A-State Connections

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A-State Connections informs you of the many ways which in Arkansas State University is connecting to people in the region, across the state and around the world. 

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LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas State University System institutions will keep tuition and fees steady for students this fall while reducing budgeted expenses by almost $14 million or 5 percent in anticipation of lower state revenue and possible enrollment losses.

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This is A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections that Count.  I am your host for the podcast Johnathan Reaves.  Today, we go back to the Create@State virtual symposium to hear more research.  This research comes from the Neil Griffin College of Business at Arkansas State University.  Three presentations are featured today.  Click on the Listen button for more.  The first is from Bryce Jefferson.  This is his presentation titled “The Sky is Falling as Rivers Rise: Adapting to Increased Rainfall Along the Mississippi River Basin”. 

This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves.  This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections that Count”.  In today’s episode, we continue playing back numerous student presentations from the Create@State virtual symposium.  Today’s presentations are from the College of Agriculture at Arkansas State University.  We feature students Jessica Krob, Divya Kandanool, and Daniel Shults. 

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In this episode of the Create@State podcast, KASU's News Director Johnathan Reaves talks with one of the judges of this year's Create@State virtual symposium Racquel Collins.  Listen to the entire interview here.  

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This is COVID-19 Questions and Answers that was aired on May 16, 2020.  This featured Dr. Shane Speights, Dean of the NYIT College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University.  Listen to the complete program here.  

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves.  This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections that Count”.  In today’s episode, we continue playing back numerous student presentations from the Create@State virtual symposium.  Today’s presentations are from the College of Nursing and Health Professions at Arkansas State University.  We will feature students Joseph Austin, Randi Wright, Ashlyn Blackenship, and Emily Allen.    

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves.  This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections that Count”.  Over the next several podcast episodes, we will play back numerous student presentations from the Create@State virtual symposium.  We will feature four students in each episode.  Today’s presentations are from the College of Sciences and Mathematics at Arkansas State University.  We will feature students Clay Heern, Emily Hendrix, Rebecca Martin, and Sankalpa Chakraborty.  Click on the Listen button for the podcast episode. 

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves.  This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections that Count”.  In today’s podcast episode, I talked to Kade Holliday.  He is the Craighead County Clerk and an alum of Arkansas State.  He was one of the many virtual judges for this year’s Create@State virtual symposium.  This episode was recorded over Zoom.   I talked to him about this year’s symposium.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview. 

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves.  This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections that Count”.  In today’s podcast episode, I talked to Research Associate Professor Dr. Jianfeng Xu and undergraduate student Carmela Unnold Cofre.  This episode was recorded over Zoom.   I asked Dr. Xu on his research.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview. 

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As Arkansas continues to battle the worldwide coronavirus pandemic, many people still have questions. Johnathan Reaves, KASU News Director speaks with Dr. Shane Speights, Dean of the New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine-Arkansas and gets your questions answered about COVID-19.

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves.  This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections that Count”.  In today’s podcast episode, I talked to Professor of Graphic Design Kim Vickrey.  She tells about a program she started locally to empower young girls through photography.  This episode was recorded over Zoom.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview. 

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves. This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections That Count”.  In this interview, I talked to Emily Devereux.  She is the Executive Director of Research and Technology Transfer at Arkansas State University.  She talks about the new way the Create@State symposium that will take place this year at Arkansas State University.  It will be held Monday, April 20th through Wednesday, April 22nd and it will be held virtually.  Click on the link for the entire interview. 

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves.  This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections that Count”.  In today’s podcast episode, I talked to Professor of Environmental Biology and Director of the Ecotoxicology Research Facility Dr. Jennifer Bouldin and with Kinley Davenport.  Kinley is double majoring in environmental science and wildlife fisheries and conservation.   Dr. Bouldin talks about how she got Davenport involved in research with sunscreens.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.

