Dr. Chris Edrington publishes two articles
Chris S. Edrington,
electrical engineering, recently published two journal articles. The
first article is titled Making the Case for Applications of
Switched Reluctance Motor Technology in Automotive Products and
is to be published in the Institute of Electrical and Electronics
Engineers (IEEE) "Transactions on Power Electronics." The second
article, titled An Auto-Calibrating Inductance Model for Switched
Reluctance Motor Drives, is to be published in the IEEE
"Transactions on Industrial Electronics."
ABI to host
technology conference Jan. 25
“Growing a Technology Business,” will be
held at the ASU Arkansas Biosciences Institute on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2006.
Highlights of the workshop include informative panel discussions on
how to successfully launch a technology-based business. The workshop
is designed for entrepreneurs, students, faculty, and other
interested individuals who are motivated to put their technology
ideas into the marketplace. Space is limited for the conference and
registration is required. The cost, which includes lunch, is $40 for
the general public and $20 for students. Sponsors are the ABI, the
Arkansas Department of Economic Development, Butler, Snow, O’Mara,
Stevens and Cannada, and the Arkansas Small Business Development
Faculty & staff Appreciation Night in
On Thursday, Dec.
29, as the women host Louisiana Tech and on Thursday, Jan. 5, as the
men host Western Kentucky in basketball, all faculty and staff are
invited to attend either game for appreciation night. Tickets are $4
for the women's game and $5 for the men's game. Everyone is asked to
bring their ID to receive the discounted rate for each game.
New Orleans Bowl
Athletics and the ASU Alumni Association have done an awesome job planning for the New
Orleans Bowl, as the ASU Indians team up against Southern
Mississippi in Lafayette, La., next Tuesday. Tomorrow morning at 8
a.m. the Jonesboro Regional Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring a
Stadium Blvd. Send-Off for the team as they leave Jonesboro.
Everyone is invited to line Stadium Blvd. and cheer for the team as
they head south. For
more on this Send-Off and other athletics activities,
go here. For those of you who are making last minute plans to go
to the game, go here
for a list of Alumni activities.
Numerous watch parties are planned for Jonesboro, northeast Arkansas and central Arkansas.
To see a list,
go here for
watch parties. The
game will be on ESPN (Channel 32 in the Jonesboro area) at 7 p.m.,
Commencement will be held tomorrow evening at 7 p.m. in the
Convocation Center. According to the Office of the Registrar,
approximately 670 students will be receiving diplomas from ASU
Last issue for 2005
This is the last issue of Inside ASU for 2005. We greatly
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Offices & departments to close for holiday break
The offices and departments of Arkansas
State University will close beginning this Saturday, Dec. 17,
through Jan. 1, 2006. Offices and departments will open on Monday,
Jan. 2, 2006. Classes for the Spring 2006 semester will begin on
Monday, Jan. 9, 2005.
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