Inside ASU, News for Faculty & Staff, Arkansas State University
98th Year

Dec. 3, 2007

Calendar highlights:

ASU Ringers concert, tonight, 7:30 p.m., Riceland Hall,
Fowler Center

ASU Museum Gift Shop Sale, through Monday, Dec. 3, Monday-Friday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday-Sunday,
 1-5 p.m.



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College of Education faculty attend, present at SRATE
Dr. Dianne Lawler-Prince, Early Childhood Education, recently attended the annual conference of the Southeastern Regional Association of Teacher Educators (SRATE) in St. Louis. While there, Dr. Lawler-Prince presented a paper with Dr. Mary Jane Bradley, Dr. Lina Owens, Dr. Tonja Fillippino, Dr. Ron Towery, and Ms. Paula Stewart, "Realities and Challenges: Collaborative Programs Design and Delivery." Dr. Patricia E. Murphy, Literacy, also attended SRATE, presenting "The Realities of Student Placement in Clinical Experiences/Internships." Ms. Audrey Bowser, Technical and Secondary Education, presented "Reframing the Notion of Difference: Field Experiences in Culturally Diverse Schools," in order to share ASU's current model of field-based teacher preparation that equips teachers for diverse educational settings.

Dr. Farris recently publishes book
Dr. Jerry Farris, Sciences and Mathematics, and Environmental Biology, recently published a book, "Freshwater Bivalve Ecotoxicology," published by the Society for Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry (SETAC) Press and CRC Press. Farris co-edited the book with John H. Van Hassel, senior environmental specialist, American Electric Power. The co-editors provided a collective review of techniques and approaches for utilizing bivalves to assess contaminant impact on freshwater ecosystems.

Dr. Laquita Saunders receives student-nominated award
Dr. Laquita Saunders, History, is this year's recipient of the You Made a Difference award for outstanding advising. Each semester, the Wilson Advising Center sponsors an academic advising award to acknowledge deserving faculty members for outstanding advising. The Outstanding Faculty Advisor award is presented in spring semester and is selected by a faculty committee. The You Made a Difference award, presented in fall semester, is entirely student-nominated and student-selected. Dr. Joseph Key, History, was runner-up. This year's pool of nominees numbered 21.

Deadline looms for Middle East Studies Committee Grants
The application deadline/call for proposals for 2007-2008 Middle East Studies Committee Grants is Monday, January 14, 2008. The committee welcomes grant applicants from all disciplines and from all ASU-Jonesboro colleges.The committee seeks proposals identifying specific areas of academic interest and a detailed study/research plan. Student/staff proposals must describe how study will benefit the applicant, and faculty proposals must include a well-defined plan to disseminate research findings. Preference will be given applicants who have not received a grant in the past three competitions. For details, contact Sue Marlay, Dean Gloria Gibson, call ext. 2329, or see the website.
College of Fine Arts annual holiday pottery sale on tap
The ASU Art Department annual holiday pottery sale will be Thursday-Saturday, Dec. 6-8, in the Fine Arts Center Gallery. Hours for Thursday, Dec. 6 are 6 p.m.-8:30 p.m.; Friday, Dec. 7, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Saturday, Dec. 8, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

Bradbury Gallery to host Fall 2007 Senior Exhibition
On Thursday, Dec. 6, at 5 p.m., the Bradbury Gallery will present the Fall 2007 Senior Exhibition. Held at the end of each fall and spring semester, this exhibition features graduating students from the Department of Art. This term's four featured artists are Ginger Grahn, Amber Heard, John Heath and Jorel Martin. The free exhibition opens with a reception on Thursday, Dec. 6, and continues through Friday, Dec. 14. For details, including gallery hours, contact Les Christensen, director, the Bradbury Gallery, at ext. 3471, or see the NewsPage release.

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