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Holstein Appointed to Direct Bradbury Museum Holstein Appointed to Direct Bradbury Museum

The new director of Bradbury Art Museum is Garry Holstein, who begins his new duties Monday. For the past seven years, he has served as director of the New Harmony Gallery of Contemporary Art at the University of Southern Indiana. Holstein's goals include facilitating access to the arts for all ages through community engagement, student mentorship, and exhibition development. More details are in an online news release.

Doig and Students Present on PE at Conference

Dr. Scott R. Doig, assistant professor of physical education, recently presented with his undergraduate research team at the International Conference on Education in Honolulu.  Doig and the students shared their research on the impact of early, high-quality physical education on the negative effects associated with adverse childhood experiences. The team received support from the Arkansas Biosciences Institute and the College of Education and Behavioral Science.

Doig and Students Present on PE at Conference
Lumpkin and Gambill Complete CRA Exam Lumpkin and Gambill Complete CRA Exam

Whitney Lumpkin (left), director, and Chelsea Gambill (right), officer, Sponsored Programs Accounting, recently passed the Certified Research Administrator (CRA) exam.  The CRA designation is granted by the Research Administrators Certification Council to individuals who demonstrate the knowledge necessary to serve as a professional and sponsored research programs administrator.  The exam has four broad components: project development and administration, legal requirements and sponsor interface, financial management, and general management.

Newman Shares Niche Production Strategies

Dr. David Newman, associate professor of animal science, made a presentation Saturday at the annual Diversified Agriculture Conference sponsored by University of Missouri Extension in Marshfield. He and his wife, who operate a farm in Missouri, talked to producers about several key factors associated with scaling up niche/entrepreneurial ideas. Newman offered a blend of his academic training with his own experience in production, processing and marketing.

Newman Shares Niche Production Strategies
Castro is Source for San Francisco Story Castro is Source for San Francisco Story

Dr. Justin Castro, associate professor of history and department chair, was interviewed recently for a news story on San Francisco public radio station KALW. The story was about the namesake of San Francisco’s Castro District, José Antonio Castro, an early 19th century military commander and one-time interim governor of Mexican Alta California. A distant relative, he also is the subject of one of Castro's book projects.

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