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This is A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections that count.  In today’s podcast episode, I talked to Professor of Metabolic Engineering Dr. Fabricio Medina-Bolivar and Biology Pre-Professional Major Linhchi Ho.  They talk about research that revolves around the medicinal properties of plants.   Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves. This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections That Count”.  In this interview, I talked to Assistant Professor of Chemistry Dr. Hashim Ali and senior chemistry major Jessica Parr.  I asked Dr. Ali about the research.

Interview

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves.  Today, we continue with a series of interviews that focus on student athletes at Arkansas State.  Men’s basketball player Christian Willis has been conducting the interviews.  This is his interview with women’s soccer player Sophia Restrepo.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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For A-State Connections, I'm Johnathan Reaves.  Arkansas State University Chancellor Dr. Kelly Damphousse talks about coronavirus and what Arkansas State is doing at this time in preparation.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves. Today, we continue with a series of interviews that focus on student athletes at Arkansas State.  Men’s basketball player Christian Willis has been conducting the interviews.  This is his interview with women’s soccer player Olivia Smith.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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For A-State Connections, I'm Johnathan Reaves.  James and Wanda Lee Vaughn Endowed Professor of History Dr. Cherisse Jones-Branch has been named Graduate School Dean at Arkansas State University.  The move re-establishes the position of dean and the Graduate School at Arkansas State.  Incoming Dean Jones-Branch and the Graduate School will be located on the sixth floor of the Dean B. Ellis Library.  In this interview, I congratulated Dr. Branch on the honor.  click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves. This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections That Count”.  In this interview, Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Asela Wijeratne and student Anjala Jiji talk about research involving pathogens in crops.  Dr. Wijeratne starts the interview.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves.  Today, we continue in our series of interviews with student athletes at Arkansas State.  Men’s basketball player Christian Willis talks with Women’s basketball player Jada Ford.  This interview was recorded earlier in the season.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I'm Johnathan Reaves.  The Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University is under the leadership of Garry Holstein.  I got the chance to talk to him for A-State Connections.  Here is my interview with the Arkansas native Holstein. Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves. This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections That Count”.  In this interview, I talked to Visiting Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. John Artim and wildlife conservation students Micah Mitchell, Shelby Moseley and recent graduate Jennifer Rohrer.  In this interview, Dr. Artim talks about case studies involving research on carbon and trees on the A-State campus.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I'm Johnathan Reaves.  Arkansas State University has named Dr. Adam Long as the new executive director of Arkansas Heritage Sites.  Long has served as the interim director since last June, after Dr. Ruth Hawkins retired.  This is my interview with Dr. Long about his new position.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves. This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections That Count”.  In this interview, I talked with Associate Professor of Renewable Energy Technology Dr. Rajesh Sharma and students Andrew Hemund and Christopher Lowry about research involving solar energy.  Dr. Sharma starts the interview.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.   

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves. Today, we start a series of interviews with some of the student athletes that are on campus.  Christian Willis is on the men’s basketball team and we gave him a recorder to talk to other student athletes.  In this interview, Willis talks with Brianna Hardiman.  Hardiman is a senior on the A-State track and field team and is majoring in graduate studies.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves. This is the weekly segment called “A-State Connections and Create@State: Making Connections That Count”.  In this interview, we talk about mechanical engineering research with Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Arkansas State Dr. Robert Fleming and Civil Engineering major Shannon Hughes.  Fleming starts the interview.  Click on the Listen button to hear the entire interview.  

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This is A-State Connections on KASU.  I’m Johnathan Reaves. Arkansas State University’s Department of Theatre presents their production “God of Carnage” starting next weekend.  Telling us more about this production is Instructor of Theatre Brandon Sterret.  He is the director of the performance.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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For A-State Connections, I'm Johnathan Reaves.  Last week, Apple Dennie was crowed as the 2020 Miss Arkansas State University. I talked to her last Friday at the KASU Studios and learned a little more about the new Miss Arkansas State University.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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For A-State Connections, I'm Johnathan Reaves.  In this second Saturday conversation, I discuss the exploratory process A-State is taking in looking at a Vet school at A-State.  This is part of the Second Saturday conversation with A-State Chancellor Dr. Kelly Damphousse.  Click on the Listen button for the entire interview.  

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