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Austin Peay State University Provost Lecture Series to feature APSU Agriculture professor Rodney Mills on Thursday, January 30th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University animal science professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Dr. Rodney Mills, assistant professor of animal science, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, January 30th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. The title of his lecture is “Development of a Sustainable Beef Production System: A Case Study of the APSU Farm and Environmental Education Center.”

Austin Peay Agriculture professor Dr. Rodney Mills with a brown horse. (APSU)

Austin Peay Agriculture professor Dr. Rodney Mills with a brown horse. (APSU)

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APSU Provost Lecture Series features Geosciences professor Christopher Gentry, January 23rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University geosciences professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Dr. Christopher Gentry, associate professor of geography, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, January 23rd, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Provost Lecture Series to feature Geology professor Kallina Dunkle November 14th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University geology professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Dr. Kallina Dunkle, APSU assistant professor of geology, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 14th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. Her lecture will be about preferential flow paths in complex hydrogeologic settings. «Read the rest of this article»

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APSU Provost Lecture Series to feature Biology professor Carol Baskauf November 7th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University biology professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Dr. Carol Baskauf, APSU professor of biology, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, November 7th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. She will talk about her work with Braun’s rock-cress, a federally endangered plant found only in Tennessee and Kentucky.  The plant has an unusual distribution, with a 250-mile gap separating its Tennessee and Kentucky populations.

Austin Peay State University professor of biology Dr. Carol Baskauf.

Austin Peay State University professor of biology Dr. Carol Baskauf.

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APSU Provost Lecture Series presents English professor Daniel Shea, October 31st

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University English professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Dr. Daniel Shea, APSU associate professor of English, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, October 31st, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. He will discuss his paper, “Time Travel by Bicycle: The Country, the City, and the Cyclist in Late-Victorian England,” which uses accounts of bicycling in Victorian novels to examine how people moved easily between antiquated rural communities and modern cities during that era’s agricultural depression.

APSU Profesor Dr. Daniel Shea

APSU Profesor Dr. Daniel Shea

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APSU Provost Lecture Series: Photography professor Susan Bryant to present October 3rd

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University photography professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Susan Bryant, APSU professor of photography, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, October 3rd, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. She will discuss and provide a brief history of the of the 19th century photography method known as the wet plate collodion process.

Susan Bryant with Camera

Susan Bryant with Camera

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APSU Provost Lecture Series: Art professor Barry Jones to present Common Hope on September 26th

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – An Austin Peay State University art professor will present the next session of the Provost Lecture Series this week at APSU.

Barry Jones, interim chair of the APSU Department of Art, will present at 3:00pm, Thursday, September 26th, in the Morgan University Center, Room 303. His lecture will be about the “Common Hope” community art project he developed this year.

Barry Jones, APSU associate professor of art, works on his new “Common Hope” project. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

Barry Jones, APSU associate professor of art, works on his new “Common Hope” project. (Photo by Beth Liggett/APSU)

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15 APSU Faculty members chosen as Summer Research Fellows

 

Austin Peay State UniversityClarksville, TN – Fifteen faculty members at Austin Peay State University have been chosen as awardees in the Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP), an initiative to encourage the development of research/creative activity projects at the University.

The SRFP awards up to $5,000 for selected proposals by tenured or tenure-track faculty to develop a research or creative activity project that should place them in a better position to seek external funding.

Fifteen faculty members at Austin Peay State University have been chosen as awardees in the Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP), an initiative to encourage the development of research/creative activity projects at the University. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

Fifteen faculty members at Austin Peay State University have been chosen as awardees in the Summer Research Fellowship Program (SRFP), an initiative to encourage the development of research/creative activity projects at the University. (Photo by Beth Liggett, APSU photographer)

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APSU Chemical Engineering Technology Program has Received Final Accreditation Approval

 

Austin Peay State University LogoAustin Peay State University has received its third and final accreditation approval, officially paving the way for the University to offer an associate degree program in chemical engineering technology.

APSU was previously awarded a $6.4 million grant from the state of Tennessee to develop the program, following the December 2008 announcement that Michigan-based Hemlock Semiconductor Corp. (HSC) would build a new production facility in Commerce Park, Clarksville. HSC is a leading manufacturer of products used in the growing solar cell technology industry.

The Tennessee Board of Regents and the Tennessee Higher Education Commission both approved the program last fall. In January, the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools also gave the new associate degree a thumbs up, meaning the program met all three needed accreditation requirements.

“We’re really excited to have passed this final hurdle in getting the program off the ground,” Dr. Tristan Denley, provost and vice president of academic and student affairs, said. “We’re primed for students to begin the program in the fall.” «Read the rest of this article»

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