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A-State Remains Closed Through Friday. March 6

Arkansas State University will remain closed through Friday, March 6, due to heavy snowfall and hazardous road conditions. This includes the main campus at Jonesboro and the Paragould center.

For the convenience of students, faculty/staff and the community:
  • The Acansa Dining Hall will operate under inclement weather hours, 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m. on Thursday and 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. on Friday.
  • The Red Wolf Center will be open from noon - 5 pm during the closure.
  • The Dean B. Ellis Library will be open on Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and regular hours over the weekend.
  • GradStock has been rescheduled to March 9, from 9 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. at Cooper Alumni Center.
  • The Testing Center will be closed.
  • NEA Science Fair has been postponed to March 16 at Hames Room, Convocation Center.
  • Communications Day (March 7) has been cancelled.
  • The SunBelt basketball match-ups with South Alabama will be played as scheduled.
  • This weekend's baseball matchup with UTA has been moved to Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson, MS. First game is Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. and a doubleheader on Sunday, March 8 at 1 p.m.
  • The Honors Reception event scheduled for Saturday, March 7 has been cancelled.

The university reminds students to monitor their official Arkansas State student email account for information regarding classes, as explained in an announcement from Provost Lynita Cooksey.

For further updates, watch the A-State website at AState.edu and official social media: Facebook.com/ArkansasState and on Twitter @ArkansasState.

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(870) 972-3820

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(870) 972-2093

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Associate Professor of Environmental Biology

Director of the Ecotoxicology Research Facility


  • BS - 1976 - Medical Technology, University of Arkansas School for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, Arkansas 
  • PhD - 2004 - Environmental Sciences, Arkansas State University, State University, AR

Courses Taught

  • Principles of Ecology
  • Principles of Ecology Lab
  • Wetland Delineation
  • Wetland Evaluation
  • Special Problems
  • Agriculture and the Environment (team taught)
  • Aquatic Ecotoxicology (team taught)
  • Topical seminar in Environmental Sciences
  • Global water issues

Research Interests

  • Aquatic ecotoxicology
  • Aquatic vegetation
  • Modification of agricultural runoff
  • Sediments, sediment remediation
  • Aquatic habitat assessment
  • Assessment of toxicity of nanoparticles to laboratory test organisms


Dr. Bouldin's research involves aquatic toxicology and the use of laboratory test organisms to predict instream effects of agricultural runoff to downstream ecosystems.  My research also includes the mitigation of agricultural runoff within receiving structures, specifically vegetated ditches and constructed wetlands.  The role of aquatic vegetation in the remediation process, more specifically, phytoremediation of agricultural chemicals utilizing indigenous aquatic vegetation from agricultural ditches and wetlands.  Recent research has also included assessing the impact of nonpoint source runoff as part of a watershed assessment utilizing in-situ Asian clams, Corbicula fluminea and the development of a farm-scale environmental risk assessment. 

Ongoing research includes investigating the environmental fate and effects of nanoparticles to Ceriodaphnia dubia and Raphidocelis subcapitata.

Jennifer Bouldin

Contact Information

P: 870-972-2570
F: 870-972-2577


Building: Ecotox Facility
Room: 102