are invited to
attend. The Outstanding Faculty Advisor award, presented in spring
semester, is peer-nominated or self-nominated, and the recipient is
selected by a committee of faculty members. This fall's presentation
of the "You Made a Difference" faculty advisor award is completely
student-nominated and student-selected. For details, contact
Melissa Jackson, ext.
Dr. Srivatsan completes workshop, obtains certification
Dr. Malathi Srivatsan, Molecular Biology, ABI, recently
completed an international hands-on workshop, "Molecular
Fluorescence Dynamics in Living Cells," at the University of
California-Irvine, under the mentorship of Professor Enrico Gratton.
Her successfully attained certification will aid her significantly
in her research by enabling her to track individual molecules inside
cells, thus determining rates of diffusion, binding, and
Drs. Clements and Malpezzi serve as invited speakers
Dr. William M. Clements, English and Folklore, and Dr.
Frances Malpezzi, English, were invited speakers at the recent
meeting of the Missouri Folklore Society in Jefferson City. Drs.
Malpezzi and Clements spoke on "Regionalism and Re-regionalization
in Italian American Folklore." Dr. Clements also delivered a paper,
"Geronimo in St. Louis, 1904." In addition, Dr. Clements also
recently participated in the conference of the South Central Modern
Language Association in Memphis, presenting a paper, "How to be a
good Laguna Uncle."
Educating for Justice chapter hosts film
Join the revolution for justice. All over
the world, political leaders kill, torture, or "disappear"
civilians, and often these leaders evade responsibility for their
crimes against humanity. The Amnesty International documentary film
"Justice without Borders" will be presented Tuesday, Nov. 27, at 5
p.m. in the Osage Room of the Student Union. Refreshments will be
provided, as will opportunities for action. This event is funded by
the SGA Action Fund and hosted by the ASU Chapter of Educating for
Justice. For details, contact
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